2020 Student Symposium: Deal of the Decade: How the United States Should Handle Afghanistan

Statecraft Middle East & North Africa, Videos

2020 Student Symposium: Deal of the Decade: How the United States Should Handle AfghanistanSeptember 17, 2020 | | Middle East & North Africa |

Countering Islamist Political Extremism by Orchestrating the Instruments of National Power

Defense & Security, Middle East & North Africa, Videos

Countering Islamist Political Extremism by Orchestrating the Instruments of National PowerAugust 19, 2020 | | Middle East & North Africa | This event is part of the Winning without War series sponsored by The Institute of World Politics. About the lecture: Despite suffering repeated setbacks in recent years, Islamic extremism or more specifically, totalitarian Islamism, and the terrorism it spawns, …

Upsetting the Balance of Deterrence: The Vulnerabilities Leading to Potential War Between Israel and Hezbollah

Michael Frigon Blog, Middle East & North Africa

Upsetting the Balance of Deterrence: The Vulnerabilities Leading to Potential War Between Israel and HezbollahSeptember 8, 2019 | | Middle East & North Africa | Written by Michael Frigon The article below was published in the Spring 2019 edition of Active Measures, IWP’s student journal.  The high level of tension between Israel and Hezbollah since the conclusion of the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah …

The Successes of the Islamic State in Comparison to Al Qaeda: Near Enemy Focus and Social Media Persuasion

Brooke Kuminski Middle East & North Africa

The Successes of the Islamic State in Comparison to Al Qaeda: Near Enemy Focus and Social Media PersuasionMay 1, 2018 | | Middle East & North Africa | Written by Brooke Kuminski The article below was published in the Spring 2018 edition of Active Measures, IWP’s student journal.  The Islamic State is currently the most successful jihadist group in the Middle …

The United States’ Response to Corruption in Afghanistan

admin Blog, Middle East & North Africa

The United States’ Response to Corruption in AfghanistanMay 1, 2018 | | Middle East & North Africa | The article below was published in the Spring 2018 edition of Active Measures, IWP’s student journal.  This paper offers an analysis of how systemic corruption impacted U.S. nation building efforts in Afghanistan, and briefly overviews how corruption has grown in and impacted Afghan politics since …