Dabiq is both the name of a small town in Northern Syria and the Islamic State’s most potent online recruiting magazine. Why was this name chosen?
BE WARNED: You will encounter an F-bomb or two in this veteran’s recap of life after his near death. “Amputee soldier’s heartfelt Muslim Facebook post goes viral” – By James Masters, for […]
This initial assessment by The Soufan Group (below) strikes me as about as realistic and insightful as we are likely to find over the coming days in the general media. “Trust, but verify” […]
An article worth reading, and a source (The Soufan Group) worth following: THE NEW WORLD DISORDER Bottom Line Up Front: • The beheading of 21 Coptic Egyptians by a Libyan-affiliate of the Islamic […]
Until our leaders and education system catch up, we need to have more community conversations about the challenges we face around the globe relative to how others perceive America and the Western […]
It’s time for the “West” to change its approach to ISIS, al Qaeda and those pursuing the “Islamic State.” A genuine expert in Counterinsurgency shoots straight and shares lessons learned. From our […]
I say, “THANK YOU” to these most extreme of the Islamists, be they ISIS/ISIL/IS, AQAP, al Qaeda. Boko Haram or, lest we forget, the more “moderate” Muslim Brotherhood, for their short-sighted, barbaric […]
Note: I am sharing this image and headline to draw attention to the fact that these well-educated, professional and successful Muslim women are in fact still Muslim. If even clearly successful and […]