Middle East Forum

Wednesdays 10AM

Guests Benjamin Baird, Islamism in Politics (IIP) Coordinator, Islamist Watch and Philippe Nassif, Middle East/North Africa Advocacy Director for Amnesty International Download

00:57 Download March 4th, 2020

Benjamin Baird researches Islamist activity in Washington DC and state capitals across the country, organizes to counter these efforts, and educates the public, the media, and politicians on the threat posed by Islamist involvement in politics. He is a decorated U.S. Army infantry veteran and frequent contributor to the Investigative Project on Terrorism, The Daily Caller, and other prominent media outlets.

Philippe Nassif is the Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International USA. Before coming to Amnesty, Philippe worked as the executive director at In Defense of Christians in the Middle East where he advocated on behalf of persecuted religious minorities. Before that, he worked at the poverty fighting organization CARE USA, the Obama Presidential Campaign, The White House as part of President Barack Obama’s advance team, and for the Mayor of Houston, Texas.

Philippe received his M.A. in International Conflict Resolution from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX and his B.A in International Relations from the University of St Thomas in Houston, TX.

Podcasts you may like

The Givnish Spotlight Hour

Play Latest (June 23rd)

4 episodes

The Gospel Hour

Play Latest (23 hours ago)

56 episodes

van der Veen & Co

Play Latest (June 21st)

6 episodes

Healthy By Nature

Healthy by Nature is hosted by Certified Clinical Nutritionist, author and media veteran, Martie Whittekin. Martie interviews authors, doctors, researchers and other experts who are at the top of their fields. While intended to be entertaining in the process, Healthy by Nature aims to educate listeners with responsible science-based information tempered with traditional wisdom. We […]

Play Latest (June 24th)

13 episodes

Taking Charge with Paula Robinson

Play Latest (June 16th)

5 episodes