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The Future of U.S.-Jordanian Counterterrorism Cooperation Report

The Future of U.S.-Jordanian Counterterrorism Cooperation

As the United States and Jordan enter the next phase of bilateral counterterrorism cooperation, they should work together to continue to strengthen Jordan’s security services.

Hardin Lang, William Wechsler, Alia Awadallah

Losing the War of Ideas Report

Losing the War of Ideas

Battlefield victories will prove short-lived without a more focused strategy to tackle terrorist ideology.

Alia Awadallah, Hardin Lang, Kristy Densmore

After Liberation Report
Iraqi security forces enter the al-Julan neighborhood after defeating Islamic State militants in Fallujah, Iraq, on June 26, 2016. (Associated Press)

After Liberation

If the U.S. investment in military operations in Iraq is to pay lasting dividends and set the scene for long-term success in the region, it must be accompanied by stabilization efforts in areas liberated from the Islamic State.

Hardin Lang, Muath Al Wari

An Ounce of Prevention Report
An Iraqi soldier carries a beverage bottle used as an IED that was seized by Iraqi security forces in Baghdad's Abu Ghraib suburb in 2010. (AP/Loay Hameed)

An Ounce of Prevention

To save lives and blunt the impact of the terror tactics used by ISIS and other militant groups, the United States and other countries must cooperate to stem the flow of improvised explosive device, or IED, components and reinforce global partnership.

Mary Beth Goodman

Security in Afghanistan: 5 Key Areas for U.S. Action Report
Afghan security officers listen to a speech by President Ashraf Ghani. (AP/Rahmat Gul)

Security in Afghanistan: 5 Key Areas for U.S. Action

Any adjustment to the withdrawal timeline of U.S. troops from Afghanistan must consider the critical needs of the Afghan National Security Forces.

Ariella Viehe, Katherine Blakeley, Aarthi Gunasekaran

On the Brink: Managing the ISIS Threat in Iraq Report

On the Brink: Managing the ISIS Threat in Iraq

The Obama administration needs to launch a comprehensive strategy for the region and prepare for the possible targeted use of force in Iraq to halt the rise of a new terrorist group that could threaten America.

Brian Katulis, Hardin Lang, Vikram Singh

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