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
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Christine Fair Senior Research Associate U.S. Institute of Peace->Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention
- Matthew Levitt Senior Fellow and Director Washington Institute for Near East Policy->Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
- Douglas Macdonald Visiting Professor U.S. Army War College->Strategic Studies
- David Shinn Adjunct Professor George Washington University->International Affairs
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