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Time Is Working Against the Islamic State

MIN READNov 5, 2015 | 08:01 GMT

In Syria and Iraq, the U.S.-led coalition is wearing down the Islamic State
A suicide car bomb attack carried out by Islamic State militants in the Syrian city of Kobani.

(Gokhan Sahin/Getty Images)

After an initial spurt of dramatic growth, the Islamic State seems to have reached its pinnacle. The factors that led to the group's stunning rise in popularity last year are starting to wear out, and as its efforts continue to be thwarted, people will become increasingly disenchanted with the group's apocalyptic ideology....

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