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Stephen Coughlin is warning us..are YOU listening?

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Submitted by Frank Livingston (United States), Jun 4, 2015 at 15:28

Stephen Coughlin is warning us...Is anyone listening? Who is Coughlin you ask!

Stephen Coughlin a leading national security advisor and Islamic law expert explains how and why America is losing to jihadists in his new book: "Catastrophic Failure: Blindfolding America in the Face of the Jihad".

On page #12 Coughlin writes, "I had entered the Intelligence Directorate adhering to the traditional methods of analysis. Soon, however, I discovered that within the division there seemed to be a preference for political correctness over accuracy and for models that were generated not by what the enemy said he was, but on what academics and "cultural advisors" said the enemy needed to be, based on contrived social science theories."
It seemed the enemy was aware of this as well. Forces hostile to the United States in the War on Terror appeared to have successfully calculated that they could win the war by convincing our national security leaders of the immorality of studying and knowing the enemy." (snip)
https://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/catastrophic-failure

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