It almost seems inevitable.
With such an oppressive regime and a weakening infrastructure, the organization that touts itself as the caliphate is facing growing dissent within its civilian populace.
And it looks like this gap is widening, especially after the efforts of a secret group called the Mosul Battalions.
In Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city and one of the few remaining ISIS bastions, this secret network has been causing disarray for ISIS members by carrying out assassinations and hit-and-run strikes against ISIS targets.
In a report by CNN, online video from the Mosul Battalion has shown the capture and assassinations of ISIS members and the bombings of the militant’s checkpoints.
“The roadside bombs they used, they would steal from ISIS,” “Abu Ali”, a Mosul Battalion intermediary told CNN. “ISIS puts bombs in certain areas and those who have previous military experience go and steal these bombs and place them to target ISIS.” – READ MORE