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ISIS' Worst Nightmare

To fulfill his vow to “destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), U.S. President Barack Obama will have to make a lengthy military …

Middle East

ISIS hearing highlights necessity over choice

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., responds to Tuesday’s Senate committee hearing on the plan to combat ISIS. Richard Haass of the Council of Foreign Relations …

U.S. Credibility and the Anti-ISIS Coalition

Terrorism<p>Max Boot / Sept. 16, 2014<p>A<p>Last week a congressman asked me: Should I support President Obama’s anti-ISIS strategy even though it is likely …

Is This a New War on Terror?

Twelve counterterrorism thinkers weigh in on how we should we classify the “light-footprint” president’s new military campaign.<p>Barack Obama entered the White House vowing to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and transformed his predecessor’s “global war on terror” from a sweeping boots-on-the …

This Week: Mobilizing to Counter ISIS

More on:<p>United States<p>Diplomacy and International Institutions<p>Israel<p>Egypt<p>Middle East and North Africa<p><b>Significant Developments</b><p><b>Syria.</b> French President …

ISIS Goes to Asia

ISIS Goes to Asia<p>Extremism in the Middle East Isn't Only Spreading West<p>As the United States sought in recent weeks to assemble an international …

Al-Qaeda