Michael Pregent – The Trump Administration’s ISIS strategy in Syria27 Apr 18
Question: What is your assessment of the Trump Administration’s strategy against ISIS, particularly in Syria?
Michael Pregent – U.S.-Turkey cooperation in the fight against ISIS27 Apr 18
Question: As a former counter-insurgency intelligence officer at CENTCOM, what is your view of U.S.-Turkey cooperation in the fight against ISIS?
Michael Pregent – Holding territory against ISIS27 Apr 18
Question: Considering the current conditions on the ground and Russia and Iran’s presence, are there any realistic opportunities for the NATO allies U.S. and Turkey to closely work together on holding territory against ISIS?
Michael Pregent – The new Secretary of State and Syria policy27 Apr 18
Question: Do you think the upcoming change in the State Department will result in any change in the U.S. diplomatic/policy approach?
Michael Pregent – U.S. withdrawal from Syria27 Apr 18
Question: How would the U.S. withdrawal from Syria impact its regional goals and relations with Turkey?
Michael Pregent – Iranian influence in Iraq and consequences for Syria27 Apr 18
Question: If the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its Quds (Jerusalem) Force (IRGC-QF) are hijacking the U.S. Train and Equip Program in Iraq – in which Turkey began participating in 2014 – and controlling the Iraqi Security Forces, how would this impact the overall mission/policy in Syria?
Michael Pregent – Possibility of U.S.-Turkey cooperation against Iranian influence27 Apr 18
Question: Considering Iran’s destabilizing influence in Iraq and Turkey’s cooperation with Iran and Russia in Syria, should the U.S. re-evaluate its Syria policy vis-à-vis Turkey and develop a coherent policy towards its NATO ally?