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Strikes on ISIS. Now What?

by Bill Hayes

The New York Times’ Room for Debate lets various knowledgeable contributors discuss news events and other timely issues. One recent debate covered: Strikes on ISIS. Now What?

On Tuesday, President Obama applauded airstrikes by the American-led coalition in Syria against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, as a show of force and a sign that America is not fighting this “alone.”

But amid this action remains a very volatile civil war in that country. What effect will the strikes against ISIS have on the conflict in Syria? [more]