Simple narratives fall short in Syria and Iraq

To devise a coherent strategy to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the West needs to face up to the true complexity of the shifting alliances in the region, says Maxime Humeau.

Defining a 'full-spectrum' counter-terrorism strategy

Guest post by Alia Brahimi, Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University and IISS Armed Conflict Survery contributor, and Chris Mackmurdo, Director, Contest Global