November 24, 2014 5:38 PM

Islamic State toughens tactics in Iraq’s Anbar, targeting potential enemies

A recent Islamic State offensive in Iraq’s Anbar province suggests that the extremist organization is changing tactics, relying less on local Sunni Muslim tribes for support and carrying out what one coalition strategist called a “counterinsurgency campaign” intended to undercut any U.S.-led effort to enlist tribes against it.

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