Islamic State's Tactical Continuity in Iraq: Will it Lead to Territorial Control?

02 Jul, 2018    ·   5488

Pieter-jan Dockx assesses the patterns in the Islamic State's attacks in Iraq and argues that not only has the group retained its territorial ambitions, it is strategically exploiting local socio-political and security circumstances to gain support

Pieter-jan Dockx
Pieter-jan Dockx
Researcher, Centre for Internal and Regional Security (IReS)

After the fall of the Islamic State's (IS) so-called Caliphate and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi