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Fighting ISIS like it's a cancer might just work

Using treatment protocols for tumours as an analogy, a roadmap can be drawn to defeat the terrorist organisation and prevent a relapse.

Participants of a rally in Brussels, held in memory of the victims of the city's bomb attacks. Reflecting public anxiety over terrorism last year, President Obama said Americans were asking whether the world had been hit by a cancer that had no immediate cure.

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The spate of attacks led or inspired by the Islamic State from Europe to Jakarta has upended confidence that governments around the globe have effective strategies to defeat the terrorist movement. Pessimism persists despite a series of military defeats and economic blows for...

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