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



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 Making (and Unmaking) of a Jihadist Mind

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Tawfik Hamid is a thinker and reformer who was at one time an Islamic extremist. While still in medical school, he was recruited as a member of al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya, the most violent Jihadi … Continue reading



The Role of Religion in the Battle Space Since 9/11

The Role of Religion in the Battle Space Since 9/11 Patrick Sookhdeo May 25, 2011 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, Ph.D. D.D. is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity, … 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



How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement

About the speaker Yigal Carmon is President and founder of MEMRI, which bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu-Pashtu, Dari, and Turkish media, as well as … Continue reading



The Muslim Brotherhood and the Mobilizational Power of Ideology

The Muslim Brotherhood and the Mobilizational Power of Ideology Dr. J. Michael Waller Managing Director, Oceanic Advisors September 6, 2013 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Professor J. Michael Waller has been a scholar-practitioner in public diplomacy, political warfare, … Continue reading



Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works and How to Defeat It

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an expert in cognitive psychology, is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one time Islamic extremist from Egypt. He was a member of a radical Islamic organization Jamaa Islameia … Continue reading