The Moderate Middle East Must Act

Commentary | September 10, 2014

Yousef Al Otaiba, EWI board member and ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States, writes an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal, presenting the myriad steps the international community must take to effectively combat the Islamic State and extremism in the Middle East. 

"We agree and are ready to join a coordinated international response. But to be effective, the fight must be against more than ISIS. And it must be waged not only on the battlefield but also against the entire militant ideological and financial complex that is the lifeblood of extremism," says Otaiba.

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