Blind spot : America's response to radicalism in the Middle East / edited by Nicholas Burns and Jonathon Price ; foreword by Joseph Nye and Brent Scowcroft ; contributors include: James E. Cartwright ... [et al.]
Part I: The roots and appeal of extremism -- Seventh annual Ernest May Memorial Lecture : the history and ideology of the Islamic State / Bernard Haykel -- 1. Extremism in the Middle East and beyond : fighting and winning the ideological war / Farah Pandith -- 2. Radicalization after the Arab Spring : lessons from Tunisia and Egypt / Shadi Hamid -- 3. Extremism, sectarianism, and regional rivalry in the Middle East / Vali Nasr -- Part 2: The riseof the Islamic State -- 4. Fighting ISIS, then and now / Ryan Crocker -- 5. The spread of the Islamic State in the Middle East / David Ignatius -- 6. Enduring and expanding : how the Islamic State offsets its territorial losses / William McCants -- 7. Attacks on western targets : what to expect / Graeme Wood -- Part 3: A toolbox to counter ISIS -- 8. Alternative military strategy options to combat ISIS / James E. Cartwright -- 9. The new age of terror : more than a decade after September 11, 2001, the world faces a growing and adaptive threat of terrorism / Frances Townsend -- 10. Digital counterinsurgency : how to marginalize the Islamic State online / Jared Cohen -- 11. A third pillar for the strategy and conduct of U.S. foreign policy / Tom Pritzker -- Part 4: The American strategy to combat ISIS and violent extremism -- 12. ISIS will not be defeated; it can only be contained / Dov Zakheim -- 13. The hinges of a successful strategy to defeat ISIL / Peter Feaver -- 14. An intensified approach to combatting the Islamic State / Michèle Flournoy and Richard Fontaine -- 15. U.S. and coalition strategy against ISIS / Philip Zelikow -- 16. The challenge of violent extremism / Sarah Sewall.