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"Call for Transnational Jihad" Book Discussion with Arif Jamal

Hudson Institute

Monday, June 30, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

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Call for Transnational JihadIn November 2008, terrorists belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) orchestrated a four-day series of shootings and bombings that killed and injured hundreds in Mumbai, India, including American citizens. While that was the first time that many Americans heard of this group, LeT has been active for decades. With the continued radicalization of Pakistan, the rise of radical Islamist groups, and the inability of the Pakistani state to take action against them, Hudson Institute will host a book talk with Arif Jamal, an independent U.S.-based journalist and author of Call for Transnational Jihad.

In Call for Transnational Jihad, Jamal explores the formation of the parent organization of LeT, the Jamaat-ud-Dawa. Jamal draws upon primary sources to trace the ideological and organizational roots of Jamaat-ud-Dawa back through the 1970s and show the presence of Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its affiliates in more than 100 countries including Iran, Bangladesh, Turkey, and the United States.

On June 30th, Arif Jamal will join Husain Haqqani, Hudson senior fellow and former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, to discuss Lashkar-e-Taiba and other radical Islamist groups in Pakistan.

Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author.


This event will be live streamed on Hudson's homepage.

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Hudson Institute
1015 15th Street NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Monday, June 30, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM


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Founded in 1961 by strategist Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law.

Hudson seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, and policy briefings and recommendations.

Hudson Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization financed by tax deductible contributions from private individuals, corporations, foundations, and by government grants.

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