The Islamic State is a shadow of its former self. But it’s likely to keep adapting and enduring, even after the U.S. raid that killed its top commander. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/05/world/middleeast/isis-qurayshi-death.html?referringSource=articleShare
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/12/us/civilian-deaths-war-isis.html?referringSource=articleShare A single top secret American strike cell launched tens of thousands of bombs and missiles against the Islamic State in Syria, but in the process of hammering a vicious enemy, the shadowy force sidestepped safeguards and repeatedly killed civilians, according to multiple current and former military and intelligence officials.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/24/world/middleeast/last-phase-islamic-state-iraq-syria.html The last phase of the American campaign against the caliphate is relying heavily on warplanes that are focused on an area half the size of Manhattan.
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/25/us/politics/us-directs-cyberweapons-at-isis-for-first-time.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share LONDON — The United States has opened a new line of combat against the Islamic State, directing the military’s six-year-old Cyber Command for the first time to mount computer-network attacks that are now being used alongside more traditional weapons See also: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/cyber-war-9780198717492?lang=en&cc=us