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.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
Mexico is a tourist bonanza, with so much to offer foreign tourists, including beach resorts, pre-Hispanic ruins, colonial downtowns and a wide variety of natural landscapes. It is therefore disturbing to read reports of worsening crime in Mexico, which is now creeping into tourist areas.
On September 10, two Coptic churches were re-opened by an executive order made by President Al-Sisi. One of them was the St. Mary Church of Al-Furn village in Al Minya diocese, which was illegally shut down by Egyptian police recently in the final days of the Virgin Mary fast.
North Korea claims to have “a multi-functional thermonuclear nuke … which can be detonated even at high altitudes for super-powerful EMP [electromagnetic pulse] attack according to strategic goals.” What will we do?
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
While accepting billions of American dollars in military and economic aid, Pakistan has been slowly bleeding the U.S. to death in Afghanistan through its support of the Taliban, Haqqani Network and other terrorist groups.
McMaster was said to “blow off” this major Israeli concern, and to be “yelling at the Israelis” during the meeting.
Harvey was the first hurricane of category 3 strength or greater to come ashore in the U.S. since Wilma hit Florida in 2005. Nevertheless, scientists from sea to shining sea are claiming that Harvey, and now Irma, prove beyond a doubt that man-made climate change is real.
Following North Korea’s apparent test of an H-Bomb that they describe as capable of a “super-powerful EMP attack” on September 2, many journalists ignorant of EMP have interviewed “instant experts” also ignorant of EMP, in a case of the blind leading the blind.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
The long-awaited psychiatric evaluation of Sarah Halimi’s killer, Kobili Traoré, was revealed in the media on September 13th.
EIGHTEEN people were injured including a schoolboy in a failed bucket bomb terror attack on the London Underground during this morning's rush hour.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
Over 8,000 mothers in more than 3,000 cities in every state in America sign Declaration of Mothers
The loser of 2016 slanders President Trump’s inaugural address.
I have been working to formulate a plan, involving Jordan, which is a vast improvement over all other proposals. The goal of this plan is to enable Israel to annex the entire West Bank without the need to provide a path to citizenship for the local Arabs.
Homeland security analyst Ryan Mauro says, “By omitting any mention of Islamism or jihad, the Trump Administration’s language is even closer to that of the Obama Administration than Hillary Clinton, who defined the enemy as ‘jihadists.’
Supporters of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, otherwise known as the JCPOA, are worried. They know President Trump is on the brink of refusing to certify the agreement to Congress next month and withdrawing from it.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
President Trump has a dream. He dreams that America can fulfill the dreams of MLK and JFK. He dreams that American civilians can be unified like the American military as one cohesive American family regardless of race and make America great again through patriotism.
In what one Japanese official last month described as an “unprecedented grave threat,” Pyongyang fired—for the first time in eight years—a missile that sailed over the island of Hokkaido.
Is the naivete and willful blindness that helped begin World War II on September 1, 1939, being repeated in the response of the U.S. and its allies to North Korea’s nuclear missile program, that apparently tested a thermonuclear H-Bomb warhead on September 2, 2017?
Recently, a campaign was launched inside Egypt by Al-Ahzar Institute’s leaders against the civilizing reforms announced by President Al-Sibsi of Tunisia last month on the occasion of Tunisia’s Women’s Day.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
For most Americans, 9 – 11 was a flashbulb moment...Our nation was attacked, our safety violated. 9 - 11 was an act of war, committed by combatants unlike any we have faced in modern times. For those of us in the terrorism and preparedness professions, it was more than an affront to our country...
I trained some, and worked with many who responded to Ground Zero. And like many others with skin in the game, I can still picture the faces of colleagues lost – brave firefighters and medics who rushed where angels dared to tread, and gave their last full measure of devotion to help the victims.
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Unless and until we get serious and reform our immigration system, we will not significantly lessen future terror attacks in this country.