American voters’ concern about Islamist extremism is at the highest level since 2002, with 66% of Republicans, 56% of Independents and 48% of Democrats describing it as a “critical threat.” National security is a major issue that received significant attention at last night’s Republican presidential debate. The following is Clarion Project National Security Analyst Ryan […]
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Responding to a request from Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), the Congressional Research Service prepared a report detailing monies spent by Iran supporting terrorist organizations in the Middle East. The report, obtained by the Washington Free Beacon, outlined the massive expenditures by the Iranian regime on Hezbollah in Lebanon, Shiite militias Syria and Iraq, the Assad […]
A teenager from Texas was shocked to find out that after aborting his attempt to join the Islamic State in Syria and flying back home, he is facing charges of conspiracy and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State. If convicted, Asher Abid Khan, 19, from a suburb of Houston, could face 30 years […]
Disturbing details have come to light about the ordeal faced by American aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was captured by the Islamic State and repeatedly raped by the terror organization’s self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. A Yazidi eyewitness, who also suffered sexual assault, apparently told American officials of Mueller’s torture and rape. “We were told […]
A married man who believes his wife to be ugly may take cannabis before having sexual relations with her, according to a new fatwafrom a Salafi Moroccan imam. The religious ruling is going viral on social media in Arabic, after the imam made a Friday sermon on the subject in a mosque. The imam explained […]
We’ve scoured the speeches, interviews and statements of all 22 Democratic and Republican nominees and now bring them to you in one single, easy-to-navigate resource. We will continue updating the information throughout the campaign so you will have all the facts at your fingertips to ask the right questions as election day approaches. To what extent […]
For 15 years now the question, “How to combat Islamism” has been avoided in the West so as not to offend the powerful urban Islamist lobbyists and vote banks. It has been almost two weeks since the Chattanooga terrorist Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez issued the equivalent of an Islamic declaration of war on the United States […]
Children are increasingly at risk of radicalization in the UK, according to an investigation by The Telegraph. The Channel Project, which acts to prevent vulnerable people being radicalized, had some 758 under 16s reported last year for worrying behavior. Of those, 113 were under 12. Those reported included a three-year old, whose entire family was […]
Three Chechen women pretended to be jihadi brides through fake social media accounts, but kept the travel money ISIS sent them instead. Three young Muslim women have scammed the Islamic State out of over $2,500. The Chechen women set up fake social media accounts and contacted the Islamic State, claiming to be aspirational jihadi brides, […]
Despite the fact that Iran’s global terror activities were “undiminished” between 2013 and 2014, the U.S. State Department is still entirely committed to pursuing a nuclear deal with Iran. “We think it’s essential that we pursue those negotiations,” said Tina Kaidanow, the State Department’s coordinator for counterterrorism, as quoted in The Wall Street Journal. “None of that implies […]
Politicians and experts from across the political spectrum are calling into question the proposed nuclear agreement with Iran. The two primary issues – verifiability and the possibility of military dimensions (PMD) of the Iranian nuclear program – threaten to derail the agreement. A report, “Verifying a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran,” written by the former […]
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