Deciphering the Middle East: Why the U.S. Usually Gets it Wrong

Deciphering the Middle East: Why the U.S. Usually Gets it Wrong Robert R. Reilly February 9, 2016 Robert R. Reilly spoke to the Military History Legion at The University Club on February 9. Reilly is the Executive Director of the … Continue reading



Shmuel Bar: 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 Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: Our speaker tonight is an old friend, Dr. Shmuel Bar, who served for thirty … 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



Suzanne Scholte (English language transcript)

Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: We are very pleased to have our distinguished speaker tonight Suzanne Scholte who’s had a multifaceted career. Since this is a bipartisan audience I won’t mention every aspect of it but as she was a congressional … Continue reading



The Battle for Human Rights in North Korea: Is There Any Hope?

The Battle for Human Rights in North Korea: Is There Any Hope? Suzanne Scholte September 28, 2016, 7:30 pm-8:45 pm Suzanne K. Scholte is one of the world’s leading activists in the North Korea human rights movement having worked for … Continue reading



National Security and the Islamic State: Foreign and Domestic

National Security and the Islamic State Wednesday, February 3, 2016 7:00PM — 8:15PM Dr. John M. Poindexter Dr. John M. Poindexter most recently served as Director of the Information Awareness Office (IAO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). … Continue reading



When Iran Goes Nuclear: Technology and Ideology

When Iran Goes Nuclear: Technology and Ideology R. James Woolsey Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Watch his speaker playlist here R. James Woolsey is a Venture Partner with Lux Capital Management. He also Chairs the Board of the Foundation for Defense … Continue reading