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Blind spot : America's response to radicalism in the Middle East

Author: R Nicholas Burns; Jonathon Price
Publisher: Washington, DC : The Aspen Institute, 2015. ©2015
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Nicholas Burns; Jonathon Price
ISBN: 9780898436297 089843629X
OCLC Number: 933609678
Notes: "This edition is a collection of papers commissioned for the 2015 Aspen Strategy Group Summer Workshop [which met] in Aspen Colorado"--Back cover.
Description: 217 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The roots and appeal of extremism --
The seventh annual Ernest May Memorial Lecture : the history and ideology of the Islamic State / Bernard Haykel --
1. Extremism in the Middle East and beyond : fighting and winning the ideological war / Farah Pandith --
2. Radicalization after the Arab Spring : lessons from Tunisia and Egypt / Shadi Hamid --
3. Extremism, sectarianism, and regional rivalry in the Middle East / Vali Nasr --
Part 2: The riseof the Islamic State --
4. Fighting ISIS, then and now / Ryan Crocker --
5. The spread of the Islamic State in the Middle East / David Ignatius --
6. Enduring and expanding : how the Islamic State offsets its territorial losses / William McCants --
7. Attacks on western targets : what to expect / Graeme Wood --
Part 3: A toolbox to counter ISIS --
8. Alternative military strategy options to combat ISIS / James E. Cartwright --
9. The new age of terror : more than a decade after September 11, 2001, the world faces a growing and adaptive threat of terrorism / Frances Townsend --
10. Digital counterinsurgency : how to marginalize the Islamic State online / Jared Cohen --
11. A third pillar for the strategy and conduct of U.S. foreign policy / Tom Pritzker --
Part 4: The American strategy to combat ISIS and violent extremism --
12. ISIS will not be defeated; it can only be contained / Dov Zakheim --
13. The hinges of a successful strategy to defeat ISIL / Peter Feaver --
14. An intensified approach to combatting the Islamic State / Michèle Flournoy and Richard Fontaine --
15. U.S. and coalition strategy against ISIS / Philip Zelikow --
16. The challenge of violent extremism / Sarah Sewall.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price ; foreword by Joseph Nye and Brent Scowcroft ; contributors include: James E. Cartwright [and seventeen others].

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