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Dec 05

The Future in the Face of Militant Islam

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

The rise of Islamic terrorism worldwide is a phenomenon of our age.  But it is not the first time that violence in the name of Islam has surged across the world.  Drawing on a wide range of sources, including many Muslim writers, Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo will examine the facets of Islamic teaching that have motivated violence.  From his in-depth, primarily theological look at the past and present sources of Islamic terrorism, he will suggest a number of practical responses which can be adopted to counter the violence and strategies for winning the long war against terror in the name of Islam.

Patrick Sookhdeo has doctorates from London University's School of Oriental and African Studies, Western Seminary and Nashtoah House Episcopal Seminary.  He is Adjunct Professor at the George C. Marshall European Centre for Security Studies, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University, UK, and also guest lecturer at the NATO school, Oberammergau.  He is also a Fellow of the Security Institute of the UK and has served as cultural adviser for Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Patrick Sookhdeo, Ph.D.
International Director,
The Barnabas Fund, and
Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity

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Jennifer A. Marshall Jennifer A. Marshall

Vice President for the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, and the Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Fellow Read More