ISIS—One Year After the Caliphate
It's well-removed from the height of its power. But the organization is far from dead.
|Thomas Joscelyn||Apr 1, 2020||15||1|
On March 23, 2019, the U.S., its Western allies and local partner forces liberated the last town held by the Islamic State (or ISIS) in eastern Syria. That town, a ramshackle location named Baghouz, was the final stronghold for the so-called caliphate’s men.
At the height of their power in the summer of 2014, ISIS loyalists controlled a contiguous amoun…