Defense Priorities—a new foreign policy organization focused on promoting a strong, dynamic military with a realistic grand strategy prioritizing restraint, diplomacy, and free trade to ensure American security—is making several foreign policy analysts, military specialists, and defense fellows available for broadcast media interviews. View the list of available specialists below.

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Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis visited Iraq to discuss the three main challenges facing the the U.S.-led coalition ahead of the battle to retake Mosul from ISIS: the military coordination and logistics, the potential for a humanitarian crisis, and the struggle for political reconciliation the day after Mosul is liberated.

Read Davis' full report on how Mosul's liberation could lead to a another Iraqi civil war in Politico Magazine.

Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis, an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who now writes about military issues, says in this Burning Issues video segment that the United States is "failing on every level" in Afghanistan.


Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis speaks about the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan.