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SIMPLY CYCLING / FOR THE HOYA
Lauren Geoghegan (COL '10) and Jay Austin (GRD '10) were killed when terrorists drove an SUV into their cyclist group in Tajikistan.

2 Georgetown Alumni Cyclists Killed in Islamic State Attack

The Georgetown community is mourning the deaths of Lauren Geoghegan (COL ’10) and Jay Austin (GRD ’10), who were killed in an attack in Tajikistan when five assailants rammed into a group of cyclists with an SUV before pursuing the group with knives. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Bruce Hoffman, Outgoing Security Studies Director, Talks IS and Counterterrorism

Q&A: Bruce Hoffman, Outgoing Security Studies Director, Talks IS and Counterterrorism

Since 2010, Bruce Hoffman, the director of the Georgetown University Center for Security Studies, has overseen the program as it has grown to include about 400 students and over 100 faculty. The program is so large, Hoffman says, it is “almost a school in [its] own right.” Hoffman plans to[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Unconstructive Criticism: ISIS Policy in the GOP Crosshairs

“Weak.” “Misguided.” “An abject failure.” Over the past several months, these criticisms have been hurled at President Barack Obama by an array of pundits and politicians for his policies designed to counter the militant Islamist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As the 2016 GOP presidential[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
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Robert Lieber

3 Professors Call for ISIS Intervention

Three Georgetown faculty members have signed an Iraq Rescue plea calling for U.S. military intervention against the Islamic State group. Director of the Berkley Center’s Religious Freedom Project Thomas Farr, government and international affairs professor Robert Lieber and philosophy Professor Emeritus Daniel Robinson are signatories of the plea, which urges[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The panel included Denise Natali of the Insititute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, and Kadir Utsun, research director at the SETA Foundation.

Panel Discusses IS Group, Middle Eastern Affairs

The Institute of Turkish Studies and the Middle East Institute co-sponsored a panel on Turkey, the Islamic State group and the Middle East on Wednesday in McShain Lounge. A panel of experts led by Sinan Ciddi, executive director of the Institute for Turkish Studies, included Denise Natali, who holds the[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top