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 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



Deciphering the Middle East: Why the U.S. Usually Gets it Wrong

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Robert R. Reilly spoke to the Military History Legion at The University Club on February 9. Reilly is the Director of the Westminster Institute. In his 25 years of government service, he has … Continue reading



Shmuel Bar: The Demise of the Arab State, Re-Tribalization, and the Emergence of “Jihadistans” in the Next Five Years

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Shmuel Bar served for thirty years in the Israeli government, first in the IDF Intelligence and then in the analytic and operational positions in the Israeli Office of the Prime Minister. Since the mid … Continue reading



Unorthodox Thoughts In Regard to the Middle East Military Dimension

Unorthodox Thoughts In Regard to the Middle East Military Dimension Mark Helprin June 28, 2017 About the speaker Novelist Mark Helprin has written about defense and foreign relations for fifty years and advised officials at the highest levels from the … Continue reading



Next Steps in Immigration and National Security: The Global Response

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. James Jay Carafano is the Heritage Foundation’s Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies. After the presidential election until the inauguration, he served as a leader of President-elect Trump’s transition team at the … Continue reading



The Sunni Response to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – Toward MAD or Stability?

About the speaker Robert “Bud” McFarlane was National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan from 1983 to 1985. Transcript Robert R. Reilly: Our speaker tonight needs very little introduction because of his distinguished reputation and you know of course of … Continue reading



Suzanne Scholte (English language transcript)

Watch her speaker playlist Transcript Robert R. Reilly: We are very pleased to have our distinguished speaker tonight Suzanne Scholte who’s had a multifaceted career. Since this is a bipartisan audience I won’t mention every aspect of it but as … Continue reading



The Battle for Human Rights in North Korea: Is There Any Hope?

About the speaker Suzanne K. Scholte is one of the world’s leading activists in the North Korea human rights movement having worked for over 18 years to promote the freedom, human rights and dignity of the North Korean people. Scholte … Continue reading



National Security and the Islamic State: Foreign and Domestic

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. John M. Poindexter most recently served as Director of the Information Awareness Office (IAO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Dr. Poindexter served as National Security Advisor and Deputy … Continue reading