America’s Enemies Old and New and the Trump Doctrine

America’s Enemies Old and New and the Trump Doctrine Sebastian GorkaAugust 14, 2018 Video available on C-SPAN About the speaker Dr. Sebastian Gorka is former Deputy Assistant and Strategist to the President (2017) and author of the best-selling book, Defeating Jihad: The … Continue reading



Patrick Clawson

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Patrick Clawson is Morningstar senior fellow and director of research at the Washington Institute, where he directs the Iran Security Initiative, a flagship program focused on assessing the many points of challenge Iran poses to U.S. … Continue reading



After ISIS: The Future of Iraq in the Hands of Iran

About the speaker Michael Pregent is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer with more than 28 years of experience working security, terrorism, counter-insurgency, and policy issues in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. He served in Desert Shield … Continue reading



iWar: War And Peace In The Information Age

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker America is at war, but most Americans don’t know it. Covert information warfare is waged by world powers and rogue states—like Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea—and groups like ISIS. Bill Gertz describes … Continue reading



How the Iranian Revolution Changed the Role of the Shia Clergy

Watch his speaker playlist About the event Since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic has modernized and bureaucratized the clerical establishment, redefined religion and created institutions to enforce this new definition. The effect has been a transformation of … Continue reading



Winning Battles, Losing Wars: Rethinking U.S. Strategy in the Middle East

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Michael Eisenstadt is the Kahn Fellow and director of The Washington Institute’s Military and Security Studies Program. A specialist in Persian Gulf and Arab-Israeli security affairs, he has published widely on irregular and … Continue reading



Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere

Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere: Threats to the Homeland Joseph M. Humire March 12, 2013 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Joseph M. Humire is the Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free … Continue reading



How Iran Fuels ISIS

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Michael Pregent is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer with more than 28 years of experience working security, terrorism, counter-insurgency, and policy issues in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. … Continue reading



Iran’s Global Ambition

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Dr. 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 Federation, he has … Continue reading



Dealing with Iran in a Post-Deal World

Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Congressman Mike Pompeo is a third-term congressman from the 4th District, Kansas. He graduated first in his class from West Point in 1986 and then served as a cavalry officer patrolling the … Continue reading