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Averting an ISIS Resurgence in Iraq and Syria

Once again, the Islamic State may be poised to recover from defeat in its original bases of Iraq and Syria.

It is still possible, however, for the jihadist group’s many foes to nip its regrowth in the bud.

What’s new?

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In Iraq and Syria, ISIS is down but not out.

The group remains active but reduced and geographically circumscribed.

Keeping it down requires sustained effort.

Any of several events – Turkish intervention in north-eastern Syria, but also instability in Iraq or…

Why does it matter?

Iraqis, Syrians and their international partners paid a heavy price to dislodge the…

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