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Militant jihadist group ISIL pose a new threat in the Middle East

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Militant jihadist group ISIL pose a new threat in the Middle East
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It emerged as an offshoot of al-Qaeda and was reinforced by the chaos generated by the civil war in Syria.

In 2014 the self-styled Islamic State threatened the geopolitical chessboard in the Middle East and jeopardized the entire region. It overshadowed the jihadist group al-Qaeda with its use of violence and propaganda.