Is so-called Islamic State finished?

Under fire from Russian, Turkish, Iraqi, Syrian and Kurdish forces, as well as US air power, so-called Islamic State has lost large swathes of land, as well as fighters and money. What does this mean for the Islamist militant group? Is it finished?

Islam will never be short of murderous adherents.

  • tom_billesley

    Just “tagging for Allah”. No need to be alarmed.

    According to Le Canard Enchainé newspaper, Air France and the intelligence services are on high alert after the multiplication of incidents that could reveal the presence of many radicalized agents in the company.

    Air France alerted authorities after 40 kerosene filling hatches were tagged “Allahu akbar” (God is greatest). Other anomalies were identified in recent months: several pilot detected a recurrent failure on the relay motor that controls the engines from the cockpit.

    After investigation, an Air France agent was identified as a suspect. He quickly left the country and was spotted in Yemen reports the newspaper. Two other employees of the airline are suspected of having tampered several evacuation slides in their maintenance shop.

    • Thanks have it scheduled for this evening.

      • tom_billesley

        I’ve cut it down to the link.

  • ismiselemeas

    Genocidal eschatological cults have been advancing islam’s cause since the first schism. ISIS is just another one on an unbroken timeline from the 7th century. The only way to guarantee this stops is to nuke Mecca then eradicate islam full stop.

  • bob e

    we never know what is happening over there. there is so much spin, lies,
    & espionage going on .. how the hell can we tell. you cannot believe any
    western press .. nor RT .. Turkey probably has the entire leadership of
    ISIS safeguarded away. who the hell knows. the solders in the battle
    positions don’t matter a bit ..