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  • How to win your family's ISIS debate this Thanksgiving
    Americans will gather around the dinner table this Thursday to give thanks for their blessings and pray for those less fortunate. Then the ritual feasting and arguing shall commence. Most of the arguments this Thanksgiving will involve ISIS becau…
    - 1 day ago, 25 Nov 15, 11:00am -
  • Clash of the Titans brings down a Russian jet
    Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday has sparked a debate over whether this incident could lead to a full-fledged military confrontation between the two countries. The close economic interdependence that bolsters the…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Nov 15, 2:15am -
  • Is there a method to ISIS's madness?
    Editors’ note: In this piece, originally published by The Atlantic, Shadi Hamid examines why trying to think like the Islamic State is so hard—and risky.In killing 130 civilians in Paris—the worst such attack in France since World War II—I…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Nov 15, 8:49pm -
  • France and Europe after the terrorist attacks
    Event InformationNovember 23, 20152:30 PM - 4:00 PM ESTFalk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036This event was streamed on »Ten months after the terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebd…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Nov 15, 7:30pm -
  • Hollande comes to Washington: Can France and the U.S. lead the fight against ISIS?
    Ten days after the Paris terrorist attacks, French President François Hollande is coming to Washington on Tuesday to discuss next steps. Just as after the 9/11 attacks in the United States, these atrocities have led to an outpouring of internation…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Nov 15, 6:05pm -
  • Saudi Arabia is part of the problem and part of the solution to global jihad
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has raised the difficult issue of Saudi Arabia’s unique position in the struggle with global jihad, a very complex subject that she rightly argues needs more attention. She said Saudi Arabia must do more…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Nov 15, 10:34pm -
  • The ISIS attack on Paris
    Daniel Byman, an expert on counter-terrorism and Middle East Security, and research director for the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings, explains what we know and don’t know about the ISIS terrorist attack in Paris and whether he thinks I…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Nov 15, 7:28pm -
  • Hillary Clinton lays out a strategy for defeating ISIS
    Editor's note: This post was updated on November 20 to reflect ongoing developments.In a detailed speech to the Council on Foreign relations this morning, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laid out her strategy for defeating ISIS. Among th…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Nov 15, 7:15pm -
  • The G-20, Syrian refugees, and the chill wind from the Paris tragedy
    The tragic and deadly attacks in Paris, the day before leaders were set to arrive in Antalya, Turkey, for the G-20 summit, underlined the divisions that Syria, its fleeing population, and the terrorists of ISIS have created, as fear and short-term…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Nov 15, 7:15pm -
  • Fight against ISIS reveals power of social media
    It is hard to measure the real impact that the audiovisual strategy of ISIS on social media has in the radicalization process of a terrorist. It would be simplistic to conclude that the terrorists of Paris committed the attack because they watched…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Nov 15, 12:30pm -

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