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What About Syria? What About a Strategy?

Written by John D. Guandolo As this week ends, much of American news media and many Americans are wondering if the President’s decision to pull U.S. military forces out of Syria makes sense. UTT asks a simpler question… Why leave U.S. military anywhere when there is not an understanding of the enemy nor a comprehensive […]

Remembering the West’s Victory Over Islam at Tours in 732 AD

Written by John D. Guandolo On this day in 732 AD, Frankish forces near Tours in Gaul (France) under the control of Charles “The Hammer” Martel defeated Islamic armies under the command of Abdul Rahman, who was killed in the battle, thus saving Europe, at least temporarily, from Islam’s barbarism. While many battles preceded and […]

Administration Officials Welcome Senior Muslim Brotherhood Leader to White House

In the face of public criticism from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and Hamas doing business as the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Trump Organization shut down an Act for America event scheduled at the President’s Mar a Lago resort in November featuring Michelle Malkin. If that were […]

The Battle of Lepanto is a Reminder and a Harbinger

Today, October 7th, marks the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, arguably the greatest upset in a naval battle in history, in which the West devastated Islamic forces. In the 16th century, the Islamic Caliphate – the Ottoman Empire – continued it’s incursion and expansion into Western lands, including the Mediterranean, hoping to conquer […]

The Muslim Reform Movement’s Fantasy Islam

Written by Stephanie Ameiss On September 10, 2019, leaders of the Muslim Reform Movement including Mohamed Zuhdi Jasser, Asra Nomani and Shireen Qudosi held an event in Minneapolis Minnesota titled “Honoring Islam by Taking on the Appalling Questions.” This event was sponsored by the University of Minnesota Bulldog Republicans, and hosted by Ayah Abuserrieh, President of […]

Is Saudi Arabia an Ally?

Written by John Bennett As the Islamic State of Iran stands accused of attacking Saudi Arabia oil facilities, Iran warns of “all-out war” if the U.S. or Saudi Arabia attack Tehran in retaliation. Saudi Arabia received help from the U.S. to bomb Yemen position believed to be Iranian-operated launch points for the attack on Saudi […]

UTT Statement on Civil Case Brought by Former Minneapolis Sheriff

Understanding the Threat and its President John Guandolo emerged unbowed and victorious from a two-year long case meant to derail UTT’s efforts to educate the public about Islamic terrorist threats in the community. This outcome will, in no way, derail or deter UTT’s mission. Richard Stanek, the former Sheriff of Hennepin County, Minnesota, brought multiple […]

UTT Trained Patriots Encourage YOU to Get in the Fight

The following article was written by Marni Hockenberg, an activist in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area and a graduate of UTT’s Train the Trainer Program. In his 2016 blog, Understanding the Threat founder and President John Guandolo assessed Minnesota’s Twin Cities are in “enemy held territory.” Minneapolis, the city where I live, is lost and under the […]

Another 9/11 Anniversary Comes & Goes with the U.S. Domestic Jihadi Network Intact & Accelerating

Eighteen years years after September 11, 2001, the United States government has STILL not identified the enemy in the war. Government officials marked the anniversary with words and tough talk, yet the souls of the thousands of dead Americans – some killed here at home and others killed in combat overseas – cry out for […]

HELP DEFEND UTT AGAINST HAMAS AND GOFUNDME!!!

Enemies of liberty want to silence Understanding the Threat (UTT). Standing together, we can make sure they do not succeed! Not only is UTT currently a defendant in a civil law suit brought against it by the former sheriff of Hennepin County Minnesota (Minneapolis) Richard Stanek – Ilhan Omar’s district – but UTT fundraising efforts […]

Imam of Peace?

Written by Stephanie Ameiss Imam Tawhidi or the “Imam of Peace” has gained acceptance and support in conservative Patriotic circles for speaking out against jihadis across the globe, including the United States. Based on social media comments, many people believe Imam Tawhidi is someone to be trusted and supported because of what he says about […]

In Wars, Knowing the Enemy & Taking Bold Action Are Keys to Victory

Appeasement, weakness, and cowardice never won a war. Today’s republican “leaders” around the United States, from local officials to Governors to Members of Congress to the national GOP leadership have failed and refused to speak about the threat Islam poses to America and its citizens. With the exception of the President himself, republicans have chosen […]

What’s the difference between muslim brotherhood doctrine and Islam?

Written by Stephanie Ameiss “Islam does not recognize geographical boundaries, nor does it acknowledge racial and blood differences, considering all Muslims as one Umma (global community of Muslims). The Muslim Brethren (Muslim Brotherhood)…. believe that the caliphate is a symbol of Islamic Union and an indication of the bonds between the nations of Islam. They […]

The Elephant in the Room is the Truth About Islam

Written by Pastor Veritas Most people have heard the old Hindu parable concerning the six blind Hindu men trying to accurately perceive the nature of an elephant. Each of the men can only interpret the elephant according to their blind understanding. Each man experiences the animal by how he perceives what he feels. They sincerely […]

In Islam “Terrorism” Means to Kill a Muslim Without Right Under Sharia

Did you know the Swedish word Gift  means both as “married” when used as an adjective and “poison’” when used as a noun, which is an entirely different meaning than the English definition of an item given to someone or a talent a person possesses?  Many people have different personal definitions for words, but all words […]