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The brutality and bureaucracy of Islamic State

February 7th, 2015

Episode 66 of 161 episodes

While Western countries urge their Muslim citizens to embrace the secular values despised by Islamic extremists, the self-declared Islamic State is using brutality, bureaucracy and a steady cash flow to control its ‘Caliphate’ in Syria and Iraq.

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