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Personal account of James Miller, Managing Editor of The Interpreter, a publication on Russia, Ukraine, and Syria. A contributor at Reuters, The Daily Beast, RFE/RL, elsewhere.
My New Column At RFE/RL
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RFE/RL has asked me to run their "Under The Black Flag" column, which "provides news and analysis about the impact of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria, Iraq, and beyond. It focuses not only on the fight against terrorist groups in the Middle East, but also on the implications for the region and the world."

Here are my first contributions:

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If The Goal Is To Defeat Islamic State, Don't Rely On Russia To Help

Three historic developments have taken place in Syria in the last month and a half. The first was the declaration of a nationwide cease-fire, agreed upon by President Bashar al-Assad as well as most nonjihadist factions of the Syrian opposition. The second, Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement that Russian forces would begin a partial withdrawal from Syria.

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Apr 18, 2016 19:59 (GMT)
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This Week Under The Black Flag

Here's a brief snapshot of the headlines this week from Iraq, Syria, and other locations impacted by Islamic State: -- The battle for Mosul , in northern Iraq, continues to heat up but is far from over. The city is very important for many reasons.

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Apr 18, 2016 20:00 (GMT)