Seth Jones

RAND Corporation

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Associate director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation and author of Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of al Qa'ida after 9/11; former adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies; former senior advisor at US Special Operations Command

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The battle for Mosul and the future of ISIS

A conglomerate army of some 30,000 is moving toward Mosul—the last urban stronghold of the Islamic State in Iraq.

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Peace Talks and Warfare in Syria

In four and a half years, Syria's civil war has killed 250,000 people and displaced 12 million -- half the nation's entire population.

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