The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies held a panel discussion, "Arab Spring Assessment: Political, Social, Economic and Strategic Perspectives," on October 18, 2011. Speakers included BGen. David G. Reist, USMC (Ret.), Vice President, Strategy and Planning, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Prof. Yonah Alexander, Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Ambassador Dr. Hussein Hassouna, Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the U.S.; Hon. P.J. Crowley, Omar Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership, Pennsylvania State University, The Dickinson School of Law; and former Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Dr. Robert Satloff, Executive Director, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Dr. Judith Yaphe, National Defense University; and Dr. Gönül Tol, Director, Center for Turkish Studies, and Scholar-in-Residence, Middle East Institute. Above is a video of the event in its entirety.


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IUCTS Highlights



March 28, 2019

"Biological Terrorism: International Dimensions"


July 25, 2018

"The Role of Diplomacy in Combating Terrorism: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"


April 30, 2018

"Combating Terrorism: National, Regional, and Global Lessons for the Next Decade and Beyond"


March 1, 2018

"Balkan Security Challenges: Past Lessons and Future Outlook"


February 27, 2018

"Punctuated Equilibria Paradigm and Security in the Modern World"


February 9, 2018

Combating Terrorism: Reflections over the Generations


January 31, 2018

National, Regional, and Global Terrorism: An Israeli Perspective


December 19, 2017

Security Challenges in the Balkans: Quo Vadis?


December 7, 2017

Egypt-U.S. Strategic Partnership


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 



The Times of Israel
on January 25, 2019: "There's good reason to fear Iran's global reach" by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig


The Times of Israel on September 26, 2018: "The battle for the new Syria"

by Prof. Yonah Alexander and Dr. Milton Hoenig