Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani - A member of Iraqi security forces runs as he holds an Islamist State flag, which they pulled down in the town of al-Alam March 9, 2015.

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Experts weigh in (part 4): Can the United States counter ISIS propaganda?

July 1, 2015, William McCants and Charlie Winter

Charlie Winter writes that states in the coalition against the ISIS are structurally impaired from competing with Islamic State propaganda, which strategically offers different narratives to diverse audiences. Thus, efforts to counter the terrorist group’s messaging should come from NGO’s, independent activists, and civil society organizations, in addition to governments.

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