August 25, 2016

FPRI’s Clint Watts Quoted in Business Insider

Business Insider

“Watts explained that if the Syrian civil war doesn’t get resolved soon, the country might be taken over by jihadists who want to build their own state like ISIS, but with less violence. “I think what we’ll see is a third variant of jihadism,” Watts told Business Insider after a roundtable discussion on terrorism at […]


August 19, 2016

2016 Fall Calendar Preview

2016 FPRI Fall Calendar

Philadelphia, PA — The Foreign Policy Research Institute is pleased to provide this preview of our Fall Season of events. Be on the lookout for our full calendar, hitting mailboxes soon. For information on how to register for individual events, please contact our Events Coordinator Rachel Hemler at [email protected] or (215) 732-3774 x 112.   […]


August 19, 2016

FPRI’s Naveed Jamali Appears on Fox

Fox News

Jamali discussed Guantanamo Bay and the recent release of GITMO prisoners to the UAE. Watch his full appearance here. 


August 19, 2016

The Baltic Initiative: Mid-Year Report 2016

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Program Overview The Russian invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea have triggered concern among all the borderland areas, not least the Baltic states. FPRI’s Baltic Initiative is designed to advance Americans’ awareness of the region while providing a platform for voices from the region. Questions of security, diplomacy, and politics will be an area […]


August 19, 2016

FPRI’s James Kraska featured on The Federalist Society Podcast

The Federalist Society

FPRI’s James Kraska participated in a discussion titled, “When Lines in The Sea Fail: China Dismisses Hague Arbitration Court Ruling” on the International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast. Listen to the full podcast here.


August 15, 2016

FPRI Robert A. Fox Fellow Vish Sakthivel briefed U.S. State Department Officials

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On Monday, August 15th, Sakthivel briefed U.S. State Department officials attached to the Democracy Human Rights and Labor (DRL), Near East Affairs Office on  Algeria and Morocco’s diplomatic positioning on the Western Sahara issue; the potential, and perhaps complementary, strengths each country provides the US and Europe in counter-terrorism cooperation; Algerian vs Moroccan engagement with the […]


August 13, 2016

FPRI’s Sean Yom Interviewed in Jordan Times

Jordan Times

“’Jordan is a critical ally,” the researcher stressed, noting that whether the US wants to destroy Daesh, provide technical expertise to rebuild Iraq or help negotiate a solution to the Palestinian-Israeli crisis, Jordan is an essential partner….’There is no issue in the region that Jordan has no relation to,” said Yom, who is an associate […]


August 11, 2016

Robert A. Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in FactCheck

On “Trump’s False Obama-ISIS Link” “It’s a massively complex problem,” Clint Watts, the Robert A. Fox fellow in the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Program on the Middle East, told us. It “goes beyond one single policy decision about keeping or moving troops.” Read the full article here.


August 7, 2016

FPRI’s Michael Horowitz Quoted in Christian Science Monitor

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“’It is easy to overstate the role of the US. That being said, I think that the United States has a very rigorous policy for when it conducts all armed strikes, including drones. I think one of the roles the United States can play is being a role model and trying to set norms for […]