|Islamic Extremists in the Middle East|
Numerous Islamic terrorist groups have been active in the Middle East in recent decades. For your initial post, select one of these groups and describe how they have impacted the political landscape of the Middle East. What motivates this group? Who are their primary economic and material sponsors? Extrapolate what the ultimate goal of this group is and explain whether this goal achievable.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Review several of your classmates’ posts and provide substantive responses by Day 7 to at least two of your peers whose opinions differ from yours.