In June 2014, the group formally declared the establishment of a "caliphate" - a state governed in accordance with Islamic law, or Sharia, by God's deputy on Earth. Unlike some other insurgent or militant groups, it holds territory that it seeks to govern. It has therefore set up a bureaucratic system that in many aspects mimics that of a modern state. It has demanded that Muslims across the world swear allegiance to its leader - Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badri al-Samarrai, better known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - and migrate to territory under its control. However, very little concrete intelligence about ISI senior and middle management, given the many aliases of officials, some of whom are portrayed as “replaceable”.
The question remains if…show more content… The Europeans, in particularly in the early centuries, or the tribal wars in Africa , one may argue, were not better than ISI of today – the genocide of the America’s first people, tribes and entire communities in Africa, and in Asia, under the name of Christianity, and economics. The cry goes out today to take action against ISI, to destroy in network – and there is some effort to achieve this goal. However, the international community appears to lack the will to execute effectively, due to politics and indifference. Again, the circle of history repeats itself: “too little too late” a response from the international community. ISI does not exist in a vacuum. ISI does not fight a virtual war. There are real weapons, real people. Real people are killed by ISI. All fighting is fueled by money . There is a constant trade of buying and selling. ISI seems good for business . All support mechanism in place: logistical, banking, ammunition, food, salaries, transportation, spares, and the list goes on. ISI is not a manufacturer. ISI is a buyer. It appears that the international community shooting itself in the foot, or simply a futile effort or a charade at dismantling ISI. Some groups and persons openly support ISI, as it were for the atrocities before. The Iraq War was based on preemptive strike against Sadam’s weapons of mass destruction, or was it of Iraq strategic importance, the black gold –