Egyptian Government Cracks Down on Radical Schools

Egyptian Government Cracks Down on Radical Schools by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Despite the destruction of the Muslim Brotherhood’s hierarchy by Egyptian authorities after the June 2013 revolution, the 91-year-old group remains influential in Egyptian society. This is especially true in its education system. But there are signs the…

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 facility, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. An ensuing investigation determined Hasan had exhibited outward signs of his Islamist radicalization to…

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…

Maryland Mosque in America Lauds Pakistan Assassin of Salman Taseer

Maryland Mosque Lauds Pakistan Assassin by IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism On Sunday, an American mosque glorified a terrorist responsible for killing a Pakistani governor who was critical of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, the Rabwah Times reported. Salman Taseer, the former governor of Punjab province, became an instant target for radical Islamists after he defended…

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 Open Society Foundations (OSF), has helped influence major policy changes in the war on terror, including the Department of Homeland Security’s screening…

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…

Belgian Breeding Ground Fuels New Terror Wave

Belgian Breeding Ground Fuels New Terror Wave by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Time was, thoughts of Belgium led to thoughts of rich, dark chocolate, of Old Master painters and delicate, handmade lace. Now it brings a different image: of Islamic jihad and men armed with Kalashnikovs, and of…