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What We Are Reading … September 15, 2014

International News Coverage   Terrorism and Counterterrorism   Islamic State Crisis: World Leaders Pledge Iraq Support BBC Thirty countries have pledged to help Iraq fight Islamic State (IS) militants “by all means necessary”. US Won’t Rule Out Working with Iran...

What We Are Reading … September 12, 2014

International News Coverage   Terrorism and Counterterrorism   Kerry in Turkey to Boost Support for anti-IS Coalition BBC US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Turkey to seek support for more military action against Islamic State (IS) fighters in Iraq and...

What We Are Reading … September 10, 2014

International News Coverage   ISIS, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism   The Moderate Middle East Must Act Yousef al Otaiba / WSJ Over the past few weeks the international community has been stirred to action against the rising threat of extremism—the most destabilizing...

What We Are Reading … September 8, 2014

International News Coverage   ISIS, Terrorism, and Counterterrorism   West Widens Contacts with Syria’s Kurds but Suspicion Remains Tom Perry / Reuters The fight against Islamic State could at last win Syria’s Kurds the Western help they have sought, but they must...