ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria

Washington- Eric Schmitt, Alissa J. Rubin, and Thomas Gibbons-Neff

Five months after American-backed forces ousted ISIS from its last shard of territory in Syria, the terrorist group is gathering new strength, conducting guerrilla attacks across Iraq and Syria, retooling its financial networks and targeting new recruits at an allied-run tent camp, American and Iraqi military and intelligence officers said.

Though President Trump hailed a total defeat of ISIS this year, defense...