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The Aspen Strategy Group's Policy Books is an annual series of pieces written by contemporary thought leaders on the most pressing U.S. foreign policy and national security issues. This edition is a collection of papers commissioned for the 2015 Aspen Strategy Group Summer Workshop, in Aspen, Colorado. The summer workshop convened a nonpartisan group of foreign policy experts, academics, journalists, and business leaders. The group's policy discussions were guided by the papers in this volume, which evaluate the roots of extremism, the rise of the Islamic State, and the costs and risks associated with intensifying engagement in Iraq and Syria.

You can watch the launch of the book below along with a panel from Aspen on the rise of ISIS.  AN EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK is available to read here.  To purchase a copy of the book, please visit our amazon page here.  You can connect with several of the authors of the book via our twitter account here.

ASG Annual Summer Panel

Aspen, Colorado


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