Action – 21 June 2014

Jun 21, 2014 | ISIS

The spectacular military success of ISIS in Iraq show that a weak and brittle state structure can easily be defeated by a small number of trained and motivated jihadists. This message could inspire Ansar al-Sharia to launch a bold offensive in Libya’s east. There have been reports that Islamist extremists have been traveling to the conflict in Syria and Iraq through the port in Derna, highlighting the global connections between the warring parties.