Monday, May 15, 2017

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- May 15, 2017

Joseph Collins, The Hill: To defeat ISIS for good, US needs to take the war beyond the battlefield

We are about to score tremendous tactical victories against ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria. The ISIS, or as the Arabs say, Daesh, strongholds of Mosul and Raqqa are about to fall, with much thanks to Iraqi forces, American advisers and miscellaneous militia units. But this is the beginning of a victory, not its final act.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- May 15, 2017

ISIL is losing Mosul, but it is far from done -- National Editorial

Is Iraq prepared for the day after ISIS in Mosul? -- Paul Iddon, RUDAW

An ISIS–Al Qaeda 'Frankenstein' Could Be On Its Way -- Abdul Basit, National Interest

Syria's Kurds Work All the Angles for Autonomy -- Noah Feldman, Bloomberg

North Korea's Apocalyptic Propagandists -- Hannah Beech, The New Yorker

One Belt, One Road — and many questions: China’s global plan must not reproduce domestic economic problems -- Financial Times

As Trump Flip-flops in Asia, Things Slide China’s Way -- Euan Graham, The Interpreter

Can Macron's Charisma Heal France and Europe? -- Julia Amalia Heyer, Spiegel Online

Is Trump Palestine’s New Hope? -- Daoud Kuttab, Project Syndicate

Trump’s troubling South China Sea policy -- Mark J. Valencia, Japan Times

NATO Prepares for President Trump's First Visit -- Robbie Gramer, Foreign Policy

These Two Former Intelligence Chiefs Differ Sharply on Russia and Trump -- Paul J. Saunders, National Interest

More indications Intel assessment of Russian interference in election was rigged -- Fred Fleitz, FOX

Ransomware Attack Shows Threat of Cyber War Crimes -- Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

WannaCry Attack: Microsoft Questions Role of Intelligence Community -- Elaine Shannon, Cipher Brief

Who's to blame for ransomware outbreak? -- AFP

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