Lobo Institute in the News

U.S. Warns Syrian Forces Against Chemical Weapons in Idlib Fight

As published on Bloomberg: The Pentagon reiterated promises to respond to any use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces as the Assad regime’s offensive against militants in a key northwestern province threatens to cause another humanitarian crisis in the country’s ...
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U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Hosts Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East

As published on U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council: The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted recently appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East (DASD) Michael Mulroy for a roundtable policy breakfast on the 19th of April in Washington, D.C. The breakfast ...
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My Star in the Sky: A Movie Screening and Reception

As published at the Atlantic Council: Please join the Atlantic Council on April 26, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. for a one-time viewing of the documentary ​My Star in the Sky​ (Lakalatwe​ in the Acholi language) and a ...
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Jackson hosts third annual Special Operations Conference

As published at Yale website: On 05 April 2019, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University hosted its 3rd annual Special Operations Conference. This years conference was the largest and most robust yet, with over 90 participants and ...
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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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