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Anti-Islamic State representatives are gathered in Quebec City today for a closed door meeting on the growing challenge of defeating the extremist Sunni militant group led by Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi.  Th “anti-ISIS Coalition Small Group” consists of 20 nations, including Australia, Bahrain, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Professor Bessma Momani, a Senior Fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation, in Waterloo, Ontario, says combatting the Islamic State “requires a great deal of coordination”.  ”Not just militarily”, she says, ”from financing, to stemming the ideology, to removing the appeal in western countries to go fight for...

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