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Countering ISIS
Countering ISIS
Dare to Share

How to put intelligence to work against ISIS terrorists returning from Syria to their countries of origin.

Countering ISIS
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ISIS vs. History

What the rise and fall of a 12th-century Islamic empire does (and doesn’t) tell us about the rise (and fall?) of ISIS.

Countering ISIS
What Happened to Millennial Dovishness?

A new poll shows 60 percent of young people want ground troops against ISIS.

Countering ISIS
140 Characters of Jihad

Shutting down ISIS’s web presence is difficult, but it’s something more companies are confronting as the terror group digs in. It may be a game of whack-a-mole, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth it—or doesn’t do significant damage to the groups.

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Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

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