It began with the Saudi ban and a Saudi Dictator name Khaled Al-Asad after killing Yasir Al Abdul. After that he quickly put down all form of religion that went against the state. After the U.S banned the state was learned how to dealt with it. Then wars in the Middle East happen for the last drops of oil with Saudi Arabia attack Kuwait but fell after they where outgunned. Then the Civil war happen first it was for freedom but some groups turned to The caliphate. With the regime losing land it's a matter of time before they fall unless a new leader can come.