On 29 June, the Combating Terrorism Center published its latest report on the Islamic State. Entitled “The Fight Goes On: The Islamic State’s Continuing Military Efforts in Liberated Cities,” this report examines the Islamic State’s self-reported military activities in 16 cities, 11 in Iraq and five in Syria, from each city’s date of liberation from the Islamic State until April 2017. The authors, CTC Director of Research Dr. Daniel Milton and Research Associate Muhammad al-`Ubaydi, identify trends in the data in hopes of providing additional insight for those planning and implementing post-liberation security, reconstruction, and governance plans in these two countries.

Read the full report here.

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