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Dr. Hoffman, one of the nation’s top experts on terrorism and counterterrorism, will examine the significance of the October 7, 2023 attacks on Israel and the key lessons it holds to prepare for and counter terrorism in the future. He will also discuss implications of the war in Gaza for local, regional, and global security. 

Hoffman is a professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and editor-in-chief of Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, the leading scholarly journal in the field, and editor-in-chief of the Columbia University Press series on terrorism. He is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and at the U.S. Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center. Hoffman served as scholar-in-residence at the CIA and on the FBI’s 9/11 Review Commission, as well advising other numerous other commissions and institutions. He has also coordinated field work on terrorism and counterterrorism in numerous countries, including Afghanistan, Colombia, India, Israel, and Pakistan.

Hoffman received the U.S. Intelligence Community Seal Medallion, the highest commendation given to a non-government employee. He is the author of the award-winning book, Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 as well as Inside Terrorism. His latest book is God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America. Hoffman holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University.


April 3
5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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Front Commons
charleston, SC United States


$7.00 Transportation Fee