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

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

  • October 03, 2013
  • Date / Time:
  • October 03, 2013
  • 5:30 pm
  • Venue:
  • National Liberty Museum
  • 321 Chestnut Street
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19106

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).


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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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