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Understanding ISIS extremism; 5-Dec-2014

Before prescription comes diagnosis. Before formulating a strategy to combat this extremist group ISIS, it is important to know couple of things: what is ISIS; what it is fighting against; what are its major objectives; and who its main enemies are. 63 more words

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What the US doesn’t understand about ISIS, & must learn soon

Summary: As we slide deeper into the Long War with Islam, blindly, urged on by ignorant voices, we do so against the advice of experts like Ahmed Rashid. 1,978 more words

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Abdullah says all the right things, but Rashid's not so sure

Abdullah is saying al the right things about the deal with Ghani, giving some hope that the inauguration may actually go forward next week, which we certainly doubted at a few points.   253 more words