Walid Phares

Walid Phares

Walid Phares is a Lebanese-born American scholar and right-wing political pundit. He worked for the Republican presidential campaigns of Mitt Romney in 2012 and Donald Trump in 2016. He has also served as a commentator on terrorism and the Middle East for for Fox News since 2007, and for NBC from 2003 to 2006. A Maronite Christian, Phares has drawn controversy over his association with extremist Lebanese Christian militant groups in the 1980s during the Lebanese Civil War, and over his anti-Islam views. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Walid Phares has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum as a Senior Fellow. The year with the most videos was 2005 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 537 views per program. Most appearances with John Hilboldt (2). Most common tags: Terrorism, Religious Issues, Middle East.

Appearances by Title:c. July 6, 2006 - Present Director, Future of Terrorism Project, Foundation for Defense of Democracies Videos: 4 c. September 26, 2003 - Present Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies Videos: 5 c. January 13, 1992 - Present Member, Executive Committee, World Lebanese Organization Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Agenda

    Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Agenda

    Walid Phares talked about Republican nominee Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda.

  • After Words with Walid Phares

    After Words with Walid Phares

    Walid Phares talked about his book, The Lost Spring: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid, in which he…

  • Terrorist Threats to U.S.

    Terrorist Threats to U.S.

    Walid Phares spoke about threats posed by al-Qaida and terrorist organizations, especially as the U.S. prepared for the…

  • Terrorism Against Americans

    Terrorism Against Americans

    The guest talked about terrorism against Americans both within the U.S. and worldwide. He talked about his new book, The War…

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