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Old 07-30-2017   #61
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Default Embassy, Mosque Attacks Fuel Fears ISIS Bringing Iraq War to Afghanistan

Embassy, Mosque Attacks Fuel Fears ISIS Bringing Iraq War to Afghanistan

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Default Under Trump, Gains Against ISIS Have ‘Dramatically Accelerated’

Under Trump, Gains Against ISIS Have ‘Dramatically Accelerated’

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The Men Who Trade ISIS Loot

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Default After Mosul, Airstrikes Against ISIS Ebb Slightly But Remain High

After Mosul, Airstrikes Against ISIS Ebb Slightly But Remain High

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Hash and High Explosives: The Great ISIS Bomb Hunt

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ISIS After The Caliphate

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In Syria, New Conflict Looms as ISIS Loses Ground

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Default Russia Says Syria Government Seized Most Territory From ISIS

Russia Says Syria Government Seized Most Territory From ISIS

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Default ISIS Near Defeat in Iraq. Now Comes The Hard Part.

ISIS Near Defeat in Iraq. Now Comes The Hard Part.

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Default As ISIS Falters, Syrian Regime and US Allies Maneuver for Advantage

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Default The Fires Next Time: The ISIS Terrorist Threat in the West

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Default 17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as US Ends Lull in Libya Airstrikes

17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as US Ends Lull in Libya Airstrikes

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Default Abadi Wins ISIS War, Maliki Wins Elections: Time for US to Shift Policy on Kurdistan

Abadi Wins ISIS War, Maliki Wins Elections: Time for US to Shift Policy on Kurdistan

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Default Rise and fall of Isis: its dream of a caliphate is over, so what now?

Jason Burke, a respected journalist, has a lengthy commentary; which is sub-titled: Islamic State’s last stronghold, Raqqa, has fallen. But the world’s attention must now focus on what it or other Islamist groups will plot next.
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Raqqa may have fallen, but if Isis is down, it is far from out.....It is clear that any victory over Isis is partial. The recent military offensive has not been accompanied by a parallel political effort.(He ends with) So let us celebrate the defeat of Islamic State and its hateful so-called caliphate – and keep a wary eye out for the next fight.
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Default Terrorism Fatigue

An interesting 'Slate' article; which ends with:
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Some officials in Western governments say they believe terrorism is just part of the modern world, and policies should be oriented toward building resilience against it. ISIS may have helped accomplish this goal by making terrorism seem a part of everyday life, making it fail to achieve its intended objective—to terrify.
Link:http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2017/11/terrorist_acts_like_the_new_york_vehicle_attack_ar e_losing_their_ability.html?
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