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How ISIS Spread in Syria and Iraq—and How to Stop It - The Atlantic
ISIS’s power will only be enhanced in Syria by Assad’s continued hold on power. That’s why a campaign against ISIS that doesn’t include the goal of bringing new leadership to Syria is short-sighted. And yet fears that a freewheeling regime collapse would give way to warlordism and terror across Syria are justified. For now, Syria offers a grim lesson: Muddled U.S. policies can produce as disastrous an outcome as military intervention.
ISIS  Iraq  Syria  internationalrelations  conflict  MiddleEast  USA  Russia  SuadiArabia  Iran  AlQaeda  history  review  author:DavidIgnatius  TheAtlantic  2015 
november 2015 by inspiral

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