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  • Institute for the Study of War: On The Frontlines of Military Thinking

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    www.UnderstandingWar.org

    The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization. ISW advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education.

    We are committed to improving the nation's ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.

    ISW was founded on the principle that a healthy democracy requires civilian leaders who are well versed in military affairs. The abandonment of military studies at America's colleges and universities since the Vietnam War poses a serious challenge to civilian control of the military and to the well-being of our nation. Therefore, ISW seeks to strengthen civilian leadership and the electorate by making the important study of military operations available to the public.

    We also believe that the formulation of strategy and policy must be driven by the realities of current conflicts and threats. In pursuit of this principle, ISW conducts detailed open source intelligence analysis to provide the most accurate information on current military operations. Our research educates practitioners, policy makers, members of the media, and the public to enhance the quality of policy debates. ISW conducts regular briefings with Members of Congress and the executive branch and hosts timely events for a wide-ranging and influential audience to facilitate the exchange of ideas. Military and civilian leaders have come to rely on ISW as an unbiased and invaluable resource. Show less
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    • Civil War in Syria: How Will It End? - Duration: 4 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
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      Robert Ford, America's recently retired ambassador to Syria, shares his thoughts on the use of force, the prospects for a diplomatic solution, and the possibility of collaborating with Iran during ...
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