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Iraq Security Forces Conduct Operations in Lead-up to US Drawdown

The group’s choice of targets is a clear sign of its intention to inflame Sunni/Alawite tensions, raise the price of Moscow’s intervention, and assert its symbolic leadership over the rebellion. On May 23, the Islamic State (IS) perpetrated suicide bombings in Tartus and Jableh, killing 154 people and wounding more than 300. This was the… Keep reading →