On Thursday, February 16, AGSIW Visiting Scholar Hala Aldosari testified in front of the U.S.
The following is a transcript of the eighty-fifth in a series of Capitol Hill conferences convened by the Middle East Policy Council.
Testimony - Inside the Mind of ISIS: Understanding Its Goals and Ideology to Better Protect the Homeland
On Wednesday, January 20, AGSIW Board Member and Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University Bernard Haykel testified in front of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the hearing “Inside the Mind of ISIS: Understanding Its Goals and Ideology to Better Protect the Homeland.” In his testimony, Haykel stated: Thinking of the Islamic State in purely ideological terms offers only a partial explanation of the jihadist phenomenon in Iraq and Syria.
AGSIW attended The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, November 22-25.
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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More