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Making History: The Campaign for GW

Together, we will raise $1 billion by 2018 to support students, enhance academics, and break new ground at the George Washington University.

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Examining International Security

Combating the ISIS Threat: A Path Forward

November 13, 2014

Stephen Biddle and Marc Lynch discuss the Obama administration's current strategy toward the ISIS threat, the evolving security situation on the ground in Syria and Iraq, and next steps for regional and global stakeholders.

Less is More: The Future of the U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf

November 01, 2014

Caitlin Talmadge, assistant professor of Political Science and International Affairs, co-authors an article in The Washington Quarterly discussing the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf region.

Institute for Security and Conflict Studies

The Institute for Security and Conflict Studies (ISCS) aims to advance scholarship, education, and public understanding in the field of international security and conflict studies.

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Renowned Development Economist Sabina Alkire of Oxford to Join GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs

November 20, 2014

Sabina Alkire, an expert in development economics who directs Oxford University’s Poverty and Human Development Initiative, will join GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Professor in International Affairs.

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