Warning - American Empire | The Rise of ISIS [SPECIAL REPORT] might contain content that is not suitable for all ages.

As The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL) descend from Syria into the heart of Iraq, Avi Oren and American Empire take a look at the cause and effect of the once Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist organization in this special report.

Who is ISIS? What is their ultimate goal and who is supporting the terrorist organization? Did the U.S. invasion of Iraq contribute to the rise of ISIS? How does the Syrian civil war impact the region and how do other Islamic groups view ISIS/ISIL?

In August 2014, ISIS were attributed to beheading an American journalist and publicly releasing footage of the act.

Film Duration: 18 min