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Rumblings of an Islamic State Resurgence in Iraq

Thomas Abi-Hanna
Global Security Analyst, Stratfor
May 19, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
An image of the Islamic State flag overlays a map of Iraq.

An image of the Islamic State flag overlays a map of Iraq.

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The Islamic State may have faded from international headlines, but the group remains a potent threat capable of returning with force in its core territory. Since beginning its initial resurgence in Iraq during 2011, the Islamic State has morphed from a local insurgent group to a global movement, with branches that have...

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