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JWing
06-17-2014, 04:06 PM
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) recently seized control of wide swaths of northern and central Iraq in June 2014. In Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, ISIS has issued a charter for how it will be run. Long before that the Islamic State was administering sections of Syria such as the city of Raqqa. This is a new turn for the organization, which is far more notorious for its terrorist attacks. To help explain how ISIS has tried to create its own proto-state is Aaron Zelin who is the Richard Borow Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and also runs Jihadology (http://jihadology.net/).

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