Asan Plenum

RELEASE EMBARGO DATE: April 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Panel: Terrorism
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 / 15:30-16:45
Talking Points for: Efraim Inbar, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

1) IS the result of failed states and a radicalized Muslim identity.

2) IS used as a proxy by Turkey, which enhances its capabilities.

3) IS-type organizations will spread in the MENA region.

4) The appropriate strategy is not state building, but military attrition.

5) After all, terror is the weapon of the weak.

6) Nuclear terror is the main challenge.


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