237Aug 20, 2013
Al-Qaida Operations and Threats
Panelists talked about the current state of al-Qaida and its affiliates. They rejected the idea of al-Qaida being decimated or defeated. Mr. Joscelyn cautioned against thinking of ...
453Apr 23, 2013
Defining an Enemy Combatant
Hina Shamsi and Cliff May talked about the legal definition of an “enemy combatant” and the significance, history, and use of the term. They debated the implications of the Obama ...
149Dec 6, 2012
Senators Kyl and Lieberman on Foreign Policy
Retiring Senators Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Jon Kyl (R-AZ) discussed Iran’s nuclear program, Syria’s civil war and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Both senators were critical of ...
181Jul 20, 2012
Syria and the Assad Regime
A forum hosted by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies discussed problems with Syria and national repercussions for the destabilization of the Assad regime.
312Oct 3, 2011
Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren Remarks
Ambassador Michael Oren spoke about relations between the U.S. and Israel, the Middle East peace process, and the recent bid by the Palestinian Authority to gain statehood at the United Nations.
439Oct 3, 2011
Panelists talked about the U.S.-Israel relationship and the Middle East peace process. They advocated that the United States pay less attention to the peace process, and instead focus on ...
347Oct 3, 2011
Israel's Global Influence
George Gilder, author of The Israel Test, gave the keynote address at a Hudson Institute and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies discussion on the relationship between Israel and ...
247Sep 10, 2011
Civil Liberties and National Security Post-September 11
Laura Murphy and Cliff May talked about civil liberties versus security since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
1,234Jul 25, 2011
After Words with Jay Bahadur
Pirates from Somalia made international news with the capture of an American cargo ship in 2009 in eastern African waters and later the murder of four retirees sailing around the ...
453Mar 21, 2011
Participants spoke about the recent political uprising in Egypt, a national referendum on constitutional reforms in Egypt, and the potential role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the political future of ...
110Dec 10, 2010
Representative Brad Sherman Remarks
Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA) spoke about Iran’s nuclear program, proposed legislation on sanctions, and other issues involving Iran. He also responded to questions from the ...
390Dec 10, 2010
Iran's Nuclear Program
Following introductory remarks by Cliff May, panelists spoke regional security in the Middle East, Iranian nuclear ambitions, as well as suggestions from some quarters of possible military strikes ...
306Dec 10, 2010
U.S. Cybersecurity Policy
Representative Pete Hoekstra spoke on his time on the House Select Intelligence Committee and the committee’s approach to cybersecurity issues versus the Obama administration’s ...
1,904Jun 22, 2009
Book Discussion on One Second After
William Forstchen talked about his novel One Second After (Forge Books; March 17, 2009). In his novel he depicts what America would be like after a high-altitude nuclear bomb explosion that ...
362May 14, 2009
Book Discussion on Hamas vs. Fatah: The Struggle for Palestine
Jonathan Schanzer talked about his book Hamas vs. Fatah: The Struggle for Palestine (Palgrave Macmillan; November 11, 2008). He talks about the conflict between Fatah and Hamas since the ...
235May 13, 2008
After Words with Robert Kagan
Robert Kagan talked about his book The Return of History and the End of Dreams, published by Knopf. In his book he argues that the international stability predicted after the end of the ...
159Sep 10, 2007
Book Discussion on The Iranian Time Bomb
Michael Ledeen talked about his book, The Iranian Time Bomb: The Mullah Zealots' Quest for Destruction, published by St. Martin’s Press. He reviewed the history of ...
9Dec 7, 2006
Iraq Study Group Report
The guest talked about the Iraq Study Group Report issued yesterday. He was a member of the Military and Security Working Group which advised members of the Iraq Study Group about the level of ...
25Jun 18, 2006
Political and Campaign News
The guests debated political issues in the news, Democratic and Republican campaign agendas, and President Bush’s approval ratings. They responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
27Mar 13, 2006
U.S. Operations in Iraq
President Bush, in the first of three speeches on U.S. foreign policy, talked about efforts to combat terrorism and military operations in Iraq. In his remarks he acknowledged the growing ...
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