Tag Archive: Investigative Project on Terrorism

Thousands of American Girls At Risk As Judge Strikes Down Federal FGM Ban

Thousands of American Girls At Risk As Judge Strikes Down Federal FGM Ban by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism As her aunt held her down, the child… Continue reading

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values

Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Extraditing dissident Islamist cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey would be a betrayal of American values and should be… Continue reading

Violence Continues as Pakistani Islamists Protest Christian Woman’s “Blasphemy” Acquittal

Violence Continues as Pakistani Islamists Protest Christian Woman’s “Blasphemy” Acquittal IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Thousands of Islamist demonstrators in Pakistan continue to violently protest the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian… Continue reading

French Say “Non” to Islamist Performer at Bataclan

French Say “Non” to Islamist Performer at Bataclan by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism On Nov. 13, 2015, a series of Islamist terrorist attacks shook the city… Continue reading

Emerging Islamist Political Clout Accelerates Europe’s Self-Islamization

Emerging Islamist Political Clout Accelerates Europe’s Self-Islamization by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Forget the beheading videos, the ISIS propaganda on social media, even the terrorist attacks… Continue reading

Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists

IPT Exclusive: Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists by Abha Shankar IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Turkish organizations with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration are partnering with,… Continue reading

Protecting Afghan Women Is A National Security Issue

Protecting Afghan Women Is A National Security Issue by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism There was the woman whose husband sliced off her genitalia, and then reached… Continue reading

Terrorists, Victims, or Both? The Children of ISIS Return

Terrorists, Victims, or Both? The Children of ISIS Return by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism They learn to count by attending public lashings. By the age of… Continue reading

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt’s Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist… Continue reading

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi marched straight into a battle with Egypt’s highest Sunni authority,… Continue reading

Belgium: 119 Islamic Institutions Investigated for Extremism in 2016

Belgium: 119 Islamic Institutions Investigated for Extremism in 2016 By IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Belgian authorities investigated 58 mosques and 61 Islamic associations in 2016 in an effort to counter the… Continue reading

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point (Atheists and Secularists Under Threat)

Malaysia Kills a Talking Point IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism In trying to cast their faith as tolerant and accepting of others, many Muslims like to point to the Quran’s verse 2:256:… Continue reading

Sophisticated Australian Airplane Bombing Plot a Warning To the West

Sophisticated Australian Airplane Bombing Plot a Warning To the West by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Australia’s arrest Saturday of four men suspected of plotting a terrorist… Continue reading

Islamic Radicalization in the U.S. Military Surfaces Again

Islamic Radicalization in the Military Surfaces Again IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism In November 2009, U.S. Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan opened fire on fellow soldiers at a Fort Hood, Texas processing… Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack

Muslim Brotherhood Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Cairo Attack By IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The Muslim Brotherhood-linked Hasm Movement claimed responsibility for a deadly terrorist attack targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo… Continue reading

Pakistani Law Makes Ramadan a Dangerous Time for Religious Minorities

Pakistani Law Makes Ramadan a Dangerous Time for Religious Minorities By Ammar Anwer Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The unconscious man rushed to a Pakistani hospital was covered in filth.… Continue reading

When Political Correctness in America Places Girls in Harm’s Way

When Political Correctness Places Girls in Harm’s Way by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Jada was looking forward to high school in her New Jersey hometown when… Continue reading

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows

Half of Prominent Jihadis Tied to “Non-Violent” Islamism, New Study Shows by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Half of the prominent jihadists profiled in a new study by The Centre on Religion… Continue reading

Terrorist Attack in France and Karim Cheurfi: From the Cauldron of Prison to the Streets of Paris

Karim Cheurfi: From the Cauldron of Prison to the Streets of Paris by Patrick Dunleavy IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism The initial reports regarding Islamic terrorist Karim Cheurfi, the man responsible for… Continue reading

How Erdogan’s Victory Might Be Europe’s Defeat

How Erdogan’s Victory Might Be Europe’s Defeat by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Over lunch in Istanbul last week, a friend and I spoke about the upcoming… Continue reading

London Terrorist Followed the Jihadist’s Twisted Path From Prison to Terrorist

London Terrorist Followed the Jihadist’s Twisted Path From Prison to Terrorist by Patrick Dunleavy IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Before he drove violently into the crowd on Westminster Bridge, before plunging the… Continue reading

Erdogan Critics Beware: Turkey Probably is Watching

Erdogan Critics Beware: Turkey Probably is Watching IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism For some Americans, concerns about Russian spying and interference in its elections are growing, with new reports emerging nearly every… Continue reading

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order

Dubai Security Chief Backs Trump Immigration Order by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A prominent figure in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) security apparatus is endorsing President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning… Continue reading

My Journey Out of Radical Islam

My Journey Out of Radical Islam by Ammar Anwer Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism I grew up in Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan, in a family… Continue reading

U.S. Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison, in Italy

U.S. Refusing to Intervene as Ex-CIA Agent Faces Extradition, Prison, in Italy by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Time continues to tick away for former CIA agent Sabrina de Sousa,… Continue reading

Is National Guilt Making Germany More Vulnerable To Terrorism?

Is National Guilt Making Germany More Vulnerable To Terrorism? by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism From the moment it became clear that the mass killings at Berlin’s… Continue reading

Women Form A Growing Threat To West In New ISIS Strategy

Women Form A Growing Threat To West In New ISIS Strategy by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism This is Laura Hansen’s story. It may also be the… Continue reading

Islamism in America and Egypt: Brooklyn Imam Linked to Qaradawi Group Calls for Sisi’s Head

Brooklyn Imam Linked to Qaradawi Group Calls for Sisi’s Head by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism A Brooklyn imam issued what appeared to be a call to behead Egyptian President Abdel Fatah… Continue reading

Paris Jihadist Manages to Grow More Radical in Prison

Paris Jihadist Manages to Grow More Radical in Prison by Abigail R. Esman Investigative Project on Terrorism One year after jihadist commandos massacred 130 people in coordinated attacks across Paris, France remains under… Continue reading

Germany’s Military Probes Growing Threat from ISIS Infiltration

Germany’s Military Probes Growing Threat from ISIS Infiltration by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A growing number of radical Islamists are infiltrating Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, raising concerns of an insider attack,… Continue reading

Europe’s Terror Challenges: The Returnee Threat

Europe’s Terror Challenges: The Returnee Threat by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Another week, another barrage of headlines illustrating the depth of Europe’s terror threat. The following… Continue reading

Soros Money, Muslim Advocates Leader, Helped Weaken Homeland Security Policies

Soros Money, Muslim Advocates Leader, Helped Weaken Homeland Security Policies by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A Muslim legal group, girded with $1.8 million in grant money from George Soros’s… Continue reading