Beating the Islamic State: Selecting a New Strategy for Iraq and Syria
RAND Corporation Santa Monica United States
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This report presents findings and recommendations intended to help the U.S. government revise its strategy to defeat the Islamic State, a hybrid insurgent-terrorist group that, as of mid-2016, controls considerable territory in Iraq and Syria and that claims over 30 global affiliates. This report presents research derived from a series of workshops and subject-matter expert elicitations on how to defeat the Islamic State in the heart of its so-called caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics