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
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…Details