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IS Threat to Spread if Turkey Invades Northern Syria
[AnNahar] A feared Ottoman Turkish invasion of northeast Syria could spark a resurgence of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group, analysts and Kurdish forces have warned, despite Ankara's pledge to prevent the jihadists' return.

While a Kurdish-led operation earlier this year saw the death of IS's territorial caliphate, the organization isn't dead and sleeper cells have been active in SDF-held areas and in Syria's vast desert where they continue to hit regime forces with deadly attacks and ambushes.
Posted by:trailing wife

#1  IMO, not as big a spread as allowing millions of Muslims into Europe - but what do I know?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2019-10-09 03:32