The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine, founded (as The Atlantic Monthly) in 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, now based in Washington, D.C. It was created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine, growing to achieve a national reputation as a high-quality review with a moderate worldview. The magazine has notably recognized and published new writers and poets, as well as encouraged major careers.

“The U.S. has escalated its presence in the country, and has signaled no timetable for when it will end.”

“A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization.”

“Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.”

“From Hue to Mosul, the mechanics of fighting in cities remain much the same.”

“The researchers compiling the U.S. Army’s accounts of Iraq and Afghanistan have an unprecedented - and overwhelming - volume of material to work through.”

“When President Obama turned the affairs of state over to President Trump on January 20th, the Islamic State was in full retreat across Iraq and Syria.”