Walid Phares

Director of the Future of Terrorism Project, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies'

Guest

Senior Fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies and Director of its Future of Terrorism project; instructor in Global Strategies at National Defense University in Washington DC; author of Future Jihad: Terrorist Strategies against the West, The War of Ideas: Jihadism against Democracies, and The Confrontation: Winning the war against Future Jihad

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