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In Search of a Syria Strategy

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What is the United States trying to accomplish in Syria? Are its goals achievable with current strategies? America’s goals in Syria are unclear, and there is a broad consensus that the current U.S. approach — loosely defined as ‘degrading and destroying’ ISIS — is murky at best. Emma Ashford provides insight on the extent to which the U.S. should or should not be involved in the ongoing conflict.