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Texas Leads the Nation in Domestic Jihadi Attacks

Since 9/11/01 there have been 72 jihadi attacks in 24 states in America, in which 160 people have been killed and 502 wounded.* Texas leads the nation with the most jihadi attacks since 9/11/01 with nine (9). Texas also has a massive jihadi infrastructure to support and prepare for future attacks. Evidence from the largest […]

Horrific NZ Mosque Attack Augurs Defeat for the West If We Continue To Ignore the Islamic Threat

Written by John D. Guandolo, President, Understanding the Threat (UTT) Today, media sources in New Zealand are reporting two mosques have been attacked by a gunman leaving several dozen people dead. This is a horrific, reprehensible, inexcusable event, and Understanding the Threat (UTT) joins others in mourning and praying for the victims and their families. […]

The UTT Newsletter is BACK!

In July 2018, Constant Contact canceled our account. In the letter from their legal team, Constant Contact noted: “This message is being sent to inform you that your Constant Contact account with the username “jguandolo” has been canceled pursuant to Constant Contact’s Prohibited Content and Commerce Statement. “Constant Contact has received third party complaints about […]

Terrorists in the “Best Small Town in America”

Denton, Texas was ranked the Number 1 “Best Small Town in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today in 2012. Today, Denton and Denton County are home to several terrorist front organizations, including the Islamic Society of Denton. The Islamic Society of Denton was formed in 1980 and opened its doors in the summer of […]

Why Does Hamas/CAIR Fear UTT?

Why would Hamas doing business as the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) fear a 30 minute presentation by UTT’s President John Guandolo at a small restaurant in a suburb of Dallas, Texas? On Wednesday March 6, 2019, John Guandolo is giving such a presentation and CAIR is working hard to shut it down. Why? […]

Throwback Thursday: Can We Stop Giving Jihadis Access to U.S. Secrets?

Mohamed Elibiary is a Muslim Brother living in Texas who previously served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Advisory Council with a secret clearance. For those not aware of Elibiary’s direct ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, it is worth noting he co-founded the Freedom & Justice Foundation in Texas. The fact the name of the Muslim […]

Mr. President, Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization…Because It Is!

The following data on the Muslim Brotherhood include portions from the U.S. Senate Bill to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization. See the full bill here. The U.S. Muslim Brotherhood’s stated objective is to overthrow the U.S. government and establish an Islamic State under sharia in violation of U.S. federal law. Evidence demonstrates the […]

A Look Back at Nabil Sadoun: Hamas/CAIR Leader in Texas

Nabil Sadoun is a senior Hamas leader who founded the Hamas front group United Association for Studies and Research (UASR) with U.S. Hamas leader Musa abu Marzook, lived in the Dallas, Texas area while serving as a leader of the Hamas front group Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), and who was deported to Jordan […]

Islamic Deception & The 5 Headed Hydra

“War is deceit.” Mohammad (Bukhari Vol 4, Book 52, hadith 269) Americans who understand the threat from the Islamic Counter-state, especially those trained by UTT, are done giving leeway to conservative “leaders” who continue to fall prey to deception from muslims portraying themselves as ever-more friendly, but operating on behalf of America’s enemy. The Political […]

Jihadis Arrested in TEXAS & NY But Moques & Islamic Schools Remain Untouched

This week the FBI arrested Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion of New York  and Michael Kyle Sewell of Arlington, Texas for conspiring to provide material support to Lashkar e-Tayyiba (“LeT”), a Pakistan-based designated foreign terrorist organization responsible for multiple high-profile attacks. Like attacks in communities across the United States like Boston, Fort Hood (TX), Little Rock, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, San […]

Why Are We Surprised When A Muslim Congresswoman Adheres to Sharia and Hates Jews?

On Monday February 11th, sharia-adherent Congresswoman Ilhan Omar publicly acknowledged her anti-Semitic comments, but stood by her criticisms of Israel. The real question is: “Why is anyone surprised a sharia-adherent muslim hates Jews?” The Koran, which according to Islam contains the uncreated words of Islam’s god Allah, reveals a systemic hatred for Jews. “For them […]

Troops in Syria…Yes or No?

Two days ago the U.S. Senate voted to oppose U.S. military withdrawals from Syria in direct opposition to President Trump’s desire to bring American military forces home. Which position makes more sense and which is better for America’s national security? Understanding the Threat (UTT) asserts it does not matter. President Trump recently tweeted: “Now ISIS […]

The Enemy Strategy Depends on Establishment Republicans

Americans paying attention to the building momentum from enemy forces – nations, groups, or persons levying war against the United States and/or conspiring to undermine America’s founding principles and overthrow the government – see danger ahead. But Americans are having a difficult time making sense of all that is happening and knowing what to do […]

World Hijab Day = More Oppression of Women

Is the hijab a crown on a muslim woman’s head or a cloak of veiled evil known as sharia?  “And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their […]

Why a Border Wall, Gun Rights & the Right to Life are Vital to Winning the War

All available information reveals leaders of the Democrat party and other Marxist organizations, as well as the North American Islamic Movement, seek to bring down the U.S. government. In professionally analyzing these threats, why are matters such as abortion, gun rights and a border wall vital to winning this war? Americans are witnessing an ever […]