Confused by All the Presidential Candidates?

Confused by All the Presidential Candidates?

Confused by all the presidential candidates? Here's where you can find information about each candidates’ national security and foreign policy ideas: President Donald Trump, the all-but-certain Republican nominee, has a section of his website about his administration’s national security and defense policies. It can be found here. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the current frontrunner, can obviously be judged by his time in the Obama Administration. You can read about his platform here, but there is not a section about foreign policy or national security aside from mentioning the need to “secure the border.” Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ plan for…
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Mauro on Fox: Michigan Imam Inspired London Attack

Mauro on Fox: Michigan Imam Inspired London Attack

American Salafist Preacher Ahmad Musa Jibril spews his radicalism through the internet and social media. One of the London terrorists was reportedly radicalized by watching Jibril’s videos. Watch Clarion Project's National Security Analyst and Shillman Fellow Ryan Mauro on Fox explain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71AkRnNSv1w  
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2 Hezbollah Terrorists Arrested for Preparing Attack on U.S., including NY

6/10/2017 The pace of jihadist activity has been so intense lately that an incredibly important story has been barely reported on: Two terrorists belonging to Hezbollah, a puppet of the Iranian and Syrian regimes, have been arrested for planning attacks on the U.S., with one scouting potential targets in New York including JFK International Airport. And both are citizens who entered, exited and re-entered the U.S. Although the Iranian and Syrian regimes regularly organize terrorist attacks through its Hezbollah proxy, the plotting of attacks on U.S. soil and on Americans overseas is very significant (but not unprecedented).  The two arrested terrorists are Ali Kourani of the Bronx, New…
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5 Lessons from the Manchester Bombing

5/30/2017 Suspects continue to be arrested following the suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena, with 13 people arrested in the U.K. and Libya at the time of this writing. One person detonated the explosive but the attack was the product of a global Islamist insurgency—and insurgencies can be defeated if we learn from their operations. Here are 5 lessons from the bombing and follow-up investigation, in no particular order: Manchester is a hub in the Islamist insurgency network. It was a single bomb set off by a single jihadist, but he belonged to a hub in the Islamist insurgency. Apparently…
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5 Ways Iran is Disarming the West

9/28/2015 The deal with Iran does not disarm the regime of its nuclear weapons capacity, but it does go a long way towards disarming someone: The West. There are five ways that the deal handcuffs the U.S. and its allies by undermining their options against Iran in the future. 1. Disarming the Sanctions Option The deal's supporters claim that the international sanctions that collapsed the Iranian economy will immediately "snap back" if the regime violates the deal, so why not give it a try? To believe that claim, you have to believe that our international partners are willing to hurt…
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