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New ISW Insight Series

April 11, 2017 - 9:30am

ISW's Insight Series: The Changing Geostrategic Landscape

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"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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Please join the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) as we host Senator John McCain, Senator Joseph Lieberman and General Jack Keane (U.S. Army, Ret.)

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Afghanistan in 2011 and Beyond: Counterinsurgency, Transition and Drawdown

The Newseum – Knight Studio 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW (6th Street Freedom Forum entrance) Washington, D.C. 20001

With President Obama’s decision on withdrawal levels expected tomorrow, Congress, the policy community & the general public are debating the cost & level of commitment required to sustain the war.

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Iraq's Fragile Transition

Reserve Officers Association

With the Security Agreement set to expire at the end of the year, United States forces in Iraq are only months away from their December 31, 2011 deadline for full withdrawal.

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Panelists will discuss governance challenges, ongoing counterinsurgency operations, the changing face of the enemy, & the growth of ANSF.

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