AMIRIYAT FALLUJAH, Iraq — Along the vast, zigzagging perimeter of the Islamic State’s self-styled state, the militants are steadily being pushed back as the forces ranged against them gain in strength.
In the process, new borders are being drawn, new fiefdoms are being carved out and the seeds of potential new conflicts are being sown.
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