How to defeat ISIS: 10 ideas

Story highlights

  • Peter Bergen says there are many ways to make progress in the fight against ISIS and a number of those aren't military in nature
  • The anti-ISIS effort seems to be at a stalemate, he says

Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of "Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden -- From 9/11 to Abbottabad."

(CNN)On Tuesday, President Obama meets in New York with world leaders to discuss how the campaign against ISIS is going and how it might be improved.

Peter Bergen
Earlier this month, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said that the war is "tactically stalemated" and there are no "dramatic gains on either side."
Here are some ideas about how to move forward: