7 Mar 2019

Remaining ISIS members in Syria not surrendering, despite losses

International Editor

The head of American forces in the Middle East has said that remaining members of the Islamic State group represent a “serious generational problem,” which could sow the seeds for future violent extremism.

Despite being on the verge of losing their so-called caliphate, General Joseph Votel said we are not witnessing a surrender of ISIS as an organisation – and that insurgents are going to ground, “waiting for the right time to resurge.”