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Binghamton University Professor: Expect More Violence From ISIS

Ricardo René Larémont, professor of political science and sociology at Binghamton University and nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, can discuss the rising threat of ISIS. Laremont is a specialist in Islamic law and Islamic movements primarily in North Africa, the Sahel and the Middle East.

"I think that what is different about ISIS, and what distinguishes it from Al Qaeda, is the level of sophistication and organization in terms of how they administer the state. Osama bin Laden never really captured significant amounts of territory or had a bureaucracy, whereas here we’re seeing both the capture of territory and also the establishment of a governmental military bureaucracy that is the equivalent of what you could call a state."

Laremont expects more violence from the group.

"It is quite likely they will remain a formidable force and, probably a more effective army than the Iraqi army, which seems in complete disarray."

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