A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa (REUTERS/Stringer).

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How to win your family's ISIS debate this Thanksgiving

November 25, 2015, William McCants

As Americans prepare to gather around the dinner table this Thanksgiving, Will McCants goes through some of the ISIS-related statements you can expect to hear during your family debates. From the Islamic State's relationship to Islam to the risks associated with Syrian refugees, McCants outlines what you need to know to outmaneuver your dad, impress your boyfriend, and emanate a little more light than heat from your side of the debate.

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