On the front lines of the war against the Islamic State, a tangled web

December 31, 2015 2:38 AM

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On the front lines of the war against the Islamic State, a tangled web

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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