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



The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World

Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon is a Senior Fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, and teaches at American University. For several decades, she has been one of the finest analysts and best … Continue reading



The Future of the War on Terror – ISIS and After

May 8, 2019 Ilan Berman 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 … Continue reading



The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel

The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel Shmuel Bar March 13, 2019 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 … 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



Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness February 26, 2019Kenneth Pollack Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Kenneth Pollack is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he works on Middle Eastern … Continue reading



The Sorrows of Egypt, Revisited

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, where he researches Middle Eastern politics, Islamist movements and religious freedom. He is also the co-host of “Sam & Ammar,” … Continue reading



Not What Went Wrong, but Why it Went Wrong

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Robert R. Reilly is Director of the Westminster Institute. He has been on the board since its founding. In his 25 years of government service, he has taught at National Defense University (2007), and served in … Continue reading



Terrorism and Subversion on the Homefront

Terrorism and Subversion on the Homefront Patrick Sookhdeo and David Gaubatz January 19, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Patrick Sookhdeo is the author of Faith, Power and Territory: A Handbook of British Islam. David Gaubatz is the author of Muslim … Continue reading



The Challenge of Islam to the Catholic Church

The Challenge of Islam to the Catholic Church Robert Reilly, at St. John the Beloved, McLean, Virginia February 4, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Robert R. Reilly is the Executive Director of the Westminster Institute. In his 25 years of … Continue reading