1,303Mar 6, 2014
Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East
Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and sectarianism in ...
943Aug 30, 2013
Book Discussion on Hezbollah
Matthew Levitt talked about his book, Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, in which he explores the power of Hezbollah in Lebanon and the organization’s ...
474Mar 20, 2013
Hezbollah as a Global Threat
Middle East policy experts testified about the evolution of Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant organization, and its relationship with Iran.
130Sep 4, 2012
Future of al-Qaida Leadership
Panelists talked about the relevance of al-Qaida following the killing of Osama bin Laden and political uprisings in the Middle East since 2011. They also responded to questions from the audience.
392Apr 30, 2012
First Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death
To mark the one-year anniversary of killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by U.S. Navy SEALS, a panel of former military and intelligence officials assessed the state of al-Qaida, ...
504Mar 21, 2012
Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment
Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle East. Among the topics addressed were state-sponsored terrorism threats, terrorist fundraising methods, ...
2,831Oct 26, 2011
Alleged Iranian Covert Operations
Witnesses testified on recent allegations that Iran attempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the U.S., and Iran’s other international covert operations. Among the topis they ...
280May 11, 2011
Matthew Levitt talked about terrorist funding, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how organizations like al- Qaeda get money and the impact of ...
310Jun 21, 2010
Participants spoke about U.S. counterterrorism strategy and efforts to diminish ideological extremism. They also spoke about a new report by on ways to counter extremist ideology from a local ...
239May 21, 2010
Dan Benjamin on Counterterrorism
Daniel Benjamin spoke about U.S. counterterrorism efforts. Among the issues he addressed were the evolving threat and increasing resilience of al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations, as ...
89Dec 14, 2009
Homegrown Terrorism Threat
Matthew Levitt, a former FBI counterterrorism intelligence analyst, talked about the arrests of several Americans detained in Pakistan on suspicion that they were plotting terrorist attacks and the ...
145Oct 24, 2008
Global Counterterrorism Network
Assistant Secretary of Defense Michael Vickers talked about the status of the War on Terror, the recent history of special operations and unconventional warfare, the role of counter-terrorism ...
57Feb 12, 2007
Environment of Terrorists
Moderated by Professor Macdonald, experts discussed the environments that enable terrorism. Topics included Pakistani seminaries and their relation to jihads, Hamas radicalization of ...
32Mar 9, 2005
Terrorism and the Middle East
Mr. Levitt will talk about Hezbollah, its financial supporters, and its influence in the Middle East. He said Hezbollah is the most organized political party in Lebanon, although it ...
40Sep 29, 2003
Participants talked about terrorism financing and various states involved in terrorism sponsorship. Among the states they examined were Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Iran and Syria. They also ...
37May 25, 2003
Mr. Levitt discussed recent terrorist activities in Saudi Arabia and Morocco and the terrorist networks operating in the Middle East. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and ...
111Aug 1, 2002
Witnesses testified about the role of charities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the financing of terrorist activities. Among the issues they addressed were investigating financial ...