On October 24, 2005, Dr. Walid Phares, MSNBC's terrorism analyst, addressed the Columbia community as the second speaker for the Eisenhower Forum speaking series. The cable news terror analyst discussed the threat of Jihadi movements.
Students, faculty members, and invited guests enjoyed Dr. Phares's hour long address. Following his speech, attendees asked the terrorism expert various questions relating to Lebanon, Islamists, and Iraq. Dr. Phares also introduced his close friend, Lebanese Parliament member Abdallah Hannaist, who spoke on the changing climate in Lebanon. Pastries from the Hungarian Pastry were enjoyed by attendees following this event.
Dr. Phares is a senior fellow at the Washington-based Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD). This event was co-sponsored by FDD.
This event was covered by Columbia University Spectator.
Photographs from the Second Eisenhower Forum