EVENTS

April 16, 2019 | New York, NY

Terrorism in Southeast Asia: A Current State of Affairs

The Salon Series, a collaborative event series between The Soufan Center and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, hosted an intimate roundtable event ...

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April 4, 2019 | Singapore

Terrorism Threats and the New Geopolitical Landscapes: Ali Soufan Closing Keynote Speaker at the 2019 MiliPol Asia-Pacific Conference

As closing keynote speaker at the MiliPol Asia-Pacific 2019 Conference, Ali Soufan will dissect the nature of the current threat posed by the global Salafi-jihadi movement and examine the changing geopolitical landscapes across the world. ...

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February 14, 2019 | Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

U.S. Strategy and Response in the Face of Global Terror

Ali Soufan will be speaking at the MSC Student Conference on National Affairs (SCONA 64) on “U.S. Strategy and Response in the Face of Global Terror.” ...

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February 12, 2019 | Dallas, TX

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of Bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

To defeat today's terrorists, we must work to understand their worldview, motivations, and ideology. In this conversation with Idean Salehyan, Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, Ali Soufan will dissect contemporary jihadi terrorism from the death of Bin Laden to the rise, fall of the Islamic State, and discuss what is likely to come next....

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February 1, 2019 | Palm Springs, CA

Ali Soufan Speaking on Terrorism at Sixth Annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

At the three-day event Ali Soufan will join 43 authors at the sixth annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival to discuss his latest book, Anatomy of Terror, and examine today’s terrorism threat....

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January 16, 2019 | London, United Kingdom

Exploring Permanent Conflicts Across the MENA Region: How Violent Extremist Groups Exacerbate this Trend

The Salon Series, a collaborative event series between The Soufan Center and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, will host an intimate roundtable event featuring renowned terrorism expert Richard Barrett entitled: “Exploring permanent conflicts across the MENA region: How violent extremist groups exacerbate this trend.”...

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January 9, 2019 | Washington D.C

Lawmakers & Advocates Gather to Honor Jamal Khashoggi on 100-Day Anniversary of his Death

Lawmakers & Advocates Gather to Honor Jamal Khashoggi on 100-Day Anniversary of his Death - Members of Congress, nonprofit and journalistic organizations, along with friends of Jamal Khashoggi unite to honor his memory and to stand up for press freedom around the world....

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December 13, 2018 | New York, NY

Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Security Council Resolution 2396 (2017): Review of the Madrid Guiding Principles”

Ali Soufan, Founder of The Soufan Center, participated in a Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee on “Security Council Resolution 2396 (2017): Review of the Madrid Guiding Principles”. The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held a Special Meeting to revise the Madrid Guiding Principles on foreign fighters. Adopted in 2015, the Madrid Guiding Principles consist of 35 practical tools to assist States in stemming the flow of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) to conflict zones....

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December 6, 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

Roundtable Discussion at the European Parliament on ‘How to Effectively Fight Terrorist Threats’

Meredith Stricker, Executive Director of The Soufan Center, participated in a roundtable discussion at the European Parliament on 'How to Effectively Fight Terrorist Threats' hosted by Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Ramona M?nescu and in support of the release of the 2018 Global Terrorism Index. The roundtable convened internationally recognized experts to discuss global terrorism trends, terrorist financing, prison radicalization, technology, strategic narrative campaigns and returning (or exiting) foreign fighters....

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June 7, 2018 | London, United Kingdom

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of Bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

On Thursday the 7th June The Henry Jackson Society was delighted to host Ali Soufan for a discussion on the topic of his newest book The Anatomy of Terror.  The book explores the particular brand of jihadi terrorism associated with Bin Laden, and details its various developments, the rise of offshoot organizations, and its enduring appeal today....

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