Is It ISIS Or ISIL? Jihadist Group Expanding In Iraq Has Two Names, One Goal

By: Erin Banco | International Business Times

This week, the stunningly fast advance in northern Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Sunni militant group, has taken the world by surprise. As it takes over cities, including Iraq’s second-biggest, Mosul, in its quest to establish an Islamic caliphate, the group is threatening to draw regional powers into an armed confrontation.

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