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



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



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 Michael Eisenstadt is the Kahn Fellow and director of The Washington Institute’s Military and Security Studies Program. A specialist in Persian Gulf and Arab-Israeli … 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 This major retelling of the Suez Crisis of 1956—one of the most important events in the history of U.S. … Continue reading



The Future of Islamism in Egypt

The Future of Islamism in Egypt Samuel Tadros November 2, 2016 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 East and its implications … Continue reading



Sebastian Gorka: A New American Strategy

A New American Strategy Dr. Sebastian Gorka Executive Director, Westminster Institute September 6, 2013 U.S. Capitol Visitor Center – Room HVC 201 RSVP: info@westminster-institute.org Sebastian Gorka, Ph.D. serves as the Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at Marine … Continue reading



Westminster Institute sponsored a delegation to Cairo to meet with key governmental, civic and religious leaders.

Westminster Institute sponsored a delegation to Cairo to meet with key governmental, civic and religious leaders. The delegation was led by Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, Chairman of the Board of the Westminster Institute, and retired Major General Paul Vallely, US Army. … Continue reading



Press Conference On Findings & Policy Recommendations From Westminster Institute’s Delegation to Egypt

Tuesday, October 1, 2013    9:00 a.m. National Press Club The Winners Room 529 14th Street, N.W. 13th Floor Washington, DC 20045



Marked for Destruction: Christians in Syria and Egypt

 Marked for Destruction: Christians in Syria and Egypt Breifing with Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo Chairman of the Board, The Westminster Institute Thursday, September 5th, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101