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Five Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being Illegal Agents for Venezuela

Four Venezuelans and an Uruguayan national were charged on December 20 by a federal grand jury on charges of acting and conspiring to act as agents of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (“Venezuela”) within the United States, without prior notification to the Attorney General of the United States, as required by law. 

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, December 27, 2007 - Full Story

Stop Them Before they Kill Again

Democracies never get it quite right, always responding to tyrannies too late.  In 1936, Nazi troops crossing into the Rhineland had secret orders to retreat at the slightest sign of resistance; but it was only Hitler’s first land grab so we let it go.

By Dr. Richard Benkin - Wednesday, December 26, 2007 - Full Story

Maryland Man Gets 50 Years for Sexually Exploiting Minor Girls

A Crespatown, Maryland  man was sentenced on Friday to 50 years in prison for two counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, December 21, 2007 - Full Story

Three Colombians Plead Guilty to Supporting Terror Group

As a result of a 22-month investigation, three Colombian nationals have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a designated foreign terrorist organization, and alien smuggling, Julie L. Myers, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division announced during a press conference on Monday.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Full Story

SAF Honors Colorado’s Jeanne Assam with Eleanor Roosevelt Award

Jeanne AssamFor her remarkable display of heroism and courage under fire, the Second Amendment Foundation announced today that it will recognize Jeanne Assam, who confronted a gunman on Dec. 9 at the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs, with the Eleanor Roosevelt Award.

The Roosevelt award was created by SAF founder Alan Gottlieb, co-author of America Fights Back: Armed Self-Defense in a Violent Age. The award honors exceptional women who use firearms in self-defense and the defense of others.

By Second Amendment Foundation - Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - Full Story

Toronto murder: Sharia, Exhibit 1

By all accounts, 16 year-old Aqsa Parvez of the Toronto suburb of Mississauga was a normal teenager – a girl with a zest for life and having all of the hopes and dreams for a bright future in a country that has so much to offer. Today, she lies dead in a Toronto morgue, the victim of a brutal strangulation. Her death was neither quick nor painless – no strangulations are.

By Doug Hagmann - Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - Full Story

Combating Nuclear Terrorism

The United States Department of Energy maintains emergency response capabilities and assets to quickly respond to potential nuclear and radiological threats in the United States. These capabilities are primarily found at DOE’s two key emergency response facilities—the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

By Jim Kouri - Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - Full Story

Russia: Enemy of America’s War on Terror

Recently, the news articles have been reporting that Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin has made a seemingly new alliance with Iranian dictator  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  However, this alliance has been long-standing and is currently a means to discrediting America and isolating “her” from allied nations. 

By George Koukeas - Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - Full Story

Feds Arrest 22 Alien Sex Offenders in New York City Operation

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the New York City Department of Probation announced the arrests of 22 child predators and criminal alien sex offenders in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan. Wednesday’s initiative is a part of the ongoing Operation Predator initiative and a national priority for ICE, according to officials.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, December 7, 2007 - Full Story

It is the time for testing

Lawmakers in Washington need to be alarmed and alert as they consider the nominee to be the next attorney general. From an objective external perspective, the United States Department of Justice seems to be adrift and to be quickly losing its way in the routine prosecution of ordinary transnational crime.

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, December 6, 2007 - Full Story

Arrest of Chicago area businessman suggests large-scale International ID fraud ring

imageA founding board member of the Illinois Trade Council and a member of the advisory committee of the Illinois based All American Bank is currently being held on $3 million bond after police reportedly found numerous fake passports, fake state identification cards, fake social security cards, hundreds of credit cards, over $60,000 in cash and gold bars in his suburban Chicago home.

Mohammed Afzal SODAGAR, 51, 8616 Frontage Road, Morton Grove, IL, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan was arrested last weekend after police responded to a domestic complaint made by the suspect’s 22 year-old son, Saarum SODAGAR.

By Doug Hagmann - Wednesday, December 5, 2007 - Full Story

Covert Operations Used to Identify Security Vulnerabilities

The Government Accountability Office’s Forensic Audits and Special Investigations team, which was created in 2005 as an interdisciplinary team consisting of investigators, auditors, and analysts, conducts covert tests at the request of the Congress to identify vulnerabilities and internal control weaknesses at executive branch agencies.

By Jim Kouri - Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - Full Story

Fiscal discipline required in global war on terrorism

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress has provided about $542.9 billion, as of May 2007, to the US Department of Defense for the Global War on Terrorism. That figure doesn’t include the amount spent on domestic security operations and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

By Jim Kouri - Sunday, December 2, 2007 - Full Story

Somali National Imprisoned for Conspiracy to Provide Support to Jihadists

An Ohio man has been sentenced to serve ten years in prison for conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, according to an announcement on Tuesday by Julie L. Myers, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, November 29, 2007 - Full Story

Illegal aliens jeopardize US biosecurity

In the United States, Tuberculosis infection and disease occur most often among people born in areas of the world where TB is common, such as Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In most cases, these foreign-born persons become exposed to and infected in their country of birth and bring the contagious disease into the US.

By Jim Kouri - Monday, November 26, 2007 - Full Story

Never Learning from the Past

The libraries of the world are filled with books devoted to history and new ones are published on any almost daily basis, but if their lessons are ignored, it condemns nations and the peoples of the world to horrors that increase with the evolving technology of death.

By Alan Caruba - Monday, November 26, 2007 - Full Story

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb announcing the martyrdom of Shaykh Abu Yahya

Shaykh Abu Yahya(Editor’s Note: On this Grey Cup Sunday comes word that al Qaeda heavy Shaykh Abu Yahya (Algiers) is now in paradise.  Thanks to intelligence agent, codename Archangel, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has announced the “martyrdom” of the terrorist seen many, many times as the man known as “Sahab” in al Qaeda-sanctioned film footage.  The document, in actual Arabic, has been translated into English).

By Guest Column Courtesy of Archangel- Sunday, November 25, 2007 - Full Story

Multiculturalism Exposes the US to Terrorism

The people of the United States, for all practical purposes, like to believe we are fair-minded. We believe that everyone should get a fair shot. Most of us believe that if you work hard you should get ahead. Many of us have even embraced the ever advancing multiculturalism counter-culture, which is completely antithetical to the concept of E Pluribus Unum; “Out of many, one.” With regard to the latter, vindication has come to those of us who believe we are fair-minded while being opposed to the “Balkanization” the United States.

By Frank Salvato - Saturday, November 24, 2007 - Full Story

One of the Good Muslim Groups

The clash of civilizations is in full swing between Islam and the Democratic west and one of the things that many on the anti-jihadi side of the argument are wont to say, those who use the term Islamofascism commonly, is that there aren’t any “moderate” Muslim groups out there. In truth, for the most part they are correct in the assertion that there are not many Muslims who oppose the Jihadists, Islamofascists and Wahhabist extremists in Islam (called Takfiris in the Mid East).

By Warner Todd Huston - Saturday, November 17, 2007 - Full Story

Al Taqiyya: The Islamist Terrorist’s Weapon of Deception

Western civilization’s delinquent knowledge of the Islamic faith leaves us naive to many of its tenets. Many among us would be hard pressed to explain the differences between the Sunni and the Shi’ite, let alone the reasons why they have remained in conflict for almost the entire existence of the Islamic faith. This delinquency in understanding Islamic culture and doctrine makes those they consider non-believers—or kafirs—vulnerable both individually and collectively. This is especially true when we examine the Islamic concept of taqiyya.

By Frank Salvato - Saturday, November 17, 2007 - Full Story