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An Overview of ISIS Threat and U.S. Response

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Blog September 25, 2014

ISIS threatens to dismember Iraq and create a Sunni Islamist state that could launch military operations at other neighboring states—including Lebanon and Jordan.

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Who’s Fighting ISIS? Kurdish Forces in the Regional Conflict

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Blog September 24, 2014

The outsize role of Kurdish fighters in the conflict and the potential that the U.S.-led coalition will arm and cooperate with them is one reason Turkey cites for refraining from joining the fray.

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