Challenge 2016 Candidates on Long-Term Security Policy

On June 2nd, representatives from twenty-four nations gathered in Paris to take stock of the international campaign against ISIS. With the recent fall of Palmyra, Syria and Ramadi, Iraq, the tide seems to be running with the militants. The grim state of affairs persists despite unprecedented intelligence cooperation against ISIS among traditional Atlantic powers, Iran, and Russia, nearly 3,800U.S.-led airstrikes since August, and ongoing efforts to train 5,000 Syrian fighters. The Paris confab concluded with a joint