Year: 2002

Taqiyya and kitman: The role of Deception in Islamic terrorism

Tradecraft. Persona. Deception. Disinformation. Cover: Western operational terms and techniques. But, Islamic terrorists have their own terms:  taqiyya (pronounced tark-e-ya) : precautionary dissimulation or deception and keeping one’s convictions secret and a synonymous term, kitman: mental reservation and dissimulation or

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A noted Anglican theologian discusses the ‘Terrorist Threat’

An interview with the the most Reverend Frank E Venal ARCHBISHOP OF MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Archbishop Frank Venal graduated from Melbourne’s exclusive Shelter School and attended Vanity College at the University of Melbourne where he studied theology and law. He was

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The Assassination of Daniel Pearl:  Islam hates “The Other”

Contrary to ill-informed media comment imbued with liberal assumptions, the kidnapping and decapitation of US journalist Daniel Pearl in Pakistan was not an act of ‘senseless or irrational violence’; he was targeted for assassination by terrorists. His death was not

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