With the military effort against the Islamic State heating-up, I thought I’d pull together a few related accessible resources.

You might also find these previous “Best” lists useful:

The Best Web Resources On The Iraq War

The Best Resources For Learning About What’s Happening In Syria

A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Egypt & Beyond

Here are some new resources that I’ll be adding to in the coming weeks and months:

The campaign against the Islamic State is an interactive from The Washington Post.

14 maps that explain ISIS is from Vox.

How ISIS Works is an interactive from The New York Times.

ISIS: Everything you need to know about the rise of the ‘Islamic State’ is from CNN.

Mapping The Islamic State is an interactive from The Associated Press.

Timeline: The Rise of ISIS is from Time.