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  • Discussion Examines Lone Wolf Terrorism Threat
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    Lone Wolf Terrorism

    Israeli counterterrorism experts and scholars from Georgetown University and the Washington Institute talked about the threat of lone wolf terrorism. Topics included the motivations and…

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  • Hearing Examines State of USQatar Relations
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    U.S.-Qatar Relations

    Qatar experts testified at a hearing on that country’s relations with the U.S. following the recent blockade imposed by six Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt, over alleged reports…

    1,244 views
  • Forum Examines Threat Posed by Islamist Extremism
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    Terrorist Threats Against the West

    A Dutch government counterterrorism coordinator as well as policy analysts talked about ways western societies can counter violent extremism and radical ideologies to help prevent…

    210 views
  • Assistant Treasury Secretary Daniel Glaser Discusses ISIS Financing
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    ISIS Financing

    Daniel Glaser talked about how government is combating the financing of ISIS* and terrorism. He focused on the unique challenges ISIS has created, and he stressed the importance of stopping…

    373 views
  • Discussion on ISIS Foreign Fighters in Europe
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    Foreign Fighters in Europe

    Panelists talked about ways U.S. officials could assist their European counterparts to prevent further terrorist attacks on the European continent. Panelists focused on the threat posed by…

    243 views
  • Hearing on Iran Nuclear Agreement
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    Iran Nuclear Agreement Sanctions Relief

    State and Treasury Department officials and academics testified at a hearing on the foreign policy implications of lifting sanctions on Iran in accordance with the Iran nuclear agreement.…

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  • Discussion on Federal Counterterrorism Efforts
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    Islamic State Finances

    Gerald Roberts talked about his work leading the federal government’s global terrorist financing investigations, focusing on his latest efforts against ISIS.* He spoke about how ISIS finances…

    317 views
  • Discussion on Rehabilitating Returning Terrorist Fighters
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    ISIS Recruitment of Foreign Fighters

    Panelists talked about the increasing number of foreign fighters joining the ISIS* cause. They focused on how nations can rehabilitate and reintegrate citizens returning from fighting for…

    354 views
  • Discussion on Combating Extremist Ideology
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    Countering Violent Extremism and Ideology

    Jordanian Prince Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein gave a keynote address by video conference about international efforts to curb the flow of foreign fighters into terrorist organizations such as ISIL* Then a…

    442 views
  • Hearing on Islamic State Financing
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    Islamic State Financing

    Witnesses testified at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on how organizations such as the Islamic State* obtain and deploy financial resources to commit acts of terror and further…

    1,529 views
  • Hearing on Ukraine Syria and the Middle East
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    Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East

    Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and sectarianism…

    4,178 views
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    Hezbollah

    Matthew Levitt talked about his book, Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God, in which he explores the power of Hezbollah in Lebanon and the organization’s activities beyond…

    180 views
  • Experts Describe Hezbollahs Worldwide Activities
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    Hezbollah as a Global Threat

    Middle East policy experts testified about the evolution of Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant organization, and its relationship with Iran.

    416 views
  • Future of alQaida Leadership
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    Future of al-Qaida Leadership

    Panelists talked about the relevance of al-Qaida following the killing of Osama bin Laden and political uprisings in the Middle East since 2011. They also responded to questions from the…

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  • First Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death
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    First Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Death

    To mark the one-year anniversary of killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by U.S. Navy SEALS, a panel of former military and intelligence officials assessed the state of al-Qaida, and the potential impact of…

    334 views
  • Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment
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    Iran and Hezbollah Threat Assessment

    Witnesses testified on threats to the U.S. posed by both Iran and Hezbollah in the Middle East. Among the topics addressed were state-sponsored terrorism threats, terrorist fundraising…

    454 views
  • Alleged Iranian Covert Operations
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    Alleged Iranian Covert Operations

    Witnesses testified on recent allegations that Iran attempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the U.S., and Iran’s other international covert operations. Among the topis they addressed…

    3,066 views
  • Terrorist Funding
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    Terrorist Funding

    Matthew Levitt talked about terrorist funding, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included how organizations like al- Qaeda get money and the impact…

    237 views
  •  Ideological Extremism
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    Ideological Extremism

    Participants spoke about U.S. counterterrorism strategy and efforts to diminish ideological extremism. They also spoke about a new report by on ways to counter extremist ideology from a…

    311 views
  • Dan Benjamin on Counterterrorism
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    Dan Benjamin on Counterterrorism

    Daniel Benjamin spoke about U.S. counterterrorism efforts. Among the issues he addressed were the evolving threat and increasing resilience of al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations, as…

    177 views
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