Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture

Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture Dr. László Szabó May 9, 2018 Watch his speaker playlist Hungarian Prime Minister Orbán stated at the end of last year: “we can say that for as long as the national government leads the country, … Continue reading



The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Afghan-Pakistan Frontier

The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Afghan-Pakistan Frontier Hassan Abbas December 12, 2017 Watch his speaker playlist Hassan Abbas is Professor of International Security Studies and Chair of the Department of Regional and Analytical Studies at National Defense … 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



The Security Challenges for Lebanon and the Surrounding Area

The Security Challenges for Lebanon and the Surrounding Area Major General Abbas Ibrahim Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Major General Abbas Ibrahim is head of Lebanon’s Directorate of General Security (DGS), which Asharq al-Awsat calls “The Eyes and … Continue reading



The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq

The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq Sarwah Abdulwahed Qadir 7:30 pm-8:45 pmSeptember 13, 2017 Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker In 2014, Sarwah won a seat in … Continue reading



Push and Pull of Religious Extremism: Who Are the Terrorists, How Are they Recruited, What Can We Do?

Push and Pull of Religious Extremism: Who Are the Terrorists, How Are they Recruited, What Can We Do? David Des RochesAugust 9, 2017 Watch his speaker playlist David Des Roches is Associate Professor at the Near East South Asia Center … Continue reading



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

End of Christianity in the Cradle of Christendom?: A Report from Northern Iraq after ISIS Fmr. Cong Frank Wolf and David Eubank August 16, 2017 Watch David Eubank’s Speaker Playlist Watch Frank Wolf’s Speaker Playlist About the speaker David Eubank, … 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



The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East

The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East Ilan Berman July 12, 2017 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 … Continue reading



Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump

Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for TrumpCliff MayMay 17, 2017 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 … Continue reading