Chattanooga Attack


Report: Chattanooga Killer Viewed al-Awlaki Videos Before Murders

Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, the 24-year-old who carried out an attack in Chattanooga last week that killed five U.S. servicemen and wounded several others, researched the late radical American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki before carrying out his mass murder, authorities say.


Terrorism Harms Local American Economy

Too many times the economic effects of terrorism are discussed at the macro level. It is often stated that the United States economy is so large that it can absorb the economic effects of these attacks, which are growing in number annually. This is not a false argument, but it is an incomplete one.

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In Wake of Chattanooga Terror Attack, Provocative Gay Hate-Flag Must Come Down

Is the American mainstream media correct about what provokes mad dog killers? Did the gay rainbow flag provoke Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the 24 year-old naturalized American citizen born in Kuwait who murdered four Marines Thursday, to commit his heinous crime? Abdulazeez, who was shot and killed by police Thursday, was a devout Muslim. And one thing we know about devout Muslims is that many vehemently oppose same sex marriage and consider homosexuality a sin.

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Chattanooga Shooter’s Father Was Investigated for Ties to Terror Organization

Youssuf Saed Abdulazeez—the father of the gunman, who on Thursday killed four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee—is a Palestinian from the city of Nablus in the West Bank, and he was previously investigated by federal officials for connections to an unnamed terrorist organization, the New York Times reported.