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Stakelbeck on Terror: Who's Funding Our Enemies?

On this week’s edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, CBN News takes an exclusive look at Turkish imam Fetullah Gülen — a man who some have called the world’s most dangerous Islamist. Gülen directs his global Islamic movement not

Excerpt From The Terrorist Next Door

Former Bin Laden Associate Recalls Meetings with UBL, Ayman al-Zawahiri: During the summer of 2000, Noman Benotman stood face-to-face with Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, listening as the al-Qaeda kingpin described, in detail, his plans for an upcoming major operation

Stakelbeck on Terror: Israeli Vice PM Moshe Yaalon

The latest episode of the Stakelbeck on Terror show is a special featuring an extended version of my recent, wide-ranging interview with Israel’s Vice Prime Minister, Moshe Yaalon–the second highest ranking member of the Israeli government. Some highlights from our

Iranian Government: 'Mahdi is Near'

New evidence has emerged that the Iranian government sees the current unrest in the Middle East as a signal that the Mahdi–or Islamic messiah–is about to appear. CBN News has obtained a never-before-seen video produced by the Iranian regime that

Exclusive: Interview With Congressman Allen West

I recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with freshman Forida congressman Allen West. The retired Army Lt. Col and I discussed homegrown jihad, Iran, the Muslim Brothehrood, Israel, healthcare, the national debt and much more. And the take-no-prisoners approach

Stakelbeck on Terror Show: Live from Jerusalem

On this week’s special edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, we’re on location in Israel for analysis of the latest events in the region. CBN’s Middle East Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell joins me in Jerusalem for a closer look at what

Stakelbeck: Who is the Muslim Brotherhood?

With fears that the Muslim Brotherhood could gain power in Egypt, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a short CBN report on the group’s roots, ideology and goals. My hope was to get the average

Iran's Growing Influence in Sudan

South Sudan is posed to become Africa’s newest country following this month’s independence vote. But Sudan’s Islamist government and its Iranian ally may not let the south break away without a fight. Just as it has done in Lebanon, Iraq,

U.S. Diplomat Visits Radical London Mosque

America’s Ambassador to Great Britain, Louis Susman, is coming under fire for his recent visit to a notorious London mosque with terrorist ties. According to the US Embassy in London, Susman’s visit to the East London Mosque was part of

Chavez, Hezbollah and Al Qaeda: The Cocaine Connection

Al Qaeda, Hezbollah and Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez differ in many ways, but they share a common enemy — the United States. According to U.S. officials, they also have another common interest: the multi-billion dollar drug trade. My latest report

Professor Calls for Destruction of the State of Israel

Last month, a Pennsylvania college professor publicly called for destruction of the state of Israel. His name is Kaukab Siddique, and he is an associate professor of English at Pennsylvania’s Lincoln University. Siddique made the remarks at an annual gathering

Stakelbeck on Terror: The Muslim Brotherhood

I wanted to direct you to a new special edition of my show, Stakelbeck on Terror. I’m joined by an expert panel in discussing a jihadist organization what many consider the greatest long-term threat to America’s national security: The Muslim

Stakelbeck on Terror: 'Mega-Mosque Nation'

The latest episode of Stakelbeck on Terror features on-the-ground reports from America, Europe, and Israel: We kick off the show with a commentary on President’s Obama’s recent endorsement of the Ground Zero mega-mosque (hint: we don’t like it). We then

Lebanese Christian Leader Takes on Hezbollah

President Barack Obama’s top counterterrorism advisor John Brennan created a stir recently when he talked of building up the “more moderate elements” of the terrorist group Hezbollah. But in response to such an idea, one Christian member of Lebanon’s Parliament

Lt. General Jerry Boykin Takes on the Ground Zero Mosque

[youtube MvfB6Jq0bmA nolink] With Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin and “Son of Hamas” author Mosab Hassan Youssef all voicing strong public opposition recently, momentum continues to build against the proposed erection of an Islamist victory arch, er, mosque, near Ground Zero.

U.S. Muslim Group Seeks Islamic Domination

[youtube z6zHWGFEg7w nolink] In the wake of 9/11, it became rare for American Islamist groups to openly call for the establishment of Islamic sharia law or the revival of the pan-Islamic state, or caliphate. Media-savvy, Muslim Brotherhood-linked operations like the