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Guest Efraim Inbar

Efraim Inbar is president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, a professor emeritus of political studies at Bar-Ilan University, and former director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. He earned his undergraduate degree in English literature and political science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and his doctoral degree in political science from…
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Guest Shireen Qudosi and David Swindle

Shireen Qudosi is an American writer and strategist. She specializes in analyzing the leadership and ideology of transnational and U.S. based Muslim organizations. For over a decade, Qudosi has furthered the cause of progressive Islam both through her blog, The Qudosi Chronicles and by working with a diverse network of activists within the global Muslim…
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Guest Kyle Shideler

Kyle Shideler Kyle Shideler is the Director of the Middle East Forum’s Counter-Islamist Grid. Mr. Shideler specializes on Islamist groups operating in the United States, having spent over a decade researching and writing on their history, doctrine, and impact. He has briefed senior U.S. Government personnel, Members of Congress, and law enforcement on this topic.…
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Guests Samantha Rose Mandeles and Oren Litwin

Samantha Rose Mandeles Samantha Mandeles serves as the Middle East Forum’s Islamist Watch coordinator. She joined MEF after coordinating anti-BDS faculty efforts for Scholars for Peace in the Middle East and managing distribution for Americans for Peace and Tolerance's documentary film Hate Spaces. After earning her M.A. in Israel, she served as senior campus coordinator…
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Guest Asaf Romirowsky

Asaf Romirowsky is a Middle East historian, Fellow at the Middle East Forum and a senior nonresident research fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA). He is also a professor [affiliate] at the University of Haifa. Trained as a Middle East historian he holds a PhD in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies from…
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Guests Arsen Ostrovsky and Ronald Sandee

Arsen Ostrovsky is the Executive Director of the Israeli-Jewish Congress and a leading international human rights lawyer, political analyst and commentator, with a focus on Israel and the Middle East. Arsen has testified & spoken in support of Israel before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, United Nations in New York, the European Parliament, the…
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Guests Daniel Seaman and Winfield Myers

Daniel Seaman is a 31-year veteran of the Israeli government. He has B.A. in Political Science from the Hunter College. Mr. Seaman previously served as director of the Israeli Government Press Office from 2010 to 2010. After leaving government, he worked as bureau chief for Voice of Israel and as editor of English-language content at…
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