Islamic State

November 2019Opinion2019

Al-Baghdadi Death Further Illustrates IS Priorities in War Against West

While collateral damage is not a new word to the Islamic State, the al-Baghdadi children are not just another two names to be added to a growing list. Their deaths illustrate the lengths that this self-described “caliphate” will go to give preeminence to ideology in an ever-evolving war kept alive by an estimated 14,000 operatives still active across Iraq and Syria.

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ISIS, Rivals Recruit Fighters on Social Media

According to the British Home Office, charges could be brought forward “that will depend on the nature of the conflict and the individual’s own activities.” Another determinant of charges is the YPG’s connection to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is deemed a terrorist organization by the United States.

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