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July 3, 2014 1:14 PM

What’s a caliphate? News puts focus on ancient form of government

When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria announced Sunday that it was changing its name and reviving the caliphate, the news lit up the Internet and headlined news reports around the world.

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