Counter-Terrorism Policies and Strategies (2001-2014)

The Westminster Institute has released a chronological overview of the counter-terrorism policies and strategies in the West (2001-2014). All policy documents are hyperlinked to their original source. The overview is available here.  



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



Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God

 Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God A Book Event with Matthew Leavitt  Monday, September 30th, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.  At The Westminster Institute 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101



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



The British Response to International Terrorism

Breifing  with Julian Lewis, MP Sunday, June 9th 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. At The Westminster Institute 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101



Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere: Threats to the Homeland

Iranian Strategic Influence in the Hemisphere: Threats to the Homeland Breifing with Joseph M. Humire: Executive Director, Center for a Secure Free Society Tuesday, March 12th 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.



Deciphering Iranian Decision Making and Strategy Today

Deciphering Iranian Decision Making and Strategy Today Michael Rubin Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Iran is one of America’s leading foes and a top exporter of terrorism. Yet decision-making within the regime is poorly understood. Power is … Continue reading



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