Lessons from the Cold War

Lessons from the Cold War Prof. John Moore, President Emeritus, Grove City College, Former Deputy Director, National Science Foundation May 25, 2011 A One-Day Conference: May 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington, Virginia The death of Osama … Continue reading



Diplomacy in the Modern Era

Diplomacy in the Modern Era Robert R. Reilly May 25, 2011 Robert R. Reilly is director of the Westminster Institute. He has been on the board since its founding. In his 25 years of government service, he has taught at … 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



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



Agus Widjojo

Agus Widjojo How to Support Democracy: The Case of Indonesia January 24, 2018 Rough transcript: Robert R. Reilly: Tonight, it is a great privilege to have Agus Widjojo who is a minister in the Indonesian government. He is a retired … Continue reading



Ahmet Yayla

How Turkey Sees Its Role in the World and What it Means for the U.S.  Ahmet S. Yayla 7:30 pm-8:45 pm (April 25) Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: We’re delighted tonight to have back with us Dr. Ahmet Yayla who is … Continue reading



America’s Enemies Old and New and the Trump Doctrine

America’s Enemies Old and New and the Trump Doctrine Sebastian Gorka August 14, 2018 Video available on C-SPAN Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: Seb also of course has a deep, academic background. He’s taught at National Defense University, he’s taught at … Continue reading



Daniel Green

In the Warlords’ Shadow: Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and Their Fight Against the Taliban Daniel Green April 4, 2018 Rough transcript: Robert Reilly: Our speaker tonight, Dr. Daniel Green, is a defense fellow at the Washington Institute for Near … Continue reading