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REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal - Kurdish Peshmerga forces guard their position at Omar Khaled village near Tal Afar, west of Mosul August 24, 2014.

Past Event

A Threat Assessment of ISIL and Al Qaeda in Iraq, Syria and Beyond

September 3, 2014

On September 3, the Intelligence Project at Brookings hosted a discussion with National Counterterrorism Center Director, Hon. Matthew G. Olsen to discuss the current state of the terrorist threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), al Qaeda and other groups. 

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