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Asymmetric Threat Symposium XII

October 7, 2019 - 7:30am

The Institute for the Study of War is excited to announce that it is co-sponsoring the twelfth symposium in the Asymmetric Threat Symposium series on October 7, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia.

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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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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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