US Strategy in the Middle East till 2020: Will it Work?

Walid Phares April 17, 2019 Register here Dr. Walid Phares, who served as a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump and Mitt Romney and is Fox News national security expert, will assess US policy towards the Greater Middle East from … Continue reading



The Future of the War on Terror – ISIS and After

May 8, 2019 Ilan Berman Register here Ilan Berman is Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Russian Federation, he has consulted for … Continue reading



The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel

The Fertile Crescent After ISIS – Between Russia, Iran and Israel Shmuel Bar March 13, 2019 Watch his speaker playlist here Dr. Shmuel Bar served for thirty years in the Israeli government, first in the IDF Intelligence and then in the analytic and … Continue reading



How to Identify Jihadi-Salafists Through Their Ideology, Practices, and Methodology

Watch her speaker playlist here Dr. Mary Habeck lectures on al-Qaeda and ISIS, as well as on military strategy and history, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Georgetown University, and American University. Her recent monograph for the Heritage … Continue reading



The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder

Sean McFateJanuary 30, 2019 Watch his speaker playlist Some of the principles of warfare are ancient, others are new, but all described in The New Rules of War will permanently shape war now and in the future. By following them … Continue reading



Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

Armies of Sand: The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness February 26, 2019Kenneth Pollack Watch his speaker playlist Kenneth Pollack is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he works on Middle Eastern political-military affairs, focusing … Continue reading



The Sorrows of Egypt, Revisited

Watch his speaker playlist here Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, where he researches Middle Eastern politics, Islamist movements and religious freedom. He is also the co-host of “Sam & Ammar,” a television program … Continue reading



Not What Went Wrong, but Why it Went Wrong

Watch his speaker playlist 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 National Defense University (2007), and served in the Office of … Continue reading



Terrorism and Subversion on the Homefront

Terrorism and Subversion on the Homefront Patrick Sookhdeo and David Gaubatz January 19, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Patrick Sookhdeo is the author of Faith, Power and Territory: A Handbook of British Islam. David Gaubatz is the author of Muslim … Continue reading



The Challenge of Islam to the Catholic Church

The Challenge of Islam to the Catholic Church Robert Reilly, at St. John the Beloved, McLean, Virginia February 4, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Robert R. Reilly is the Executive Director of the Westminster Institute. In his 25 years of … Continue reading