This panel examined the role of the Gulf States, Jordan, and Turkey in the international coalition against the Islamic State, including the various priorities and goals of different coalition partners in the region and how these fit into the stated objectives of the US-led effort to degrade and destroy the Islamic State. Participants included Soli Özel of Kadir Has University, Abdulaziz Sager of the Gulf Research Center, and Carnegie’s Marwan Muasher. Carnegie’s Michele Dunne moderated.