ISW in the News

The Folly of Abandoning Afghanistan

Source: 
Strategika
Date Published: 
2014-04-03 00:00:00

If America's experience in Iraq offers any single, unambiguous lesson, it is the folly of just walking away. The United States must not repeat this mistake in Afghanistan. Isolation and disengagement have severely damaged American credibility and security, as can be seen most dramatically in Ukraine today.

Why Rebel Groups Fighting Each Other Are Still Fighting Together Near Qamishli

Source: 
Syria Deeply
Date Published: 
2014-02-10 00:00:00

ISW Syria Analyst Valerie Szybala talks with Syria Deeply about why Syrian rebel groups are working together in some areas of the country while not in others.

Opinion: Fighting al-Qaeda in Iraq is in U.S. interests

Source: 
The Washington Post
Date Published: 
2014-01-10 00:00:00

ISW Senior Fellow LTG James Dubik offers his opinion on how the U.S. can help Iraq in its fight against Al-Qaeda in this weekend's Washington Post.

Black Flags Over Fallujah: The Comeback of al-Qaeda in Iraq

Source: 
The Weekly Standard
Date Published: 
2014-01-10 00:00:00

The resurgence of Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) is a clear threat to Maliki’s government and the Iraqi people, and its leadership of foreign fighters in Syria is also a threat to the United States.

Video: Why Fallujah Fell

Source: 
WSJ Live
Date Published: 
2014-01-06 00:00:00
From WSJ Live- Institute for the Study of War research director Jessica Lewis on how Al-Qaeda terrorized its way to victory in Iraq.

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