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April 13, 2016

United States
ISIL as a Mass Movement

In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 12, 2016, Graeme Wood discussed the self-proclaimed Islamic State as a mass movement and laid out the reasons for reasonable vers…

March 31, 2016

China
Objectives and Future Direction for Rebalance Economic Policies

  (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) In testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Elizabeth Economy discussed the economic components of the “rebalance to Asia” and its prospec…

March 16, 2016

India
Economic Relations With India

In testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Alyssa Ayres recapped the trajectory of U.S.-India economic ties over the past decade and a half, and proposed wa…

December 2, 2015

Syria
How to Defeat the Islamic State

Testifying before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies Max Boot discussed current weaknesses of the U.S. position on Iraq and Syria, as well as what can…

July 29, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
A Strategy for Defeating ISIS in Syria and Iraq

In his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Max Boot advocates for a prudent and limited deployment of American trainers, special operators, air controllers and intelligence agents to…

June 29, 2012

Afghanistan
Afghan National Security Forces: Resources, Strategy, and Timetable for Security Lead Transition

In a testimony before the House Committee on Armed Services, Max Boot explains that the signing of a U.S.-Afghan Security Partnership Accord in April and the Chicago Summit Declaration in May allevia…

September 13, 2011

Defense and Security
Indefensible Budget Cuts

In his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Max Boot argues that the impact of budget cuts has the potential to devastate our armed forces and do more damage to their fighting capacit…

June 23, 2011

Iraq
Preserving Progress: Transitioning Authority and Implementing the Strategic Framework in Iraq

Max Boot testifies before the House Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia on the future of the U.S. relationship with Iraq.

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…