Talks, interviews, and op-eds

Upcoming book talks

The coronavirus epidemic has led to the cancellation of most events. The ones that are confirmed to proceed are marked in bold.

5 March: Oslo, Kulturhuset, 6pm
16 March: Paris, Sciences-Po (CERI), 5pm – CANCELLED
17 March: Paris, Ecole Normale Supérieure, 7pm – CANCELLED
1 April: Palo Alto, Stanford University – CANCELLED
2 April: Monterey, Naval Postgraduate School, 3pm – CANCELLED
3 April: Washington DC, George Washington University, 12pm – CANCELLED
3 April: Washington DC, New America Foundation, 10am EST – Webinar (more info)
4 April: Oxford, Oxford Literary Festival, 4pm – CANCELLED
7 April: London, Daunt Books Marylbone, 6.30pm – CANCELLED
8 April: London, King’s College London, 6pm – CANCELLED
17 April: Oslo, University of Oslo, 12.15pm
19 April: Fredrikstad, Litteraturhuset, 2pm – CANCELLED
29 April: Vienna, Kreisky Forum, 6pm
1 May: Oxford, Middle East Center, 5pm – CANCELLED
6 May: New York, Center on National Security, 12pm
7 May: New Haven, Yale University, 12pm – CANCELLED
10 May: Oslo, HL-senteret, 2pm


Veien til global jihad“, Tore Sagens podcast, 26 March 2020

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

Who was Abdallah Azzam“, 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؟“,, 5 December 2019

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

Interviews and features

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“,, 28 February 2020