The Battle of Mossul : The end for the “Caliphate”?

With the Iraqi Forces already in Eastern and Western Mosul neighborhoods , the YPG at the gates of Raqqa,  and with the Fall of Al-Bab and Manbij , the Islamic State’s Caliphate is virtually collpasing everywhere. ISIS has been retreating in 2016 and 2017-2018 should be the end of the so-called “Caliphate”.  Still the terrorist […]

With the Iraqi Forces already in Eastern and Western Mosul neighborhoods , the YPG at the gates of Raqqa,  and with the Fall of Al-Bab and Manbij , the Islamic State’s Caliphate is virtually collpasing everywhere. ISIS has been retreating in 2016 and 2017-2018 should be the end of the so-called “Caliphate”. 
Still the terrorist group has showed an impressive resilience facing US and Russian airstrikes, Kurds,SAA and Iraqi Army offensives. The group is virtually facing a dozens of opponents and has lost ground but very slowly.
The group showed a incredible capacity to innovate. It notably created homemade deadly drones. This “Caliphate” despite using Middle Ages methods has been one of the most innovative regime in terms of military tactics.

Source : IHS Conflict Monitor

 

 

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