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Cause 1:

Desire to create an Islamic caliphate

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ISIS desires:

The creation of an Islamic Caliphate free from Western influence

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Current Islamic states:

Are too secular (Turkey - Apostasy)
Too influenced by the West (Saudi, Jordan)

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The Sun:

"ISIS created a caliphate ... to restore Islamic conquest"

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Cause 2:

Globalisation

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Argument (Globalisation):

Globalisation has facilitated the spread of ISIS ideology and given rise to international terrorism

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Nice Attack:

July 2016

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Sydney Hostage Crisis:

December 2014

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Foreign Fighters:

30,000 foreign fighters have joined ISIS since 2011

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Pourmokhtari:

"The internet ... has played a crucial role in advancing Islamic State's cause"

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Cause 3:

Mismanagement in Iraq

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Senior ISIS leader told the Guardian:

Without the Camp Bucca facility in Iraq where he and most senior leadership was detained "made it all, it built our ideology"

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British PM Tony Blair:

"Without the Iraq war there would be no Islamic state"

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The Independent:

"The West failed to act in a significant way to the violence that started in Syria"