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    The Islamic state of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist organization declared a caliphate on the territories it captured, and is trying to expand its holdings.

    The rapid territorial expansion carried out by the group has become one of the most significant problems in the world today.

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    • No one knows everything. Me too. But one image says a lot. About Caliph of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

      twsp.us/sites/default/files/briefing/CKSoSMtUAAAIxfD.jpg
      from TARPLEY.net of Mr Webster Griffin Tarpley (Ph.D. in early modern history)

      ISIS Genocide Cult Reeling under Second Day of Serious Russian Air Attacks; Walnuts McCain – Friend of Caliph, Kidnapper , and Cannibal – Accuses Moscow of Killing CIA’S Non-Existent Moderate Terrorists; New US Guidance Puts Al Qaeda AKA Al Nusra Off Limits to Coalition Sorties; Syrian Army, Hezbollah, Iran Reported Ready to Envelop Caliphate under Russian Air Cover; #ARRESTMcCAIN4ISIS !
      tarpley.net/isis-genocide-cult-reeling-under-second-day-of-serious-russian-air-attacks
    • bugei009
      Doesn't anybody wonder why Israel's Haifa Oil Line via Iraq NEVER gets interrupted ?
    • Earnie
      weird. the areas where russia is allegedly bombing isis are not marked as isis territory on this map? wonder why? ;)
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      buckwheatisback
      Notice that ISIS is selling 2.3 billion dollars of stolen oil annually, it all passes through Turkey, the Islamist Turk government takes there cut and routs the oil through it's pipe line network and through it's oil ports on the Mediterranean. Turkey and Qatar are fully vested in the ISIS cause, they were instrumental in it's creation, continual support and operation. Also keep in mind that the Turks never attack a single ISIS operating unit, when the Turkish air force fly's bombing missions it is to attack Kurdish positions ONLY.
    • qvasko 15in reply to (Show commentHide comment)
      kassander, Baghdadi is a quite striking person, with his image. More than Bin Laden however...
    • qvasko 15
      To me, this image is a mascot of Sputnik, as it is shown in many of its articles
    • in reply toqvasko 15(Show commentHide comment)
      Vasko Kelic,
      wrong. More popular in social networks.
    • qvasko 15in reply to (Show commentHide comment)
      kassander, I would say media generally, and media is which make images....not to mention how such a guy became a leader of such a massive militant extremist group
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