The Future of the War on Terror – ISIS and After

May 8, 2019 Ilan Berman Register here Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker 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 … 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 WrongRobert R. ReillyFebruary 9, 2016 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Robert R. Reilly spoke to the Military History Legion at The University Club on February 9. Reilly is … Continue reading



Wael Farouq: Arab Identities and Tribal Culture

Arab Identities and Tribal CultureWael FarouqMay 23, 2018 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker In his new book, Egyptian scholar Wael Farouq addresses such issues as tribal culture in Arab identity, the invention of the Caliphate, and the history and the role … Continue reading



After ISIS: The Future of Iraq in the Hands of Iran

After ISIS, The Future of Iraq in the Hands of Iran Michael Pregent Michael Pregent is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer with more than 28 years of experience working security, terrorism, counter-insurgency, and policy issues in the Middle East, … Continue reading



The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq

The Future of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Kurdish Independence Referendum, Women’s Rights, and What Happened under ISIS in Iraq Sarwah Abdulwahed Qadir 7:30 pm-8:45 pmSeptember 13, 2017 Watch her speaker playlist About the speaker In 2014, Sarwah won a seat in … Continue reading



The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies

The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies Michael Ledeen Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 7:30 pm-8:45 pm Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Dr. Michael Ledeen’s new book, Field of Fight: How We Can … Continue reading



How Jihadists Weaponize Islamic History and How to De-Weaponize It

How Jihadists Weaponize Islamic History and How to De-Weaponize It Nibras Kazimi June 1, 2016 Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Nibras Kazimi‘s blog, Talisman Gate, was one of the most riveting Iraqi blogs written from Baghdad in the midst … Continue reading



What Went Wrong in 2003: An Iraqi Story for the Future

What Went Wrong in 2003: An Iraqi Story for the Future Kanan Makiya Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7:30PM — 8:45PM Watch his speaker playlist About the speaker Kanan Makiya, born in Baghdad, is the author of the best-selling Republic of … Continue reading



How Iran Fuels ISIS

How Iran Fuels ISIS Michael Pregent Wednesday, March 16, 2016 7:30PM — 8:45PM Watch his speaker playlist here About the speaker Michael Pregent is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer with more than 28 years of experience working security, terrorism, … Continue reading



Marked for Destruction: Christians in Syria and Egypt

 Marked for Destruction: Christians in Syria and Egypt Breifing with Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo Chairman of the Board, The Westminster Institute Thursday, September 5th, 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6731 Curran Street, McLean, VA 22101