By Jeffrey Breinholt, CounterterrorismBlog.org, Major Steve Coughlin has been in the news lately. Little of the attention has focused on his ideas, rather than the intrigue surrounding the non-renewal of his contact as a briefer for the Joint Chiefs of Staffs, supposedly because he violated the sensibilities of the current climate. Meanwhile, his 300-page master’s…
Patrick Poole appeared on Fox News with Neil Cavuto to discuss failures of the FBI when it comes to counterterrorism. April 24, 2013.
Terrorism analyst Patrick Poole talks about his paper: “10 Failures of the US Government on the Domestic Islamist Threat.” (pdf)
Patrick Poole and Stephen Coughlin spoke at a Center for Security Policy’s National Security Group Lunch on Capitol Hill on Friday, 9 May, 2014.
Stephen Coughlin spoke at the Freedom Defense Initiative inaugural event in Washington, DC on February 19, 2010. His presentation was called, “America at a Crossroads.”
Stephen Coughlin questions members of the OIC Human Rights Committee in Washington, DC, December 13, 2012.
Over more than a decade following 9/11, Stephen Coughlin was one of the US government’s most astute and objective analysts, and an expert in the connections between Islamic law, terrorism and the jihadist movement around the globe. Through knowledge of published Islamic law, Coughlin had an demonstrated ability to forecast events both in the Middle…