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Defeating ISIS and the Future of Land Warfare

About the Speech:

In this address to the IIEA, which is being co-hosted with the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies, Michael O’Hanlon will draw on his recent book, The Future of Land Warfare, to examine the mixed results of the US military campaign against ISIS, and question the conventional wisdom of US Foreign Policy with respect to large-scale ground campaigns.

About the Speaker:

Michael O’Hanlon is a senior fellow and co-director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Director of Research for the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, where he specialises in U.S. Foreign Policy and defence strategy. He is a visiting lecturer at Princeton University, an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He is the co-author, with James Steinberg, of Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century (2014) and most recently The Future of Land Warfare (August 2015).