Environment of Terrorists

Moderated by Professor Macdonald, experts discussed the environments that enable terrorism. Topics included Pakistani seminaries and… read more

Moderated by Professor Macdonald, experts discussed the environments that enable terrorism. Topics included Pakistani seminaries and their relation to jihads, Hamas radicalization of Palestinians, and terrorism in East Africa caused by government corruption, religious fundamentalism, and endemic poverty. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions.

Professor Shinn is a former State Department coordinator for Somalia.

“Environments that Enable Terrorism” was a session of “The Roots of Terror: Understanding the Evolving Threat of Global Terrorism” conference sponsored by Women in International Security and the U.S. Army War College held at the Wyndham Washington Hotel. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Fair, Christine Senior Research Associate U.S. Institute of Peace->Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention
  • Levitt, Matthew Senior Fellow and Director Washington Institute for Near East Policy->Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
  • Macdonald, Douglas Visiting Professor U.S. Army War College->Strategic Studies
  • Shinn, David Adjunct Professor George Washington University->International Affairs
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Program ID:
196632-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 12, 2007
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2007

Airing Details

  • Feb 12, 2007 | 11:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2007 | 2:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 13, 2007 | 5:37pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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