The Islamic State is brutal, but for a purpose. It can succeed in the short term because locals don't appear to have any other options.
Washington — In the early days of the Islamic State, back when it was still taking shape from the remnants of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Muslim scholars advised the group to take a page from the United States military’s playbook.
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