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  • November 17, 2016|Gary C. Gambill and Teri BlumenfeldThe American Spectator

    The Unrepentant: Hillary, Libya, and History

    Although Hillary Clinton lost her bid for the White House in part because of lingering public resentment over the 2012 terror attack that left four Americans dead in Benghazi, history will judge her even more harshly for her decisive role in the

  • October 24, 2014|Daniel Pipes and Teri BlumenfeldThe Washington Times

    Terrorism Defies Definition

    Defining terrorism has practical implications because formally certifying an act of violence as terrorist has important consequences in U.S. law. Terrorism suspects can be held longer than criminal suspects after arrest without an indictment They...

  • March 01, 2013|Teri BlumenfeldMiddle East Quarterly

    Problems in the FBI

    More than a decade after the deadliest attack on U.S. soil, the U.S. administration seems no closer to identifying let alone repelling Islamist terrorists in the homeland. The 9/11 committee used the term "failure of imagination" to explain why...

  • March 01, 2012|Teri BlumenfeldMiddle East Quarterly

    Are Jihadists Crazy?

    Muslims who kill in the name of their religion frequently evade punishment in Western courts by pleading insanity or mental incompetence. Jurors, judges, and forensic psychiatrists are prone to accept the claim that some form of mental incapacity,...

  • June 18, 2004|Daniel Pipes and Teri BlumenfeldFrontPageMagazine.com

    Middle East Studies on Trial

    Fawaz Damra, the Palestinian-born leader of Ohio's largest mosque, was convicted yesterday of lying about his connections to terrorist organizations when he applied for U.S. citizenship. As a result he may be sentenced to up to five years...