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Author Archives: Rachel Ehrenfeld

Weekly Briefing, September 28-October 4, 2014

Left: Iraqi Shiite fighters wearing explosive belts Jihad is Jihad is Jihad and It’s Deadly – Rachel Ehrenfeld – The ISIS announcement of  American aid worker, despite his conversion to Islam. Former Army Ranger Peter Edward Kassig, now Abdul-Rahman, will die because he is an American.  For the ISIS and all other jihadists America is the Great Satan and all Americans, ...

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If we must speak Gaelic, Amaideas!*

All the media hype to the contrary notwithstanding, the referendum on independence for Scotland was very close to a farce. Ironic, too, that such political balderdash should have taken place in the historic home of a half dozen of the world’s most noted political thinkers. That it was media-driven was made even more apparent in the closing hours after the ...

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Weekly Briefing – September 6-12, 2014

The Jihadist Plague on the March – Rachel Ehrenfeld – Al Qaeda’s attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, on September 11, 2001, signaled the beginning of the spreading of the global jihadist plague. The deliberate dismissal of growing jihadist movements the world over has been aided and abetted by the U.S. and other “non-believer” nations. Exerpts from ...

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Weekly Briefing – August 24-29, 2014

ACD NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT — “The ACD/EWI ability to predict future threats is second to none.” – R.James Woolsey, former CIA Director. The latest news about hacking into JPMorgan Chase and other banks’ databases should have not surprised ACD Blog readers. We have been warning against this and other threats to the U.S. economy and national security on this Blog, ...

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More Cyberthreats, Less Cybersecurity

The lack of cybersecurity continues to pose the biggest threat to the United States. Describing it “one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face,” President Obama went on to issue Executive Order 13696, to Improve Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. This order led to the Enhanced Cybersecurity Services  (ECS) program — which requires the Department of Homeland Security to ...

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Weekly Briefing – August 3 – 8, 2014

On ACD Behind the Veil: The Fundamental Nature of the Jihadist Cause – Rachel Ehrenfeld –  Click for the PDF or Youtube versions of this presentation. UNRWA – The Hand that Feeds Palestinian Terrorists (With Our Money) – Rachel Ehrenfeld – UNRWA has always denied links to Palestinian terrorism, or downplayed the significance of the relationship. As UNRWA’s former Commissioner, ...

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Weekly Briefing – July 27 – August 2, 2014

On ACD Time to Hand Out the Goebbels Propaganda Award – Rachel Ehrenfeld – The competition among Western media outlets in spreading pro-Hamas propaganda, thus legitimizing its murderous agenda, should be recognized by giving the most biased anti-Israeli reporting the Goebbels Propaganda Award. Choosing the worst offender will be difficult. ….Unlike Israel’s extraordinary efforts to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza, ...

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Weekly Briefing – June 23-27, 2014

From ACD: FCC to China – “Stop! Or, or I’ll Say Stop Again!” – Rachel Ehrenfeld – The Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seem to model themselves after British policemen, popularly known as “bobbies,” whose only regular weapon is a short, wooden truncheon, which they keep out of sight and may not employ except in self-defense or ...

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FCC to China – “Stop! Or, or I’ll Say Stop Again!”*

The Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seem to model themselves after British policemen, popularly known as “bobbies,” whose only regular weapon is a short, wooden truncheon, which they keep out of sight and may not employ except in self-defense or to restore order. In response to Chinese hackers and companies selling jamming devices to interfere with our ...

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Weekly Briefing, June 15-21, 2014

From ACD: “Stop! Or, or I’ll Say Stop Again!” (The FCC to China) – Rachel Ehrenfeld – The Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seem to model themselves after British policemen, popularly known as “”bobbies,” whose only regular weapon is a short, wooden truncheon, which they keep out of sight and may not employ except in self-defense or ...

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