After a nine-month battle, Iraq took control of the ISIS stronghold in Mosul. Now the U.S.-led coalition remains focused on taking the fight to ISIS in Raaqa, Syria, the terror group’s self-proclaimed capital. Some experts are warning the battle against the Islamic State might just be a prelude to a much more dangerous battle just ahead. Most believe the victory in Mosul and the offensive against ISIS in Raaqa signal the end of the Islamic State caliphate. But what happens next is the

major question facing the Middle East. “You have so many actors both at the state and the sub-state level that are working in these very amorphous coalitions against one another, with one another, that this is a very dangerous place,” Caroline Glick, an adjunct fellow with the Center for Security Policy, told CBN News. “This becomes a tinderbox.” Glick says a wide range of actors, including Syria, Russia, the U.S., Turkey, the Kurds, Sunni Islamic groups, Hezbollah and Iran all make up that volatile mix. CONTINUE