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Despite defeats, the Islamic State remains unbroken and defiant around the world

A group of Islamic State fighters surrender in Afghanistan. Many of their comrades are still in the fight. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP via Getty Images

A group of Islamic State fighters surrender in Afghanistan. Many of their comrades are still in the fight. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP via Getty Images Brian Glyn Williams, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth In a series of bloody campaigns from 2014 to 2019, a multinational military coalition drove the Islamic State group, often known as ISIS, out of much of the Iraqi and …

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