Security Expert Joshua Gleis on Domestic Terrorism and Extremism in the United States

Security Expert Joshua Gleis on Domestic Terrorism and Extremism in the United States
Event Time
11:00 AM
Dr. Joshua Gleis


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Security Expert Joshua Gleis on Domestic Terrorism and Extremism in the United States

Wednesday, 11am-12pm PST

Prerequisite Note: Due to the virtual setting of this class, you must have computer capability, including internet access, in order to participate. A camera is also optimal but not required.

Join Dr. Joshua Gleis, world renowned author and specialist of Middle East, Counter-Insurgencies and Operational Security as he explores the domestic threats targeting the United States today, focusing on the far-right, far-left and Islamist extremists that may pose imminent dangers.

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Dr. Joshua Gleis is Founder and President of Gleis Security Consulting, a security consulting and geopolitical firm. He has trained thousands on issues as varied as situational awareness, intelligence, counterterrorism, Middle Eastern affairs, emergency response, and operational procedures. Joshua has held positions at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Columbia University’s Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, and the NYPD’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau. Joshua is author of the books Withdrawing Under Fire: Lessons Learned from Islamist Insurgencies (Potomac Books, Inc., April 2011), Hezbollah & Hamas: A Comparative Study (Johns Hopkins University Press, Fall 2012), and The Hibernating Bears: A Story about Lock Downs for Children (Troy Book Makers, March 2020).

Joshua has advised government agencies on issues of public diplomacy, counter-terrorism, and counter-insurgencies, and provided hundreds of lectures to law enforcement, clergy, students and the general public. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and his op-eds and interviews have appeared in publications such as the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, Jerusalem Post, and Al Ahram. Joshua received his PhD and Masters in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University – the nation’s oldest school of international affairs. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern Studies from Cornell University.

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(310) 440-1572
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