Government And Business
At a free speech panel last summer, an audience member asked: “How would you apply the question of free speech to radical Islamic preachers like Anjem Choudary and people like that, who are calling for the downfall of the West and sometimes directly inciting violence? Should they be silenced? Or should they be free to say what they feel?”
Culture And Society
Rise & Fall: How Ideas Move the World, a podcast hosted by ARI’s Amanda Maxham, looks at the power of ideas to shape human affairs. Here are some of our favorite moments from the show so far.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is dizzyingly complicated. In this talk, Elan Journo — author of an upcoming book on the conflict and America's stake in it — looks at how intellectuals conceptualize and debate the issue, and spotlights the distinctive value of an Objectivist perspective on it.
Now available free online for the first time, here is Yaron Brook’s four-lecture course recounting the origins of totalitarian Islam.
What motivates the Islamic terrorists? Why are our intellectuals unable and unwilling to recognize the moral distinction between America and her enemies? Why are those thought leaders busy philosophically disarming America?
In this interview, recorded live on September 11, 2017, Ayn Rand Institute fellow and foreign policy expert Elan Journo reflects on a post 9/11 world. In the interview, Journo discusses: Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, who is the enemy and what unites them? The United States has the most powerful military in the world — so why are we still facing a threat from Islamic totalitarians? What myths surround 9/11?
Sixteen years have passed since that horrific Tuesday morning.
In the months since I released the first episode of my Rise & Fall podcast, focusing on Islamic totalitarianism, there have been several terrorist attacks around the world perpetrated by Islamic totalitarians.
In this talk, Elan Journo explores how today’s widespread acceptance of determinism leaves many people unable to grasp what a truly self-interested foreign policy in the Middle East would consist of.
In his latest The Hill column, Elan Journo argues that America should end its ties with the totalitarian Islamic state known as Saudi Arabia.