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Behind The Headlines

How to lose to terror

Countries supposedly fighting Da’ish (Islamic State) militants can begin to succeed only if they can acknowledge their weaknesses and errors, which still seems unlikely.

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Mistaken policies, missed chances

There is no new Cold War, at least not yet, unless the West is determined to pursue it over all other needs.

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Clarity amid the doubt

EVEN before Said and Cherif Kouachi had claimed allegiance to “al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” (AQAP) earlier this month in Paris, the network of transnational terrorism had been hazy enough.

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Tragedy compounds confusion

There are usually more than two sides to an argument, despite the temptation to think there are just two bitterly opposed and incompatible ones.

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