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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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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Afghanistan and Iraq in 2011: Progress and Challenges

2212 Rayburn House Office Building

Please join ISW for a luncheon briefing discussing recent developments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as what Congress should expect to see on both fronts during 2011.

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Event: Defining Success in Afghanistan (Public)

Wohlstetter Conference Center, Twelfth Floor, AEI 1150 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036

The U.S. has been in Afghanistan for 10 years, yet confusion remains about what success there would look like. Frederick & Kimberly Kagan have a new report which they will discuss at an event Monday.

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ISW analysts release Afghanistan War assessments

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ISW cordially invites you to an on-the-record discussion about the Afghanistan war with GEN John Keane, AMB Ronald Neumann, Mr. Max Boot, and Mr. Shuja Nawaz.

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A Veterans Day Television Event

The Military Channel

ISW’s award-winning documentary, The Surge: the Untold Story, will air twice on The Military Channel‘s Veterans Day weekend television special!

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Featuring ISW Senior Fellow LTG James M. Dubik (Ret.) and Brookings Institute’s Dr. Michael O’Hanlon for an assessment of police training in troubled and developing states.

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