The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq

The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq Sarwah Abdulwahed Qadir 7:30 pm-8:45 pm September 13, 2017  



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

Push and Pull of Religious Extremism: Who Are the Terrorists, How Are they Recruited, What Can We Do? David Des Roches, 7:30 pm-8:45 pm August 9, 2017 Watch his talk here



End of Christianity in the Cradle of Christendom?: A Report from Northern Iraq after ISIS

End of Christianity in the Cradle of Christendom?: A Report from Northern Iraq after ISIS Fmr. Cong Frank Wolf and David Eubank August 16, 2017 Watch their talk here David Eubank, former US Army Ranger and Special Forces officer and … Continue reading



Unorthodox Thoughts In Regard to the Middle East Military Dimension

Unorthodox Thoughts In Regard to the Middle East Military Dimension Mark Helprin June 28, 2017 Novelist Mark Helprin has written about defense and foreign relations for fifty years and advised officials at the highest levels from the White House on … Continue reading



The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East

The Drivers of Russian Strategy in the Middle East Ilan Berman July 12, 2017 Ilan Berman is Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Russia, he … Continue reading



Civil Rights in China

Civil Rights in China Chen Guangcheng April 12, 2017 Watch his talk here Chen Guangcheng is a human rights activist and refugee known as the “barefoot lawyer”. His efforts on behalf of the poor in China were punished with a … Continue reading



Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror

Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror Ali Jalali April 26, 2017 Watch his talk here Ali Jalali is Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Germany and designated Special Envoy to NATO. He served as Interior Minister from 2003-2005, … Continue reading



Eyewitness to Christian Persecution in Nigeria’s Kaduna Region

Eyewitness to Christian Persecution in Nigeria’s Kaduna Region Markus Dogo May 11, 2017 Reverend Markus Dogo is the Bishop of Kafanchan in Kaduna State Nigeria. In 2011, a contested election pitted ethnic and religious groups against one another. A campaign … Continue reading



iWar: War And Peace In The Information Age

iWar: War And Peace In The Information Age Bill Gertz May 11, 2017 Watch his talk here 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, … Continue reading



Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump

Islamism and Jihadism: The Challenge and the Threat for Trump Cliff May May 17, 2017 Watch his talk here Clifford D. May is the founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a nonpartisan policy institute focusing on … Continue reading