The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda
Propaganda used by terrorists and armed groups is not always the most sophisticated or nuanced form of rhetoric, but with the right mix of emotion and logic it can be extremely effective in motivating supporters and frightening opponents. This talk examines how terrorist groups use propaganda and have adapted to new communication technology.
The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Afghan-Pakistan Frontier
Hassan Abbas is Professor of International Security Studies and Chair of the Department of Regional and Analytical Studies at National Defense University's College of International Security Affairs. His latest book is The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier.
The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology
Ibn Warraq is a fellow at the Westminster Institute, a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and a contributing editor to The New English Review, and on the Advisory Board of Project Reason: Spreading Science and Secular Values.