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Tango0129 May 2015 8:52 p.m. PST

"The Islamic State had one of its most successful weeks recently with the capture of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria. But another statement about the group is also quite disturbing: The militants established 10 networks outside of Iraq and Syria, according to the Soufan Group.

What's more: These Islamic State strongholds are only the ones that the jihadists have publicly accepted as part of their growing caliphate. Several others have pledged allegiance to the group, but only these were actually acknowledged.

The theory behind this speaks to the Islamic State strategy. The networks "three in Libya, two in Saudi Arabia, and one each in Sinai, Nigeria, Yemen, Algeria, and Khorasan in Pakistan and Afghanistan" are seen as liaisons that won't easily become lost or overtaken by other forces, according to the Soufan Group…"

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And according to Al Qaeda, they also have their own maps…

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Amicalement
Armand

doug redshirt29 May 2015 9:09 p.m. PST

Unlike our friends in Europe, I cant see the Caliphate from my front porch. Good luck guys.

Personal logo jeffreyw3 Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2015 5:16 a.m. PST

Can we please keep all material of this type on the Ultramodern board? Thanks!

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2015 6:26 a.m. PST

Hey, I have my own map too. It includes the evil empire of Xaviera, centered around the Gulf of Mexico, now renamed the "Omizoc Sea"….

Navy Fower Wun Seven30 May 2015 4:40 p.m. PST

D'ye reckon later historians will describe this period as the 'Two Hundred Years War'? – the long twilight and final fall of a period of global unity under Western liberal democracies…

Personal logo Weasel Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2015 5:08 p.m. PST

Navy When was the world actually united?

Seems as humans we've killed an awful lot of our brethren.

Tango0101 Jun 2015 9:44 a.m. PST

Agree.

Amicalement
Armand

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