Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Attacking America: Al-Qaida’s Grand Strategy in its War with the World

VENUE:National Liberty Museum

Attacking America: Al-Qaida’s Grand Strategy in its War with the World

About the Event

In this preview of her forthcoming book, Mary Habeck explores the underpinnings of Al Qaeda’s grand strategy, and what it may portend for the future.  An Associate Professor of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins, she served on the National Security Council and taught at Yale University, where she received her Ph.D. Previous lecturers in this series include Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth; George Weigel, biographer of Pope John Paul II; James Billington, Librarian of Congress; and Lorenzo Vidino, a scholar with the Swiss-based Center for Security Studies (and FPRI Senior Fellow).


National Liberty Museum

321 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia. PA. US. 19106


Reservations are required. RSVP:

Free for Educators, Students, and Members of FPRI and NLM, $20 for Non-Members
Dinner Immediately Following for Bronze Partners of FPRI

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Mary Habeck

Mary Habeck - Mary Habeck is a member of the Editorial Board of Orbis: FPRI's Journal of World Affairs. She is a strategic planner and an expert on military matters, Islam, and extremism. She teaches on al-Qa’ida and ISIS at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and at Georgetown, while running her consulting firm, Applied Grand Strategies (