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ISIS' global reach

ISIS' global reach

The recent string of deadly suicide attacks inspired by the Islamic State that killed hundreds of people in Iraq, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Turkey show that despite its recent losses of territory in the Middle East, the group is still capable of sowing havoc around the globe. ISIS is changing its strategy to make up for its deteriorating situation on the battlefield, and the U.S. needs increase pressure on the group to keep up with its shifting tactics.

Although U.S. airstrikes, intelligence and logistics support for local forces on the ground have squeezed ISIS out of 20 percent of the territory it once controlled along the Syrian-Iraq border, defeating the group ultimately will...