These are two articles of interest which oppose the conventional imperialist wisdom on the conflict between ISIS/Daesh and the assorted imperialists. The argument ( that the refugee rights movement must become anti--imperialist is correct and necessary. The question is how do we win on that basis. The "ISIS Trap" piece from Consortium News has facinating discussion on Jihadist strategy. It shows the mutual dependence of Jihad and Imperialism, and that Imperialism is far worse, though the author does not spell that out.

Why the Refugee Acceptance Movement Must Become an Anti-Imperialist Movement

Falling into the ISIS Trap