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What US Should Do to Help its Arab Allies Fight Terrorism

Many Arab governments are fueling the very extremism they purport to fight and looking for US cover. Washington should implement a carefully calibrated strategy.

The time has come for the US to devise a carefully calibrated counter-terrorism policy in West Asia, by engaging its Arab allies – particularly their defense and intelligence agencies – to develop their national security policies that includes human development, economic opportunity, and individual freedoms as critical tools against radicalization.

Michelle Dunn and Fredrick Wehrey of the Carnegie Endowment of International Peace have drawn detailed recommendations for such an engagement with extremism-infested states of West Asia.

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