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…

Ten Arabic Words: A challenge to national security professionals engaged in the Global War On Terror

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…

“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. In its source, its scope and its sanctions, the law of the Middle East is the antithesis of Western law.”

—Robert Jackson, former Supreme Court Justice, Nuremberg prosecutor, and US Attorney General under FDR