ISIS has lost its final territories around Baghuz. However, the organisation has lost none of its potency.
Syria's war continues, but when it ends, the conflict’s legacy will continue for the survivors for generations.
Who was responsible for the fall of Mosul?
"We are looking to Syria with concern because of the growing Iranian presence in the country."
As Islamic State's territories crumble, the conflicts in the region enter a new phase.
Did an assassination attempt on George H.W Bush in the 1990s cause the Iraq War?
The Surge produced short-term success at the expense of a stable Iraq.