ISIS is running a campaign to gain a foothold in Tunisia, where Arab Spring started what seems like so
many years ago.
This article by my friend Nancy Youssef outlines the goals of the extremists–and the difficulties they’re facing. She draws a clear line between ISIS boots on the ground and ISIS pretensions, as expressed by slick, provocative social media messages. Too often we in the West equate the two, exaggerating the actual strength of the jihadis.