Islamic Radicalization: Religious Roots, Historical Developments and Political Consequences
Dr Haim Koren, Former Director of Political Planning at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel
Dr Haim Koren will outline the main tenets of Islamic radicalization today, tracing it from its historical beginnings to its current role in the world arena, in particular analyzing its repercussions within the Middle East Peace Process. Dr Haim Koren is currently teaching at the National Defence College in Israel. Previously, he has held leading posts as the Director of the Middle East Division at the governmental Centre of Political Research, and as the Deputy Director of the Religious and Sects Department. He is the co-author of the forthcoming, Mauritania's Complex: Ethnic Identity, Regional Role and Global Jihad (IDC Herzliya, 2008) and Darfur Identity Crisis: Islam, Tribalism, Ethnology and Environment from Historical Perspective (London-Portland, 2008).
Please note the meeting will be held under the Chatham House Rule.
The Chatham House Rule
To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.