An area the size of several football fields was what eventually remained of that archaic caliphate that in 2016, half of Syria, two-thirds of Iraq included. The terreurbeweging IS had taken control of territory where more than ten million people lived. It was ruled according to strict islamic law, and there were plenty of religious taxes.Read also The horror of Syria: the girl is bloody next to dead body of sister
Today, tomorrow or else the day after tomorrow is the resistance of the last hardliners broken, say SDF commanders on the spot. But those who think that the organization Islamic State this past time, makes a big mistake. The jihadists are already more than a year engaged in an exit scenario, according to experts. Operational capacity is transferred or hidden in dormant cells. In Iraq and also in Syria has Islamic State in addition, yet thousands of henchmen and sympathizers. They are continuing the fight (for now) clandestinely continuing (suicide)attacks and threats.