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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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ISW documentary competes at the GI Film Festival in Washington, DC

Carnegie Institution for Science - 1530 P Street, NW

The Surge: the Untold Story, ISW's unique documentary on the troop surge in Iraq, will compete at the GI Film Festival on May 16th in Washington, DC.

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On Thursday, April 29th, Mr. Forsberg will discuss his findings, including ISAF’s inconsistencies in dealing with Ahmed Wali Karzai’s consolidation of power and a new political-military strategy.

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High Stakes: Iraq's Elections and What They Mean for the Country's Future (event)

U.S. Institute of Peace - 1200 17th Street N.W. - 2nd Floor

ISW’s Research Manager, Marisa Cochrane Sullivan, is currently in Iraq but will return next week to share her thoughts from this fact finding mission at USIP.

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Claire Russo will discuss her efforts to improve dispute resolution by empowering local village elders and the role of Female Engagement Teams in Afghanistan.

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Please join ISW Iraq experts for a presentation on the results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections.

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Obama’s Afghanistan and Pakistan Strategy: What to Expect in 2010

ISW Conference Center -1400 16th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036

A breakfast discussion this Friday morning with military and regional experts to evaluate the Afghanistan and Pakistan policy as articulated by President Obama.

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The Surge: the Untold Story is the only documentary of its kind offering audiences a look into the real story of the Surge in Iraq, as told by Gen. Petraeus, Gen. Odiero and many more U.S. commanders.

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Capitol Hill Event: The Fight for Helmand

Dirksen 342 - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee room

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) cordially invites you to a presentation this Friday morning to release ISW’s 2nd report on Afghanistan by Jeffrey Dressler.

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The Security Enterprise: An Exit Strategy for Iraq and Afghanistan

ISW Conference Center -1400 16th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036


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Release - Iraq Report 12: The Fragmentation of the Sadrist Movement

ISW Conference Room - 1401 K Street NW, 11th Floor

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) will host a breakfast event to release its latest Iraq Report, The Fragmentation of the Sadrist Movement, by ISW Research Manager Marisa Cochrane.

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