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ISW in the News: February 2016

"The Russians have developed a way of getting the U.S. formally to permit offensive Russian military operations against American partners on the ground, all the while calling it a ceasefire." Kimberly Kagan, Fox News Opinion, "How Russia Controls U.S. Policy"

ISW in the News: January 2016

"According to a report, Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra, is a greater threat to the United States in the long term than is ISIS. The report, which suggests the U.S. is spending too much time focused on ISIS, was released last week by [ISW and AEI]." Source: CNN

ISw in the News: November-December 2015

"If military operations to clear ISIS are successful and towns are retaken, what happens next? They also need running water and structures and other things that are probably no longer there. So reconstruction is a very serious issue also." Jessica Lewis McFate on NPR

ISw in the News: November-December 2015

"If military operations to clear ISIS are successful and towns are retaken, what happens next? They also need running water and structures and other things that are probably no longer there. So reconstruction is a very serious issue also." Jessica Lewis McFate on NPR

ISW in the News: October 2015

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ISW in the News: May 2016

In addition to ISW's written products, our analysts are subject matter experts for the media on a constant basis. This periodic publication collects these media appearances and use of our maps in one place. You can also follow ISW on Twitter @TheStudyofWar.

ISW in the News: April 2016

In addition to ISW's written products, our analysts are subject matter experts for the media on a constant basis. This periodic publication collects these media appearances and use of our maps in one place. You can also follow ISW on Twitter @TheStudyofWar.

ISW in the News: March 2016

In addition to ISW's written products, our analysts are subject matter experts for the media on a constant basis. This periodic publication collects these media appearances and use of our maps in one place. You can also follow ISW on Twitter @TheStudyofWar.

ISW in the News: February 2016

"The Russians have developed a way of getting the U.S. formally to permit offensive Russian military operations against American partners on the ground, all the while calling it a ceasefire." Kimberly Kagan, Fox News Opinion, "How Russia Controls U.S. Policy"

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ISW in the News: May 2016

In addition to ISW's written products, our analysts are subject matter experts for the media on a constant basis. This periodic publication collects these media appearances and use of our maps in one place. You can also follow ISW on Twitter @TheStudyofWar.

ISW in the News: April 2016

In addition to ISW's written products, our analysts are subject matter experts for the media on a constant basis. This periodic publication collects these media appearances and use of our maps in one place. You can also follow ISW on Twitter @TheStudyofWar.

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Released on: Aug 5, 2015

On July 15, the Institute for the Study of War released a new report on the global ambitions of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS, also known as the Islamic State or ISIL). The report details the construction and key findings of a wargame set in Libya that tested international responses to ISIS's expansion.

Released on: Mar 9, 2015

On October 6, the Institute for the Study of War released a new report on Sunni insurgent groups other than ISIS in Iraq. Although the global community is now focused on the ISIS threat and is building an anti-ISIS coalition, this report shows that these other violent Sunni groups "remain a threat to the government of Iraq even if ISIS is removed."

Released on: Jan 15, 2014

As clashes continue throughout Iraq and Syria, ISW Senior Fellow LTG James M. Dubik (U.S. Army, Ret.), ISW Research Director Jessica D. Lewis, and Iraq Team Lead Ahmed Ali have lent their perspectives to the rapidly-changing situation on the ground.