Tag Archives: ISIS

Painful Coexistence

How do we deal with, and cope with, Jihadi terrorism?

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Istanbul Bombings: Kurds and Erdogan Playing Political Football

The Besiktas bombing raises important questions about counter-terrorism strategy and truth telling in Turkey.

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Turkey’s Warming Ties With Iran

The two countries appear to be compartmentalizing their shared and divergent interests in Syria and Iraq.

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The “Boytrap”: When the Islamic State Goes to Play Soccer

With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment

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Arab World: No Shortcuts to Deradicalization

The root cause of radicalization is embedded in a nation’s internal socio-economic and political disorder.

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A New Fight Over Syria War Strategy

President Obama has signaled a willingness to cooperate with Russia on Syria, but hawks are fighting the shift.

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The Creeping Pakistanization of Turkey?

The dangerous effects of Erdogan’s ill-fated strategy toward ISIS.

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After Orlando: Trump Doing ISIS’s Bidding

Calling the Orlando attack “Islamist Terrorism” is a strategic mistake.

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The United States: Still Trapped by Fear

What is keeping Americans in a September 2001 mentality almost a decade and a half later?

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How the United States Is Getting Gamed in Syria

In Syria, the U.S. government has to do much more than pressure Russia.

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