An Intensified Approach to Combatting the Islamic State

  • August 6, 2015
  • Michele Flournoy, Richard Fontaine
  • Policy Briefs

CNAS CEO Michèle Flournoy and President Richard Fontaine have authored a new policy brief arguing that “current efforts to counter ISIS are not adequate to the task” and that American efforts thus far “convey a sense of creeping incrementalism. The authors make 11 recommendations for actions the United States and its partners should take to make their efforts to counter and ultimately destroy the Islamic State more effective.