Terror Trends Bulletin

Terror Trends Bulletin

The Case for a Terrorist Registry in America
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 10:05 PM

by Christopher W Holton Since the 1990s sex offenders in America have been required to register with their local sheriff so that law enforcement can be aware of their residence. This program has worked very well. The time has come for a similar registry for those offenders who have been convicted of terrorism offenses. […]
Jihad is not caused by Poverty or Ignorance
Thursday, December 14, 2017 8:59 PM

by Christopher W. Holton A favorite theory of TV pundits is the idea that Jihad is caused by socioeconomic problems. If only there were more educational and economic opportunities in places like the Middle East and Southwest Asia…and Europe…and New York…and Tennessee…and California…and Florida…and Texas…we wouldn’t be seeing all this “terrorism.” The problem for the […]
Pay Attention to what the Jihadists Say
Monday, December 11, 2017 3:20 PM

by Christopher W. Holton For those, such as the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Congressman Michael McCaul, who take comfort in the repeated individual jihadi attacks such as occurred in New York City as a sign of the weakness of our enemies, we can only point out that they have not done their […]
Jihadists React with Rhetoric to America’s Israel Embassy Move
Friday, December 8, 2017 3:52 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Many believe that the best way to judge someone is not just by their friends, but by their enemies. If that axiom is true, then America must be doing something right, because the lowest of the low in the human race are coming forth with their venom and threats in the […]
What do the Islamic State and the Muslim Brotherhood Have in Common? Islamic Doctrine
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:20 PM

by Christopher W. Holton The folks over at the Clarion Project have a review of a new report published by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. The report is entitled: “Struggle Over Scripture: Charting the Rift Between Islamist Extremism and Mainstream Islam.” On the one hand, the report recognizes the close affiliation between the […]
Is Europe Under Siege? The British Foreign Office Seems to Think So
Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Over the past few weeks several threatening messages from the Islamic State and Al Qaeda have appeared in social media and elsewhere. The threats have primarily been directed at European cities during the holiday season. President Trump and Prime Minister May have entered into a pointless Twitter battle over the threat […]
Daily Mail: Pro-Islamic State Jihadist Org Calls for Attacks on Western Children
Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:38 PM

posted by Christopher W. Holton The Daily Mail in the UK is reporting today on a new threat from a Jihadist organization calling on Muslims to attack children in the West. Of course, Jihadi attacks on children are nothing new. The victims of the Manchester bombing in Great Britain were mostly teen age girls. A […]
More on the Jihad Threat this Christmas and New Year’s Season
Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:54 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Both the Islamic State and Al Qaeda have issued audio, video or online threats to attack the West this Christmas. These threats focus on European population centers, such as Paris and London, and New York City in America, though the possibility of Jihadi attacks in other places in the West can […]
British police arrest two Jihadis, disrupt “significant plot”
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:33 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Late yesterday British counterterrorism police arrested two Jihadis who were reportedly planning attacks in London and Birmingham. Details are scarce but it has been reported that the two suspects were 20 and 21 years old and were “inspired” by the Islamic State. More to follow as information comes available.Filed under: Great […]
An Insane Way to Fight a War
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:29 PM

by Christopher W. Holton Though many would still deny this reality, Islamic Jihadists are at war with America. They are not homogenous and certainly not united, but Jihadists from groups we know by name (Al Qaeda, the Islamic State) and some from groups whose names are not commonly known are at war with us–whether we […]