United States policy today is focused on maintaining the status quo in Iraq, offering unqualified support for Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki in the name of stability. But the status quo is inherently unstable.
Will the Iraqi government be prepared to take over?
General Dubik discusses U.S. assistance to civilian law enforcement in developing countries and lessons learned from past programs in Afghanistan & Iraq.
On Thursday, June 23, 2011 ISW Deputy Director Marisa Cochrane Sullivan testified before the Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East & South Asia regarding the future of Iraq.
Regional experts offered their analysis on the electoral process, validity of the pending results, likelihood of peaceful government formation and the fate of Iraq’s leading political figures.
ISW Managing Director, James Danly, writes an opinion editorial in the New York Times regarding the dedication and time it took to build the Iraqi Army.
Brendan Simms of the Wall Street Journal reviews ISW President Kimberly Kagan's latest book titled "The Surge".