On 20 July, the Combating Terrorism Center’s Director Brian Dodwell, Director of Research Dr. Daniel Milton, and Research Associate Muhammad al-`Ubaydi published their analysis of apparent changes in the Islamic State’s structure. In “Burying the Lede: The Islamic State Downsizes?”, the authors note an important difference in the group’s breakdown of its operations across its wilayah in the latest issue of Al-Naba, its weekly Arabic language newsletter.

To read more about these changes and what they might mean, click here.

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