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Pathway to Defeating ISIS Runs Through Kurdistan – and Starts in America

sherko robert

Congress must help the US President formulate a “complete” strategy that would “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamists running rampant worldwide; he has proven unable, as commander- in-chief, to achieve this stated goal and, instead, has diminished America’s global potency during the past half-decade with increasingly tragic results. Seven years ago, …

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A New Strategy for Iraq and Syria

Charles Krauhammer

It’s time to rethink Iraq and Syria. It begins by admitting that the old borders are gone, that a unified Syria or Iraq will never be reconstituted, that the Sykes-Picot map is defunct. We may not want to enunciate that policy officially. After all, it does contradict the principle that …

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The Seperation Strategy on Iraq

David Brooks

In 2006, Joe Biden, Les Gelb and many others proposed plans to decentralize power in Iraq. Biden, then a United States senator from Delaware, Gelb and others recognized that Iraqi society was fracturing into sectarian blocs. They believed that governing institutions should reflect the fundamental loyalties on the ground. According to …

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Recognize Kurdistan and Arm It, Against ISIS

andrew doran

In April, several members of Congress met with Kurdish, Christian, and Yazidi leaders at the Kurdish Mission in Washington to discuss the political, military, and humanitarian crisis and what could be done. The question of Kurdish independence lingered unspoken for much of the evening, but was at last broached. A …

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