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Kobane’s reprieve?

For the first 20 days, coalition air-strikes in Syria appeared to do little to halt the advance by ISIS jihadists on the town of Kobane. But the operation did buy time for diplomacy and a shift in strategy to loosen the militants' grip. Can it continue to keep ISIS at bay, asks Nicholas Crawford.

A reality check on the Boko Haram truce

By Virginia Comolli, Research Fellow for Security and Development