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ISIL Could Become the Voice of Sunnis If We Don't Find a Way to Stop It Soon

August 12, 2014The New RepublicBy TThe Islamic State in Iraq and Levant’s deep-rooted sense of purpose and its political, financial, and military ability have helped it carve out a safe haven between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Securing al-Sham: Syria and the Violence in Iraq

June 25, 2014SNAPSHOTBy Andrew J. TablerUprooting the Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) from the swath of territory it now holds between Aleppo and Baghdad will take a lot more than airstrikes or a change of government in Iraq. Although the 2003 war in Iraq might have led to the formation of the jihadi group, the chaos in Syria provided it the space to metastasize.

Jordan and the Syria Crisis: Mitigating the 'Known Unknowns'

POLICYWATCH 2261Andrew J. TablerAlso available in العربيةMay 30, 2014