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The Islamic State is failing at being a state

The Islamic State is failing at being a state | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
Across the group’s territory in Iraq and Syria, a breakdown of services and deteriorating living conditions call into question its ability to govern and the sustainability of its ambition.
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Elements of a state: boundaries, sovereignty, recognition by other states

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▶ How Many Countries Are There? - YouTube

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state or not a state? Good for the Political unint

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Colleen Blankenship's curator insight, May 18, 2014 3:24 PM

What constitutes a "state?"  Watch this video and make a determination.

Annie Pack's curator insight, June 25, 2014 1:10 PM

Country or not?? Interesting/confusing question!