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Questions remain over the West’s ability to confront ISIS

Questions remain over the West’s ability to confront ISIS

Sam Begin, Team Lead Editor

April 10, 2015

In the span of only two years, ISIS has managed to become a near ubiquitous name in American households. They command the same fear we used to lavish on al-Qaeda or the Soviets. But while we rose up to the challenges posed by both, are we doing the same with ISIS? The answer to that question is yes. ...

U.S. raids need to end

U.S. raids need to end

Adam Johnson

December 12, 2013

The United States has a history of sticking its nose where it does not need to be. This often involves military strikes across the Middle East. The U.S. should cease special operations on other nations' soil. At the beginning of October, U.S. special forces launched a successful raid on the home of al-Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Libi in Tripoli. Flushed with success, the U.S. was surprised when the Li...

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