University of Exeter – Informing the UK Government’s response to the Islamic State threat.

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The University of Exeter’s research has helped to inform the UK Government’s approach to contain and eliminate Islamic State threat.  This work helped to explained how the various incarnations of ISIS survived the US military, the Iraqi government, and Sunni tribal fighters before its re-emergence in 2014.  Researchers at the University of Exeter helped to influence policies aimed at preventing security gaps in post-IS Iraq and they are leading figures on Iraq, with their input sought by Her Majesty’s Government, the EU, the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the UN.

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