Understanding ISIS & its Dark Future

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Hoover Institution, Washington DC
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The Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group, hosted a discussion on ISIS.

Hoover Working Group Member and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution Benjamin Wittes, along with authors William McCants (The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State, September 2015) and Joby Warrick (Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, September 2015) discussed the long, arching threat of ISIS, its religious fervor, strategic calculation, and doomsday prophecy which have shaped the Islamic State's past and foreshadows its dark future.

The discussion is the first in a series of interviews of key national security authors conducted in partnership with Lawfare.


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