isis72Zhyldyz Oskonbaeva
(RIEAS Senior Advisor & Eurasian Liaison)

Daniel Little
(RIEAS Senior Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr)
Publication date: 25 July 2015

At first the concept of ISIS as a corporate entity appears strange, even unsettling yet a number of recent events lends itself to this analogy. While no one takes issue with ISIS' success in Syria and Iraq, their Grand Strategy has until now been treated as a conceptual construct rather than a practical roadmap. Not only is this Grand Strategy a realizable one, it is further along than imagined. This article ties together a two-month old video with events as fresh as last week, even yesterday (July 24th) morning to complete what has eluded many for some time - namely where all of this leads...Read more