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Dr Denis Dragovic from the University of Melbourne discusses recent developments with ISIS in light of the geopolitics of the region and their recruitment strategies.

Given the complexity of any potential conflict and the lack of viable alternatives in Iraq and Syria, it may be better to contain the threat of the Islamic State (IS) rather than attempt to destroy it.

With the situation on the ground in Iraq changing by the day, Associate Professor Richard Pennell says only time will tell whether the ISIS-proposed caliphate will last.