The Importance of Muslim Reformers

The Importance of Muslim Reformers Stephan Ulph Senior Fellow – Jamestown Foundation September 6, 2013 U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201 RSVP: info@westminster-institute.org Stephan Ulph is a member of the board of the Westminster institute and Senior Fellow with The Jamestown … Continue reading



Psychology and Ideology of Islamic Extremism

The Psychology and Ideology of Islamic Extremism Dr. Tawfik Hamid September 6, 2013 U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201 Dr. Tawfik Hamid, an expert in cognitive psychology, is an Islamic thinker and reformer, and one time Islamic extremist from Egypt. … Continue reading



The Role of Religion in the Battle Space since 9/11

The Role of Religion in the Battle Space since 9/11 Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo Director – Barnabas Fund September 6, 2013 U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201 RSVP: info@westminster-institute.org Patrick Sookhdeo is a leading expert on jihadist ideology and radical Islam, … Continue reading



Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere

Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere: Threats to the Homeland Joseph M. Humire Sunday, March 17, 2013 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. Watch his talk here Joseph M. Humire is the Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society. As … Continue reading



ISIS: Its Origin, Methodology and Objectives

ISIS: Its Origin, Methodology and Objectives Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo Monday, December 1, 2014 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Please join us at the Westminster Institute as Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo will discuss the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Based on his … Continue reading



Report on the Rome Colloquium “Amplifying Muslim Voices for Reason & Reform”

On December 7-8, 2012 The Westminster Institute and the Almuslih Reform Project, in cooperation with the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce held the Rome Colloquium which took as its theme “Amplifying Muslim Voices for Reason & Reform”. The Westminster Institute and … Continue reading



Defeating ISIS with J. Michael Waller, PhD

Defeating ISIS: The Missing Psychological Warfare Dimension J. Michael Waller, PhD Managing Director of Oceanic Advisors Tuesday, October 21st 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. At the Westminster Institute 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101 RSVP Here Psychological warfare is critical in the fight … Continue reading



Counter-Terrorism Policies and Strategies (2001-2014)

The Westminster Institute has released a chronological overview of the counter-terrorism policies and strategies in the West (2001-2014). All policy documents are hyperlinked to their original source. The overview is available here.  



A book event with Ibn Warraq: “Christmas in the Koran”

Christmas in the Koran: Luxenberg, Syriac, and the Near Eastern and Judeo-Christian Background of Islam Ibn Warraq September 9, 2014 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. In his newest book, author Ibn Warraq focuses on the pioneering work in Syriac and Arabic … Continue reading



The Legacy of the World War I with Doug Bandow

The Legacy of the World War I Doug Bandow (Cato Institute) Wednesday, August 20th 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Almost every existing war currently drawing in the “West” had its beginning in what was supposed to be the “the war to end … Continue reading