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    How to Empower ISIS Opponents on Twitter

    Apr 21, 2017

    ISIS supporters on average produce 50 percent more tweets per day than ISIS opponents. It's critical to empower ISIS opponents on Twitter by drawing on lessons from the marketing industry.

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    Rolling Back the Islamic State

    Apr 20, 2017

    The Islamic State has lost substantial control of territory and people but still conducts and inspires attacks around the world. The United States should pursue a light rollback strategy that relies on local forces backed by U.S. special operations troops, intelligence assets, and airpower.

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