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

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 Federation, he has consulted for … 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

The New Rules of War: Victory in an Age of Durable Disorder (Sean McFate, January 30, 2019) Transcript available below Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Some of the principles of warfare are ancient, others are new, but all described … Continue reading



The Future of Jihadist Terrorism

The Future of Jihadist Terrorism Sebastian Gorka May 25, 2011 Watch his speaker playlist Dr. Sebastian Gorka is former Deputy Assistant and Strategist to the President (2017) and author of the best-selling book, Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War. His new book is Why … Continue reading



Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia

About the speaker Dr. Jeff Moore is CEO of Muir Analytics, a private threat intelligence company. Dr. Moore was a professor of Counter Terror and Counterinsurgency at National Defense University’s College of International Security Affairs. He is the author of … Continue reading



The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda

About the speaker Dr. Christopher C. Harmon is the lead author or editor of four books on terrorism and counterterrorism, including A Citizen’s Guide to Terrorism & Counterterrorism and Toward A Grand Strategy Against Terrorism. His new book, The Terrorist Argument, will be available for purchase … Continue reading



Celina Realuyo: Defunding ISIS and Other Terrorists

Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker Celina Realuyo is Professor of Practice at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University where she focuses on U.S. national security, illicit networks, transnational organized crime, … Continue reading



Sebastian Gorka: A New American Strategy

A New American Strategy Dr. Sebastian Gorka Executive Director, Westminster Institute September 6, 2013 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Sebastian Gorka, Ph.D. serves as the Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine Corps University where … Continue reading



A New U.S. Response to Upheaval in the Middle East

A New U.S. Response to Upheaval in the Middle East Walid Phares BAUI University Provost and Director for international studies. September 6, 2013 U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201RSVP: info@westminster-institute.org Dr. Walid Phares, who served as a foreign … Continue reading