The Islamic State Attacks Indonesia – And its ‘Middle Way’

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker James Clad is Senior Fellow for Asia at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington DC. He is also a senior adviser for Asia at the CNA Corporation in Arlington, Virginia. During … Continue reading



Lessons from the Cold War

Lessons from the Cold War Prof. John Moore, President Emeritus, Grove City College, Former Deputy Director, National Science Foundation May 25, 2011 About the speaker Dr. John H. Moore served as President of Grove City College from 1996 to 2003. … Continue reading



David Goldman: Will China overtake the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower?

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker David Goldman is an American economist, music critic, and author, best known for his series of online essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler. He is the Wax Family Fellow … Continue reading



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

Watch his Speaker Playlist here About the speaker Harun Maruf is a reporter and writer at VOA Africa Division with an extensive experience in working in conflict zones. He also covers security, extremism, piracy, human rights, politics and other current … Continue reading



Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia

About the speaker 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 of International Security Affairs. He is the author of … Continue reading



The History of Jihad

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 the author of eighteen books, including the New York Times bestsellers The … Continue reading



Daniel Brubaker

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Daniel Brubaker, PhD, is a scholar of Qurʾan manuscripts of the 7th-10th centuries AD, the earliest period of the book’s existence. He defended his doctoral dissertation titled “Intentional Changes in Qurʾan Manuscripts” and was awarded his PhD … Continue reading



What Was Islamic Culture and What Happened to It?

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. S. Frederick Starr is the author of Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane, which chronicles a forgotten age of achievement, seeks to explain its rise, and … Continue reading