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Today’s Top 7 Myths about Daesh/ ISIL

Today’s Top 7 Myths about Daesh/ ISIL

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - The self-styled 'Islamic State' Group (ISIS or ISIL), the Arabic acronym for which is Daesh, is increasingly haunting the nightmares of Western journalists and security…
al-Qaeda’s Feud with Denmark

al-Qaeda’s Feud with Denmark

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - Denmark is a relatively small country, with a population of 5.7 million. But it is relatively wealthy, being the 35th largest economy in the world,…