What Are We Teaching Our Soldiers Besides the Shahada?

A storm is brewing over changes the Obama administration has made to counter-terrorism training.  In the fall the administration initiated a widespread review of training and trainers, which resulted in the blacklisting of many trainers, the censoring of training materials, … Continue reading



Redefining the Current Threat Landscape: DHS’s Evolution to Acknowledging Religiously Based Terrorism

Last week the House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing with Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, and Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Matthew G. Olsen. 



White House Review Threatens Counter-Terrorism Operations

The White House has initiated a secretive review of all federal law enforcement and military counter-terrorism training.  This process has already blacklisted several recognized authorities and is expected to forbid future use of terms such as “jihad” or “Islamist terrorism.”  … Continue reading