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Can ISIS’ Digital Strategy Be Turned Against It?

The latest video released by the so-called Islamic State on Sunday showed the aftermath of the beheading of a fifth Western hostage, aid worker Peter Kassig. Apparently less choreographed and more rushed than the group’s previous video portrayals, it represents yet another gruesome piece of propaganda that has grabbed the world’s attention once more. Since…

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Sanctions and Regional Response Needed for Boko Haram

Following the Nigerian government’s flatfooted response to the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls last month, the West African country this week asked the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on Boko Haram and declare it a terrorist organization. What’s needed now is a concerted, coordinated regional strategy to deal with the group’s increasingly brazen…