Bill Braniff: Understanding the Roots of the Terrorist Threat to the United States

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Bill Braniff, an instructor at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, discusses the environment in which terrorist organizations operate.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
8:30pm @ Central Library

Bill Braniff discusses the terrorist threat faced by the United States and explains how close examination of the environments in which terrorist organizations operate is crucial to understanding the global Salafi-jihadi movement on Tuesday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

An instructor at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, Braniff will explain the roots of the al-Qa´ida ideology, as well as the political landscape and the theological context in which it operates.

Admission is free. A 6 p.m. reception precedes the event. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP. Free parking is available in the Library District parking garage at 10th & Baltimore.

The event is co-sponsored by the Hauptmann School for Public Affairs at Park University and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the audio recording of this event are those of the author/speaker and do not reflect the position of the United States Military Academy, the Department of the Army, or the Department of Defense.

Listen to the audio