The Future of ISIS

Policy Circle Briefing Series

Youth walk under an Islamic State flag in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port-city of Sidon, Lebanon, January 19, 2016

An ISIS flag hangs in Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, near the port city of Sidon, Lebanon, January 2016

Photo by Ali Hashisho/Reuters


March 8, 2016


5:30 p.m. – Reception
6:30 p.m. – Program


The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington
1700 H Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

The Metropolitan Club is made available through the courtesy of the Honorable Tom C. Korologos. No cell phones or personal communication devices are permitted to be used in the Clubhouse. Please observe the dress code: coat and tie for gentlemen, commensurate attire for ladies.


RAND counterterrorism expert Seth Jones will draw on his studies of insurgent groups since World War II to analyze what history indicates about the future of ISIS.

Seth Jones

Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation

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