The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City. The Journal is published six days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp, along with its Asian and European editions. The Wall Street Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. According to the Alliance for Audited Media, the Journal had a circulation of about 2.4 million copies (including nearly 900,000 digital subscriptions), as of March 2013, compared with USA Today‍ '​s 1.7 million. The Wall Street Journal has won 39 Pulitzer Prizes through 2015 and derives its name from Wall Street in the heart of the Financial District of Lower Manhattan. The Journal has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser.

“Foreign fighters have joined an IS-linked militant group occupying a southern Philippine city and are seeking to turn the island of Mindanao into a caliphate.”

“No longer will we have slowed decision cycles because Washington, D.C., has to authorize tactical movements on the ground.”

“Suddenly, Middle Eastern intellectuals are coming to me for ‘ground truth.’”

“Donald Trump inherited bad and worse options for dealing with Syria. This week the President selected one of the less bad ones.”

“Turkey is assembling a contingent of of Syrian Arabs who it insists should lead the offensive to retake IS' stronghold of Raqqa instead of the Syrian Kurdish militia the US favors.”

“Insurgents consolidate power by administering schools and electricity, making dislodging them harder for government and coalition forces.”