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Asymmetric Threat Symposium

October 17, 2018 - 8:00am


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New ISW Insight Series

Institute for the Study of War

ISW's Insight Series: The Changing Geostrategic Landscape

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General Odierno will discuss a wide range of topics, including the need for U.S. ground forces in future conflicts; and whether the U.S. Army can meet future threats if resources and end-strength continue to decline.

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Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster (TRADOC) will discuss his efforts to develop, mature, and assess concepts, and for integrating capabilities required to improve the effectiveness of the current and future force. 

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Reports on Iraq in recent months have been less than encouraging; the advance of ISIS, sectarian violence, and falling oil prices are just a few problems Baghdad faces today. But what exactly is happening on the ground? Is the situation in Iraq as grim as some report?

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ISW welcomed Stuart Bowen for a breakfast discussion about his work in Iraq and lessons learned during his more than nine years as Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) .

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Senior Fellow LTG Dubik at CSIS: Beyond the Last War

Center for Strategic and International Studies

ISW Senior Fellow LTG James Dubik (U.S. Army, Ret.) recently participated in CSIS' roll-out event for the report "Beyond the Last War: Balancing Ground Forces and Future Challenges Risk in USCENTCOM and USPACOM."

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Field Report: The Changing Mission in Helmand

FHI 360 Conference Center, Globe Theater

ISW hosted an on-the-record conversation about counterinsurgency in Afghanistan with Major General Charles Gurganus and Brigadier Stuart Skeates on April 16, 2013.

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ISW Welcomes Home General John Allen

The Hay-Adams Hotel
On February 20, 2013, ISW welcomed home General John R. Allen, U.S. Marine Corps, former commander of ISAF and US forces in Afghanistan, for a conversation and dinner at the Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC. Photos by David Bohrer. Read More

The 24th MEU/ARG Post-Deployment Briefing

Institute for the Study of War

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, ISW welcomed Colonel Frank Donovan, Commander of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Captain Art Garcia, Commander, Amphibious Squadron, and the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group/24th Marine Expeditionary Unit after an 8 ½ month deployment.

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