Center Senior Analyst for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, Kyle Shideler, appeared on One America News…
Beyond the news headlines that have been dominated by US politics and the unceasing reporting…
“The most important failure… was one of imagination,” is how the 9/11 Commission report describes…
Terrorism report highlights where State Department HAS and HAS NOT conformed to Trump’s national security strategy
Despite some improvements, the State Department’s 2020 “Country Reports on Terrorism” document continues to reflect failed Obama-era policy-thinking and fails to conform to the President’s National Security Strategy.
Kyle Shideler, director and senior analyst for homeland security and counterterrorism at the Center for Security Policy, spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about the history of Antifa, Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone and more.
A wave of attacks against police have followed riots and civil unrest across the country. Multiple police officers have been shot and several struck by vehicles while on duty. In New York City, three police officers were attacked by a man yelling “Allahu Akbar,” which means God is greatest in Arabic and is frequently used as a battle cry by jihadists. The perpetrator captured at the scene was Dzenan Camovic, a Muslim immigrant from the Balkans.
The Federal Bureau of investigation has formally declared an attack on the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi as “terrorism related.” The suspect, identified as Adam Salim Alsahli, also of Corpus Christi, opened fire on a sailor standing at the security gate, injuring her. Other security guards returned fire killing Alsahli.
Decision: The President should appoint a Presidential Commission on Radical Islam consisting of experts on…
The American experiment with immigration has always presumed that those coming to the United States had the intention of becoming Americans, putting aside old allegiances, and thereby integrating into society. It was also understood that immigrants would endeavor to keep elements of their cultural and religious traditions intact in the New World, and that some of these may even eventually be adopted and “Americanized” by the native populace.
In a press conference held by the FBI, Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General William Barr announced the results of the government’s investigation into the attack on the Pensacola Naval Air station by Mohammed Alshamrani, a Saudi Royal Airforce officer that killed three US Sailors, and injured another eight. Following the successful decryption of Al Shamrani’s cellphone -which took place despite the manufacturer Apple declined to provide assistance- the FBI reports evidence of ties to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
Decision: Using the example set by the highly successful sex offender registry, each state in America should move to establish a terrorist offender registry.
Reason: State and local law enforcement have the need to know if convicted terrorists are moving into their jurisdiction.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has strayed a long distance from its stated mission “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” It expressed outrage last week that some people, notably my fellow PJ Media columnist Raymond Ibrahim and me, have been covering some of the more bizarre and disquieting reactions to the coronavirus in the Islamic world.
The German government has finally moved forward on designating the political wing of Hezbollah, the Lebanese terrorist organization beholden to Iran, as a terrorist group. The designation comes after many years of U.S. pressure on the German government to take concrete steps to reign in Hezbollah’s activities.
The world economy and financial markets have been beset by an unprecedented collapse brought about by the Wuhan virus pandemic. In such environments charlatans and swindlers often move in to take advantage. One particularly risk for investors will be promoters of shariah-compliant finance.
A controversial mosque in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood has become the first permitted to issue the call to prayer over loudspeakers five times a day, after the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) secured an agreement with the city. Minneapolis city noise ordinance does not permit religious institutions to broadcast bells, chimes, carillons or sounds associated with religious worship earlier than 7:00 AM.