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Isis: Boots on the ground?

Air strikes are unlikely to dislodge Isis in Iraq and Syria, so policymakers are looking at other options

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Isis fighters in Syria ©AP
For a united front to work everyone must agree on a common enemy
– David Gardner
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As a result of the Turkish attack, Putin might redirect his country’s policy, writes Richard Haass
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Isis is a threat but so is the general chaos and collapse in the Arab world, says Jamal Khashoggi

Tunisia attack highlights security failings

Experts say more needs to be done to counter terror threat

France will live under terror threat for ‘years’

French PM vows to clamp down on jihadis

Italy’s Renzi fights terrorism with culture

€500 for 18-year olds to spend at theatres, concerts and museums

Bomb targets Tunisia presidential guard

Attack comes days after authorities thwart major terror plot

Belgium hunts new Paris attack suspect

Warrant issued for suspected ‘armed and dangerous’ getaway driver

Isis takes terror to Bangladesh

Local militants eager to associate themselves with jihadi group

Five killed in blast at Sinai hotel

Judge and four others die at election supervisors’ building

Belgian police capture Paris attack suspect

Unidentified man charged; US issues global travel alert

Brussels, Belgium, november 23th, Belgian authorities raised the terror alert to the level 4, highest level warning of an "imminent threat" , the city center looks like a ghost town © Merlin Meuris / Reporters Reporters / STG

Belgium sought ‘to lower’ security budget

Alain Winants, former Sûreté de l’État head, warned on funding

Indonesia on alert after Paris attacks

Controls intensified as country seeks to counter Isis threat

Brussels undaunted by security lockdown

Residents respond to terror threat by tweeting cat pictures

Brussels faces third day of lockdown

Sixteen arrests as PM says threat of attacks remains ‘serious’

Deal with cause, not symptoms, of Isis

Conflict and injustice breeds recruits, writes Philip Gordon

Brussels on guard for ‘imminent’ attack

Sports and cultural events cancelled after intelligence points to co-ordinated attack by jihadis

Mali launches hunt for hotel attackers

Radisson Blu siege highlights limit of efforts to contain militancy

Cameron to push for Isis air strikes

Prime minister to make case next week for UK attacks in Syria

Why does Mali have a terror problem?

Hotel siege shows resilience of terror groups in Sahel desert

Hope for Paris climate talks after terror

Some environmental experts think attacks will encourage unity, though tough issues remain

Hollande steps up campaign against Isis

French president to urge US to intensify Syria military campaign

West cannot trade Ukraine for help in Syria

An anti-terror alliance with Russia must have clear goals and limits

EU backs French calls to track jihadis

Agreement on extensive security checks and retention of passenger data for a year

Belgian PM threatens to close some mosques

Security services home in on deprived Molenbeek neighbourhood

Mali hotel siege ends with many dead

Over 20 believed killed by Islamists at Radisson Blu in Bamako

Terror warning on police budget cuts

Home Secretary told ability to mobilise officers would be reduced