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



The Islamic State Attacks Indonesia – And its ‘Middle Way’

The Islamic State Attacks Indonesia – And its ‘Middle Way’ James Clad November 28, 2018 Watch his speaker playlist here James Clad is Senior Fellow for Asia at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington DC. He is also a … 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



Deciphering the Middle East: Why the U.S. Usually Gets it Wrong

Deciphering the Middle East: Why the U.S. Usually Gets it Wrong Robert R. Reilly February 9, 2016 Robert R. Reilly spoke to the Military History Legion at The University Club on February 9. Reilly is the Executive Director of the … 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



Al Qaeda After the Death of Bin Laden – The Future of Jihadist Terrorism

Al Qaeda After the Death of Bin Laden – The Future of Jihadist Terrorism Thomas Joscelyn, Senior Editor, Long War Journal, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies 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



Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror

Afghanistan: From the Great Game to the Global War on Terror Ali Jalali April 26, 2017 Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: It’s a special pleasure to introduce our guest tonight because he’s an old friend. I had the privilege of working … 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