‘Islamic State frustrated by defeats’

Avi Issacharoff argues that the brutal murder of Jordanian pilot Lt. Moaz Kasasbeh means that the Islamic State “has suffered defeats in battle and is letting out its frustration in brutal and vicious acts that go beyond even its past depravities.”

The Kurdish victory in Kobani, allied airstrikes, and Shia advances in Iraq have taken their toll on the terrorist group, and its oil-based income has been drastically cut.

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