Jamsheed K. Choksy

Jamsheed K. Choksy is professor of Central Eurasian, Islamic, and International studies, senior fellow of the Center on American and Global Security, and former director of the Middle Eastern studies program at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also a member of the National Council on the Humanities at the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities.

The so-called IS is experiencing some loss of key personnel and territory under US and EU bombardment and Iraqi army advances. But those extremists are adapting to the changing conditions.  

How violent will Syria become?