Glenn Beck interviewed Stephen Coughlin on BlazeTV-The Glenn Beck program about Coughlin’s new book, Catastrophic Failure. Watch the video (subscription based).
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.
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…Details
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…Details
Stephen Coughlin was interviewed about his new book on Daily Caller’s Leaders with Ginni Thomas.
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…Details
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
Stephen Coughlin discusses the Muslim Brotherhood’s “Civilization Jihad” document and their influence in the US government.
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
From the Center for Security Policy’s Panel: Benghazi: US Foreign Policy and the Influence of Shariah Doctrine, November 2012.
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.
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…Details