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20th century America defeated its Nazi and Communist adversaries both militarily and ideologically. Twenty years into the “War on Terror,” however, military victories over al-Qaeda and ISIS leave little motivation to defeat the Islamist ideology in the war of ideas. As Indonesia, Central Asian states, and Morocco show, that is both possible and desirable. What lessons can America learn from them and apply on its own?