Why remembering Pearl Harbor remains important today

On December 7, 1941 the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service delivered a devastating blow to the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. This was a preemptive surprise attack by the Japanese, with the hope that they could decimate the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The Japanese believed that the United States was the greatest … Continue reading Why remembering Pearl Harbor remains important today

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Islamism Series: American Jihad in the second decade after 9/11

  On July 23, 2008 here at my website, I introduced the "Islamism Series", which was inspired by a class called 'Radical Islam' that I was teaching to police officers at that time as a Sergeant in the Training Bureau of the Philadelphia Police Department. Over the next year and a half, I wrote 20 … Continue reading Islamism Series: American Jihad in the second decade after 9/11

Islamism Series: Soldiers of Allah

The debate rages around the country as to the balance between liberty and security. After the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11th, 2001, it became clear that two oceans and allegedly friendly northern and southern borders would no longer be enough to insulate and protect Americans in our homeland. Numerous security measures … Continue reading Islamism Series: Soldiers of Allah