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Down but Not Out: How the Islamic State Could Rebound

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Jul 20, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
In the wake of the Islamic State's defeat in Mosul, the fight between the organization and its adversaries has reached an inflection point.

In the wake of the Islamic State's defeat in Mosul, the fight between the organization and its adversaries has reached an inflection point.

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Facing a looming defeat in Raqqa after losing Mosul, the jihadist organization will need time to regroup. But keeping it permanently contained will take a concerted counterinsurgency effort to establish stability and trust in governance. ...

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