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    Mideast Conflicts and ISIS Threats

    Middle East experts talked about the history of Middle East conflict. Among the topics they discussed were the ISIS* threat to the U.S., U.S. policy in the Middle East, and Westerners'…

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    U.S. Response to the Growth of Terrorist Groups

    Seth Jones talked about his report, A Persistent Threat: The Evolution of al Qa’ida and Other Salafi-Jihadists, in which he argues that the number of al Qaida and other jihadist…

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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), retired Army General Jack Keane, former Representative Jane Harman (D-CA), and Seth Jones of the RAND Corporation testified on threats to homeland…

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    Afghanistan Policy

    CBS News' Lara Logan moderated a panel discussion on U.S. interests in the future of Afghanistan as American military forces were preparing to end a 12-year military presence in the country…

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    Al-Shabaab Terrorist Threat

    Witnesses testified about the al-Shabaab terrorist group, which claimed responsibility for the September 2013 attack and hostage-taking last at a Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall. Among…

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    After Words with Seth Jones

    The RAND analyst and author of In the Graveyard of Empires, documents the entire U.S. war against Al Qaida using recently declassified information from the CIA and the FBI, as well as…

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

    Foreign affairs experts testified about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan following the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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    U.S. Terrorism Threats From Pakistan

    Witnesses testified about national security threats posed by terrorist groups and the impact the killing of Osama bin Laden might have on U.S. and Pakistan relations. Among the issues…

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    Beyond the War on Terror

    Participants in a day-long forum on U.S. military policy and terrorism spoke about a number of issues. Admiral Roughead spoke about the role of the Navy in national security and…

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    Iraq and Afghanistan Reconstruction, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on reconstruction and stabilization roles and responsibilities, planning and cooperation across U.S. government agencies, and sustainability by host governments when…

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    Discussion on the War in Afghanistan

    Authors talked about the current situation in Afghanistan. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Seth Jones is the author of In the Graveyard of Empires:…

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    Book Discussion on In the Graveyard of Empires

    Seth Jones talked about his book In the Graveyard of Empires: America’s War in Afghanistan (W. W. Norton & Company; July 6, 2009). He examined the trend of affairs in Afghanistan over…

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    Book Discussion on How Terrorist Groups End

    Seth Jones and Martin Libicki talked about their book How Terrorist Groups End: Lessons for Countering al Qa’ida (RAND Corporation; July 25, 2008). The co-authors argue that most…

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    Terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan

    “The Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan” was the third panel of the day-long event “Al Qaeda 3.0/The ‘War on Terror’ After the Bush…

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    Fighting al-Qaeda in Afghanistan

    Seth Jones talked about current U.S. strategy to find and capture both members of al-Qaeda and the Taliban. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. This week, it was…

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    Future of Gaza

    Mr. Jones talked about security concerns in Gaza and the future of Palestinian statehood in light of the Israeli withdrawal from settlements in Gaza. Earlier in the year, RAND…

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