Searching for a Remedy for Ramadi

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A displaced Iraqi man, who fled Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, after it was seized by the Islamic State (IS) group, holds a child at a makeshift camp for internally displaced persons (IDP).

Fred Kaplan, Slate's war stories columnist and the author of The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War (Simon & Schuster, 2014), discusses the Obama administration’s latest attempt to tackle ISIS in Iraq: authorizing 450 additional American military trainers to help Iraqi forces retake the city of Ramadi from the terrorist group.