Chris Carter


Chris Carter is the director of the Victory Institute and the deputy regional director of the U.S. Counterterrorism Advisory Team. His work appears at OpsLens.com, Canada Free Press, The US Report, International Analyst Network, Human Events, Family Security Matters, Deutsche Welle, NavySEALs.com, Blackfive and other publications. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, non-commissioned officer in the South Carolina State Guard, and retired firefighter.

Contact Chris at [email protected] or follow on Twitter: @crushingchris

Most Recent Articles by Chris Carter:

Just how powerful is Pres. Trump’s North Korean ‘Armada’?

Apr 29, 2017 — Chris Carter

“We are sending an armada.”

Pres. Donald J. Trump’s declaration during a television interview on the Fox Business Channel signaled the deployment of Carrier Strike Group One to the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s bellicose rhetoric and upcoming missile test. The Navy canceled a series of port calls for the strike group earlier this month and diverted the ships to the Korean Peninsula in a show of force against the hermit kingdom.

But what’s in the armada?


Georgia state house seeks to repeal the Seventeenth Amendment

Feb 27, 2013 — Chris Carter

One hundred years ago, the United States ratified an amendment to the Constitution that changed the way America chose its senators. The amendment’s supporters said that senators directly elected by the people would not only be more democratic, but also less corrupt and less susceptible to special interest influence.


What is Agenda 21?

Nov 20, 2011 — Chris Carter

“Agenda 21 proposes an array of actions which are intended to be implemented by every person on Earth…it calls for specific changes in the activities of all people… Effective execution of Agenda 21 will require a profound reorientation of all humans, unlike anything the world has ever experienced… ” - Agenda 21: The Earth Summit Strategy to Save Our Planet (Earthpress, 1993).


Anti-foreign law bill will protect all S.C. citizens

May 13, 2011 — Chris Carter

The South Carolina Senate is currently debating legislation that would ban the enforcement of foreign and religious laws - including Islamic sharia law—but opponents claim the bill would violate the constitutional rights of Muslims. Nothing could be further from the truth.


Islamist rally calling for Sharia law in U.S. must go forward

Feb 25, 2011 — Chris Carter

A U.S. Muslim group is planning a demonstration featuring controversial British imams who are advocating for the implementation of Sharia law in the United States. Rather than simply banning or protesting the event, it should not only be permitted, but become a prime-time television broadcast.


Iranium: a film so damaging, Iran won’t let Canadians watch it

Jan 21, 2011 — Chris Carter

A scheduled screening of a controversial new documentary in Canada has reportedly caused threats of violence, protests, and even a request from the Iranian embassy for its cancellation.


Our ‘right’ and ‘duty’ to throw off unjust government

Jul 29, 2010 — Chris Carter

The Declaration of Independence states that our government derives its just – or lawful – powers from the “consent of the governed.” The underlying principle implied in the Declaration was that “We the People” are the true and rightful government of the United States, and as Abraham Lincoln declared in his Gettysburg Address, “government of the people by the people and for the people shall not perish from this earth.” Elected and appointed officials are managers selected to work on our behalf in order to accomplish our collective will. We do not, however, elect them to dictate what our will is, or should be.


Phony SEAL gets 2 years for Stolen Valor

May 8, 2010 — Chris Carter

imagePhoto caption: Robert J. Warren was sentenced for defrauding the government and falsely claiming to be a Navy SEAL. This photo was taken at a Chicago bar.[Photo used with permission, Don Malin; all rights reserved]

URBANA, ILL. - A former sailor who defrauded the government of more than $280,000 and falsely claimed to be a Navy SEAL will spend the next 27 months in prison.

Robert J. Warren, 45, of Sullivan, Ill. claimed to be a member of the elite counter-terrorism unit SEAL Team Six, a Prisoner of War in two combat operations, and to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He fraudulently received $166,116 in Veteran’s benefits and $114,005 in Social Security benefits due to his purported service-related disabilities.


Accused SEAL passes lie detector test, another SEAL’s charges dropped

Mar 31, 2010 — Chris Carter

Recent developments have further weakened the case against three Navy SEALs charged with assaulting an al Qaeda detainee. One development will impact the case for all three—the inadmissibility of a statement given by Petty Officer Jonathan Keefe.


National Debt by the numbers: What does 12 trillion mean?

Feb 15, 2010 — Chris Carter

On Friday afternoon with no media present, President Barack Obama signed a bill which raises our public debt from $12 .394 trillion to $14.294 trillion.


Government must drop partisan politics when it comes to national security

Feb 11, 2010 — Chris Carter

In an opinion piece for a major newspaper, a White House official lashed out at critics of the Obama administration’s ability to defend against terrorism. Steve Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, wrote in a USA Today op-ed on Tuesday, “Politically motivated criticism and unfounded fear-mongering only serve the goals of al-Qaeda.”


Military cancels detainee interview in Navy SEAL case

Feb 9, 2010 — Chris Carter

The military has canceled the deposition of an alleged terrorist mastermind who claimed that he was assaulted by the military following his capture last year. The law firm Puckett and Faraj, representing Navy SEAL Matthew McCabe, made the announcement on Sunday.


ACORN could still get taxpayer funds; whistleblower explains

Oct 29, 2009 — Chris Carter

Although Congress suspended ACORN’s federal funding and the Census Bureau and IRS severed ties with ACORN, the scandalized community organizing group could once again receive taxpayer dollars – and soon. In addition, the federal government is still sending money to ACORN through back channels.


American Police Farce

Oct 1, 2009 — Chris Carter

The American Police Force (APF) is a mysterious group that is attempting to lease a jail in Hardin, Montana. Trouble is, the APF is not answering questions regarding the source of their financing, their parent company, or even from where the group plans to obtain prisoners. Worse yet, the APF has other plans for the area – some of which are not approved by local officials.


Hezbollah Prepared to Hold the US Hostage

Sep 25, 2009 — Chris Carter

A Middle East terrorism expert has warned that Iran may use a terrorist group to strike the United States if it becomes threatened. “If Iran’s regime is in trouble, either from the outside or even from a democratic uprising, it may order Hezbollah to attack the U.S.” said Dr. Walid Phares during an appearance on FOX News last week.


Child rights treaty will expand government, hurt children

Jun 26, 2009 — Chris Carter

The Obama administration is renewing efforts to sign a United Nations treaty supposedly aimed at protecting children’s rights. Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the UN announced on Monday that the administration is investigating “when and how it might be possible to join” the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).


Does the DHS Think ACORN’s Home Defenders are Leftwing Extremists?

May 23, 2009 — Chris Carter

In April, the Department of Homeland Security released an assessment warning of “Rightwing Extremists,” but did nothing to inform Americans of the clear and present danger of Leftwing Extremists. On April 28th, about 75 members of the leftwing group Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) disrupted a foreclosure auction, sending an auctioneer to the hospital with chest pain.


Canada Free Press Columnist Commissioned a Major in S.C. State Guard

Oct 7, 2008 — Chris Carter

imageCOLUMBIA, SC - Military analyst, author, columnist, and former U.S. Marine infantryman W. Thomas Smith Jr. has been commissioned a major in the South Carolina State Guard.

In ceremonies today, Smith was administered the oath of office by retired U.S. Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Thornton (recipient of the Medal of Honor).



Following the commissioning, a luncheon in Maj. Smith’s honor was held at the Capital City Club, attended by Thornton, Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Eugene F. Rogers, Maj. Gen. Nelson Lacy, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Eli Wishart, family and friends.



As a field-grade officer, Smith will serve as both information officer and aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. Rogers.