The world needs to listen to Sisi on IS

It is clear that President al-Sisi's approach to fighting Radical Islam is deeper than traditional western approaches to the problem.

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September 24, 2014 13:20
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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Despite trillions of dollars spent fighting Islamic Radicals, they continue to exist, spread, and threaten our national security and international stability. The recent expansion of the Islamic State (IS, formerly called ISIS) in Iraq and the collapse of the US trained Iraqi army are clear indicators that the US approach to fighting the problem of Radical Islam must be questioned.

Up till now, the US response to this threat continues to be one-dimensional i.e.  Military confrontation of specific terrorist organizations. Significant tactical successes achieved by the US so far, including the elimination of Osama bin Laden, have failed to effectively end—or even curb—the global radical Islamist movement. Indeed, some estimate that al-Qaida now occupies nearly twice as much territory as it did five years ago.

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