Robert Reilly on Failures and Successes of U.S. Information Operations
From my experiences in the Cold War and since 9/11, I have formulated a few brief principles for the conduct of wars of ideas. First, do not go into a war of ideas unless you understand the ideas you are at war with. Second, do not go into a war of ideas unless you have an idea. Third, wars of ideas are conducted by people who think; people who do not think are influenced by those who do. Try to reach the people who think.
Al Qaeda’s failed 2000 hijacking: Recent analysis by Judicial Watch has important lessons for today
In 2002, the government watchdog agency Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request as part of their research into AQ and U.S. investigations prior to the 9/11 hijackings. Eleven years later, that request was answered.
“Muslim Condemnation of Violence Against Christians,” by Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo
Islamist parties were able to take power in the early phase of the "Arab Spring," but successive populations quickly became disoriented with their less than democratic behavior. Christians were among those hardest hit by the hard-line Islamist rhetoric. With the replacement of MB parties in Egypt and Tunisia, more moderate voices are taking power, with the surprising result...