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

The Most Dangerous Woman in the World

However you may personally think that the most dangerous woman in the world is supposed to look, it probably is nothing like this 29-year old Northern Irish white mother of three.Samantha Lewthwaite, also notoriously known as the "White Widow", is arguably the holder of that 'Most Dangerous Woman in the World' title. The current internationally … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Woman in the World

How Long Will We "Never Forget"?

For the past 11 years on this date, we've all heard, spoke, typed a now familiar refrain: "Never Forget!" What we must never forget, of course, are the attacks against our nation on September 11th, 2001 by radical Islamists bringing their war against western civilization right to our doorsteps. Today, I heard a couple of … Continue reading How Long Will We "Never Forget"?

Islamism Series: Back to Afghanistan

For a land-locked nation that is basically a pile of rock and sand, Afghanistan holds some serious sway in the international community. The reasons are many, but they are sometimes difficult to grasp until you look more closely. Afghanistan is bordered on the west by an Islamic nuclear-power wannabe ruled by a mad President in … Continue reading Islamism Series: Back to Afghanistan