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Security analysts expect ISIS terror to expand and intensify

Islamic State (ISIS) flagAfter continued strategic setbacks, including losing 12 percent of its territory in the first six months of 2016, ISIS is preparing for life after the "caliphate".

The recent mass casualty terror attacks in Istanbul and Baghdad are actually signs of ISIS' weakened hold on its territory, US counter-terrorism experts say.

According to a Washington Post report, analysts warn that such mass attacks are likely to continue and even intensify, as the organization changes from a state with large territory in which it can implement its Islamist policies, to a decentralized shadowy terror group with cell on at least three continents, bent on simply bringing chaos and destruction to cultures and regimes of which it disapproves - including Muslim countries. READ MORE