End Of The Islamic State, But Not The End Of ISIS – Analysis
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 By Kabir Taneja*
On 23 March, the US backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially declared the end of the Islamic State’s caliphate, after the terror group’s last territorial hold, the village of Baghouz and its roughly 3 km long boundary, fell to the anti-ISIS armada led by the Kurds.
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces formally announced the end of Islamic State's control of land in eastern Syria, but said that it would continue its campaign to combat jihadist sleeper cells. The SDF's general command called on the Syrian government to...