September 11, 2017

 

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

 

 

As we mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11, is the worst yet to come? Will al-Qa’ida and its expanding network continue to threaten global security concerns? And what are the prospects of the U.S. and its allies to ultimately defeat al-Qa’ida as well as other terrorist actors, such as Daesh and the Taliban?

 

 

 

A panel with extensive government and academic experience will consider these issues and provide recommendations for comprehensive response strategies focusing on legal, law enforcement, intelligence, diplomatic, and military measures.

 

 

 

Opening Remarks:       

Michael S. Swetnam

CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies                              

 

Moderator:                 

Professor Yonah Alexander

Director, Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies and Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

 

Panel:                         

Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann (Ret.)

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain, and Afghanistan; currently President, American Academy of Diplomacy

 

Dr. Wayne H. Zaideman

Former FBI Legal Attaché in the Middle East

 

Dr. Mir Sadat

Policy Strategist, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy; formerly Professor of National Security and Foreign Policy, National Intelligence University

 

Professor Don Wallace, Jr.

Chairman, International Law Institute         

 

Closing Remarks:        

General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.)

Twenty-Ninth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps; Senior Fellow and Chairman of the Board of Regents, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies

 

IUCTS Highlights

Seminars

 

 

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"

 

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"

 

Additional past events 

Op-ed

 

Jerusalem Post on September 16, 2017: "Stop the 'Iranization' of Syria" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig