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Islamic State ‘business model’ falters: report

‘NOT JUST TERRORISTS’:A London-based group said that less money may not make the group less dangerous, as attacks do not need to be expensive


Near-daily car bombings in Baghdad indicate that the group’s ability to inflict carnage is undiminished in Iraq, even as it cedes ground it once controlled.

However, Neumann said the fall of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul could be a lethal blow in the long term.

“The brand of Islamic State will suffer and the attractiveness of wanting to carry out terrorist attacks in the name of Islamic State will suffer because it is no longer projecting strength and utopia,” Neumann said.

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