Mideast Conflicts and ISIS Threats
“Odd Bedfellows: Shifting Alignments in the Middle East” was a panel of the “Set Politics Aside” event at the RAND Corporation.
* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Middle East experts talked about the history of Middle East conflict. Among the topics they discussed were the ISIL* threat to the U.S., U.S. policy in the Middle East, and Westerners' reasons for joining ISIL.
* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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James F. Dobbins Special Representative (Former) Department of State->Afghanistan and Pakistan
Karen Elliott House Author
Brian Michael Jenkins Senior Adviser RAND Corporation->Office of the President
Seth G. Jones Director RAND Corporation->International Security and Defense Policy Center
Dalia Dassa Kaye Director RAND Corporation->Center for Middle East Public Policy
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