Al-Qaida-Linked Group Faces Backlash In Iraq

January 11, 2014

The al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has played a key role in the war against Syria’s government but now faces a major onslaught from other rebel forces. ISIS militants are also under fire in neighboring Iraq. NPR’s Scott Simon and correspondent Deb Amos discuss how ISIS arose and what it wants to achieve.

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