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Antifa planned anti-government insurgency for months, law enforcement official says

UA’s Rich Higgins, an irregular warfare expert and former National Security Council staff member, was interviewed for this article in the Washington Times. Among his quotes: “Antifa’s actions represent a hard break with the long tradition of a peaceful political process in the United States. Their Marxist ideology seeks not only to influence elections in…

Requiem for Minnesota – When Does a State Become a Counterstate?

. ANTESCRIPT: As this assessment was about to be released, an African-American man died at the hands of Minneapolis police. The police officer’s action should be investigated, there should be trial, and justice should take its course. That said, the police killing an African-American in Minneapolis is severable from its political warfare exploitation—which was spring…

McChrystal, Information Warfare and Trump

Unconstrained Analytics, Inc. seeks to develop public awareness that political warfare is a form of warfare. It is in this context that we read that retired Special Operations General Stanley McChrystal will “deploy” information warfare technology in the domestic U.S. political arena even though, according to the Washington Post, this technology was “developed to counter…

Is President Trump suffering from the “Col Nicholson Syndrome?”

Is President Trump suffering from the “Col Nicholson Syndrome?” In Bridge on the River Kwai, after winning an intense war of wills vs the POW camp commander Col Saito (S Hayakawa), Nicholson (A Guinness), a prisoner, builds the bridge. But the bridge supports the enemy war effort. When theoretical models based on maximalist “scientific” projections…

The Matrix Explains Political Warfare Realities Part 3 – Pseudorealites Own Their Controlled Oppositions

By Stephen Coughlin Expanding on Morpheus’s point, so long as blue pill “allies” remain blue-pilled, they will always be controlled and, hence, they will always be a controlled opposition. Controlled oppositions are a prickly thing to discuss because, by necessity, they must touch where it hurts. Establishment Republicans are the principle controlled opposition identified in…

The Matrix Explains Political Warfare Realities Part 2 – Blue Pill People are Never on Your Team

By Stephen Coughlin When entering the matrix, Neo doesn’t waste time with “blue pill people.” They don’t matter. He only enters the matrix to engage it so that he can challenge the pseudoreality that enslaves the people. (As used here, “blue pill people” are those who chose the blue pill or were never qualified to…

The Matrix Explains Political Warfare Realities PART 1 – The Red Pill as a Pseudoreality

By Stephen Coughlin After sitting through my counter-terror briefing a few years back, a SEAL team dubbed it The Red Pill Brief. The name stuck. Perhaps no other movie more presciently foreshadowed the political climate we find ourselves in today than the 1999 release of The Matrix. A look at the iconic “Red Pill/Blue Pill”…

Narrative Dominance in COVID19 Reporting – Updated

– UPDATED – April 6, 2020 In late March, The Federalist Society put out “Inaccurate Virus Models are Panicking Officials into Ill-Advised Lockdowns” by Madeline Osburn.  The article raises questions about the nature and quality of the information relied on by government decision-makers and media when reporting on COVID-19. On the same day, The Federalist’s…

Formation of a COVID19 Red Team – Updated

Updated 6 April 2020: Unconstrained Analytics, Inc recommends the formation of a Red Team to assess activities associated with the COVID19 Pandemic from a political warfare perspective. Download document: UA-Inc-Recommendation-for-a-COVID19-Red-Team 6APR20 (pdf)   INTRODUCTION Unconstrained Analytics, Inc recommends the formation of a Red Team to assess activities associated with the COVID19 Pandemic from a political…

Interview at CPAC re the Left

At CPAC 2020, UA’s Stephen Coughlin was interviewed on The Gayle Trotter Show, RIGHT IN DC regarding various aspects of UA’s report, “Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics to Transform America.”  

The Left is politicizing this crisis

UA’s Rich Higgins was interviewed by Debbie Georgatos of America, Can We Talk? about the way the Left are talking about the corona virus and are they using this crisis as political warfare? There is a large segment of the Democratic party and the hard left political operatives doing their best to create the sense…

Rich Higgins: Uphill Battle Against the Deep State

UA Senior Fellow Rich Higgins was recently on the Sandy Rios Show talking about his time on the National Security Council and what he saw of the coup plot against the President. Plus, what really happened with the Las Vegas shooting and why doesn’t America know what really happened. Listen here: or here: – From…

The White House Fired Me for My Loyalty

UA’s Rich Higgins recently had an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal: – Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman wasn’t the first staffer to be fired from President Trump’s National Security Council and escorted from the premises by security. I went through the same ritual on July 21, 2017. But in contrast to Lt. Col. Vindman,…

Liberal Internationalists Are Turning On Central Europe’s Right Wing Governments, And It Looks Like They Have State Department Help

UA’s Stephen Coughlin wrote an op-ed in the Daily Caller: Globalists who have been most alarmed by President Trump’s “America First” agenda and its influence on NATO policy and dealings with Eastern Europe have turned to criticizing popularly elected conservative governments in Central Europe to push their cause. And they have allies in Congress. Case…

MEMO: Warning on Racism

A new, urgent UA memo by Stephen Coughlin: “This is not decay; it is organized destruction. Secularists, and their allies among the “progressives,” have marshaled all the force of mass communications, popular culture, the entertainment industry, and academia in an unremitting assault on religion and traditional values. We are told we are living in a…

Stephen Coughlin at OSCE 2019: Multiculturalism negates all cultures

Stephen Coughlin presented two statements at OSCE 2019 in Warsaw, Poland. Highlights: “It is not a coincidence that both Islamophobia and Hate Crimes converge on repurposed Neo-Marxist notions of racism to be arbitrated by unelected diplomats in international forums where the people are cut off from any meaningful participation. The energy behind prosecuting these “known-to-lack-definition”…

Diplomats agree: Truth can be hate speech

This is a redux of a 2015 video in which people within a very influential supranational organization, and one that appears to be acting on far leftist ambitions, (as is the UN and EU) get nailed for admitting that truth can be hate speech and therefore illegal. The OSCE, while largely unknown, does in fact…

Rich Higgins on Threats from Terrorism and Fake Media

UA’s Rich Higgins was interviewed by Americans for Intelligence Reform on a number of issues. Higgins: It’s really important to understand that the Left and Islamic organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood share a common end state which is the weakening and disenfranchisement of the core American political philosophy where the individual is the sovereign. –…

Forgotten Testimony: Manning Johnson Warns About Communism

In UA’s report, Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics To Transform America, the testimony of Manning Johnson to the House Un-American Committee (HUAC) in July 1953 is frequently quoted and referenced. Manning Johnson joined the US Communist Party in 1931 and worked as an Organizer in Buffalo, NY, until he transferred to…

Forgotten Testimony: Dr. Bella Dodd Warns About Communism

In UA’s report, Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics To Transform America, the testimony of Dr. Bella Dodd to the House Un-American Committee (HUAC) in 1953 is frequently quoted and referenced. Dr. Dodd was a lawyer, union activist and member of a the US Communist Party from 1932 to 1949, rising through…

REPORT: The Killing Without Right: Islamic Concepts of Terrorism

Stephen Coughlin wrote this report in 2010: Introduction When the postmortems on the War on Terror (WOT) are written, among the issues in need of redress will be the destruction of strategic thinking and its replacement by fictions in the form of academic models or scripted war games that systematically admit only those facts that…

The Higgins Memo: A Deeper Dive

UA’s Rich Higgins was interviewed by LibertyNation about the “Higgins Memo” and they delved deeper into the contents and implications of this document with him : – The Higgins Memo should have been front page news across America, yet it was quietly swept under the rug and ignored by the majority of major media outlets.…

Divide and Conquer: Liberty Nation Unpacks Iran Mess with Exclusive interview

UA’s Rich Higgins was interviewed by LibertyNation about his opinion on the growing issues between the U.S. and Iran, and what could be behind this sudden increase in hostilities: – Liberty Nation: Richard, my first question is what’s happening with the Iran situation? Other than the main events that we hear on the news, is…

Stephen Coughlin and Richard Higgins: The Left’s Revolution By Other Means

UA’s Stephen Coughlin and Rich Higgins recently gave a presentation at an American Freedom Alliance conference on 5 May 2019 based on their new report, “Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics To Transform America.” This is a strategic operations and strategic intelligence briefing, the kind that would be presented in the Pentagon,…

REPORT: Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics To Transform America

NEW REPORT: Re-Remembering the Mis-Remembered Left: The Left’s Strategy and Tactics To Transform America© By Stephen Coughlin and Richard Higgins February 2019 UPDATED: July 2019   Report is 8.5″x11″, 253 pages in full-color   “The same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe—the belief that the rights of…

Defeating the Islamic Movement Inside the United States: A Strategic Plan

WHITE PAPER: Defeating the Islamic Movement Inside the United States: A Strategic Plan By Richard Higgins and Stephen Coughlin November 2016   We in this country, in this generation, are—by destiny rather than choice—the watchmen on the walls of world freedom. We ask that we may be worthy of our power and responsibility, that we…

Rich Higgins on a Panel for Diana West’s “Red Thread” Book Launch

 UA Senior Fellow Rich Higgins was on a panel held by the Center for Security Policy to discuss the launch of Diana West’s new book “The Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy.” In addition to author Diana West, Chris Farrell, Director for Investigations and Research at Judicial Watch, was…

Inside the Las Vegas Shooting – Unanswered Questions

On the first-year anniversary of one of the deadliest mass shootings in US history, watch this One American News (OAN) expose of events of that day that raise many questions not addressed by federal investigators. Retired CIA Officer Brad Johnson says in this video about these un-investigated questions, “this just isn’t right, something is wrong…

On Controlling Speech

Stephen Coughlin was at the OSCE/ODIHR conference in Warsaw, Poland and spoke at a side event called, ““Why Does Europe Hate Speech?” “When I say Political Warfare, I don’t mean one political party in a parliament or legislature that is fighting another. It’s actually an Insurgency Model originally developed and perfected by Mao where you…

A Brazen Act of Prior Restraint

Stephen Coughlin presented a statement at a Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conference in Warsaw, Poland, where stated the ODIHR is creating rules that claim the higher authority to cut people off and ban their organizations for “saying that which shall not be said” or “naming that which shall not be named.” Full…

Falsified Narrative Undermine National Sovereignty

Stephen Coughlin presented a statement at a Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conference in Warsaw, Poland, where he addressed the use of fabricated narratives by international forums structured to undermine national identity by positioning that identity in a withering dialectic that seeks as its object the negation of targeted nations. Full text…

Facts as Hate Speech

Stephen Coughlin presented a statement at a Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) conference in Warsaw, Poland, where he talked about the growing negative influence of The Diyanet, which is the Directorate of Religious Affairs, an official state organ of Turkey, whose head said its purpose is “to dominate the world.” Full text below.…

Who is Rich Higgins & What is to be done?

Monica Crowley, author of the viral The Hill article, was interviewed by John Batchelor on his radio show about Rich Higgins:

Whistleblower speaks out on intelligence community’s anti-Trump abuses

In The Hill, Monica Crowley interviewed UA Senior Fellow Rich Higgins: After The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by someone claiming to be actively, deliberately and continuously torpedoing President Trump’s agenda from a top position within his administration, the author was hailed as a patriotic whistleblower. Never mind that the president was duly…

Rich Higgins on the Deep State

UA Senior Fellow Rich Higgins talks about what he saw of the Deep State in the White House in an interview by Breitbart’s Curt Schilling, “. . . . I would go into National Security Council meetings with 10, 20, 30 people and there would only be 2 or 3 Trump supporters who were outnumbered…

Rich Higgins on Limbaugh Radio Show

Listen to Rich Higgins being interviewed on the Rush Limbaugh radio show regarding the anonymous derogatory NY Times op-ed written by someone working in the Trump White House.   Additional: Higgins Memo: POTUS & Political Warfare

POTUS and Political Warfare aka Higgins Memo

Read May 2017 document: POTUS & Political Warfare (pdf) by Rich Higgins BACKGROUND The Trump administration is suffering under withering information campaigns designed to first undermine, then delegitimize and ultimately remove the President. Possibly confusing these attacks with an elevated interplay of otherwise normal D.C. partisan infighting and adversarial media relations, the White House response to these campaigns reflects…

New Senior Fellow: Richard Higgins

Unconstrained Analytics announces that Richard T. Higgins is a new Senior Fellow. Higgins was Vice President of Intelligence & National Security for RED, LLC, a company that develops, tests and evaluates new combat capabilities for special operations, intelligence and irregular warfare missions. He is an expert on the nexus between theological doctrines and information age…

Hitting the Wall: The Need to Re-frame and Re-word the Issues

 UA’s Stephen Coughlin recently gave a new presentation at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention in January 2018: In order to get people out of the Matrix, they first have to realize they’re in the matrix. A long time ago, we got these “Red Pill” briefs down, and we got them down right, and…

Report: Global Terrorism Has Tripled Since 2011, Now at an All-Time High

By Patrick Poole The Institute for Economics and Peace has released its annual “Global Peace Index” for 2017, reporting some shocking findings. According to the report, global terrorism has nearly tripled since 2011, and terrorism is now at an all-time high. The Voice of America reports: Worldwide terrorism is at an all-time high, and violence cost…

Former Egyptian Terrorism Official Exposes the Muslim Brotherhood’s Terror Networks

By Patrick Poole On my recent trip to Egypt, I met with Col. Khaled Okasha (ret), one of Egypt’s top former counter-terrorism officials, to discuss the developing security situation and to address a question that has received a lot of international media attention: Is the Muslim Brotherhood directly engaged in terrorism? Okasha, the director of…

The Muslim Brotherhood Claims Success in Strategic Information Campaign Targeting U.S. Congress and Government Official

Stephen Coughlin had a paper he wrote in February 2017 published in an Egyptian periodical in April. The following is the English version.   There are alarming indicators that the International Muslim Brotherhood (IMB) have successfully targeted America’s counter-terror policy with a sustained layered hostile foreign influence campaign supported by state actors, including Turkey, Qatar and Saudi…

The Purge of US Counterterrorism Training by the Obama Administration

New Unconstrained Analytics Report: On June 28, 2016, the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts held a hearing chaired by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) investigating a series of policies established by the Obama Administration during 2011-2012 that effectively neutered FBI counterterrorism training and blinded our nation’s national security,…

ISIS Threat in Washington, DC

UA’s Stephen Coughlin and Patrick Poole joined Congressman Louie Gohmert, filling in for Sean Hannity on the Hannity radio show, to discuss the growing evidence that there is an ISIS threat living right outside of our nation’s capitol as well as what needs to be done to effectively combat this threat. Three ways to listen:…

Closing Out 2016’s ‘Summer of Terror’

Article by UA’s Patrick Poole in PJ Media: On the evening of July 14, citizens and tourists gathered on the promenade in Nice, France, to celebrate Bastille Day, but the night would end in horror as the celebrations turned into the largest terrorist attack during 2016’s “Summer of Terror.” The Nice attack, which took place…

“Known Wolf’ Terror Scandal

Of the 14 attacks under the Obama Administration, the FBI already knew attackers at least 12 times. Article by UA’s Patrick Poole in PJ Media:   FBI Director James Comey was called out by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) this week on the growing problem of what I have termed “Known Wolf” terrorism — an act…

2016 OSCE

Stephen Coughlin attended the 2016 OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) “Human Development Implementation Meeting” in Warsaw, Poland and spoke to this committee, as he did in 2015.The OSCE uses the language of cultural-Marxism to turn free societies into totalitarian Marxist and Communist societies. Additional: Free Speech Champions Fight Back Against OSCE ‘Islamophobia’…

We’re at War: The Calm Before the Storm

Stephen Coughlin spoke in Washington, DC at ACTCON 2016, Act for America’s “National Conference and Legislative Briefing: Taking Back America’s Security” about potential terrorist threats to the U.S. homeland. He talked about his former work and his critiques of American intelligence and homeland security agencies. Coughlin also expressed his concern about operational inadequacies at some…

Prospects for improvement in the next Administration

Stephen Coughlin was interviewed after his speech in Los Angeles at the American Freedom Alliance conference, “Islam and Western Civilization: Can they Coexist?” He discussed how Islamist matters have been treated under the past two administrations, and what the prospects are for improvement under either a Democrat or Republican administration.

Daniel Greenfield Book Review of Catastrophic Failure

(FrontPage Magazine) An outraged nation watched on September 11 as a handful of Muslim terrorists managed to kill thousands of Americans in one of the worst attacks in our history. Answers were demanded and commissions were established to investigate why we failed to prevent the attack. Why didn’t we know that it was coming? Why…

How freedom can die with the CVE

The CVE (Countering Violent Extremists) and language like that exists to replace facts and evidence. Excerpt from Stephen Coughlin’s speech at the American Freedom Alliance conference “Islam and Western Civilization: Can they Coexist?” held August 21st in Los Angeles, California.

Can Islam Coexist with Civilization?

Stephen Coughlin’s speech at the American Freedom Alliance conference “Islam and Western Civilization: Can they Coexist?” held August 21st in Los Angeles, California.

Jihad: It’s Just This Simple

By Stephen Coughlin In the world of ISIS jihadis, there are no forms to fill out to send in a check to get a membership card. This is not the Sierra Club. When ISIS declared to its target audience of followers in the West that this year’s Ramadan (June 5-July 5, 2016) would be a…

”Countering Violent Extremism“ 101

Patrick Poole of Unconstrained Analytics has written a new report providing a quick primer to the Obama Administration’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs. ”Countering Violent Extremism“ 101: A Program Collapsing Into Absurdity (pdf) In February 2015, President Obama hosted a three-day summit on “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE) that featured a roll-out of three local programs…

Stephen Coughlin on the Ben Shapiro show

Stephen Coughlin talks about how the Obama administration has shut down the debate about Islamic terrorism and the role the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plays in this.

ISIS and AQ Intention to Act?

By Stephen Coughlin This message is not being put out to raise alarm bells too loudly but simply to point out unfolding activities that call for heightened awareness. It is highly relevant that both ISIS and AQ put out messages within days of each – May 20 and 21 –  other that provide possible indicators…

Ten Arabic Words: A Challenge to National Security Professionals

Former US Navy Officer and SEAL Matthew Bracken has thrown down the gauntlet to professionals in our government and the military who purport to be guardians of our national security: Ten Arabic Words: A challenge to national security professionals engaged in the Global War On Terror by Matthew Bracken If you are a politically-correct bliss-ninny…

U.S. “Reporter’s Rolodex” of Islamic Advisers

The Society of Professional Journalists has rules for reporting that link up the narrative set up with the Muslim Brotherhood. Stephen Coughlin explains:

The Deadly Cost of Ignoring Sun Tzu

Stephen Coughlin analyzed the dire consequences of disregarding what a Chinese general, military strategist, and philosopher counseled us about the Art of War.

The Narrative Set Within a Month of 9/11

The Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) narrative was set within one month of 9/11. Stephen Coughlin covers Sun Tzu, Louay Safi of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Society for Professional Journalists — the last two as the instruments of what you are or are not supposed to know about the Islam and the real Muslim Brotherhood agenda.

Naming the Enemy

There is a specific design behind not naming the enemy — Islamic extremism or Islamic militants — because of the CVE. Stephen Coughlin explains on The Glazov Gang.

Obama’s ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Program Collapses Into Absurdity

By Patrick Poole in PJ Media In February 2015, President Obama hosted a three-day summit on “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE) that featured a roll-out of three local programs in Boston, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles. This culminated CVE efforts by the Obama administration going back to 2011. But just over a year from Obama’s White House…

The hoax of “Countering Violent Extremism”

Stephen Coughlin was on The Glazov Gang discussing the deceptive term, “countering violent extremism.” Using that term is not doing counterterrorism. Rather, the term reveals how the Muslim Brotherhood is directing our foreign policy and national discourse on terror.  

Stephen Coughlin on the Countering Violent Extremism narrative

Stephen Coughlin speaks about the US program, “Countering Violent Extremism,” and an international one, UN resolution 16/18, both of which are designed to prevent any criticism of Islam, or any examination into the motives for Islamic terrorism and jihad. Unconstrained Analytics Report: Burning Down the House: A Strategic Overview of the Threat, the CVE, and Strategic Incomprehension…

REPORT: Strategic Overview of the Threat

Stephen Coughlin has written a new Unconstrained Analysis report entitled, Burning Down the House: A Strategic Overview of the Threat, the CVE, and Strategic Incomprehension in the War on Terror. This strategic overview argues for how the War on Terror should be visualized alongside the processes that seek to obscure it and reflects analyses undertaken…

Review of Movie “13 Hours – Secret Soldiers of Benghazi”

Stephen Coughlin discusses the movie, 13 Hours – Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, and focuses on a few crucial things not covered in the film.

Institutionalized Ignorance of Islam

Edward Cline at the Center for the Advancement of Capitalism has written a multi-part review of Stephen Coughlin’s book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad. Catastrophic Failure: A Review, Part I A single column review of Stephen Coughlin’s vitally important Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad, would not do…

Robert Jackson on Islamic Law

“In any broad sense, Islamic law offers the American lawyer a study in dramatic contrasts. Even casual acquaintance and superficial knowledge – all that most of us at bench or bar will be able to acquire – reveal that its striking features relative to our law are not likenesses but inconsistencies, not similarities but contrarieties.…

The “Countering Violent Extremism” Deception

Where we are doing ‘countering violent extremism,’ we are NOT doing terrorism. Stephen Coughlin explains.

When Islamic Refugees Turn to Terror

Stephen Coughlin explains why the Islamic refugee question is so important and what to do about it.

BOOK RELEASE: “Bridge-Building” to Nowhere

Stephen Coughlin has a new monograph, “Bridge-Building to Nowhere: The Catholic Church’s Case Study in Interfaith Delusion,” adapted from Annex 1 of his recent book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad. He explains what’s really behind the so-called ‘interfaith dialogue movement’ and how the Muslim Brotherhood has co-opted the well-meaning but misguided intentions…

Implications of the Countering Violent Extremism Movement

Stephen Coughlin was on Secure Freedom Radio talking about: How the Muslim Brotherhood hides behind inter-faith dialogues Implications of the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) movement Muslim Brotherhood’s hand in developing the CVE narrative Whitewashing in US hate speech laws How designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization changes the CVE narrative Civilization jihad and…

Muslim Brotherhood: Above the Law in America

Stephen Coughlin was back on The Glazov Gang discussing the Muslim Brotherhood.

Coughlin on The Glazov Gang

Stephen Coughlin was on The Glazov Gang talking about his book, Catastrophic Failure, with Jamie Glazov.

DHS, White House Tout Ability to Screen Syrian Refugees. But Under Oath, FBI Says Opposite

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told USA Today yesterday that the wave of Syrian refugees that will be admitted into the U.S. in the coming year will be subjected to “extensive, thorough background checks.” But just last week, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, FBI Director James Comey said exactly the opposite. When asked about criticisms…

New Video Shows Al-Qaeda Using Weapons U.S. Gave to ‘Vetted Moderates’

A new video released by al-Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra shows fighters from the terror group using the very weapons which were supplied by the U.S. to “vetted moderate” rebel groups as part of a disastrously failed plan to combat ISIS. The video shows urban warfare training near Aleppo. Observers on Twitter have noted the…

Ottawa Speech

Stephen Coughlin spoke at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, Canada on September 17, 2015. Thanks to Vlad Tepes for posting the videos. Part 1 & 2: Introduction to the narrative Part 3: The OIC, Islamophobia UN 15/18 Part 4: Muslim Brotherhood and Civilization Jihad Part 5: Muslim Brotherhood is Al-Qaeda is Islamic State. What…

Syria As The Lynchpin of the Middle East

Patrick Poole was on the Glenn Beck show discussing how Syria is the lynchpin of the Middle East. Glenn Beck: Syria As The Lynchpin of the Middle… by LasandraOrnelas

Ex-Pentagon analyst: Terrorism “is truly a clear and present existential threat”

Interviewed by Canada’s The Rebel website co-founder, Stephen Coughlin says too often our political leaders are acting out of political considerations and ignoring the obvious facts in front of them. He also talks about how the refugee crisis could be exploited by ISIS. .

At War With Narratives Rather Than Terrorists

Stephen Coughlin discussed the question, “Is Al-Qaeda Really the Moderate Alternative to ISIS?”, unveiling our self-destruction via the US government’s ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ narrative on The Glazov Gang: Reference to article mentioned: What ISIS Really Wants (Atlantic) Stephen Coughlin’s response: “Exploiting Ignorance in the Post Subversion Phase: Assessing “What ISIS Really Wants” in Light of the ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Narrative.”

UA’s Exclusive interview with Sheikh Nabil Naeem about Muslim Brotherhood

Unconstrained Analytics principals Patrick Pool and Stephen Coughlin had the opportunity to escort a U.S. congressional delegation to Egypt last week — we were sponsored by the Cairo-based Center for North Africa and Near East Security Studies. Here is Patrick Poole’s report (PJ Media): One of the common themes we heard from senior government officials and…

REPORT: Exploiting Ignorance in the Post Subversion Phase

Stephen Couglin has written a new report, “Exploiting Ignorance in the Post Subversion Phase: Assessing “What ISIS Really Wants” in Light of the ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Narrative.” In it, he analyzes The Atlantic article, “What ISIS Really Wants,” as well as the Foreign Policy article, “The Moderate Muslim Brotherhood.” Coughlin says that the Atlantic article supports narratives…

US Govt’s Failure to Identify Motives of Chattanooga Shooter

Patrick Poole was on Secure Freedom Radio discussing: The U.S. government’s failure to identify the Chattanooga shooter’s motives Contrasts between the Charleston and Tennessee shootings Why the U.S. government is ignoring Shariah ideology How the idea of “countering violent extremism” is dangerous and misses the point An assessment of Britain’s shifting policies towards radical Islam…

Is America Being Blindfolded in the Face of Jihad?

(Breitbart/National Security) If they’re saying it, it’s probably true–and the writing has been on the wall this entire time. That’s the underlying theme behind former Pentagon official Stephen Coughlin’s book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad. During a recent discussion at a private event hosted by the American Freedom Alliancein Los Angeles, Coughlin detailed the way…

Never Understanding the Enemy Means . . .

Never understanding the enemy means never being able to generate an effective strategy to defeat him. —Stephen Coughlin

Coughlin Slams Clinton’s ‘Assault’ On Free Speech

(Daily Caller) Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton put her willingness to defend the Constitution in serious doubt when she promised Islamic countries the United States government would intimidate Americans who violate their free speech code, national security expert Stephen Coughlin told The Daily Caller News Foundation. As Secretary of State, Clinton promised an international Islamic…

Coughlin on Obama’s ISIS Speech

Stephen Coughlin talks about President Obama’s remarks outlining his plan to defeat ISIS, ISIS being emboldened by the U.S.’ current strategy to defeat them, Ideological evidence that proves ISIS is acting under Islamic Law, and Dangers of speaking out against Sharia law in the United States on Secure Freedom Radio, July 8, 2015. Background: President…

Coughlin on Savage Nation

Michael Savage of Savage Nation radio show interviewed ‘Catastrophic Failure’ author Stephen Coughlin on July 7, 2015. Coughlin talks about Obama’s recent speech on ISIS and its ideology and how the Obama administration has prevented the US from learning the facts about ISIS ideology.

The Importance Of Freedom of Speech

Glenn Beck and former intelligence officer & author Stephen Coughlin discuss Stephen’s new book “Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad” on Glenn Beck’s Blaze TV: http://www.video.theblaze.com/video/topic/97323444/v135173283

Blindfolded America

Book review by William Kilpatrick published in Crisis Magazine: If you’ve ever noticed that U.S. policy in regard to the war on terror is confused, you’ll appreciate Stephen Coughlin’s just released book, Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad. The confusion is no accident, says Coughlin, but is the result of a deliberate…

On Secure Freedom Radio

An hour-long talk on Secure Freedom Radio about Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad: 10 June 2015

Coughlin talks about his book on Point of View radio show

Stephen Coughlin was a guest on Point of View radio show talking about his new book, Catastrophic Failure. Listen in: 11 June 2015

Presentation to Vienna Academic Society

Stephen Coughlin’s presentation in May 2015 to the Vienna Academy Society regarding understanding Islamism and the radical left: Part One The Meaning of the Red Pill Part Two Saul Alinsky and the Radical Left Part Three Duty to Understand the “Quaranic Concept of War” Part Four Duty to Understand the “Quaranic Concept of War” (continued)…

Coughlin on NewsMax Prime

Former intelligence officer and author of “Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding American in the Face of Jihad” Stephen Coughlin talks about how Islamic extremists have infiltrated America and he claims wield influence at the highest levels of government.

Coughlin Radio Interview

Stephen Coughlin is interviewed about his new book and political correctness on the Jim Bohannon Radio Show:

Coughlin on Fox News

Stephen Coughlin talks about his book and identifying the threat doctrine of the enemy on Fox News Channel:

Coughlin on BlazeTV

Glenn Beck interviewed Stephen Coughlin on BlazeTV-The Glenn Beck program about Coughlin’s new book, Catastrophic Failure. Watch the video (subscription based).

Big Rise in Terror Arrests This Year While Washington Downplays Risk

By Patrick Poole The arrest of two southern California men last week who were planning to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State brings the number of U.S.-based individuals involved in international terror-related cases this year to 40. (UPDATE: with the arrest of Houston-area Asher Abid Khan late Monday for supporting ISIS, the tally…

Widespread Support for Sharia and Blasphemy Laws in Minneapolis

By Patrick Poole Going back to 2007, I’ve reported on the growing problem of terror recruitment in the Twin Cities, particularly in the Somali community there. In December 2007 I reported on PJ Media on a well-attended terror fundraiser held in a prominent hotel in downtown Minneapolis that Homeland Security was warned about, but did…

Indiana Grandmother now ISIS Supporter

German media highlighted the American jihadist transplant and her husband after they flew the ISIS flag outside their home. She has a valid passport and can return to the U.S. at any time. By Patrick Poole A 50-year-old grandmother from Indianapolis who was profiled by Fox News in 2010 is back in the news in…

Minneapolis Terror Deradicalization Program Fails–Test Case Back in Jail

By Patrick Poole A terror deradicalization program — established in the “Ground Zero” of terror recruitment, Minnesota’s Twin Cities — has already failed after just a few months. The program was established after a federal court released 19-year-old terror suspect Abdullahi Yusuf to a halfway house earlier this year. Federal prosecutors opposed Yusuf’s release, but…

Coughlin on Secure Freedom Radio – May 12

Stephen Coughlin discussed his new book on Secure Freedom Radio with Frank Gaffney and talked about “Protocols of the Elders of Islam”, Muslim Brotherhood goals in the U.S. as outlined in the Exploratory Memorandum and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s plan to subordinate free speech.

Phoenix Mosque Attended by Garland Jihadists Previously Spawned Two Other Terrorists

By Patrick Poole. Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi were preceded by Hassan Abu-Jihaad and Derrick Shareef, all of whom attended the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix. Yesterday at PJ Media, I reported on conflicting stories offered by the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix (ICCP) regarding former mosque attendees Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, who were killed…

Why We Are Losing to Jihadists

Major Stephen Coughlin (Ret.), a man known as the Pentagon’s leading scholar on Islamic Law as it relates to national security, sits down with Ben Weingarten of TheBlaze Books to discuss his forthcoming title, “Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of Jihad.” During the interview Stephen and Ben discuss the enemies’ threat doctrine and…

National Security Expert: U.S. Foreign Policy Leaders ‘Have Lost The Ability To Think’

Stephen Coughlin was interviewed about his new book on Daily Caller’s Leaders with Ginni Thomas.

Radicalism in Ohio

Police in Ohio arrested a 20-year-old Ohio man who they say was plotting an ISIS-inspired terror attack against the U.S. Capitol building. It’s a story made more shocking by the fact that by all accounts, he was considered an “all-American kid” until recently. So how did this happen? For The Record executive producer Joe Weasel…

Lone Wolves or Known Wolves?

On this week’s edition of The Watchman, we sit down with terrorism expert Patrick Poole to discuss the “known wolf” phenomenon in Western jihadi attacks. February 25, 2015

Islamic subversion of the US government

Stephen Coughlin discusses the Muslim Brotherhood’s “Civilization Jihad” document and their influence in the US government.

Blind to Terror: Govt’s Disastrous Muslim Outreach Efforts

Why has the U.S. government called certain Islamic groups supporters of terror in federal court, and then turned around and called these same organizations “moderates” and embraced them as outreach partners? In a number of cases from the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations, the leaders of these organizations (some of whom are now in federal…

Rise of Jihadist Attacks and the Fallacy of the ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorist

The tragic attacks in Paris have been a disturbing climax to a consistent trend of violent attacks from radical Islamic terrorists. Preceding the events in Paris was a string of violent actions in just the past few months which included the murder of a soldier in Canada, the hostage situation in Australia, and the beheading…

5 Key Implications if Baghdad Falls to ISIS

By Patrick Poole, October 2014 Reports that ISIS has surrounded Baghdad and is quickly closing in on the Baghdad International Airport (armed with MANPADS, no less) are troubling. Baghdad itself has been rocked by a series of VBIED attacks in the past 24 hours by ISIS, indicating that the battle for Baghdad has begun. The…

Steven Coughlin Remarks on the Benghazi Embassy Cover Up

From the Center for Security Policy’s Panel: Benghazi: US Foreign Policy and the Influence of Shariah Doctrine, November 2012.

Benghazi: US Foreign Policy and the Influence of Shariah Doctrine

Three of America’s top experts on the shariah doctrinal threat to national security. Stephen Coughlin, Dr. Andrew Bostom and Diana West, were joined by Frank Gaffney to discuss, “Benghazi: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Influence of Shariah Doctrine” at Hillsdale College in Washington, DC, November 13, 2012, presented by the Center for Security Policy.

Who’s Innocent, According to Shariah?

Muslim Brotherhood front groups and their apologists never tire of pointing out the strict Koranic injunctions against killing innocents. This is, of course, dissembling. In a rare radio interview, Major Stephen Coughlin (expert in Islamic law and former adviser to the Joint Chiefs of Staff) tackles an issue of the utmost importance: who is innocent…

Coughlin for Beginners

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…

Political Correctness & Willful Blindness Hinders FBI Terror Investigations

Patrick Poole appeared on Fox News with Neil Cavuto to discuss failures of the FBI when it comes to counterterrorism. April 24, 2013.

10 Failures on the Domestic Islamist Threat

Terrorism analyst Patrick Poole talks about his paper: “10 Failures of the US Government on the Domestic Islamist Threat.” (pdf)

On the Ground in Egypt: Patrick Poole and Stephen Coughlin

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.

Steve Coughlin’s Speech on Jihad and Islam for Freedom Defense Initiative

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

Stephen Coughlin questions members of the OIC Human Rights Committee in Washington, DC, December 13, 2012.

Lectures on National Security & Counterterror Analysis

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…

To Our Great Detriment: Ignoring What Extremists Say About Jihad

To Our Great Detriment: Ignoring What Extremists Say About Jihad is the unclassified thesis submitted by Major Stephen Coughlin, Military Intelligence, USAR, NDIC Class 2007 to the faculty of the National Defense Intelligence College in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Science of Strategic Intelligence, July 2007. CONTENTS Chapter One…

Islamic Concept of Abrogation

Stephen Coughlin’s brief explanation of the Islamic doctrine of Abrogation at the Defeat Jihad Summit in Washington, DC in February 2015;