The Bitter Power Struggle Within the Islamic State

Although it’s still not known whether ISIS’ two top commanders are alive or dead, it is clear that the jihadist group is riven by internal disputes and ethnic tensions.

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Does Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi continue to command Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL)? Was his deputy, Abu Alaa al-Afari, killed? And who is really running the jihadist militant organization? In comparison...