On July 11, 2018, the Foreign Policy Research Institute hosted the event “Stabilizing the Fertile Crescent After the Fall of the Caliphate”: a panel at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. and part of the Program on the Middle East’s “After the Caliphate” initiative. Panelists Tally Helfont, Samuel Helfont, Barak Mendelsohn, and Assaf Moghadam discussed the future of ISIS after the fall of its Caliphate and the end of its territorial rule, and more on the topics of jihadism, ISIS, terrorism, and counterterrorism.
On June 7, the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Eurasia Program welcomed a group of deputy ministers from Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. The meeting facilitated a rich discussion between foreign deputy ministers and FPRI scholars. Ministers learned more about FPRI’s initiatives, and scholars gained insight on the challenges facing the minister’s respective countries.