An Islamist group just declared itself a caliphate and challenged the rest of the Muslim world to join or be considered an enemy. Here is the stunning story of how it gained such power behind the scenes, how this move alters the Middle East, and what to expect next.
‘This has never happened in Christian or Islamic history. Even Genghis Khan or Hulagu didn’t do this.’
Operation Serval gives way to Operation Barkhan to cover more territory.
For the terrorist group ISIS, establishing a caliphate is simply one step on the road to war with Europe.
How a ragtag terrorist cell came to defeat a superpower
The political tension and violence speak for themselves.
Strange action for a nation that supposedly isn’t interested in nuclear weapons