Talks, interviews, and op-eds

Podcasts and lectures

Webinar with Peter Bergen, New America Foundation, 3 April 2020

Book discussion with Karen J. Greenberg, Center on National Security, 7 May 2020

Book talk with Thomas Hegghammer“, Center for Global Policy, 18 June 2020

Jihadismens gudfar” (VIDEO), HL-senteret, 9 May 2020

Thomas Hegghammer og Brynjar Lia om islamistisk terror, geopolitikk, søstrene fra Bærum, og om CIA og oppbyggingen av al Qaida” (AUDIO), Skartveit, 1 May 2020

Terrorens gudfar” (VIDEO), Litteraturhuset i Fredrikstad, 28 April 2020

A Conversation with Thomas Hegghammer and Abdallah Anas” (VIDEO), University of Oslo, 27 April 2020

The Caravan” (AUDIO), Loopcast (Chelsea Daymon), 21 April 2020

“CHACR Take Away – Global Jihad with Thomas Hegghammer” (VIDEO), Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research (Ziya Meral), 7 April 2020

Veien til global jihad” (AUDIO), Tore Sagens podcast, 26 March 2020

The Rise of Global Jihad” (AUDIO), POMEPS Conversations (Marc Lynch), 20 March 2020

Who was Abdallah Azzam” (AUDIO), An Intelligent Look At Terrorism (Phil Gurski), 18 March 2020

Book-related articles by the author

The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad“, Ambassador’s Brief, 21 March 2020

Why Jihadists Loved America in the 1980s“, The Atlantic, 6 March 2020

بالذكرى الـ30 للاغتيال الغامض لـ”إمام الجهاد”.. من قتل الشيخ عزام؟“, aljazeera.net, 5 December 2019

The Mysterious Assassination That Unleashed Jihadism“, History News Network, 24 November 2019

Interviews and feature articles

حوار مع الباحث النرويجي توماس هيغهامر“, Qantara.de, 13 May 2020

Abdullah Azzam: The Little-Known Figure Behind the Rise of Global Jihad” (VIDEO), Going Underground, Russia Today, 30 April 2020

Abdallah Azzam: de man die de jihad voorgoed veranderde“, Knack magazine, 26 March 2020

Mannen som skapte et monster“, VG, 7. mars 2020

– Vesten har mindre å gjøre med denne historien enn vi tror“, Aftenposten, 6. mars 2020

Mannen bak vår tids hellig krig“, Forskning.no, 28 February 2020

Jihadistbevegelsens far” (VIDEO), Nyhetsmorgen, NRK, 27 November 2019