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NYC Event October 26: The ISIS War

With Russia now intervening in Syria, where is the US-led war against Islamic State now going? Has the movement itself supplanted Al Qaeda as the primary militant threat to the United States? And will the US ever be able to extricate itself from Iraq, a country its forces will next year have been fighting in for 13 years?

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Time: Monday, October 26, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Thomson Reuters – 3 Times Square New York, NY 10036

With Russia now intervening in Syria, where is the US-led war against Islamic State now going? Has the movement itself supplanted Al Qaeda as the primary militant threat to the United States? And will the US ever be able to extricate itself from Iraq, a country its forces will next year have been fighting in for 13 years?

Peter Apps (Moderator): global defence correspondent, Thomson Reuters, currently on sabbatical as executive director, PS21

Asha Castleberry: PS21 global fellow. Former U.S. Army officer serving in the anti-ISIS campaign headquarters in Baghdad during 2014.

Nelly Lahoud: senior associate, Counter-Terrorism Center,  United States  Military Academy,  West Point.

Ned Parker: former Baghdad bureau chief, Reuters

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