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The Institute supports public events that provide the GW community with the opportunity to hear experts address and debate current national security policy issues. Events at the Institute include informal work-in-progress workshops, panel discussions, weekly presentations by experts across multiple disciplines, and academic workshops.

Latest News

‘Surge Of Ideas’ Critical To Iraq War Operation

November 09, 2017

General David PetraeusISCS partnered with the Elliott School to host General David Petraeus on November 7th to discuss the 10th Anniversary of the Surge in Iraq. ISCS director Dr. Charles Glaser moderated the event which included Dr. Stephen Biddle and Dr. Marc Lynch as panelists. Read more HERE.

Rush Doshi: Xi Jinping just made it clear where China’s foreign policy is headed

October 25, 2017

DoshiRush Doshi, a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at ISCS, writes on Chinese foreign policy in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog: Xi Jinping just made it clear where China’s foreign policy is headed.

Elizabeth Saunders in The WP Monkey Cage on Trump, Iran Deal

October 16, 2017


Elizabeth N. Saunders, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was recently published in The Washington Post's Moneky Cage blog on President Trump's Decision not to pull out of the Iran Deal. Her piece is entitled President Trump didn’t pull out of the Iran deal. Here’s what that says about the politics of foreign policy.