Al Jazeera quotes Rafik Hariri Center Resident Fellow Faysal Itani on the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham topping the agenda at this year’s United Nations General Assembly: 

“Stopping foreign fighters is an issue on which all members can get on board – it threatens everyone,” Faysal Itani, an analyst at the Atlantic Council, told Al Jazeera. “Until the Russians want to remove the regime, the UN Security Council is not the vehicle through which to tackle the Assad regime problem.”

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