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



Broadcasting Change: Arabic Media as a Catalyst for Liberalism

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Joseph Braude is the author of Broadcasting Change: Arabic Media as a Catalyst for Liberalism. The book was greeted with the following accolade from Abdulrahman Al-Rashed, one of the finest Arab journalists and former General … Continue reading



Wael Farouq: Arab Identities and Tribal Culture

Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker In his new book, Egyptian scholar Wael Farouq addresses such issues as tribal culture in Arab identity, the invention of the Caliphate, and the history and the role of the fatwā, including an analysis of what … 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



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

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 dogmas of jihadists seriously and critically examines the Islamic sources upon which they draw. … Continue reading



Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump

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 on national security created immediately following the 9/11/01 attacks on the United States. … 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



Sebastian Gorka: America and Irregular Warfare

Sebastian Gorka: America and Irregular Warfare August 28, 2013 6729 Curran St., 7:30-8:45 pm Watch his speaker playlist 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: … Continue reading



Fighting for Victory Against Islamism: A Muslim Blueprint for the West

Watch his speaker playlist The West desperately needs a broad-based anti-Islamist strategy to combat the global reach of this deadly ideology that threatens freedom and liberty everywhere. Dr. Jasser says that, “American Muslims, living in this unparalleled laboratory of freedom, … Continue reading



The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: Infringing on Free Speech

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: Infringing on Free Speech Deborah Weiss Thursday, April 11, 2013 Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker The OIC has been aggressively campaigning through the United Nations and elsewhere to treat any criticism of Islam … Continue reading