Author Archive

Colin P. Clarke

Senior Research Fellow, The Soufan Center

Colin P. Clarke is a Senior Research Fellow at The Soufan Center
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Is the Conflict in Libya a Preview of the Future of Warfare?

Drones. Mercenaries. Disinformation campaigns waged on social media.

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What Will Iran Do As the US Negotiates a Withdrawal from Afghanistan?

Tehran is eager to deepen its influence on Kabul, the Taliban, and other Afghan actors.

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If Iran Never Leaves Syria, Will America Stay Forever?

If the Trump administration’s containment strategy fails, it could embolden Tehran while miring U.S. troops indefinitely.

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Attacks on Russia Will Only Increase

Its entanglements across the Middle East will come with a deadly price.

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What ISIS Will Do After Mosul Falls

They have options, write two terrorism scholars.

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US Counterterrorism Strategy Must Be About More than ISIS

Even as Trump focuses on the Islamic State, other dangerous groups need attention.

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America’s Cyber Security Dilemma — and A Way Out

The network era has changed the rules of arms buildups.

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It's Getting Harder to Define Military Readiness. Here's What to Do About It.

Planners and evaluators must try to anticipate how threats and operating environments will change during a deployment.