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The shadowy economics of ISIS’ resurgence in Syria 

Despite Islamic State’s (ISIS’) territorial defeat in Syria more than two years ago, the group has continued to terrorize people, particularly in the northeast. In June, ISIS sleeper cells were linked to 18 attacks and 16 deaths, on par with ISIS-linked violence in May, when 14 died in 26 attacks.  The group’s survival is due, in part, to its ability to extort business […]