Military and Defense
The need to ensure stability in a diverse region characterized by competition for land and resources has undoubtedly become one of the main concerns of powerful foreign and regional governments.
Jul 24, 2014
In 2006, US military options for handling the Iraqi insurgency were narrowed to two: a surge of US troops or a transfer of security responsibilities to the Iraqi government. Steven Simon revisits the debate to glean insights into US options for handling militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).