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Middle East looking messier than ever

The end of the campaign against the IS could trigger a regional military confrontation that could involve the US, Russia and other players such as Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey

In the other front in Iraq, the hope is that the battle led by the Iraqi military to wrest full control of the city of Mosul from the IS will be over in a few days, depriving the group of another major strategic stronghold, freeing the strategic corridor between Baghdad and Damascus.


CHAT with any foreign policy maker in Washington or, for that matter, in major European and Middle Eastern capitals, and ask him or her to assess the future of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or the IS, and a general consensus emerges: The fight against ISIS is now...

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