The Making (and Unmaking) of a Jihadist Mind

The Making (and Unmaking) of a Jihadist Mind Tawfik Hamid December 12, 2018 Watch his speaker playlist here Dr. Tawfik Hamid is a thinker and reformer who was at one time an Islamic extremist. While still in medical school, he was recruited … Continue reading



Closing of the Muslim Mind

The Closing of the Muslim MindRobert R. ReillyOctober 17, 2016 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Robert R. Reilly is the Director of the Westminster Institute. In his 25 years of government service, he has taught at National Defense University … 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



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

The Demise of the Arab State, Re-Tribalization, and the Emergence of “Jihadistans” in the Next Five Years Shmuel BarMarch 15, 2017 Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. Shmuel Bar served for thirty years in the Israeli government, first in the … Continue reading



Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally

Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally Harun Maruf November 14 Watch his Speaker Playlist here Harun Maruf is a reporter and writer at VOA Africa Division with an extensive experience in working in conflict zones. He … 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

Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia Dr. Jeff Moore September 20, 2018 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 … Continue reading



The History of Jihad

The History of Jihad Robert Spencer 7:30 pm-8:45 pm (September 5, 2018) Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is … Continue reading



The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda

The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and PropagandaChristopher C. HarmonJanuary 10, 2018 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 … Continue reading



The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology

The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology Ibn Warraq About the speaker Author Ibn Warraq‘s most recent book is The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology. In it, he takes the … Continue reading