The Demise of the Arab State, Re-Tribalization, and the Emergence of “Jihadistans” in the Next Five Years

The Demise of the Arab State, Re-Tribalization, and the Emergence of “Jihadistans” in the Next Five Years Shmuel Bar March 15, 2017 Watch his talk here Dr. Shmuel Bar is an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute. He holds a … Continue reading



Next Steps in Immigration and National Security: The Global Response

Next Steps in Immigration and National Security: The Global Response James Carafano March 29, 2017 Register here James Carafano, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges, is The Heritage Foundation’s Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, … Continue reading



The Sunni Response to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – Toward MAD or Stability?

The Sunni Response to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – Toward MAD or Stability? Robert McFarlane March 1, 2017 Watch his talk here Robert “Bud” McFarlane was National Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan from 1983 to 1985.



How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement

How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement February 22, 2017 Yigal Carmon Watch the video here Yigal Carmon is President and founder of MEMRI, which bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, … Continue reading



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

Winning Battles, Losing Wars: Rethinking U.S. Strategy in the Middle East Michael Eisenstadt February 1, 2017 Watch the video here Michael Eisenstadt is the Kahn Fellow and director of The Washington Institute’s Military and Security Studies Program. A specialist in … Continue reading



Fall of Turkey

Fall of Turkey Eric Brown 7:30 pm-8:45 pm, January 25, 2017 Eric Brown is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute. He joined the institute in 2004 as a research associate, and has since directed research and analysis projects on Asian … Continue reading



Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East

Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East Michael Scott Doran January 18, 2017, 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm Watch the video here This major retelling of the Suez Crisis of 1956—one of the most important events in … Continue reading



What Was Islamic Culture and What Happened to It?

What Was Islamic Culture and What Happened to It? Dr. S. Frederick Starr Wednesday December 14, 2016 from 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM Watch his talk here Dr. S. Frederick Starr is the author of Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia’s Golden … Continue reading



Restoring Hope in Iraq for Persecuted Christians and Other Religious Minorities

        Special Eyewitness Briefing: Restoring Hope in Iraq for Persecuted Christians and                                                     … Continue reading



Celina Realuyo: Defunding ISIS and Other Terrorists

Defunding ISIS and Other Terrorists Celina Realuyo Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Watch her talk here Celina Realuyo is Professor of Practice at the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National Defense University … Continue reading