Resources on the Mosul offensive and how the US and Iraq can prevent ISIS from returning.

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FPI's Evan Moore outlines the foreign policy issues that should be examined at the final presidential debate

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FPI Senior Policy Analyst Tzvi Kahn examines the latest round of U.S. concessions and Iranian aggression.

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Save the date! The 2016 FPI Forum: An Era of Consequences will be held November 30 at the Newseum in Washington DC.

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Overnight Brief

October 27, 2016

US plans assault on Raqqa, warning of ISIS plots against West

Battlefield intel helping US target, kill ISIS’s leaders

US secretly expanded its network of drone bases to N. Africa

Report: Chinese spies stole Pentagon secrets

N. Korea may have tried to test long-range KN-08 missiles

S. Korea plans to revive talks w/Japan on sharing intelligence

US cyberwar with Russia will wait for a President Hillary Clinton

Airstrikes targeted 2 al-Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan

Foreign policy debate scrambled by 2016 election

Lake: Clinton allies promise a tougher line on Iran


Evan Moore | October 17, 2016

The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) has begun securing impressive gains this weekend.  On Sunday, ISIS fled the Syrian village of Dabiq, where the group’s leadership had prophesied an apocalyptic battle between Islamic fighters and Western forces would...

Tzvi Kahn | October 11, 2016

“An unprecedented inspections regime.” “The most comprehensive and intrusive inspection and verification regime ever negotiated.” “The most vigorous inspection and verification regime by far that has ever been negotiated.”

Christopher J. Griffin | Evan Moore | October 5, 2016

The White House will reportedly hold a cabinet-level meeting today to discuss U.S. military options for the Syrian conflict. The meeting comes two days after the administration suspended bilateral negotiations with Moscow on Syria, and while the forces of Bashar al-Aassad—backed by his Russian, Iranian, and Hezbollah allies—escalate their brutal siege of the city of Aleppo.


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