Seminars

The Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies regularly holds seminars with leading experts on the subject of terrorism. Listed below are our most recent selected events, with links to provide you with a brief summary and video of the event

 

Selected Recent Events

2017

 

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"

 

2016 

 

December 16, 2016

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

 

November 21, 2016

"Middle East Strategic Outlook: Regional and Global Implications"

 

October 31, 2016

"NATO: Post Warsaw Agenda"

 

October 14, 2016

"The Fifteenth Anniversary of 9/11: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

August 29, 2016

"Terrorism Generational Challenges: Political, Social, Economic, and Strategic Implications"

 

August 3, 2016

"Post-Attempted Coup in Turkey: Quo Vadis?"

 

July 27, 2016

"The Lone Wolf Terrorist: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies"

 

June 28, 2016

"Aviation Security: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and 'Best Practices' Responses"

 

June 23, 2016

"Latin American Security Challenges: From the Olympics to Zika”

 

May 23, 2016

"Maritime Security: Quo Vadis?"

 

May 10, 2016

"Populist Politics: From Protests to Violence"

 

April 14, 2016

"Combating Terrorism: The Role of Sharing Intelligence"

 

March 30, 2016

"Combating Terrorism: Lessons from the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel, and Beyond"

 

March 9, 2016

"The Refugee Crisis: Humanitarian and Security Implications"

 

February 8, 2016

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2015 and Outlook for 2016"

 

January 20, 2016

"Untangling Russia's Puzzle: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

January 14, 2016

"The Sunni-Shiite Divide: 2016 Outlook and Beyond"

  

2015 

 

December 21, 2015

"Jerusalem: Outlook for War or Peace?"

 

November 23, 2015

"U.S. Combating the Islamic State: Is a New Strategic Blueprint Needed?"

 

October 23, 2015

"Russia's Middle East Strategy: Quo Vadis?"

 

October 2, 2015

"The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Third Intifida or an Endgame?"

 

September 17, 2015

"NATO's Mission in the Old-New Strategic Environment: Confronting Regional and Global Challenges"

 

August 27, 2015

"Combating Separatist Terrorism: Assessment of Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and 'Best Practices' Response Strategies"

 

August 13, 2015

"Terrorism Captives: Tactical, Legal, and Strategic Implications"

 

July 9, 2015

"The Days After: Are Iran's Deadlines Endless?"

 

July 1, 2015

"Iraq: Quo Vadis?"

 

June 11, 2015

"Combating Terrorism: The Role of Law Enforcement"

 

April 29, 2015

"From Terrorism to War Crimes: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"

 

March 30, 2015

"International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2014 and Outlook for 2015" 

 

January 30, 2015

"Terrorism Victimization of Women and Children: Costs, Lessons, and Future Outlook"

 

January 15, 2015

"America, Still the Indispensable Nation"

 

 

2014 

 

December 19, 2014

"The Role of Religion in Combating Terrorism"

 

December 5, 2014

"The Role of the Military in Combating Terrorism"

 

November 6, 2014

“The Ukraine Crisis: Quo Vadis?” 

 

October 31, 2014

“Health Security Challenges and Responses:From Ebola to Terrorism” 

 

September 18, 2014

“The Fog of War: Is the Rule of Law Still Relevant?” 

 

August 28, 2014

"ISIS: An Emerging Global Sunni Caliphate?" 

 

July 30, 2014

"Post-Europe's Parliament Elections 2014:

Political, Social, Economic, and Security Implications"

   

July 25, 2014

The Middle East Crisis: Updates on Strategic Challenges and Opportunities

(Iraq, Syria, Iran and Gaza)

  

June 18, 2014

South Asia Security Challenges: National, Regional, and Global Perspectives

 

May 16, 2014
Ambassadors' Forum "Diplomacy and Force: Rewards, Costs and Lessons" "

 

April 30, 2014

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process: Endless or Endgames?

 

April 9, 2014
Is Aviation Security Attainable? (Past Lessons and Future Outlook)

 

March 27, 2014
Ambassadors' Forum "The Current Security Challenges in Africa"

 

February 20, 2014
Olympics Security Lessons: From Munich to Sochi

 

February 7, 2014
International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Spain's Experience

 

January 24, 2014
International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2013 and Outlook for 2014

 

2013

 

December 5, 2013
Tehran's Bomb Challenge: Crossroads, Roadblocks, and Roadmaps to Rapprochement?

 

November 25, 2013
The Lone Wolf Challenge: Past Experience and Future Outlook

 

November 7, 2013
Can Counterterrorism Strategies and Democracy co-Exist?

 

October 30, 2013
Reassessing the WMD Challenges:  The Next Phase?

  

October 24, 2013
Seminar, International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism:  An Updated U.S. Assessment

 

September 27, 2013

Seminar, International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism:  The Next Phase?

  

September 11, 2013
Seminar, The Anniversary of 9/11:  Lessons Learned

 

August 27, 2013

Seminar, The Terrorists-Prisoners Challenge:  Lessons Learned and Future Outlook

 

July 25, 2013
Seminar, Terrorism and Intelligence:  Political, Legal, and Strategic Challenges

 

June 12, 2013
Seminar, Boston Attack and the "Russian Connection";  An Assessment

 

May 9, 2013

Power of sufism to Resist Radical Thoughts in Islam

 

April 19, 2013

Seminar, Refugeeism:  Humanitarian and Strategic Challenges

 

April 4, 2013

Seminar, Combating Hizballah's Global Network

 

March 22, 2013

Seminar, Latin America Post-Chavez

 

February 27, 2013

15th Annual Event, "International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2012 and Outlook for 2013"

 

2012

 

December 10, 2012

Seminar, Middle East Security Concerns: The Next Phase?

 

November 27, 2012

Seminar, Maritime Security: Threat Assesments and Response Strategies

 

September 27, 2012

Seminar, Diplomatic Security: Past Lessons and Future Outlook

 

Septebmer 11, 2012

Seminar, Inevitable Last Resort: Syria or Iran First

 

August 28, 2012

Seminar, "Turkey's Partnership for Security: The Next Phase" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies 

 

July 25, 2012

Seminar, "Combating Olympic Terrorism: National and International Lessons" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

 

June 28, 2012

Seminar, "Middle East Security and the Changing Trans-Atlantic Partnership" at the National Press Club 

 

April 30, 2012

Seminar, "Al-Qa'ida Quo Vadis? Marking the First Anniversary of 'Operation Neptune Spear'" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

 

March 23, 2012

Seminar, "Nigeria and the Al-Qa'ida Challenge: National, Regional, and Global Implications" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

 

March 1, 2012

Seminar, “Syria After Assad?” at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

 

February 2, 2012

Seminar, “International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: Review of 2011 and Outlook for 2012” at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

 

January 18, 2012

Seminar, “Strategic Response’s to South Asia’s Security Challenges” at the United States Congress in Washington, DC

 

2011

 

December 6, 2011

Seminar, “Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Final Warning?” at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

November 7, 2011

Seminar, “Riots, Protests, and Terrorism: A View from the UK and Europe” at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

October 18, 2011

Seminar, "Arab Spring Assessment: Political, Social, Economic and Strategic Perspectives," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

September 27, 2011

Seminar, "UN-Palestian Statehood: Political, Legal, Social, Economic and Strategic Perspectives," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

September 13-14, 2011

Lecture, "10 Years Later: Insights on al-Qa'ida's Past and Future through Captured Records," at the National Defense University in Washington, DC

 

August 30, 2011

Seminar, "Middle East WMD Free Zone: Outlook for 2012 and Beyond," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

July 12, 2011

Seminar, "al-Qa'ida and the South Asia Experience: Regional and Global responses," at the European Parliament in Brussels Germany.  

 

July 7, 2011

Seminar, "Terrorism and Civil Liberties: Security vs. Rights?," at the International Law Institute in Washington, DC

 

July 6, 2011

Conference, "Cyber Challenge: Cyber Deterrence," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

June 28, 2011

Seminar, "Cutting through the Fog of Law: Was Killing bin Laden an Illegal 'Extrajudicial Execution,' 'War Crime,' or a Lawful Act During Armed Conflict?," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

June 20, 2011

Seminar, "Kazakhstan-U.S. Strategic Partnership: Past Experience and Future Outlook," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

May 19, 2011

Seminar, "Georgia-U.S. Strategic Partnership: Past Experience and Future Outlook," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

April 15, 2011

Seminar, "The Emerging New Middle East and State Sponsored Terrorism: A Dilemma for Policy Makers," at the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies in Arlington, Virginia 

 

March 31, 2011

Seminar, "A Roadmap to Middle East WMD Free Zone: Past Experience and Future Outlook," at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

February 23, 2011

Seminar, "Enhancing Euro Atlantic Security Amid Uncertain Times: EU-US Security Strategies and Recommendations" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia 

 

February 8, 2011

Seminar, "The New Middle East: Quo Vadis?" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

January 31, 2011

Seminar, “13th Annual Review Seminar on “Terrorism: Review of 2010 and Outlook for 2011,” at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

 

January 19, 2011

Roundtable Discussion, "Turkey's Counterterrorism Strategies" at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

2010

 

March 24, 2010

Ambassadors’ Forum with Hon. Adrian Vierita, (Republic of Romania) at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

April 15, 2010

Seminar, “Venezuelistan: Iran’s Latin American Ambitions,” at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC

 

July 8, 2010

Ambassadors’ Forum with Hon. Béla Szombati (Republic of Hungary) at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

October 6, 2010 

Ambassadors’ Forum with Hon. Namik Tan (Republic of Turkey) at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in Arlington, Virginia

 

November 22, 2010

Seminar, “Iran and US Policy: Political, Legal and Strategic Perspectives,” at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

 

2009

 

September 21, 2009

Conference, "Latin America's Security Challenges in the 21st Century", at the National Press Club in Washington, DC

 

 

 

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