Four years after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL, also known as ISIS) seized large areas in Iraq and Syria, it appears the group has been defeated militarily, and has now lost 99 percent of the territory it once controlled. In this special UpFront discussion, we look at the current status of ISIL, why the media have generally decreased its reporting on it, and whether the group still poses a risk. We discuss the past, present, and future of ISIL with Mia Bloom, John Mueller, Renad Mansour and Nicolas Henin.
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