July 3, 2014

ISIS: The New Taliban

Ahmed Rashid, New York Review of Books

The Associated Press

In the days since the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took control of much of northern Iraq, Western leaders and analysts have expressed alarm at what they have called a powerful new form of jihadism. Some have likened ISIS to a new al-Qaeda. Both assessments are wrong.

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