Can ISIS Survive Defeat in Raqqa?
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by the US, monitors from a building near Raqqa's stadium as they clear the last positions.
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As ISIS loses territory in Syria and Iraq, the group will likely shift its operational outlook from state building to the insurgency model that characterised its actions before 2014.
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