Staff

Director

Dr. Yonah Alexander 

 

Dr. Yonah Alexander serves as a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Director of its International Center for Terrorism Studies. He is also Director of the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Co-Director of the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies. In addition, Professor Alexander has directed the Terrorism Studies program (The George Washington University) and the Institute for Studies in International Terrorism (State University of New York), totaling 35 years of service.
Educated at Columbia University (PhD), the University of Chicago (MA), and Roosevelt University of Chicago (BA), Professor Alexander has taught at: The George Washington University, American University, the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America, Tel Aviv University, The City University of New York, and The State University of New York. He has also lectured at numerous academic institutions throughout the world.
Dr. Alexander is founder and editor-in-chief of four academic international journals: TerrorismMinorities and Group Rights; and Political Communication and Persuasion, and The Partnership for Peace Review (Under the auspices of NATO).  Since 2010, he has served as Editor-in-Chief of Partnership for Peace Review, a new journal under the auspices of NATO.  He also has published over 100 books which have been translated into more than two dozen languages.

 

IUCTS Highlights

Seminars

 

November 20, 2017

Spanish-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

November 13, 2017

Czech Republic-U.S. Strategic Partnership

 

October 31, 2017

Can the State System and Separatism Co-Exist?

 

September 11, 2017

Al-Qa'ida: Sixteen Years After 9/11 and Beyond

 

August 24, 2017

Combating Biological Terrorism: Roadmaps for Global Strategies

 

June 29, 2017

The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism

 

June 9, 2017

European and U.S. Counter-Terrorism Strategies: Quo Vadis?

 

May 24, 2017

"Is a New Middle East Strategic Order Emerging?"

 

April 20, 2017

"Terrorism and the Media: Dilemmas for Government, Journalists, and the Public"

 

April 13, 2017

"Security Challenges in Africa: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

March 23, 2017

"Preventing WMD Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook" 

 

February 23, 2017

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2016 and Outlook for 2017"

 

December 16, 2016

"Latin America's Security Outlook: Challenges and Opportunities in the Post-Castro Era"

 

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

The Times of Israel on October 25, 2017: "Nuclear Terrorism: Before its too late" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig