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Education a Key to Defeating IS, NGOs Say

With U.S.-led airstrikes coming in overhead and daily battles on the streets by rival extremists and government forces, the view from the ground in Syria is that lasting victory could well depend on who has the most effective long-term strategy — that is say, who best feeds and educates the children. According to Wesam Sabaaneh, director of the Jafra Foundation, a relief and youth development group working inside Syria, Islamic State extremists take special care to educate children,...

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