ISIS and al-Qaeda both use violence to achieve their goals. But both groups have turned against one another. So why do they hate each other?
Al Qaeda calls Islamic State illegitimate but suggests cooperation
“Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri dismissed Islamic State and its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as illegitimate but said his followers would join them in fighting the Western-led coalition in Iraq and Syria if possible.”
What ISIS Really Wants
“What is the Islamic State? Where did it come from, and what are its intentions? ”
What does Al Qaeda want?
“In my last post, I argued that evaluating progress in our war with al Qaeda is possible, but that we must first answer a series of questions, beginning with “What is al Qaeda?” In this post, I’ll look at the second issue – the problem of al Qaeda’s objectives in their war. ”
Comparing Al Qaeda and ISIS: Different goals, different targets
“The Islamic State’s influence and model are spreading. ”
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