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Identifying Jihadi-Salafists: Their Ideology, Practices, and Methodology

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Dr. Mary Habeck lectures on al-Qaeda and ISIS, as well as on military strategy and history, at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Georgetown University, and American University.Her recent monograph for the Heritage Foundation is titled The U.S. Must Identify Jihadi-Salafists through Their Ideology, Practices, and Methodology-and Isolate Them. She is the author ofKnowing the Enemy: Jihadist Ideology and the War on Terror (Yale, 2005) and three forthcoming sequels, Attacking America: Al-Qa'ida's Grand Strategy; Managing Savagery: Al-Qa'ida's Military and Political Strategies;and Fighting the Enemy: The U.S. and its War against al-Qa'ida.

She is also a Senior Fellow with the Foreign Policy Research Institute. From 2005-2013 she was an Associate Professor in Strategic Studies at SAIS, teaching courses on extremism, military history, and strategic thought. Before moving to SAIS, Dr. Habeck taught American and European military history in Yale's history department, 1994-2005. She received her PhD in history from Yale in 1996, an MA in international relations from Yale in 1989, and a BA in international studies, Russian, and Spanish from Ohio State in 1987.
Dr. Habeck was appointed by President Bush to the Council on the Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities (2006-2013), and in 2008-2009 she was the Special Advisor for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council staff.
Her other books includeStorm of Steel: The Development of Armor Doctrine in Germany and the Soviet Union, 1919-1939(2003),Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War, co-editor (2001) andThe Great War and the Twentieth Century, co-editor (2000).
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