A Flicker of Hope? Implications of the Genocide Designation for Religious Minorities in Iraq

By: Jeremy P. Barker

In the summer of 2014, ISIS captured international headlines when it became clear that the group was no longer simply concerned with fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Its objective was solidifying control of new territory in an attempt to create a so-called Islamic State and reinstate the caliphate.

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