ISIS: Its Origin, Methodology and Objectives
Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo
Monday, December 1, 2014
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Please join us at the Westminster Institute as Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo will discuss the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Based on his extensive experience in the region and understanding of the Islamism, Dr. Sookhdeo will share his insights on ISIS origin and methods, as well as its ultimate goals and objectives.
Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo is a leading expert on jihadist ideology and radical Islam, advising governments around the globe. He has spoken at many military and security events and is the author of numerous books, including Global Jihad: The Future in the Face of Militant Islam, Understanding Shari’a Finance: The Muslim Challenge to Western Economics, and Faith, Power, and Territory: A Handbook of British Islam. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London, and he is currently Visiting Professor at the Defence Academy of the UK, and Adjunct Professor at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He has served as advisor to Permanent Joint Headquarters UK and as Cultural Advisor to RC South, Afghanistan (2010), to ISAF, in Kabul, Afghanistan (2007) and to GOC, Basra, Iraq (2007).