June 19, 2014
Why the Jihadists Keep Coming Back
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, The Spectator
The Associated Press
If recent history is any guide, ISIS’s retreat will not mean the group’s death, and we may well see another cycle of retreat-regroup-new offensive. The problem is that this cycle is being repeated in an increasing number of locations, far more than was the case a decade ago. The net effect is growing circles of instability, and an increasingly dangerous world.
TAGGED: Iraq, Al-Qaeda, Middle East, ISIS, Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham