The Cordoba Intellectual Revisions is a series of open debates facilitated by The Cordoba Foundation, to explore the limits and boundaries of the modern Islamic thought and ideology. This is a unique platform where old and new ideas are put to the strains of discussion and the contours of the sacred and the mundane are opened for scrutiny and investigation.

Participants comprise of Muslim intellectuals, activists and leaders representing various Islamic movements in the West and the Arab world as well as critical observers and experts in the field. The meetings are held under the Chatham House rule which stipulates that participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

This second session of the Cordoba Intellectual Revisions series was themed, “Arab and Muslim National Security: Debating the Iranian Dimension”.


What follows is the summary of the main discussion and conclusions in both English and ArabicCIR_EngArabic_09_WEB