Defeating ISIS Russia Admits It Was a Bomb
The conveniently-timed announcement came hours before Putin happily agreed to help France attack ISIS.
Feckless, strategy-less bombing campaigns cannot defeat the Islamic State. We need an approach that recognizes and engages local social realities.
Crash Their Comms
Jihadi use of the internet and social media has become increasingly sophisticated and dangerous in the dawning era of cyberwar. We must close down their websites, not write reports on them.
Radical Islamists, earnest to a fault, have no sense of humor. It’s a shortcoming we should exploit.