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Alexander B. Downes' Recent Post in the Washington Post Monkey Cage

August 01, 2017

Alexander B. Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at GW, recently published a new piece in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog. In "Would transgender troops harm military effectiveness? Here’s what the research says", Professor Downed takes a closer look at President Trump's ban on transgender military service. 

Alexander B. Downes' New Piece in the Washington Post Monkey Cage

July 31, 2017

Alexander B. Downes, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at GW, recently published a new piece in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog. The Trump administration wants regime change in Iran. But regime change usually doesn’t work critiques the current Administration's Iran policy.

Stephen Biddle's New Essay in the Washington Post Monkey Cage

May 15, 2017

Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and his ISCS-affiliate co-authors Julia Macdonald and Ryan Baker, recently published a new essay in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog. "The Trump Administration Wants to Send More Military Advisers to Afghanistan. Good Luck With That," analyzes Security Force Assistance and Afghanistan. 

Upcoming Events

ISCS Fall 2017 Workshop Series

Monday October 16, 2017:
Speaker: Dara Cohen, Harvard University 
"Who Supports War and Why? Gender and Public Opinion in the
Global South: Evidence from Haiti and South Africa"

 

Monday October 30, 2017:
Speaker: Yuri Zhukov, University of Michigan
"Legacy of Violence: From Battlefield to Ballot Box"

Monday November 27:
Speaker: Jonathan Renshon, University of Wisconsin
"Are Red Lines Red Herrings?"

Monday December 11:
Speaker: Roseanne McManus, Baruch College
“Perceived Madness and Coercive Effectiveness”


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