Premier Event November 9th in Washington, DC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Megan Ortagus
mortagus@understandingwar.org
863-398-6184 cell
November 6, 2009

New film features never-before-seen interviews with top military commanders

Washington, D.C. - The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) will host the premier screening of their new documentary, The Surge: the Untold Story, on Monday, November 9, 2009, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. This is the only documentary of its kind offering audiences a look into the real story of the Surge in Iraq, as told by top U.S. military commanders.

An expert panel discussion will follow the screening. Opening remarks from GEN Jack Keane (Ret., US Army) and other panelists include: LTG James Dubik (Ret., US Army), COL David Sutherland (US Army), Michael Gordon (New York Times), and Dr. Kimberly Kagan (ISW President).

The Surge: the Untold Story screening details:

Where:

The National Press Club

14th Street N.W.

13th Floor

Washington, DC 20045

When:

Monday, November 9, 2009

12 Noon until 2 P.M.

Lunch will be served. Space is limited so please confirm your attendance by Friday, November 6th to Megan Ortagus mortagus@understandingwar.org or (202) 293-6937 x210.

www.UnderstandingTheSurge.org

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization. ISW advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education. We are committed to improving the nation’s ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.