Did bin Laden’s death help the Islamic State?

2018/05/03 – Seven years after the death of al-Qaeda’s founding leader, Osama bin Laden, the Sunni jihadist movement stands divided. Al-Qaeda remains a powerful player, primarily because of the strength of its affiliates, those groups that have sworn allegiance to al-Qaeda. But al-Qaeda also faces a major rival: its former affiliate in Iraq, the Islamic State. Their alliance — formed in 2004 — was troubled from the outset. Continuer à lire … « Did bin Laden’s death help the Islamic State? »