Information Operations: Successes and Failures

By Robert R. Reilly From my experiences in the Cold War and since 9/11, I have formulated a few brief principles for the conduct of wars of ideas. First, do not go into a war of ideas unless you understand … Continue reading



Al Qaeda’s failed 2000 hijacking: Recent analysis by Judicial Watch has important lessons for today

Al Qaeda’s failed 2000 hijacking:  Recent analysis by Judicial Watch has important lessons for today In 2002, the government watchdog agency Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request as part of their research into AQ and U.S. … Continue reading



DIA’s Intelligence Information Report on Osama bin Laden’s Failed 2000 Hijacking

Briefing with Christopher J. Farrell Director of Investigations and Research Judicial Watch Tuesday, October 8th, 9:00 – 10:00 am At The Westminster Institute Eleven years after it submitted a FOIA request, Judicial Watch recently obtained a copy of DIA’s Intelligence … Continue reading



Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood: A New American Strategy

A One-Day Conference – Friday, September 6th, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201 Recent events in Egypt, Syria, Benghazi, Mali, and Nigeria demonstrated that U.S. policy in the Middle East and Africa was … Continue reading



From Benghazi to Damascus: Are We Losing the Ideological War?

A Briefing with Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo Chairman of the Board, The Westminster Institute Thursday, November 1st 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. At At The Westminster Institute 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101  RSVP: info@westminster-institute.org



The Political Warfare Campaign Against U.S. Counter-Terrorism Experts

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has laid out a strategy for preventing reference to terrorism in association with Islam. They are targeting training and education for the military and law enforcement, and pursueing their strategy by working through NGOs, think … Continue reading