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Bing West on how to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Amid new intelligence about its growing strength, a consensus is forming that the group presents an unacceptable terrorism risk to the United States and its allies.

“It is… both misleading and misguided to tout the successes of the Colombian case while glossing over the human suffering occasioned by Uribe-era strategies.”

Australian Broadcasting Corporation interview (video and transcript) with Dr. David Kilcullen.