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The Insider Threat

“the Islamic State had become the most powerful terrorist organization on the face of the earth. Encompassing broad swaths of terrain across Syria and Iraq, the group possessed a brutality unheard-of in the modern world.  But it was not unlike the history of the past. The Islamic State cowed its opponents with an unparalleled ability to instill fear, using new social media grafted on twelfth-century barbarism to depict beheadings, crucifixions, torture, and mass executions, and in so doing recruiting waves of others to continue the killing.”