About JG
John Guandolo is a US Naval Academy graduate, served as an Infantry/Reconnaissance officer in the United States Marines and is a combat veteran, served as a Special Agent in the FBI from 1996-2008, and was recruited out of the FBI by the Department of Defense to conduct strategic analysis of the Islamic threat. He is the President and Founder of Understanding the Threat (UTT).

Abuse of Language Abuse of Power

Written by John D. Guandolo In every Understanding the Threat (UTT) Train the Trainer program, we have always included the book Abuse of Language Abuse of Power as a mandatory read, which we study in the classroom environment. Why? If you understand the core principles of this book, you will see that the way current […]

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Be Alert to Marxists Controlling the Coronavirus Narrative to Advance Totalitarianism

Written by John D. Guandolo The coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19, is a real and growing pandemic around the world and inside the United States. UTT believes it is important during this time that Americans keep in mind there are hostile forces which appear to be actively using this “crisis” to advance their nefarious […]

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Is Coronavirus a Chinese Biological Attack?

Written by John D. Guandolo “The first rule of unrestricted warfare is that there are no rules, with nothing forbidden.” Qiao Liang, co-author of China’s “Unrestricted Warfare“ As the coronavirus epidemic began growing, several things raised red flags for me. As I put the pieces of this puzzle to paper and digested it, I realized […]

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The Virus of Islam Kills Exponentially More Than Coronavirus

Written by John D. Guandolo From 2001 through this month in 2020, jihadis across the world have killed almost 250,000 people and injured almost 330,000 in nearly 39,000 Islamic/jihadi attacks. This number goes up exponentially when we include Christians killed and tortured by muslims in the last 19 years. Estimates put the number of Christians […]

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UTT’s President Comments on Coronavirus Pandemic

Written by John D. Guandolo There has been a lot said and reported about the Coronavirus pandemic spreading across the globe. The intent of these comments is not to make a medical/scientific judgment on the virus itself, but to discuss how it is being or may be used as a weapon in the broader war […]

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Response to Coronavirus Reveals Much About America’s Enemies

Written by John D. Guandolo How the enemies of liberty respond to the outbreak of coronavirus reveals a great deal about them and their willingness to use any issue to further the destructive Islamic and Marxist/communist Movements. Jordanian Islamic Scholar Ahmad Al-Shahrouri tells us and the muslim community Jews are more dangerous than coronavirus, cholera, […]

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The Foxes Run the Henhouse: Suit-Wearing Jihadis Control the Narrative

Written by John D. Guandolo Recent UTT articles about the Inspector General’s report blasting the FBI for their counterterrorism failures, the government’s lack of understanding of the Islamic legal definition of truces and treaties as it relates to the “Taliban Agreement,” Congress and the FBI allowing Hamas doing business as the Council on American Islamic […]

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IG’s Report Reveals a Lack of Understanding of the Islamic Threat at FBI

Written by John D. Guandolo The Office of the Inspector General (IG) released their report yesterday entitled, “Audit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Efforts to Identify Homegrown Violent Extremists through Counterterrorism Assessments,” which is a detailed review of how the FBI is or is not adequately handling “Homegrown Violent Extremists (HVE’s).” According to the […]

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Does the U.S. Agreement with the Taliban Matter Since the U.S. Lost the War in Afghanistan in 2004?

Written by John D. Guandolo One hundred percent (100%) of Islamic jihadis fighting the United States say they are fighting for an Islamic State (caliphate) ruled by “Allah’s divine law”/sharia. The Taliban is no exception. The Taliban states the reason they fight the Americans in Afghanistan is because foreigners in muslim lands must be removed […]

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Where My Road Converges With Philip Haney’s

Written by John D. Guandolo Since the death of American hero and fearless warrior Philip Haney, I have read many stories about Phil that capture his personality, grit, patriotism, faith, and determination to crush America’s enemies. Several colleagues sent me the Townhall.com article by Judicial Watch’s Bill Marshall which references a few of us who […]

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