In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s Judah Grunstein, Frederick Deknatel and Laura Weiss talk about the death of the Islamic State’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and the impact it might have on the group. They also discuss Argentina’s election results and their implications for the country’s deep economic crisis, as well as the new Brexit questions raised by the upcoming U.K. elections.
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Relevant Articles on WPR:
As ISIS Regroups, the U.S. Is Forgetting the Lessons of Counterinsurgency—Again
Is the Islamic State Gaining Ground in Southeast Asia?
Which Fernandez Will Be Left Standing in Argentina?
From Fringe to Fault Line: How British Euroskepticism Became Brexit
Can Pinera Deliver the Kind of Change Chileans Want?
In Indonesia, ‘Women Are Now a Permanent Part of the Jihadi Structure’
Is the U.S. Out of Options on North Korea?
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