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Ali discusses comparisons of invasions of Iraq and Ukraine

Mar 17, 2022 BBC Brazil
As the war in Ukraine rages on, many are making comparisons between the U.S.'s invasion of Iraq and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, discussed the comparison. "It's easy to understand why people think the...
State & Hill

Political novice leads "tough nerd" to victory

Dec 6, 2010
Jeff Barnes (MPP '09) had never run a political campaign before Michigan gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder promoted him to campaign manager in August. The choice made sense for Snyder, a technology entrepreneur running for his first public office....

Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Accountability in Public Institutions

Apr 2, 2014, 4:30-6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Speakers: Major Ian Fishback, West Point Colonel (ret) Paul Yingling In 2007 Colonel (ret) Paul Yingling published an influential article in the Armed Forces Journal criticizing senior leadership for perceived failures in the conduct of the post-invasion Iraq War occupation. Yingling served three tours in the Iraq War, first as executive officer of 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery in OIF 1, later as the effects coordinator for the 3rd ACR from March 2005 to March 2006, during OIF III, and finally as J5 for TF 134 (Detainee Operations) from April 2008 to July 2009.
Ford School

Research on the ISIS frontline and with Al Qaeda Affiliates

Mar 9, 2017, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, 1120 (Annenberg Auditorium)
The International Policy Center hosts Scott Atran (University of Oxford/ CNRS, Paris/ University of Michigan) presents his field research from Europe, North Africa, and the frontlines in the battle with ISIS to make the case that the Devoted Actors' commitment to making costly sacrifices enables low-power groups to endure and often prevail against materially much stronger foes.
Ford School