After ISIS Is Defeated, What Next?
A modest proposal for a new start by Canada the 'honest broker.'
By Crawford Kilian, 13 Feb 2016, TheTyee.ca
Drop, for a moment, the question of whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was right to stop the Canadian air war against the Islamic State and triple our training commitment to Iraqi, Kurdish, and Syrian opponents of ISIS. Never mind whether Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan thinks we're involved in a war or just a "conflict."
Let's just imagine that we and the other enemies of ISIS have won. We've occupied Raqqa and Mosul, imprisoned Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi and their fighters have deserted or surrendered.
What happens next?