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Turkey, Free Syrian Army take complete control of Afrin.
Afrin, Syria - March 18 (Photo by Halil Fidan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

US in a Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria: Realigning Allies and Constraining Adversaries March 26 Event

In the Post-ISIS middle east, Iran, Bashar al-Assad, and Russia continue to pose challenges for the U.S. as the Trump Administration develops its policy for Iraq and Syria. Turkey’s expansion of its Syria operations has the U.S. and NATO allies concerned that Turkish actions in the region run counter to NATO goals. Additionally, cooperation between Russia and Iran continues to disrupt the balance of power in the region.

On March 26, Hudson Institute hosted a panel to explore U.S. options to realign our allies with traditional NATO and U.S. positions, hold adversaries responsible for atrocities, and prevent security backsliding in the region. The panel will consist of Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Hillel Fradkin; Hudson Adjunct Fellow Michael Pregent; Senior Intelligence Planner at the Institute for the Study of War Jennifer Cafarella; Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Omran Center for Strategic Studies Ammar Kahf; and President of Soran University Dr. Nahro Zagros.

Speakers

Michael Pregent Speaker

Adjunct Fellow, Hudson Institute

Hillel Fradkin Speaker

Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Jennifer Cafarella Speaker

Senior Intelligence Planner, Institute for the Study of War

Dr. Nahro Zagros Speaker

Vice President, Soran University, Iraq

Dr. Ammar Kahf Speaker

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Omran Center for Strategic Studies

Hudson Experts

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