March 5, 2019
"Is the Media the Enemy of the People?": A Seminar with Professor Marvin Kalb
Al-Qa'ida Ten Years After 9/11 and Beyond
This book, released in February 2012, profiles the world's most notorious terrorist group a decade after the tragic events of September 11th and gives an outlook on the threat al-Qai'da will pose to the international community in the coming years. Prof. Alexander and Michael Swetnam discuss their newest book in the interview below.
The Arab Spring: A Year Later and Beyond
Currently, one year after the beginning of the unprecedented explosion of the Arab Spring, the only certainty about future developments in the broader Middle East is uncertainty, and therefore the United States’ strategic and tactical responses are understandably at a foggy cross-road. It is for this reason that a realistic analysis of the factors that contribute to stability or instability in the turbulent region is critical if America, as well as its friends and allies, are adequately prepared to craft a pragmatic approach in this emerging security environment.
Combating Hizballah's Global Network
A New Publication warns that Hizballah, the Lebanese “Party of God” threatens the United States and the entire international community as seriously as Al Qa’ida’s global terrorist hydra.
In light of the growing debate over the Geneva deal with Iran, the tactical and strategic role of Hizballah, Tehran’s major terrorist proxy in the Middle East and beyond, is becoming more critical for any future diplomatic negotiations. The new timely publication on “Combating Hizballah’s Global Network” provides an updated reality-check on the nature and potential challenges of Iran’s most effective terrorist tool in the coming months and years. It was co-authored by Professor Yonah Alexander (Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies), Dr. Matthew Levitt (Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy), Professor Amit Kumar (Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown), and Dan Mariaschin (Executive Vice President at B'nai B'rith International).
The just released report focuses on Hizballah’s ideology, objectives, organizational structures, major terrorist activities around the world, the Iranian connection, and what the international community, particularly the United States and Europe can do to confront the growing threat to all societies.
Partnership for Peace Review
The Partnership for Peace Review is a biannual journal dedicated to the analysis of practical bilateral cooperation between individual Euro-Atlantic partner countries and NATO. With Prof. Alexander as editor-in-chief, this publication seeks to establish an up-to-date knowledge base on peacekeeping operations undertaken by international bodies including NATO, the UN, and the EU.