U.S. Special Operations Forces

U.S. Captures First Suspected Islamic State Jihadist in Iraq

U.S. Special Operations forces participating in a highly secretive ground operation led by the Army’s elite Delta Force apprehended their first suspected Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadist in Northern Iraq, reports CNN.

A photo posted on internet on April 7, 2015 shows ISIS or Daesh (Daech) or "Islamic State" group militants posing in Yarmouk (Yarmuk) Palestinian camp, located in a suburb of Damascus, Syria, that is partially now under their control. Photo by Balkis Press/Sipa USA

‘War Spoils Department’: Islamic State Bureaucracy Revealed

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has established “war spoils” departments that dictate how the jihadist group is to handle matters such as slaves and pillaged natural resources, showing signs of a government apparatus that allows it to manage the large swaths of territory it controls in Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere, according to seized documents reviewed by Reuters.