Combatting ISIS: The Special Operations Approach to an International Threat

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Monday February 22, 2016
      10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Klaus Advanced Computing Building, Room 1116 West
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  • Fee(s):
    0.00
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Contact

Chris McDermott

chris.mcdermott@inta.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Join the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy for a discussion with Lieutenant Colonel Paul Brister (USAF) on alternative and Special Operations Forces specific strategies to counter ISIS.

Full Summary: Join the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy for a discussion with Lieutenant Colonel Paul Brister (USAF) on alternative and Special Operations Forces specific strategies to counter ISIS with a specific focus on unconventional warfare and the promise and challenges of implementing such strategies.

Join the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy for a discussion with Lieutenant Colonel Paul Brister (USAF) on alternative and Special Operations Forces specific strategies to counter ISIS with a specific focus on unconventional warfare and the promise and challenges of implementing such strategies.

Lieutenant Colonel Brister currently serves as the Commander, 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Fla. In this role, he commands a 224 airman-strong squadron comprised of Combat Control, Pararescue, Special Operations Weather, Tactical Air Control Party, and specialized Combat Mission support. Lt. Col Brister also has multiple combat deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations in support of the Global War on Terrorism. In addition, he holds a PhD in Strategic Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
CISTP, ISIS, Nunn School, Special Forces, US Air Force
Status
  • Created By: Vince Pedicino
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 8, 2016 - 10:15am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:16pm