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ISW's General James M. Dubik joins State of the Union to discuss whether ISIS has the ability to bring down American planes wit

ISW's General James M. Dubik joins State of the Union to discuss whether ISIS has the ability to bring down American planes with anti-aircraft missiles.

A Strategy to Defeat The Islamic State

The Islamic State poses a grave danger to the United States and its allies in the Middle East and around the world. Reports that it is not currently planning an attack against the American homeland are little comfort. 

ISIS could soon set its sights on the US

NBC’s Chris Jansing and Jessica Lewis with The Institute for the Study of War join The Cycle to discuss the latest with ISIS in Iraq and Syria including the death of journalist Steven Sotloff. 

Jessica D. Lewis on MSNBC's 'The Cycle"

 ISIS has a "post-war vision to make this Caliphate a reality."

"The Iraq Meltdown" with Jessica Lewis

The swift collapse of Iraqi security forces in northern Iraq in the face of an al-Qaeda-spearheaded Sunni insurgency is a disastrous setback for U.S. counterterrorism and Middle East policies that will have dangerous regional spillover effects.

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The Iraq Project at the Institute for the Study of War produces detailed publications that monitor and analyze the changing security and political dynamics within Iraq. Topics include: understanding the evolving nature of Iraqi politics and Iraq’s democratic transition; evaluating Iraq’s security after U.S. forces withdraw; and analyzing the influence and behavior of regional actors in Iraq.

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Iraq Situation Report: September 27-28, 2014

ISIS launched a new attack from strongholds in northern Iraq to control the Syrian-Iraqi border crossing north of Sinjar mountain.

Iraq Situation Report: September 25-26, 2014

Continued clashes in Ramadi indicate ISIS’s intent to capture the city.

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Is ISIS able to bring down American planes?

ISW's General James M. Dubik joins State of the Union to discuss whether ISIS has the ability to bring down American planes with anti-aircraft missiles.

ISIS could soon set its sights on the US

NBC’s Chris Jansing and Jessica Lewis with The Institute for the Study of War join The Cycle to discuss the latest with ISIS in Iraq and Syria including the death of journalist Steven Sotloff.