Islamic State after the Fall of Mosul and Raqqa: Impact on Organisation and Propaganda

By Syed Huzaifah Bin Othman Alkaff and Remy Mahzam RSIS Counter Terrorist Trends and Analyses Volume 10, Issue 1 |  January 2018 The ‘Islamic State’ (IS) After the Fall of Mosul and Raqqa: Still a Persistent Threat  The year 2017 marked the defeat of IS in Iraq and Syria, three years after it declared the establishment of a caliphate‘ in June 2014. The group has lost all its strongholds including Mosul in Iraq and its de facto capital‘ Raqqa in Syria, and almost all the lands it controlled. It has…