Jim Sisco, President of ENODO Global, wrote “The coming fall of the house of ISIS” in ForeignPolicy.com today.

Mideast Iraq“The chinks in ISIS’s armor are already starting to appear and it is only a matter of time before ISIS is defeated. ISIS’s initial popularity and ability to defeat its adversaries and acquire territory are attributed to several factors. The most important of which was a lack of governance in the region and the Syrian and Iraqi governments’ inability to deliver basic services. When ISIS initially took over territories in Syria and Iraq they delivered basic services, governance, and justice—although extreme—to many ungoverned regions. ISIS was able to immediately fill a void created by the ongoing civil war in Syria and a Shiite dominated Iraq Government that neglected the Sunni tribes. ISIS was able to play upon the population’s sympathies and desires and win the “hearts and minds” of the populations in territories they concurred.”

Read the full article: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/01/14/the-coming-fall-of-the-house-of-isis