Islam and the Church Today: Understanding the Challenge of Islam to the United States
Katharine C. Gorka at Trinity Episcopal Church, New Hope, Pennsylvania
November 8, 2010
Katharine Cornell Gorka is the Executive Director of The Westminster Institute. Katharine spent nearly two decades working in Central Europe. She was the regional head of the USAID-funded Democracy Network program, run by the National Forum Foundation, covering the countries of Central Europe and the Balkans. Katharine later co-founded with her husband, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security (ITDIS), which focused on issues of economic reform and the problems associated with former communists and secret police in post-communist democracies. In her current position as head of the Westminster Institute, Katharine is responsible for helping to define the threat posed by Islamic terrorism and subversion in the United States. She works closely with U.S. government agencies, law enforcement and the intelligence community. Most recently she authored “Sharia Finance and the U.S.Constitution,” and she is co-editor of the volume, Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies from Communism to Islamism.