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The Unsustainability of ISIS Detentions in Syria

Perhaps the most immediate challenge facing the Syrian Democratic Forces is what to do with the influx of ISIS members and their families that have poured out of ISIS's last stronghold, particularly since February 2019.

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Countering Terrorism & Extremism

In-depth analysis into the region’s varied terrorist threats and their underlying drivers, including civil conflict.

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We seek to promote knowledge of the Middle East in America and strengthen understanding of the United States by the peoples and governments of the region. We believe pursuit of this goal is integral to building a world of peace and stability, in which the people of our two regions value our shared humanity.

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