Insurgency and Jihad: The Iraqi Theater and Beyond

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Monday, April 11, 2005

11am-2:30pm Session I

11:00 – 12:30pm

Recent developments in Iraq; the evolution of the Iraqi insurgency and changing tactics of the Iraqi Jihad

– Pat Lang Ret. Col., U.S. Army Tactical analysis of the challenges to U.S. forces in Iraq

– Mahan Abedin Editor, Terrorism Monitor Who’s who in the Iraqi insurgency – Stephen Ulph Senior Fellow, The Jamestown Foundation Use of the Internet to facilitate and support Jihadi groups

– Phebe Marr Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace Commentary and overview of the situation in Iraq

12:30 pm Lunch Break; Lunch Buffet Served Session

II 12:45pm – 2:30pm

Regional spillover of the Iraq War: Syria, Jordan, and the Gulf

– Michael Scheuer Former Chief of the Bin Laden Unit at the Counterterrorist Center at the CIA, anonymous author of Imperial Hubris New Threats in the Aftermath of the Iraq War: Jordan and Other Regional Vulnerabilities

– Stephen Ulph Senior Fellow, The Jamestown Foundation Recent Islamist violence in the Gulf States

– Harlan Ullman Senior Adviser, CSIS The Syrian Factor: Context, Challenges and Landmines

Audio recording of the conference is available on the Jamestown website. For Session I, which featured Pat Lang, Phebe Marr, Stephen Ulph and Mahan Abedin, visit:

Session I Discussion

For Session II, which featured Michael Scheuer, Harlan Ullman and Stephen Ulph, visit:

Session II Discussion

Transcripts are now available. To view them, click the link below (Adobe PDF) Transcript

– Panel One Transcript

– Panel Two


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