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The Reality of Kurdistan

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Kurdish forces, the Peshmerga – which means “ready to die.” They have had more success against IS than anyone else, even though they are fighting for a homeland that appears on no maps except their own. It is time for the rest of the world to acknowledge the courage and importance of the Kurds and recognize an independent Kurdistan.

Killing the Islamic State Softly

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Professor Joseph Nye and former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage correctly pointed out that to solve the biggest problems we need a mix of hard and soft power — which they termed “smart power.” […] What would a smart power campaign directed against the challenges represented by the Islamic State look like?

Wanted: A U.S. Strategy for Syria and Iraq

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This new article from the Center for Strategic and International Studies assess the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS and suggests a three-part framework to defeat the terrorist organization. 

What the West Lacks in the Fight Against ISIS (Part 2)

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The struggle against Islamic State in Iraq should be strategic and diplomatic in the true sense of the word: the creation and disruption of coalitions built on profound geopolitical analysis and accompanied by effective public diplomacy. 

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