Combating Al-Qaeda in Syria: A Strategy for the Next President
January 12, 2017 – 2:00 pm
Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East
Senior Fellow, Middle East Institute
Author of The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Evolution of an Insurgency
Resident Fellow, Tahrir Center for Middle East Policy
Coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror
Lead Intelligence Planner
Institute for the Study of War
President and Co-Founder
People Demand Change LLP
Introductory Remarks by:
Dr. Nancy Okail
Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy
Over the last six months, a rising generation of Syria, Middle East, and US national security analysts has regularly convened to design a strategy for the incoming administration to meet and overcome the threat from al-Qaeda in Syria. The culmination of their effort is the forthcoming report, Combating Al-Qaeda in Syria: A Strategy for the Next President, co-sponsored by the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy and the Middle East Institute.
Please join us on January 12, 2017 for a discussion with several of the authors of the report.
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Faysal Itani focuses on US policy in the Levant, with an emphasis on the conflict in Syria and its regional impact.
Charles Lister is a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and author of The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Evolution of an Insurgency.
Hassan Hassan is a resident fellow at the Tahrir Center for Middle East Policy and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.
Jennifer Cafarella is a lead intelligence planner at the Institute for the Study of War.
Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff is the president and a co-founder of People Demand Change LLP.
Dr. Nancy Okail is the director of the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy.