Dr. Helfont of the IR program has been keeping busy. Check out his latest piece in Foreign Affairs, co-authored with Michael Brill. It is part of an ongoing debate with about the origins of ISIS based on a Foreign Affairs piece they wrote in January. Amatzia Baram responded in FA to the original piece and now they have a new response. The links to the string of articles can be found in the piece itself. Click here.
His second piece is an essay Dr. Helfont wrote for FPRI on his recent trip to Iraqi Kurdistan. Click here to check it out.