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Column: Extreme Intolerance Will Doom 'Islamic State'

The group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) can’t abide competition even from the mute remains of its region’s fabled past. An equal opportunity destroyer, IS has gone beyond lopping off the heads of live perceived enemies to demolishing priceless artifacts from ancient Mesopotamia that had survived previous waves of conquest. The group’s extreme brutality and flare for publicity account in part for its appeal to disaffected Muslims, particularly in Europe. A case in point is...

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