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).

DHS Secretary Lauds U.S. Muslim Brotherhood and Islam

Is it treason for a Public Official to publicly laud an enemy of the United States?  The DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson did so last week. At the “Empowering Voices” conference (3/20/2015) held by the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood’s Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson was not only given an award by […]

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ADAMS Center in Sterling, VA: Jihad Central

One of Northern Virginia’s most prominent Islamic organizations, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center was created by jihadis, and continues today to be a center of the Islamic Jihadi Movement in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond. Despite this, ADAMS continues to be the primary “go-to” Islamic organization for churches, synagogues, and even […]

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The Political Left’s Marriage to the Islamic Jihad: Are the Progressives Insane or Intentional?

This is the fourth of a 4-part series on The Political Left’s Marriage to the Islamic Jihad ********  As has been detailed in several articles on the UTT Blog as well as in the first, second, and third iterations of this 4-part series, the Political Left in America is:  promoting the Muslim Brotherhood’s (MB) Jihadi […]

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The Political Left’s Marriage to the Islamic Jihad

This is the first of a four (4) part series on the long historical relationship between the political left/Progressives and the global Jihadi Movement over the last century and its current culmination in the attempt to bring down Western civilization in general, and the United States specifically. In this first edition, we will review the […]

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DEFEAT JIHAD SUMMIT Identifies the Enemy in Unusually Plain Language

    On Wednesday February 11th, the Center for Security Policy in Washington, D.C. hosted the first ever “Defeat Jihad Summit” with leaders represented from across the world discussing the threat of Islamic Jihadis and how to build a strategy for victory.  This has never been done since the jihadis in Iran declared war against us […]

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Sharia Adherent Muslims Are Not “Extremists”

The U.S. government continues to label the Islamic terrorists we face as “violent extremists” who commit acts of “workplace violence.”  Here at Understanding the Threat (UTT) we prefer to live in reality because it is the only place our enemies can be defeated. The phrase “violent extremism” is a non-sensical term and was brought to […]

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Blood on the Hands of Christian Leaders

Across the globe today, Christians are increasingly being forced underground, barbarically tortured and killed by the tens of thousands – 100,000 per year according to a Vatican report – by Muslims who claim they are waging Jihad in the name of Allah in order to impose Sharia (Islamic Law).  The words and deeds of a […]

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Who is Grover Norquist? Does the NRA Know?

On September 11, 2001, Grover Norquist met in his office with a group of terrorists – “jihadis” if you prefer – to determine how to mend relations between Muslim leaders and American government officials, while the smoke was still rising after the attacks in which 3,000 of our citizens where murdered. That alone should have put Mr. […]

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