FORA.tv Speaker - William McCants
William McCants is a Fellow at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center. He is an expert on Jihadi ideology and strategy, as well as medieval and modern Islamic thought. Recently, he has consulted on militant Salafism for various branches of the U.S. government and military, translated an important al-Qaeda book on strategy, and directed the Jihadi Ideology Project, which maps the intellectual influence of Jihadi authors. He is currently designing curricula on jihadi-inspired terrorism for the FBI and teaching its new agents. His work has been featured in various media outlets, including the front page of USA Today, CNN's website, NPR's "Morning Edition," the New York Times, the Washington Post, Anderson Cooper 360, and a Zawahiri video. He has a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University and has lived in Egypt and Lebanon.
10.22.07 | 01:25:12 min
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