Which Revolution Will Succeed in Sudan?

A Sudanese intellectual leader recently said that, after the ouster of strongman Omar al-Bashir in April, the current turmoil in that country presents “a time of great hopes and terrifying fears.” The fear was manifest on June 3rd, when security … Continue reading



Caliphaters and Apocalyptic Jihad

About the speaker Dr. Richard Landes is a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Communication at Bar-Ilan University (2015 to present). He is the author of a number of books, including Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience. Of his topic, … Continue reading



The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World

Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon is a Senior Fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, and teaches at American University. For several decades, she has been one of the finest analysts and best … Continue reading



Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities

Watch her speaker playlist Farahnaz Ispahani is the author of the recently released book Purifying The Land of The Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities. In 2015, she was a Reagan-Fascell Scholar at the National Endowment for Democracy, in Washington, DC where she worked on Women and Extremist groups with a … Continue reading



US Strategy in the Middle East till 2020: Will it Work?

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. Walid Phares, who served as a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump and Mitt Romney and is Fox News national security expert, will assess US policy towards the Greater Middle East from … Continue reading



The Future of the War on Terror – ISIS and After

May 8, 2019 Ilan Berman Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Ilan Berman is Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Russian … Continue reading



The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel

The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel Shmuel Bar March 13, 2019 Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Shmuel Bar served for thirty years in the Israeli government, first in the IDF Intelligence and then in … Continue reading



How to Identify Jihadi-Salafists Through Their Ideology, Practices, and Methodology

Watch her speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Mary Habeck lectures on al-Qaeda and ISIS, as well as on military strategy and history, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Georgetown University, and American University. Her recent monograph … Continue reading



The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder

Sean McFateJanuary 30, 2019 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Some of the principles of warfare are ancient, others are new, but all described in The New Rules of War will permanently shape war now and in the future. … Continue reading



Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness February 26, 2019Kenneth Pollack Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Kenneth Pollack is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he works on Middle Eastern … Continue reading