ISIS Still Carrying Out Deadly Attacks in Syria

(New York Times) Ben Hubbard - Cities and towns across eastern Syria are overwhelmed by rubble. The militias that fought the Islamic State are digging tunnels to prepare for a possible battle against Turkey. Thousands of Islamic State fighters have gone underground to launch attacks and plot their comeback. "We are talking about a secret organization that is still operating," said Redur Xelil, a senior official with the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Kurdish-led militia that the U.S. backed to fight the jihadists. "It has a network, means of communication and a central command."

2019-05-01 00:00:00

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