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101. Saeed Ghasseminejad: The Effect of U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Economy


100. MeiLee Dozier and Dr. Jeff Moore: ISIS’ leaderless revolution and the Sri Lanka attacks


99. Faith McDonnell, Andudu Adam Elnail, Ibrahim Ahmed, Daowd Salih: Which Revolution Will Succeed in Sudan?


98. Richard Landes: Caliphaters and Apocalyptic Jihad: The Dynamics of the Most Powerful Millennial Movement of the 21st Century


97. Farahnaz Ispahani: Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities


96. Ilan Berman: The Future of the War on Terror – ISIS and After


95. Walid Phares: US Strategy in the Middle East Till 2020: Will It Work?


94. Juliana Geran Pilon: The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World


93. Shmuel Bar: The Fertile Crescent – Between Russia, Iran and Israel


92. Mary Habeck: How to Identify Through Practices and Methodology


91. Kenneth Pollack: Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness


90. Samuel Tadros: The Sorrows of Egypt, Revisited


89. Sean McFate: The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder


88. Robert R. Reilly: Not What Went Wrong in the Arab World, but Why It Went Wrong: A Theological Answer


87. Tawfik Hamid: The Making (and Unmaking) of the Jihadist Mind


86. James Clad: The Islamic State Attacks Indonesia – And its ‘Middle Way’


85. Harun Maruf: Inside Al Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally


84. Aykan Erdemir: How Erdoğan Consolidates Power: the Weaponization of Turkish Media and the Scapegoating of Minorities


83. Dr. Jeff Moore: Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia


82. Robert Spencer: The History of Jihad


81. Daniel Brubaker: How Some Muslim Activists Use Speech Codes to Subjugate the West and How to Respond


80. Mansour Al-Hadj: What are the Prospects for Real Reform in Saudi Arabia?


79. Alberto Fernandez: Reinventing an American International Broadcasting Network to the Arab World


78. Wael Farouq: Conflicting Arab Identities


77. Dr. László Szabó: Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture


76. Ahmet S. Yayla: How Turkey Sees Its Role in the World and What That Means for the U.S.


75. Dr. Daniel Green: In the Warlords’ Shadow: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban


74. Dr. Jack Dziak: Old Lesson for New Wars: Counterintelligence at the Roots of Provocation and Terror


73. Patrick Clawson: Will the Islamic Republic Last Long Enough to Get a Nuclear Bomb?


72. Joseph Braude: Broadcasting Change: Arabic Media as a Catalyst for Liberalism


71. Lieutenant General (Ret.) Agus Widjojo: Strengthening Democracy and Pluralism: The Indonesian Way of Managing a Theistic Based Society and Constructive Religious Political Ideology


70. Chris Harmon: The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda


69. The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier


68. Ibn Warraq: The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology


67. Michael Pregent: After ISIS, the Future of Iraq in the Hands of Iran


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


65. Faith McDonnell: Underestimating Sudan and What That Means to the Region, the U.S., and the World


64. Joshua Muravchik: Israel: How Was David Made into Goliath?


63. Wibawanto Nugroho: Understanding Islamist Radical Terrorism


62. General Abbas Ibrahim: Special Briefing: The Security Challenges for Lebanon and the Surrounding Area


61. Sarwah Abdulwahed Qadir: The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq


60. Former Congressman Frank Wolf and David Eubank, Free Burma Rangers: End of Christianity in the Cradle of Christendom?: A Report from Northern Iraq after ISIS


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


58. Ilan Berman: The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East


57. Mark Helprin: Unorthodox Thoughts In Regard to the Middle East Military Dimension


56. Bill Gertz: iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age


55. Mehdi Khalaji: How the Iranian Revolution Changed the Role of the Shia Clergy


54. Clifford May: Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump


53. Ali Jalali: Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror


52. Chen Guangcheng: Civil Rights in China


51. Sebastian Gorka: The Future of Jihadist Terrorism


50. James Carafano: Immigration and National Security: The Global Response


49. Shmuel Bar: The Demise of the Arab State, Re-Tribalization, and the Emergence of Jihadistans


48. Robert McFarlane: The Sunni Response to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action


47. Yigal Carmon: How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement


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


45. Michael Doran: Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East


44. Robert R. Reilly: Diplomacy in the Modern Era


43. John H. Moore’s Lessons from the Cold War


42. S. Frederick Starr: What was Islamic Culture and What Happened to It?


41. Sister Diana Momeka: Eyewitness to ISIS in Iraq


40. Celina Realuyo: Defunding ISIS and Other Terrorists


39. John Lenczowski: Politics and Ideology, Assessing the Russian Reality


38. Stephen Ulph: Islamism and Totalitarianism


37. Sam Tadros: The Future of Islamism in Egypt


36. Thomas Joscelyn: Al Qaeda After the Death of Bin Laden – The Future of Jihadist Terrorism


35. Robert R. Reilly: Closing of the Muslim Mind


34. Ahmet S. Yayla: Turkey and Erdogan


33. Suzanne Scholte: The Battle for Human Rights in North Korea: Is There Any Hope?


32. Gamal Arabi: Terrorism: A Political, Military Danger or a Cultural, Ideological Challenge?


31. Zuhdi Jasser: Fighting for Victory Against Islamism: A Muslim Blueprint for the West


30. Congressman Frank Wolf: Nigeria & International Religious Freedom


29. Michael Ledeen: Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam



28. Jack Rusenko: How to Define ISIS and How Morocco is Fighting It


27. Andrew C. McCarthyWhat Keeps America from Protecting Itself from Radical Islam



26. Nibras Kazimi: How Jihadists Weaponize Islamic History and How to De-Weaponize It



25. Richard Miniter: The Consequences to National Security of Obama’s Leading from Behind



24. Clare Lopez: Gulen and the Gulenist Movement


23. Andrew Doran: Christian Genocide: Evidence for Its Designation and Saving Christianity in Iraq


22. Kanan Makiya: What Went Wrong in 2003, An Iraqi Story for the Future


21. Sebastian Gorka: America and Irregular Warfare


20. Joseph Humire: Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere


19. Michael Pregent: How Iran Fuels ISIS


18. Ilan Berman: Iran’s Global Ambition


17. Robert Reilly: Deciphering the Middle East: Why the United States Usually Gets it Wrong



16. Tawfik Hamid: “Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works, and How to Defeat It”



15. Mike Pompeo: Dealing with Iran in a Post-Deal World



14. CIA Director James Woolsey: When Iran Goes Nuclear: Technology and Ideology



13. Dr. John M. Poindexter: National Security and the Islamic State: Foreign and Domestic


12. Westminster Institute Delegation to Egypt


11. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo: The Role of Religion in the Battle Space since 9/11


10. Dr. Tawfik Hamid: The Psychology and Ideology of Islam Extremism


9. Dr. J. Michael Waller: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Mobilization of Power Ideology


8. Stephen Ulph: The Importance of Muslim Reformers


7. Robert R. Reilly: Information Operations-Successes and Failures


6. Dr. Walid Phares: A New U.S. Response to Upheaval in the Middle East


5. Diana West: Countering Subversion-Lessons from History


4. Katharine C. Gorka: The OIC’s Political Warfare


3. Sebastian Gorka: A New American Strategy


2. Diana West: American Betrayal: the Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character


1. Deborah Weiss: Combating Free Speech Infringement

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