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Recent articles by Andrew:

Establishment Scholar: Trust Iran’s ‘Moderates’ Not to Build Nukes

As protests rage across Iran, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim–Christian Understanding (ACMCU) Honorary Fellow and perennial think tanker Shireen T. Hunter assured her audience that American policymakers “know that Iran doesn’t have that kind of capacity” to develop... → Read More

Islamist Academics and Activists Shill for Jailed Jihadists

“If you are supporting our prisoners, you are supporting some of the best people on the planet,” stated Coalition for... → Read More

‘Islamophobia Expert’ at Georgetown: 9/11’s Real Victims Are Muslims

“The United States government is intent on targeting all marginalized communities,” stated American Muslim activist and author Maha Hilal during a February 23 Georgetown University webinar. Introducing her new book, Innocent until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience since 9/11, she presented America’s post-9/11 defensive War on Terror (WOT) as... → Read More

Rutgers’ Sahar Aziz and the (ongoing) rise of the know-nothing professor

Disciplinary competence is no longer required for professional advancement. Opinion. → Read More

Truckers and Trudeau with Christine Douglass-Williams

Canadian journalist Christine Douglas-Williams joined her Jihad Watch colleague Andrew E. Harrod to discuss on Conservative Casual Friday the recent trucker protests against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's COVID-19 policies that have rocked Canada. Sorry for a glitch cutting out the show after 20 minutes. → Read More

CAIR Reveals the Jihadist Enemy Within (Part Two)

The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) “enemy’s main focus of effort” in the United States is “Information Warfare,” wrote former FBI agent and United States Marine Corps officer John Guandolo in 2013. His book, Raising a Jihadi Generation: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in America, remains highly relevant almost a decade later in confronting MB-derived groups such... → Read More

CAIR Reveals the Jihadist Enemy Within (Part One)

“CAIR is Hamas,” pithily recognized the former FBI agent and United States Marine Corps officer John Guandolo in 2013 about the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which originated as an American Hamas front group. His book, Raising a Jihadi Generation: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in America, remains highly relevant almost a decade later as Muslim... → Read More

Islam: Wave of the Future?

“Islamism is the sole growing, developing, and truly popular populist ideology in the Middle East,” wrote House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare Director Yossef Bodansky in 1999. His book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America, documented the enduring appeal in Muslim-majority societies of Islam as a political system as opposed to... → Read More

Before Afghanistan: The Somalia Debacle (Part Three)

“Washington cannot afford to bog down its overburdened military forces in naïve nation-building efforts that are inherently risky, expensive, and doubtful,” wrote Heritage Foundation Senior Research Fellow James Phillips in 2002. He thereby reflected on America’s failed foray into “nation-building” in Somalia a decade earlier in a manner that should have informed America’s then just... → Read More

New Book Examines Civilization Jihad

Global Patriot Radio show host Paul Sutliff has written a new book, The Cancer of Civilization Jihad. Therein he examines how various traditional Islamic doctrines contradict basic principles of free Western societies. Sutliff joined Conservative Casual Friday show host Andrew E. Harrod to discuss these doctrines often overlooked by Western educators and how freedom-loving citizens should… → Read More

Before Afghanistan: The Somalia Debacle (Part Two)

In 1993, various jihadists sought to transform Somalia “into a ‘second Kabul’ or a ‘second Beirut’” for an American-led humanitarian intervention, wrote Yossef Bodansky in his 1999 book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. The then director of the House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare examined how this diverse jihadist coalition... → Read More

Before Afghanistan: The Somalia Debacle (Part One)

“Good intentions notwithstanding, the United States found itself mired in a vicious quagmire in the Horn of Africa” in 1992-1993, wrote Yossef Bodansky in his 1999 book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. The then director of the House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare examined how the United States unwittingly entered... → Read More

Pakistan’s Talibanization (Part Two)

The “growth of radical Islamist influence” in Pakistan “has created an overall climate conducive to the escalation of spectacular terrorism,” wrote Yossef Bodansky in his 1999 book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. The then director of the House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare thereby documented the recurring destabilizing dominance of... → Read More

Pakistan’s Talibanization (Part One)

The “marked intensification of the ‘Talibanization’ of Pakistan…reached a crisis and turning point in early December 1998,” wrote House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare Director Yossef Bodansky in 1999. His book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America, documented the recurring destabilizing dominance of Islamic politics in Pakistan. Bodansky defined this… → Read More

Frenemy Benazir Bhutto

After Benazir Bhutto became Pakistani prime minister in 1988, Pakistan “committed to furthering Islamism in the heart of Asia, seeing it as the sole ideology capable of containing and reversing the breakup of Pakistan along ethno-national lines.” So wrote in 1999 House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare Director Yossef Bodansky about how Pakistan’s national... → Read More

Islam’s Religion of Power

“Religiously motivated to the extreme, Islamists usually rally around charismatic religious leaders for guidance and motivation,” wrote Yossef Bodansky in his 1999 book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. Contrary to common claims that Islam means peace, this House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare director emphasized the role that political power... → Read More

Jihad’s Afghan Base

In Soviet-occupied Afghanistan in the 1980s, the “United States was convinced that it was supporting a genuine national liberation struggle, albeit with a strong Islamic foundation,” wrote Yossef Bodansky in 1999. In reality, as this House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare Director analyzed in his book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on... → Read More

Scholars’ Ink, Martyrs’ Blood in Afghanistan

Rice University sociology professor Craig Considine, a self-proclaimed “Islamic apologist,” likes to quote the dubious hadith that the “ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.” In his argumentation, this canonical narrative about Islam’s prophet Muhammad evinces Islam’s pacific nature, yet Muslim scholars often inspire the shedding of martyrs’ blood.... → Read More

From Egypt with Jihad

“In the mid-1970s unfolding events in Egypt—the undisputed leader of the Arab world and politics—were also having a major impact on the Saudi educated elite,” wrote Yossef Bodansky in his 1999 book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. As the then-House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare director discussed, previously examined Islamic... → Read More

Jihad on the Nile

Egypt “was on the verge of a popular Islamist uprising. The population had increasingly demonstrated a genuine desire for an Islamic regime of some sort,” wrote in 1999 Yossef Bodansky. As this then-director of the House Taskforce on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare discussed in his book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America,... → Read More