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ISIS Decoded: Why the jihadist group is restoring an ancient system

ISIS is back with a vengeance in the Middle East, and the world is taking notice. ISIS stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Their goal goes back to the ancient times – establish a far-reaching Islamic state called a caliphate. Of course, ISIS has most recently made news for publishing videos showing the brutal beheadings of American journalists. They are not going to back down quietly.

ISIS Decoded: Why the jihadist group is restoring an ancient system

ISIS is back with a vengeance in the Middle East, and the world is taking notice. ISIS stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Their goal goes back to the ancient times – establish a far-reaching Islamic state called a caliphate. Of course, ISIS has most recently made news for publishing videos showing the brutal beheadings of American journalists. They are not going to back down quietly.

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