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Waging the Information War on ISIS

Waging the Information War on ISIS

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Although the US-led airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Al-Nusra Front have grabbed most of the headlines, US officials have been careful to emphasize that there is no purely military solution to the threat...
Opinion: Of Extremism and Counter-extremism

Opinion: Of Extremism and Counter-extremism

Within days of each other, both France and Britain moved away from their initial enthusiasm to arm the Syrian opposition, adopting the US stance on the issue under the pretext of “the growing influence of Takfirist groups” among the rebel forces fighting against the...