How do we fight terrorism abroad?
At the same time that we are working to secure and defend the American homeland, the United States must also be aggressively waging the war on terrorism abroad. The United States is safer if terrorists never reach our borders and the whole world is safer if they never turn to terrorism at all. Understanding these facts, the United States has developed a two-pronged approach to winning the war on terrorism overseas. First, we must identify and neutralize those individuals who represent threats to American interests. Naturally, some of these people are actual terrorists, with the intention of traveling to the United States or our foreign installations and causing death and destruction. Others are terrorist supporters, including governments, financiers, religious leaders, and instructors, all of whom are essential to the continued implementation and success of terrorism. Their work is as deadly as that of their operational allies and must be stopped if we hope to prevent further attacks.
At the same time that the United States is fighting terrorism where it already exists, it also has developed and implemented a multidimensional approach to preventing the spread of radicalism and the education of new terrorists. Certain conditions generally accompany the decision of an individual to turn to terrorism, including socioeconomic status, integration into the community, level and type of education, and exposure to foreign cultures. While these are not foolproof predictors of potential radical sympathies, they so frequently accompany a susceptibility to radicalization and a willingness to use violence that their association is generally accepted by most analysts. If the United States can reduce the pervasiveness and potency of these factors, it may also be able to control the spread of terrorism worldwide.
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Now, before you throw your coffee cup through this computer screen at both Mr. Ham and me, hear us out.
Under Obama administration guidelines, for intelligence officers, Homeland Security and military personnel – to talk about Islamic jihadism and shariah as the motivation for terrorism can be a career-ending offense.
Revival of terror group draws notice in Congress
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Egypt’s new protest law went into use last week..Muslim Brotherhood thugs and Islamists are flat-out against it preferring chaos and spontaneity.
Obama has ordered American flags to remain at half-staff in Mandela's honor. The con will continue. Still, the facts matter.
DECEMBER 9, 2013
As of Sunday December 8, 2013, there were at least 22,023 documented fatal terror attacks committed by Muslims since the cataclysmic acts of jihad terrorism on 9/11/2001.
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The investment will respect the "purification" requirements of shariah by including donations to Islamic "charities."
The Nineties taught us it’s not guilt that matters; it’s political will.
The South African Communist Party is admitting Nelson Mandela was a high-ranking member.
So what has been accomplished by the Pena Nieto administration and the Mexican Congress in the past year?
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Snowden Payback? Russian diplomats charged in fraud scheme.
While GITMO enemy combatants are freed only to go back to the killing fields of jihad, our boys rot in prison for fighting these savages.
He fought for you; now please fight for him!
What has Marxist Critical Theory done to Shakespeare? Are modern English teachers determined to "deconstruct" the cognitive powers of their captive students?
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Obama’s covenant ignores a history of mullah duplicity
He acknowledged the Jewish roots of Christianity, and how the Church continues to be enriched by Judaic values, while explicitly condemning the legacy of Christian anti-Jewish oppression.
The keynote address by Karen Armstrong unconvincingly argued that Al Qaeda’s September 11, 2001, attacks resulted from Muslim grievances inflicted by the West in general and the British Empire in particular.
DECEMBER 4, 2013
This latest act of assertion makes China’s repeated trumpeting of its “peaceful rise” seem more and more like trumpery.
Obama spin doctors will credit diplomacy with prevailing -- the world taking pause to step back from the precipice of war.
"Are you ready to die as a Christian?" asked Habila Adamu's AK-47-armed assailants from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist terrorist organization.
No matter how many times the whole thing ends in blood and bankruptcy, the worshipers return to worship the coming of the god again.
Lost in the discussion about the disastrous P5+1 agreement on nuclear technology forced on the world by Obama, John Kerry and the Ayatollahs are the profound implications for Jihadist terrorism.
Thank you to all those that took part in GivingTuesday.
Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, the Guard’s chief commander, also threatened to destroy Israel should Washington order an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
A spokesperson for the network said that “A panel of politicos helped us put together the top ten scandals of the century.”
DECEMBER 3, 2013
As Neville Chamberlain, ridiculed by Adolph Hitler as “that silly old man,” eventually found out, it was the leadership, not the piece of paper, that determined his country’s fate.
Thus the running reports on the so-called virtual slaves in the middle of London intrigued me, but also left me constantly wondering what new details would emerge...
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