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Islamic State – The Mosul Dam conflict is merely one battle in a much larger war 1

In a war, there are many things that can help you get a victory. Those things can include gaining control of utilities, transport, and communications. The group of many names – currently called Islamic State (IS) – have used this idea and (in the past) taken control of such facilities as a refinery at Baiji. […]

Islamic State – the happy fun group

You might have noticed the tiniest hint of sarcasm in the title. They may not have deposed governments. They may not have been elected. They may not have even been recognised as some form of official opposition by other nations. However, the group now known as Islamic State have established the Caliphate they wanted and […]