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FPRI’s Barak Mendelsohn Quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on ISIS

FPRI’s Barak Mendelsohn Quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on ISIS


Barak Mendelsohn“Al-Qaida has similar ambitions, but compared with ISIS, it has tried to pull a broader group of Muslims under its umbrella through persuasion rather than through immediate, violent coercion…They all of course have the same goal of eventually establishing the caliphate…The argument with ISIS is that they didn’t consult with anybody but chose just to crown themselves.”

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