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Harold Hongju Koh
YaleGlobal
, 4 September 2014
A maze of domestic and international law complicates how the US fights Islamic State terrorists
Shashank Joshi
YaleGlobal
, 2 September 2014
Sunni-Shia divide complicates US, UK uniting regional coalition to fight Islamic State terrorists
Hakan Altinay
YaleGlobal
, 7 August 2014
Easy win projected for Turkey’s popular prime minister – despite protests against his autocratic style
Carol E. B. Choksy and Jamsheed K. Choksy
YaleGlobal
, 8 July 2014
The Muslim world must enact strict regulation of capital flows to stanch ISIS, shrink recruitment
Fahad Nazer
YaleGlobal
, 24 June 2014
Neat alignment vanishes with the US more cautious, Saudi Arabia assertive in the Middle East
Dilip Hiro
YaleGlobal
, 18 June 2014
In Syria and Iraq, ISIS exploits power voids, frustrations over minority rights, and Sunni-Shia divide
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In the News

Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi
Arab News
, 12 September 2014
Only a united coalition can tackle instability and other root causes of terrorism
Spencer Ackerman
The Guardian
, 11 September 2014
Obama relies on 2001 authorization on 9/11 attackers to attack Islamic State
Tim Arango
The New York Times
, 11 September 2014
United effort could defeat terrorist group that thrives on conflict and power vacuums
Siobhan Gorman, Nour Malas and Matt Bradley
The Wall Street Journal
, 4 September 2014
Recruits should be wary of brutal, paranoid leaders
Inna Lazareva
The Telegraph
, 2 September 2014
Palestinians push the United States on timetable for ending Israeli occupation
Nick Tattersall and Mariam Karouny
Reuters
, 27 August 2014
Fighters from more than 80 nations are in Iraq and Syria
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