Press review 18th-25th July
From Iraq to Syria : the origins of the Islamic State -23/07/2014- Orient XXI
The expulsion of Christians in Mosul is the latest action of the new Islamic State which now stretches from the west of Syria up to the borders of Baghdad. It took the radical Muslim group ten years and a war in Iraq in order to establish itself in the heart of the Middle East. The question is if this will be sustainable.