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The Islamic State threat and its political impact

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Ter­rorism the­o­rist Max Abra­hams, a pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, explains how the extended reach of ISIS should not come as a sur­prise, and nei­ther should its impact on pol­i­tics here in the U.S.

The influ­ence of the Islamic State group is now reaching beyond its cen­tral­ized area, as reported in some publication’s such as The Guardian and The Fiscal Times, with the recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Cal­i­fornia, being car­ried out in sup­port of the state’s ideologies.

Ter­rorism the­o­rist Max Abra­hams, a pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, explains how this extended reach should not come as a sur­prise, and nei­ther should its impact on pol­i­tics here in the U.S.

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