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A year from now, ISIS should be alive and well in Iraq -- not to mention other countries as well

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Apr 30, 2016 at 18:49

Now that the Baghdad central government is imploding, it might not be a good time to prophesy ISIS's demise. Meanwhile, the Kurds seem to think ISIS is preferable to a Shiite-dominated government:

"Now, a KRG official has said that it might not be a Kurdish interest to defeat ISIS. Hiwa Afandi, a managing director in the KRG Department of Information Technology, tweeted, "Strategically, it's a huge mistake to eliminate ISIS before we are done with Hashd militiamen. They represent a much bigger danger to Iraqis.""

-- http://www.newsweek.com/why-have-kurds-supplied-isis-weapons-452673?piano_d=1

I think that a year from now, ISIS will still be alive and well in Iraq, not to mention Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Yemen and Afghanistan.

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