Matthew Levitt

Director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence at the Washington Institute

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Matthew Levitt on KCRW

Three explosions in the airport and subway of Brussels, the capital of Belgium, left dozens of people dead today. ISIS has claimed responsibility.

Why Belgium?

Three explosions in the airport and subway of Brussels, the capital of Belgium, left dozens of people dead today. ISIS has claimed responsibility.

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The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

The Islamic State

The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

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