- “ISIL, which stands for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.”
- “ISIS is an English translation of the acronym in Arabic for Al-Dawla Al-Islamiya fi al-Iraq wa al-Sham, or the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham.”
- “The jihadists like to refer to themselves simply as the Islamic State, a term more accurately reflecting the organization’s aspirations of creating a caliphate across national borders.”
Quotes extracted from an article by Ray Sanchez, CNN. Thank you Mr. Sanchez for supplying real intelligence and information, and making very plain a real threat. You have clarified the difference and also my understanding that the groups are all pretty much the same. Can’t see any dividing lines at all. They are united. Whoa! That’s a three-fold cord. JESUS CHRIST!