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The Last Days of ISIS

In 2017, the Islamic State was ousted from the cities of Mosul and Raqqa, its two major bases of operations in Iraq and Syria, respectively. The jihadi group saw Raqqa, in northern Syria, as the de facto capital of its self-proclaimed caliphate. This ongoing series looks at the future of the Islamic State after the fall of Raqqa, the costs of victory on the ground, and the outlook for Syria and its neighbors.