The Islamic State's Chemical Legacy
Andy Oppenheimer | 12/12/2018
ISIS left behind improvised explosive devices and dangerous chemicals
in houses and other buildings as they withdrew in the face of coalition
operations. Here, explosives technicians from the Raqqah Internal Security
Force remove toxic chemicals found by a family returning to their home in
Raqqah, Syria, in August 2018. The U.S.-led coalition has been training the
local force to deal with hazardous chemicals and bombs left by the group.
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have become...