Islamic State? Al-Qaeda!

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by Derek Davison A report recently issued by the Wilson Center suggests that the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) is fundamentally incapable of sustaining its early successes. On the other hand, al-Qaeda, which many believe has been eclipsed by IS,… Continue Reading  

Assad May Not Be Key to Iran’s Levantine Reach: A Critique of AEI-ISW Report

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by Aurélie M. Daher That Iran is deeply concerned with the civil war in Syria and is currently providing important assistance to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime is not in question. What remains to be determined, however, is the form that its… Continue Reading