Featured Event


The Humanitarian Impact of Conflicts in the Middle East

June 18, 2019 - 7:30pm

Join Grace Farms Foundation and the Institute for the Study of War in New Canaan, Connecticut on June 18, 2019 (7:30-9:00) for a discussion on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and their importance to U.S. national security and values, including human dignity and freedom.

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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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Washington, D.C. – On November 30, 2012, the Institute for the Study of War welcomed Major General (Promotable) James Huggins and Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) J.B. Vowell to The Army and Navy Club to discuss the effects of surge in Afghanistan and the challenges that remain. Read More

"In the Shadow of Greatness" Book Launch

1400 16th Street NW, 1st Floor Conference Room

The Institute for the Study of War invites you to celebrate the publication and success of the LA Times Best Seller, In the Shadow of Greatness.

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On November 13, 2012, ISW hosted its second annual President's Circle Dinner honoring Senator Joseph Lieberman for his service to the United States. Read More

Understanding Syria's Armed Opposition

1616 P Street NW, 7th Floor

This briefing will track the Free Syrian Army’s evolution over 2011 and 2012, providing information on the movement and highlighting where structure does and does not exist within the movement.

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Iraq After the U.S. Withdrawal

1400 16th Street NW, Lobby Conference Center

ISW cordially invites you to an on-the-record panel discussion on the evolving political crisis in Iraq and its implications for Iraqi stability and U.S. national interests. To read a transcript from this event, click here.

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Security in the Middle East: A Field Report

The Willard InterContinental Hotel

ISW cordially invites you to a Field Report with General James Mattis, U.S. Central Command. General Mattis and Dr. Kimberly Kagan will discuss the future of the Middle East and emerging challenges and opportunities.

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Iraq in a Hard Place: Iraqi Political Developments and U.S. Forces Beyond 2011

ISW, 1400 16th St NW, Suite 515, Washington, D.C. 20036

ISW analysts Marisa Sullivan and Ramzy Mardini discuss their recent 3-week visit to Iraq.

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