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Three years after declaring a ‘caliphate’ it appears ISIS is failing

Iraq will declare victory over ISIS in Mosul during the “next few days,” a senior commander said Friday, as the group’s fighters fell back to neighboring Syria. ISIS, which three years ago declared a cross-border “caliphate” encompassing vast swaths of Iraq and Syria,...
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