The local struggle against extremism

Source: Cato Unbound
by Seth G Jones

“The Islamic State has — at least for now — lost most of the territory it once controlled under its self-proclaimed ‘caliphate.’ But it is more important than ever to examine long-term counterterrorism efforts against Salafi-jihadist groups, including against the Islamic State and al-Qaeda. … Since September 11, 2001, U.S. policymakers have frequently underestimated the ability of terrorist groups to resurge or establish a sanctuary.” (02/13/18)

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