Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Brigitte Gabriel on Home Grown Terrorists

The latest arrests of the seven men in North Carolina trained for Jihad and practiced military tactics and use of weapons in sleepy Caswell County, North Carolina brings home the reality that terrorist are recruiting wannabe terrorists right here on our soil.

Brigitte Gabriel, the New York Times bestselling author of They Must Be Stopped and president of Act! for America can provide in-depth analysis and commentary on these home grown terrorists.

The wiretapping program which caused such a stir in the media has been the most effective way to track and monitor terrorists operating on our soil. Even though this specific group was not plotting local terror attacks but international ones, they are a part of a group ready and willing to take orders from our enemies such as al-Qaida and other Islamic groups in America when they are needed.

Al-Qaida, as well as other terrorist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and lately Hiz-bu-tahrir, are actively recruiting Muslims as well as African Americans, Hispanics and in some cases Caucasians from the inner cities as well as the prison system. The mental indoctrination into Jihad against Israel in particular is now happening on college campuses all over the U.S., driven by the Muslim Student Association, which was founded by the Muslim Brotherhood.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

KT McFarland in the Media This Week

KT McFarland's recent DEFCON 3 by KT for FOX News calls for a gasoline embargo on Iran.

KT has a 40-year retrospective on her former boss, Richard Nixon.

FOX News Channel's 'America's Newsroom' on 7/7 discussing Obama's Moscow trip.

KT on Sean Hannity's Great American Panel on 7/8:

KT's extensive interview with Julie Menin on her career, women in politics, the future of the GOP and Obama's national security policy.

KT's weekly radio commentary for Long Island Public Radio. The transcript of this week's address, on Russia and Iran, is below:


President Obama has enjoyed a triumphal romp of the world - and been received with wild whoops of enthusiasm throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. But he hit a brick wall when he got to Moscow. In what was the most amazing displays of body language I’ve ever seen in diplomacy, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin made it clear he wasn’t buying what Obama was selling.

While Obama talked about lofty goals and moving beyond Cold War divisions, Putin was picking lint off the sleeve of his suit. When Obama talked about freeing the world of nuclear weapons, Putin gazed off in the other direction, with an extremely bored look on his face.

Behind the scenes it was much the same. Obama was hoping to achieve a grand bargain with the Russians – they would stop Iran’s nuclear program and in exchange, we would give up the Missile Shield in Poland and the Czech Republic. The Russians said nyet. We tried to sweeten things, presumably for the next round, by agreeing to put the missile shield on hold, but even this concession is unlikely to bring the Russians around anytime soon.

Even if Obama were to give Eastern Europe back to the Russian sphere of influence, it’s not clear the Russians will try to stop Iran or even could if they wanted to. Time is running out on America’s number one national security priority – preventing Iran from getting the bomb. Improved relationships with every country in the world mean little if that world includes a Nuclear Iran. And according to experts, that frightening prospect is only a year away.

So Obama has to try another track to bring the Iranians to the negotiating table - immediately - and ready to do business. The one way to get their attention now is a gasoline embargo.

Iran may be the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, but since it doesn’t refine that oil, Iran still has to IMPORT Forty percent of its gasoline. That gasoline comes from just 5 companies – four in Europe and one in India. The ships that deliver that gasoline are insured by a handful of companies in Britain, France, Germany and Japan. If we can pressure those refining and insurance companies to stop doing business with Iran, we can get Iran in the economic equivalent of a half nelson.

Congressional legislation to that effect has just been introduced by Senator Lieberman and others - to sanction any company that helps Iran import gasoline. Last year, British Petroleum, BP figured this was coming so they stopped selling gas to Iran, figuring they’d prefer to lose out on that business rather than risk their American customers.

If these European, Indian and Japanese companies do what BP did, and stop trading with Iran, others will probably move into fill the void. But they will charge Iran more for the gas – much more – which means the average Iranian has a higher price tag at the pump. That’s bound to make Iranian citizens really mad. Just two years ago, when the Mullahs tried to raise gas prices the Iranian people rioted – torching gas stations and taking to the streets.

Hmm… doesn’t that sound familiar?…

The Mullahs of Iran are unlikely to be lulled into giving up their nuclear weapons program just because we sing them the sweet songs of diplomacy.

On the other hand, the last thing we need right now is a military confrontation with Iran to topple their government.

What we can do, and should do immediately, is cut off their gasoline, so that those Iranian citizens, who have recently taken to the streets to protest a sham election, will take to the streets again to protest an incompetent government. That’s how we helped bring down the Soviet Union, and that’s how we can help bring down the Mullahs.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Brigitte Gabriel on the New Al-Zawahiri Tape

Al-Zawahiri, the second in command of Al-Qaida, released a new video message to Pakistani people yesterday, which shows the desperation of Al-Qaida to keep on going in its supposedl strongest region. Al-Qaida is fighting to survive and has lost its fundamental strength in the last few years. The U.S. government has killed or captured over 60% of Al-Qaida's leadership.

Brigitte Gabriel, the New York Times bestselling author of They Must Be Stopped and president of Act! for America can provide in-depth analysis and commentary on Al-Zawahiri.

Whether you agree or disagree with the previous administration's War on Terror, it has been successful on all fronts:
  • We have done major damage to Al-Qaida's operation and leadership destroying 60% of its command structure. Al-Qaida today is even hurting for funds. Al-Zawahiri appealed to the Pakistanis in his video to support the organization with much-needed funding to carry on operations.
  • We have brought democracy to Iraq where today there are almost 100 different political groups practicing democracy and participating in the government system. Iraq today is the envy of its surrounding neighbors such as Iran, Syria, Egypt and many others - thanks to the U.S. and its allies.
  • We have eliminated the dictator Saddam Hussein who posed a major threat to the region and our interest.
  • We have protected the homeland form a major terrorist attacks since 2001.
  • Our immediate military involvement in Pakistan working with the secular military and applying pressure on the government has helped choke Al-Qaida in its stronghold.
All the above successes were achieved through strong, authoritative confrontation with terror. Despite all the criticism for the way we fought the War on Terror, the results speak for themselves.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Foiling the Next 9/11 and Not Even Knowing It

By Ryan Mauro

The United States may have narrowly missed a repeat of the 9/11 attacks in June - and, apparently, even the FBI doesn't realize it. On June 4, a 24-year-old Muslim man named Raed Abdhul-Rahman Alsaif was arrested for trying to bring a seven-inch knife on board a U.S. Airways flight at Tampa International Airport, destined for Phoenix. The blade was seen by a screener and Alsaif was caught before he could get onto the airliner. Of course, he says he is innocent, as some forgetful friend gave him the luggage bag and failed to mention that a knife was embedded inside the material, which the criminal complaint states was "artfully" concealed in such a way as to allow for it to be retrieved once the flight took off. [more...]

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Monday, July 6, 2009

KT at the Times Square Tea Party

KT McFarland spoke at the Independence Day Tea Party Rally at Times Square. You can view the video at:

KT's column for FOX Forum is below:

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Smoking Guns You Aren't Hearing About

By Ryan Mauro

Ever since the failure to find WMDs in Iraq, the American public and the media have demanded a nearly unreachable standard of proof before indicting a foreign government. When someone calls Iran a state sponsor of terrorism, proof that they are “linked” to al-Qaeda is demanded. Once al-Qaeda's refuge in Iran is offered as a counterpoint, proof that the regime knows of their presence and that the group isn’t merely working with “rogue elements” of the government, but the government as a whole, is required. Then, inevitably, the topic is diverted to Afghanistan and Pakistan, arguing that whatever base of support the group has in Iran pales in comparison to those theaters, and besides, the Shiite Iranian government would never want to risk Western retaliation by being so dumb as to support its Sunni arch-nemesis al-Qaeda! In the world of intelligence, it is extremely rare to come by the “smoking gun” now commonly requested. Luckily, several such smoking guns have emerged, but now we encounter a new problem - the fact that the media won’t report on them. [more...]