The Making (and Unmaking) of a Jihadist Mind

The Making (and Unmaking) of a Jihadist Mind Tawfik Hamid December 12, 2018 Watch his speaker playlist here Dr. Tawfik Hamid is a thinker and reformer who was at one time an Islamic extremist. While still in medical school, he was recruited … Continue reading



Closing of the Muslim Mind

The Closing of the Muslim Mind Robert R. Reilly October 17, 2016 Robert R. Reilly spoke at St. Mary’s Lyceum in Alexandria, Virginia on The Closing of The Muslim Mind. Robert R. Reilly is the Executive Director of the Westminster Institute. … Continue reading



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

The Role of Religion in the Battle Space Since 9/11 Patrick Sookhdeo May 25, 2011 Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, Cultural Advisor, Regional Command South, Afghanistan, Author of Global Jihad A One-Day Conference:  May 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Key Bridge … 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



Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally

Inside Al-Shabaab: The Secret History of Al-Qaeda’s Most Powerful Ally Harun Maruf November 14 Watch his Speaker Playlist here Harun Maruf is a reporter and writer at VOA Africa Division with an extensive experience in working in conflict zones. He … Continue reading



The Future of Jihadist Terrorism

The Future of Jihadist Terrorism Sebastian Gorka May 25, 2011 Dr. Sebastian L. Gorka, Director, National Security Fellowship Program at Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Contributing co-editor, Toward A Grand Strategy Against Terrorism. Transcript: Sebastian Gorka: I’ve been struggling with … Continue reading



Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia

Evolution in Islamic insurgency in Asia Dr. Jeff Moore September 20, 2018 Dr. Jeff Moore is CEO of Muir Analytics, a private threat intelligence company. Dr. Moore was a professor of Counter Terror and Counterinsurgency at National Defense University’s College … Continue reading



The History of Jihad

The History of Jihad Robert Spencer 7:30 pm-8:45 pm (September 5, 2018) Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is the author of eighteen books, including the New … Continue reading



The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda

The Terrorist Argument: Modern Advocacy and Propaganda Christopher C. Harmon January 10, 2018 Rough transcript: Robert R. Reilly: I’m very delighted to give a brief introduction of our speaker tonight, Dr. Christopher Harmon, whom I don’t unfortunately happen if we … Continue reading



The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology

The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology Ibn Warraq Author Ibn Warraq‘s most recent book is The Islam in Islamic Terrorism: The Importance of Beliefs, Ideas, and Ideology. In it, he takes the dogmas of jihadists … Continue reading