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Terror Expert: ISIL Aims to Maintain Sunni Support

As the United States prepares to engage with long-time foe Iran as part of a strategy to blunt the advance of the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a terrorist expert says the key to ISIL’s goal of creating an Islamic caliphate encompassing Syrian and Iraqi territory is maintaining the Sunni population's support. Greg Barton, who co-directs the Center for Islam and the Modern World at Australia’s Monash University, says US-Iranian...

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