How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement

How the Internet Developed the Global Jihadi Movement February 22, 2017 Yigal Carmon Yigal Carmon is President and founder of MEMRI, which bridges the language gap between the West and the Middle East and South Asia, providing timely translations of … 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



The Future of Islamism in Egypt

The Future of Islamism in Egypt Samuel Tadros November 2, 2016 Watch his talk here Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, where he researches the rise of Islamist movements in the Middle … Continue reading



Turkey, the Coup, and ISIS

Turkey, the Coup, and ISIS Ahmet S. Yayla Thursday, October 13, 2016 Watch his talk here Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D. is co-author of the just released book, ISIS Defectors: Inside Stories of the Terrorist Caliphate. He is Deputy Director of the … Continue reading



Terrorism: a political, military danger or a cultural, ideological challenge?

Terrorism: a political, military danger or a cultural, ideological challenge? Gamal Arabi September 14, 2016 7:30 pm-8:45 pm Watch his talk here ISIS is not merely a terrorist organization, it is a malicious idea. ISIS and Al Qaeda have the … Continue reading