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A nation must think before it acts.
Watts was interviewed on the podcast, “Intelligence. Unclassified.” produced by the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
“I think for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria the key would be if you could really take rock of their stronghold in Syria that would create a fracturing effect across their state. It would be very hard for them to conduct the logistics, do taxation, and maintain their finances, so taking that central stronghold would be key.”