Enigmas Of The Islamic State Of Iraq And The Levant


Syria’s three-year civil war has not only had a domino effect on neighbors Iraq and Lebanon, it also holds a future threat to European countries.


The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was recently denounced by al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, despite its origins in Iraq and ties to the al-Qa’ida structure in that country.

The jihadist group carried its activities to Syria as...