Understanding the Global Insurgency

In an afternoon session on the widening conflict in the Arab and Muslim world, the panelists sought to understand the global insurgency and… read more

In an afternoon session on the widening conflict in the Arab and Muslim world, the panelists sought to understand the global insurgency and how to combat it. Members of the panel discussed the social roots of the global insurgency came from oppression and corruption of their own governments; listed factors that made the insurgency a widespread and dangerous phenomena; and stressed the misperception that Islamic fundamentalism was the primary force behind suicide terrorism. Mr. Chehab spoke about his personal experience with the insurgency as a journalist in Iraq. Following their discussion, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Mr. Hasnat moderated the panel.

Zaki Chehab is the author of Inside the Resistance: The Iraqi Insurgency and the Future of the Middle East, published by Nation Books. Robert A. Pape is the author of Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism, published by Random House. Michael Scheuer is the author of Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terror, published by Potomac Books. close

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  • Syed Farooq Hasnat Adjunct Scholar Middle East Institute->Public Policy Center
  • Robert A. Pape Associate Professor University of Chicago->Political Science Department
  • Michael F. Scheuer Special Adviser (Former) Central Intelligence Agency->Counterterrorism
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Understanding the Global Insurgency

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Program ID:
189825-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 2007

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  • Nov 14, 2005 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 17, 2005 | 6:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 25, 2007 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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