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Attribution is key to broader ISIS strategy

I’ve written a piece on Friday’s triple attack, what it tells us about ISIS and their strategy, and why we shouldn’t let the domestic threat distract us from ISIS longer-term aims. 12 more words


The complex threat of ISIS--Mark on the radio

Three horrible terror attacks on Friday, all claimed by ISIS, show how the violent group is different from

al-Qaida–and more dangerous. The attacks, in Tunisia, Kuwait and France, killed dozens. 44 more words

Dealing with Middle East Violence

29 June 2015
Four years after the killing of Usame bin Laden, Al Qaida, far from being eradicated, has new footholds in the Middle East. Its offshoot IS now controls swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria, extending its reach to Africa, Asia and displaying an insatiable hunger for violence. 706 more words

ISIS is a terror threat, not a military threat

ISIS proved that it’s a serious international terror threat Friday, claiming responsibility for three terror attacks in distant places. That said, it’s worthwhile looking deeper, … 274 more words