Notions of terror and the shifts in the application of terrorism in modern history will be covered, as well as the case of the rise and decline of ISIS.
Venue: The Mountain Club of South Africa, 97 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town
Date: Monday 18 September 2017
Time: 17h30 for 18h00 to be concluded by 19h30
Timothy D. Hoyt is Professor of Strategy and Policy and the John Nicholas Brown Chair of Counterterrorism Studies at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Dr. Hoyt earned his Ph.D. in International Relations and Strategic Studies from The Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in 1997. Before joining the Naval War College, he taught at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. Dr. Hoyt is the author of Military Industries and Regional Defense Policy: India, Iraq and Israel, and over 50 articles and chapters on international security and military affairs covering the war on terrorism in South Asia, the limits of military force in the global war on terrorism, the impact of culture on military doctrine and strategy, and the impact of nuclear weapons on recent crises in South Asia. He is currently working on a multi-volume study of the strategy of the Irish Republican Army from 1913-2015, amongst other things.