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Can The Islamic State Make A Comeback In Iraq? Part 1

Interview With Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Michael Knights
The Islamic State is trying to rebuild a second time in just a decades time. The situation in Iraq is different than the first time however providing both opportunities and problems for the group. To help explain IS’s situation is Michael Knights from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. 
 

 

Priest says Chaldeans in northern Iraq face uncertainty in return to homes

Chaldean Christians in northern Iraq are determined to continue their 2,000-year-long mission despite the near-deadly blow inflicted by Islamic State forces and new challenges from nongovernment militias, said a priest ministering in the region.
“The situation is so complicated in Iraq, but our faith and principles are that Christian religious communities should be there. Our mission is to be there and not in another place,” Chaldean Father Thabet Habib told Catholic News Service July 17.

catholicphilly.com/2019/07/news/world-news/priest-says-chaldeans-in-northern-iraq-face-uncertainty-in-return-to-homes/

Hundreds of Islamic State militants are slipping back into Iraq. Their fight isn’t over.

Islamic State militants who escaped the defeat of their self-declared caliphate in Syria earlier this year have been slipping across the border into Iraq, bolstering a low-level insurgency the group is now waging across the central and northern part of the country, according to security officials.

www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/hundreds-of-islamic-state-militants-are-slipping-back-into-iraq-their-fight-isnt-over/2019/07/21/1fbe4262-a259-11e9-a767-d7ab84aef3e9_story.html