Lobo Institute in the News

An End To Child Soldiers: Mick Mulroy’s Life Mission

As published in SOFlete: Michael Patrick “Mick” Mulroy is a man unused to publicity. He’s spent a professional lifetime expressly avoiding it. But eventually the time comes when even a Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer has to step out ...
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Middle East Security Still Critical To US, Says Pentagon Official

As published in Eurasia Review and also published on Defense.gov: By C. Todd Lopez Though the National Defense Strategy has shifted U.S. focus to China and Russia as near-peer competitors, North Korea and Iran as “rogue state actors,” and has ...
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Senate doesn’t override Trump’s veto of resolution demanding end to US involvement in Yemen

As published in the Washington Post, the Stamford Advocate, and the Norfolk Hour. WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday fell short of the votes needed to override President Donald Trump's veto of legislation demanding an end U.S. support for the ...
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Pentagon official says more than 10,000 ‘unrepentant’ ISIS fighters remain

As published on Washington Examiner: More than 10,000 members of the Islamic State survived the fighting that drove the organization from its territory in Iraq and Syria, according to a senior Pentagon official. “The physical caliphate is defeated, but ISIS ...
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Private Roundtable on Iraq with DASD Mick Mulroy

As published on The Atlantic Council: On May 7, the Atlantic Council's Iraq Initiative hosted US Department of Defense Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Michael "Mick" Mulroy for a private, off-the-record discussion on Iraq. Atlantic Council ...
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Pentagon: US in Syria ‘for the long haul;’ hails Peshmerga in ‘Operation Viking Hammer’

As published on Kurdistan 24 and as published on Ahval: WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan24) – Michael Mulroy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense, affirmed on Monday that the US does “expect to be” in Syria “for the long haul.” Citing the Special ...
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Screening of “My Star in the Sky” and Q&A with filmmakers

As posted twice on Yale's website: The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs will host a screening of the documentary film, “My Star in the Sky,” which depicts a story of survival, friendship and love between two child soldiers abducted by ...
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Syria and Middle East Security, Michael Mulroy Remarks

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held a forum on U.S. policy in the Middle East, particularly involving Syria, Iran and Iraq. The event started with a conversation with Michael Mulroy, the deputy assistant defense secretary for the ...
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Lobo Institute launched

As of Dec. 1, 2019, Lobo Institute officially launched ...
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