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ISIL’s loss of Dabiq: It was never about Armageddon, but Weak States

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Albawaba has an interview with political scientist Khalid Rif`at of the Tayyiba Center for Political Studies, saying that the forced withdrawal of Daesh…
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