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The Danger of Killing Islamic State’s Caliph

Posted June 16th, 2016 at 3:09 pm (UTC-4)
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The best way to cripple a terrorist group may be to take out its “middle managers.”…the figures found on the org chart between the leadership elites and the field troops are the “connective tissue” that holds the organization together….”Without them, nothing could be done on the ground.”

Are We Doing Enough to Stop ISIS?

Posted September 1st, 2015 at 5:40 pm (UTC-4)
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With reports of female sex-slaves, including a young American hostage, the destruction of ancient ruins and the latest execution posted online, there are worries that the world has come to accept — and expect — the extreme brutality of Islamic State fighters. The current US strategy is quietly being debated once again, with some observers calling for more American engagement.