"While media played a vital role in doing a lot of propaganda for Daesh, there were some attempts to link this organization with Islam." He said Saudi Arabia still suffers from Saudi youths joining battles
in Syria and Iraq as a result of Daesh's propaganda.
"Groups on the more extreme end of the spectrum, particularly those affiliated with al Qaeda, have proven remarkably adept at spreading their military resources across large swathes of territory, joining battles
at the pivotal moment, and exploiting their superior organizational structures to establish political control and influence over territory," read a report published by Foreign Policy in September.