ISIS Defectors: New Leader Has No Legitimate Claim To Authority Over Muslims

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December 22, 2019

Scholars who defected from the Islamic State (ISIS) following the appointment of a new leader were already disillusioned with the organization and its leadership before the death of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in a U.S. Special Forces raid in northern Syria in late October 2019.[1] They viewed the ISIS announcement...

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