The International Studies Association (ISA) is one of the oldest interdisciplinary associations dedicated to understanding international, transnational and global affairs. Its more than 7,000 members span the globe, comprising academics, practitioners, policy experts, private sector workers and independent researchers, among others. The Association has long served as a central hub for the exchange of ideas and for networking and programmatic initiatives among those involved in the study, teaching, and practice of international studies.
This past February, Analysis Bureau Chief Dean Baratta and Intelligence Analysts Paige Schilling and Angie Gad took Intelligence. Unclassified. on the road with them to the 2017 ISA annual conference. There, they were able to listen to various insightful presentations and interact with some of the best researchers in the field of terrorism. Over the next few weeks, you'll hear their daily thoughts on what they heard each day, as well as from outside researchers they were able to pull aside in order to delve further into some cutting edge research from the field.
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