End of Christianity in the Cradle of Christendom?: A Report from Northern Iraq after ISIS

Watch David Eubank’s Speaker Playlist Watch Frank Wolf’s Speaker Playlist About the speaker David Eubank, former U.S. Army Ranger and Special Forces officer and founder of the Free Burma Rangers, will discuss his time spent on the front lines of … Continue reading



The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East

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



Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Clifford D. May is the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a nonpartisan policy institute focusing on national security created immediately following the 9/11/01 attacks on the United States. … 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



The Future of Islamism in Egypt

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, where he researches the rise of Islamist movements in the Middle East and its implications for religious freedom … Continue reading



Turkey, the Coup, and ISIS

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. is co-author of the book, ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate. He is former Deputy Director of the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism … Continue reading



Terrorism: a political, military danger or a cultural, ideological challenge?

ISIS is not merely a terrorist organization, it is a malicious idea. ISIS and Al Qaeda have the same ideological underpinning. We need to confront this pernicious thinking with an enlightened, open-minded thought – one that accepts The Other and … Continue reading



Defenseless in the Face of our Enemies: What Keeps America from Protecting Itself from Radical Islam

Watch his speaker playlist Our legal architecture for fighting the infiltration of radical Islam is stuck in a pre-1993 Cold War framework. That framework prohibits the exclusion of aliens on the grounds of ideological animus against the U.S. as opposed … Continue reading



Christian Genocide: Evidence for Its Designation and Saving Christianity in Iraq

Watch his playlist here About the speaker Andrew Doran is co-founder of In Defense of Christians (IDC), a nonprofit organization that advocates for the protection and preservation of Christians in the Middle East. He will present IDC’s new, nearly-300 page … Continue reading



How Iran Fuels ISIS

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Michael Pregent is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer with more than 28 years of experience working security, terrorism, counter-insurgency, and policy issues in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. … Continue reading