ISIS Threatens Al Qaeda as Flagship Movement of Extremists

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ISIS’ Goals for Iraq and Syria

ISIS’ Goals for Iraq and Syria

Background on ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Video Credit By Christian Roman Publish Date on June 30, 2014. Image Credit Image by Reuters

 

AMMAN, Jordan — As Syria’s civil war raged, a Kuwaiti Islamist, Ghanim al-Mteiri, funneled cash from wealthy donors in the Persian Gulf to Syria’s affiliate of Al Qaeda in hopes that it would overthrow the government and lay the foundations of an Islamic state.

So Mr. Mteiri watched in dismay as another, even more violent jihadist organization, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, seized a chunk of Syria, stormed into Iraq and not only declared itself an Islamic state, but also demanded that all Muslims swear allegiance to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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