“Attorney at Large” receives fellowship on terrorism

      James Ottavio Castagnera, associate provost and associate legal counsel at Rider University and “Attorney at Large,”  has been awarded one of 45 Academic Fellowships on Terrorism from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.  Entitled “Defending Democracy, Defeating Terrorism,” FDD’s Fifth Annual Academic Fellowship features an intensive 10-day course on terrorism and the threat it poses to democratic societies.  The program is taught in conjunction with Tel Aviv University and takes place in
Israel in late May-early June.

      The course of study takes place in the classroom and in the field with lectures by academics, diplomats, military and intelligence officials, and politicians from Israel, Jordan, India, Turkey and the United States. It also features visits to military bases, border zones and other security installations to learn the practical side of deterring terrorist attacks.  
     The goal of the program is to offer information to teaching professionals about the latest trends in terrorists’ ideologies, motives, and operations.

      The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies is the only nonpartisan policy institute dedicated exclusively to promoting pluralism, defending democratic values, and fighting the ideologies that drive terrorism.   FDD was founded shortly after 9/11 by a group of philanthropists and policymakers to engage in the worldwide war of ideas and to support the defense of democratic societies under assault by terrorism and Militant Islamism.  The Board of Directors includes Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes Magazine, former Secretary of HUD Jack Kemp, and former U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick.


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