An IS That Has Made It

(NYTimes Opinion) – Kamel Daoud:

Daesh has a mother: the invasion of Iraq. But it also has a father: Saudi Arabia and its religious-industrial complex. Until that point is understood, battles may be won, but the war will be lost. Jihadists will be killed, only to be reborn again in future generations and raised on the same books.

The attacks in Paris have exposed this contradiction again, but as happened after 9/11, it risks being erased from our analyses and our consciences. …

nytimes…2015/11/21…saudi-arabia

Kelly Blair: Daesh

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