The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies presented a special Seminar, "Al-Qaida: Quo Vadis? Nine Years after 9/11," at the Institute at noon on Wednesday, September 15. The event was co-sponsored by the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute, and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies. Panelists included Michael Swetnam, CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; Prof. Yonah Alexander, Director, ICTS and Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies; Philip Mudd, Former Deputy Director - National Security Branch of FBI, Former Deputy Director, CIA Counterterrorist Center,and Senior Fellow, New America Foundation; Charles Allen, Former Assistant Director of National Intelligence and former Under Secretary for National Intelligence, DHS; Prof. Paul Pillar, Former National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia, CIA, and Faculty member, Georgetown University Security Studies Program; and Steven Simon, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, and Visiting Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Princeton University. Click below to watch a video of the event.




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