Webinars

Middle East Forum webinars feature a brief video presentation by one or two specialists, followed by a question-and-answer period. To view past webinars, click on the links below.

Participation in the webinars as they take place requires advance registration and the Zoom application on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Title Date
Martha Lee: Is France Getting Serious about Islamism? August 30, 2021
Seth J. Frantzman on Drone Warfare in the Middle East August 27, 2021
Michael Mandelbaum on Biden's Middle East Policy Challenges August 23, 2021
Richard Benkin: Jews and Hindus Face the "Same" Islamist Adversaries August 10, 2021
Morten Uhrskov Jensen on Denmark's Cap on Non-Western Immigration August 5, 2021
Philip Carl Salzman, a Nearly Canceled Professor Emeritus, Lives to Tell the Tale July 30, 2021
Keith Rothfus on the Need for "Moral Leadership" in Washington to Disrupt Terror Financing July 23, 2021
Ilan Berman: The U.S. Must Fight Islamism, not Just Jihadis July 7, 2021
Efraim Karsh: Israel's Arab Citizens Are the "Main Danger" to Its Future July 6, 2021
David Menashri: American Resolve Can Stop Iran's "March towards a Nuclear Weapon" July 3, 2021
Brenda Shaffer: Non-Persian Ethnic Minorities in Iran May Be Ripe for Revolt June 30, 2021
Simon Henderson on MbS of Saudi Arabia: A Six-Year Assessment June 28, 2021
Varsha Koduvayur: No End in Sight to Yemen War June 26, 2021
Michael Eisenstadt on Deterring Iran in the Gray Zone June 23, 2021
David Schenker: Jordan Remains a "Great Asset of Stability" in the Middle East June 20, 2021
Eytan Gilboa on Trends in U.S. Public Opinion toward Israel June 18, 2021
Hassan Dai on Countering the Iranian Regime's American Lobby June 9, 2021
Jonathan Schanzer on the Palestinian Elections Disaster May 19, 2021
Rep. Jim Banks on the Biden Administration's "Appeasement" Policies May 14, 2021
Jonathan Tobin on Israel's Response to Poland's Holocaust Revisionism May 9, 2021
Ashley Rindsberg on the New York Times' False Narrative May 7, 2021
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner on Fighting the International Criminal Court's Crusade against Israel May 5, 2021
Peter A. Chew: Twitter Reveals Popular French Attitudes on Islamism April 29, 2021
Amatzia Baram: "There is Hope" for Iraq, but Kadhimi Needs International Support April 26, 2021
Arik Rudnitzky on Israel's Unlikely New Political Player: Mansour Abbas April 24, 2021
Elliott Abrams on Biden's Iran Policy: "So Far, So Good" April 19, 2021
Steven Emerson: Beware the Next Hezbollah-Israel War April 13, 2021
Douglas Feith: The U.S. Should "Focus on Getting the Palestinians New and Better Leaders" April 10, 2021
Ahmed Alrefai on Growing Female Economic Participation in Saudi Arabia April 4, 2021
Ali Alyami on Qatar's Successful Defiance of Saudi Arabia April 1, 2021
Nonie Darwish on Muslim Converts to Christianity: "I Could Be Killed" March 26, 2021
Patrick Clawson: "Dramatic Impact" of U.S. Sanctions on Iran's Economy Will Continue after Trump March 26, 2021
Zainab al-Suwaij on How Islamists Dupe the Left March 17, 2021
Abdullah Bozkurt on Turkey's Campaign Against Dissidents March 16, 2021
Rafael Bardaji on Why Europe "Will Remain Hostile to Israel" March 14, 2021
Eric Bordenkircher on "Obiden 1.5" Middle East Policy March 13, 2021
Cynthia Farahat on the Muslim Brotherhood's "Secret Apparatus" March 10, 2021
Ali Alfoneh: The IRGC Will "Dictate" Choice of Iran's Next Supreme Leader March 10, 2021
Ofra Bengio on Kurdistan's "Moment" in the Middle East March 6, 2021
Amit Barak on the Changing Identity of Israel's Arabic-Speaking Christians March 4, 2021
Robert Spencer: "Did Muhammad Exist?" March 1, 2021
Tarek Fatah: Islamism Is the "Primary Threat to Western Civilization" February 27, 2021
Endy Zemenides: Turkey Is "More Foe than Friend" to Washington February 17, 2021
Nave Dromi on Progress toward Israel Victory February 14, 2021
Sam Westrop and Benjamin Baird on the Changing Face of Islamism in the U.S. February 12, 2021
Mark Dubowitz: Biden Must Let Maximum Pressure on Iran "Run Its Course" February 11, 2021
Winfield Myers on Holding "Politicized, Biased" Academia Accountable January 27, 2021
Clifford Smith on How MEF "Shines Sunlight" on Capitol Hill January 21, 2021
Seth J. Frantzman on How Cheap Drones Are Transforming Modern Warfare January 17, 2021
Najat Al Saied on the UAE's "People-to-People" Peace with Israel January 16, 2021
Rep. Doug Lamborn: Congress Must "Keep the Biden Administration's Feet to the Fire" on Israel, Iran January 12, 2021
Emmanuel Navon on Israel's 3,000-Year Diplomatic Heritage January 8, 2021
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet on France and Islamism December 31, 2020
Salih Hudayar on China's Uyghur Genocide December 20, 2020
Aya Burweila on Turkey's Goals in Libya December 18, 2020
Jonathan Spyer on Turkey's Attempt to Silence Him December 7, 2020
Michael Pregent on How to "Get Iraq Where It Needs to Be" November 27, 2020
Shoshana Bryen on F-35s and Israel's Qualitative Military Edge November 23, 2020
Jason Guberman on Digitally Preserving Jewish Sites in the Middle East November 20, 2020
Meir Litvak on Iran's Use of Armed Proxies November 20, 2020
Dan Schueftan: The U.S. Should Back Allies, "Break" Enemies in the Middle East November 14, 2020
Svante Cornell on the Armenian-Azerbaijan Conflict November 12, 2020
Winfield Myers on Grassroots Campaigning for Higher Education Reform November 10, 2020
Ilan Berman on China's Disruption of the Middle East November 8, 2020
Samir Kalra on Islamists and Hinduphobia in America November 5, 2020
Amb. Husain Haqqani on South Asian Muslims and the American Experience October 26, 2020
Luke Moon on the Decline of Anti-Israel Evangelicals October 22, 2020
Zuhdi Jasser on Viewing Islam through "the Lens of Liberty and Enlightenment" October 16, 2020
Sam Westrop on the "Sinister" Mission of Islamic Relief October 14, 2020
Maurice Hirsch on Stopping the Palestinian Authority's "Pay-to-Slay" Program October 11, 2020
Diliman Abdulkader on U.S. Policy toward the Kurds October 5, 2020
Micah Levinson on Prospects for Revolutions in the Middle East September 30, 2020
Alejandro Macarrón on the West's "Demographic Suicide" September 29, 2020
Todd Bensman on Jihadi Infiltration into Europe September 25, 2020