Boko Haram and its Impact

The Westminster Institute has released a new briefing on the Boko Haram insurgency. The Boko Haram insurgency is both a national and international problem. It has become increasingly violent and is copying the tactics of other Islamist insurgency groups. Its main … Continue reading



Stephen Ulph Releases Major New Study on Boko Haram

Stephen Ulph, one of the West’s most insightful scholars of both jihadist and reformist narratives, has just published a study on the Nigerian Islamist group, Boko Haram.  Ulph sets out to explain the ideological and doctrinal underpinnings of Boko Haram, … Continue reading



Re-engaging in the War of Ideas: Lessons from the Active Measures Working Group

For all who are concerned about the Islamist threat, these are not happy days.  Our government is not only supporting Islamist groups abroad, but here at home seems to be allowing Islamists to dictate national security policy.  Most infamously, they … Continue reading



Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies from Communism to Islam

Katharine Gorka and Patrick Sookdheo BUY NOW! Islamism is a growing and powerful ideology that tolerates no dissent or rivalry. Yet in recent decades the United States has responded only to the violence that Islamism has generated, not to the … 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



Tracking the Sources of Recent Changes to Counter-terrorism Training

Katharine C. Gorka, the Westminster Institute and J. Michael Waller, PhD, Institute of World Politics Wednesday, August 29th 6:00 – 8:00 pm At The Westminster Institute 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101 Register Here



Dangerous Embrace: The United States and the Islamists

Tuesday, May 22nd, 1:00 – 4:00 pm 20 F Street NW Conference Center, Washington DC This event is free and open to the public but requires pre-registration: Register Here