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    Examining the Kabul Drone Strike

    | by Matthew Jennings

    Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress conducted an in-depth analysis of a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, one that intended to target ISIS terrorists, but instead ended with the killing of civilians. Dalnoki-Veress’ research was cited in a lengthy Washington Post story on the errant strike, and the professor recently spoke with us about his research and work at the Institute.

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    Weekly VP Update October 1

    | by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

    We are looking forward to the first major in-person campus event in 19 months - the Student Council Back-to-MIIS Fest, scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, October 2 from 12PM - 4PM on the Pierce Street Promenade.  Student Council has extended the invitation to faculty and staff and I hope to catch up with many of you.

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    The Return of the Taliban: Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies Hosts Panel Discussion on Afghanistan

    | by Mollie Messick MATESOL '21

    The Monterey Initiative in Russian Studies (MIR) recently hosted a panel discussion on the Afghanistan crisis and its regional and global consequences. Panelists included Dr. Elena Chernenko, special correspondent at the Kommersant daily newspaper in Moscow; Anatol Lieven, senior fellow for Russia and Europe at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft; Rakesh Sood, distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation; and Clarissa Ward, CNN’s chief international correspondent.