London Terror Attack Exposes Deradicalization Programs’ Failures

London Terror Attack Exposes Deradicalization Programs’ Failures by Patrick Dunleavy IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Usman Khan, the unrepentant British jihadist who was on supervised early release from prison when he killed two people and wounded several others Nov. 29 near London Bridge, is just the tip of an iceberg that threatens western democracies.…

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A lawsuit accusing Tunisia’s Ennahda Movement of plotting the assassination of two political opponents poses the most serious challenge to the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated group since its 1981 inception. Mohamed Brahmi and Chokri Belaid were killed…

NSC Meets Lobbyist Who Backed Syrian Jihadists

NSC Meets Lobbyist Who Backed Syrian Jihadists by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A Syrian-American lobbyist who pushed the Obama administration to support Syrian jihadists met with National Security Council (NSC) staffers Thursday afternoon. Mouaz Moustafa, executive director of the Syrian Emergency Taskforce (SETF), noted the meeting on his Facebook page. A…

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy

Ex-Spy Slams Brennan’s ‘Freedom of Speech’ Hypocrisy by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Former CIA Director John Brennan wants Americans to view him as a victim of President Trump’s alleged effort to “suppress freedom of speech & punish critics.” President Trump ordered Brennan’s clearance stripped in July, a decision announced on Aug.…

Terrorists Attack the Tomb of Khomeini and Parliament of Iran: e-Khalq, ISIS, Jundallah, Jaish, or Operatives?

Terrorists Attack the Tomb of Khomeini and Parliament of Iran: e-Khalq, ISIS, Jundallah, Jaish, or Operatives? Nawal Soueif, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Terrorists have attacked the revered tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and the parliament of Iran in the capital of this nation. It is known that at least 12…

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 & Geopolitics had ties to supposedly non-violent Islamists prior to joining terrorist organizations. The study’s authors – Mubaraz Ahmed, Milo Comerford, and…

Palm Sunday Bombing Underscores Depth of Egypt’s Anti-Christian Bigotry

Palm Sunday Bombing Underscores Depth of Egypt’s Anti-Christian Bigotry by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Suicide bombings of two Coptic churches in Egypt Sunday by ISIS terrorists should not be viewed in isolation. The bombings killed 44 people and injured 100 more, and mark the deadliest in a series of attacks targeting…

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe

ISIS Terrorists Tapping Organized Crime to Infiltrate Europe IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism With the help of organized criminal elements, Islamic State terrorists reportedly are buying legitimate British passports that can evade security detection from security authorities, the Daily Beast reports. An Italian intelligence investigation into the Camorra mafia discovered an advertisement on the…

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, reports the UK Sun. At least 80 suspected ISIS sympathizers were uncovered recently, forcing senior levels of Germany’s military counterespionage service to…

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 examples came during a 24 hour window earlier this month: “Schiphol Airport Was Possibly A Target Of Terror Cell That Attacked Paris;”…

Christian Refugees in Germany Suffer Discrimination in Camps by Muslims: Mirror of Pakistan

Christian Refugees in Germany Suffer Discrimination in Camps by Muslims: Mirror of Pakistan Jibril Khoury, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Open Doors Germany, and others, continuously report attacks and open discrimination against Christians and other non-Muslim minorities including the Yazidis in various refugee/economic migrant housing centers. The perpetrators in these…

Egypt and America: Emails Show Clinton Was Told About Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Qaeda Links

Emails Show Clinton Was Told About MB-AQ Links by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails suggest that she may have known about connections between the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and hardcore jihadist groups such as al-Qaida early in the 2011 Arab Spring. Clinton confidante Sidney Blumenthal noted…

Report Suggests Radical Islamists Infiltrating German Military to Receive Training

Report Suggests Radical Islamists Infiltrating German Military to Receive Training by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A growing number of Islamist radicals are infiltrating Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, with an estimated 30 former soldiers later joining international terrorist organizations, reports German press agency DPA International. Germany’s military counterintelligence service (MAD) says 65 active soldiers…

Kerry Bows to Congressional Pressure, Says ISIS Committing Genocide

Kerry Bows to Congressional Pressure, Says ISIS Committing Genocide by John Rossomando Investigative Project on Terrorism Secretary of State John Kerry bowed to congressional pressure Thursday, declaring that the Islamic State is conducting genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shiite Muslims. The declaration follows Monday’s unanimous U.S. House of Representatives vote also calling ISIS’s slaughter of…

Security Priorities of the New Canadian Government Are Emerging

Security Priorities of the New Canadian Government Are Emerging by Scott Newark Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism It began with a bizarre media interview last month with Canada’s new International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. It took place shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Canada’s new policy for fighting the Islamic State…

Tunisian MB Leader’s ‘Time’ Column Glosses Over Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem

Tunisian MB Leader’s ‘Time’ Column Glosses Over Tunisia’s Jihadi Problem by John Rossomando IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi, founder and head of Tunisia’s Muslim Brotherhood-linked Ennahda Party, claims in a recent Time magazine column that his country offers the antidote to the poison spread by the Islamic State (ISIS). That’s an…

ISIS Rapes Women Toward Allah

ISIS Rapes Women Toward Allah by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Women sold as slaves. Women beaten in the streets. Women raped for sport. Girls as young as 8 or 9 years old forced into marriages with strangers, and bound to sexual servitude. The reports of the atrocities perpetrated…