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Combating the ISIS Threat: A Path Forward

with Stephen Biddle and Marc Lynch



Thursday, November 13, 2014

Elliott School of International Affairs
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602

Join GW's Stephen Biddle and Marc Lynch for an in-depth discussion of the Obama administration's current strategy toward the ISIS threat, the evolving security situation on the ground in Syria and Iraq, and next steps for regional and global stakeholders.

Stephen Biddle
Director, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, GW
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, GW
Adjunct Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Marc Lynch
Director, Institute for Middle East Studies, GW
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, GW
Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security

Stephen Biddle served on General David Petraeus' Joint Strategic Assessment Team in Iraq in 2007; he was also a senior advisor to General Petraeus' Central Command Assessment Team in Washington in 2008-09. Dr. Biddle has provided policy analysis and advice to the U.S. Congress, the administration, and military leaders. Marc Lynch has advised officials from the U.S. State Department, Defense Department, and the White House on Middle East strategy. Dr. Lynch is the director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, which aims to connect political science scholarship to the public foreign policy debate and to the policymaking process.

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Elliott School Security Policy Forum