Past Events

Capitol Hill Webinar – Recovering Lebanon from The Ruins of Destruction

August 19, 2020

Featuring Tony Badran, Lebanese Expert of FDD   Lebanon which was once called “the Paris of the Middle East” has been suffering from decade upon decade of corruption, mismanagement and hyperinflation. Even before the explosion of August 4th, which rocked the entire city of Beirut, and left over 165 people dead, approximately 5,000 wounded and […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – The Trump Peace Plan: Aiming Not to Make a Deal, But to Make a Deal Possible

August 12, 2020

Featuring Douglas J. Feith   The Trump Peace plan makes a profound departure from peace plans in the past, all of which have failed, and all of which were met with a continuous pattern of Palestinian intransigence and terrorism. This plan realistically states that if the Palestinian objective, and their version of “justice” entails the […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – The Iranian-Chinese Pact: How does this Change the Delicate Balance of Power in the Middle East?

August 5, 2020

Featuring David P. Goldman   Earlier this summer, Iran and China signed a joint economic and military pact, clearing the way for billions of dollars to enter the Iranian economy, which has, up until now been badly suffering, due, to a large extent, to the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Islamic Republic. Iran is […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Israel’s Northern Border Heats Up

July 29, 2020

Featuring Brigadier General (IDF, ret.) Michael Herzog, and Seth Frantzman, Middle East Affairs Correspondent, The Jerusalem Post   On Tuesday, July 21st, a high ranking Hezbollah terrorist official, Ali Kamel Mohsen, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Syria. Following that attack, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Israel “should be prepared for an attack.” Hezbollah […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Talking Turkey: What Exactly are Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Ambitions in the Middle East?

July 22, 2020

Featuring Dr. Aykan Erdemir, Former Member of the Turkish Parliament and FDD Scholar   Last week, the world was stunned to watch Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s move to convert the Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque, reversing the 1934 decision by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of the secular republic of […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Examining the Mysterious Spate of Attacks in Iran 

July 14, 2020

Featuring David Albright, Director of the Institute for Science and International Security, and Efraim Inbar, President of JISS As Iran has been racing towards nuclear breakout, a mysterious spate of attacks has occurred in 3 nuclear sites within the past several weeks, which are thought to have set their nuclear program back months, if not […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Anti-Semitism Within the Black Lives Matter Movement and The Arab/Muslim Trade in Black Slaves Today

July 8, 2020

Featuring Caroline Glick and Charles Jacobs Ever since the horrific murder of George Floyd in May,  many Jews have felt compelled to join in with  the demonstrations. Compassion for the underdog and the impulse for social justice is very much a part of our Jewish tradition. We, Jews, know what it is like  to be […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Israel’s Critical Moment of Decision

July 1, 2020

Featuring Alex Traiman and David Wurmser On Wednesday, July 1st Israeli lawmakers will vote on  whether or not to extend Israeli sovereignty over certain communities in Judea and Samaria, and possibly, the Jordan Valley. Many of Israel’s critics  on the left have argued that this is going to create an Israeli “Apartheid state”, will isolate […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – Iran’s Presence — South of our Border

June 24, 2020

Featuring Joseph M. Humire, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society Join us next Wednesday, June 24, at 12 noon, when Executive Director of the Center for a Secure, Free Society, Joseph M. Humire, will talk about “Iran’s Presence—South of our Border!”. Mr. Humire will discuss Iran’s plans to replicate the model […]

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Capitol Hill Webinar – As the Embargo on Weapons Trade with Iran is about to Expire, What is Next on the Iranian Portfolio?

June 17, 2020

Featuring Mark Dubowitz Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Shoshana Bryen, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center Mark Dubowitz is the chief executive of FDD, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan policy institute. He is an expert on Iran’s nuclear program and global threat network, and is widely recognized as one […]

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