ISIS Rising: Overestimating the Threat?
For obvious reasons, ISIS remains a major focus of security discussions. But is it possible that we are overestimating the threat? A recent Wilson Center panel considered the possibility that the Islamic State, like the mythological Icarus, may be headed for a crash of sorts.
Michael Kugelman, Senior Program Associate for South and Southeast Asia, Asia Program, Wilson Center
Thomas Lynch III , Distinguished Research Fellow for South Asia and the Near East, National Defense University
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Harleen Gambhir, Counterterrorism Analyst, Institute for the Study of War
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