Jim Kouri column
Jim Kouri
Jim Kouri, CPP is currently fifth vice-president of the National Association of Chiefs of Police. He's former chief at a New York City housing project in Washington Heights nicknamed "Crack City" by reporters covering the drug war in the 1980s. In addition, he served as director of public safety at a New Jersey university and director of security for several major organizations. He's also served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country.

Jim writes for many police and crime magazines including Chief of Police, Police Times, The Narc Officer, Campus Law Enforcement Journal, and others. He's appeared as on-air commentator for over 100 TV and radio news and talk shows including Oprah, McLaughlin Report, CNN Headline News, MTV, Fox News, etc. His book Assume The Position is available at Amazon.Com, Booksamillion.com, and can be ordered at local bookstores.

Jim holds a bachelor of science in criminal justice and master of arts in public administration and he's a board certified protection professional.

New book by rising star provides political action plan for millennial voters
Jim Kouri
May 3, 2016

The preferred term to describe Americans who became adults at the turn of the century is Millennials. While there are several dates given to define who is a . . .

CIA chief more concerned with Obamaism than protecting Americans: Critics
Jim Kouri
April 15, 2016

CIA Director John Brennan has said that his spy agency will not use controversial interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, even if ordered to do so by a . . .

State Dept. finally turns over Huma Abedin/Susan Rice Benghazi files
Jim Kouri
April 13, 2016

"While the FBI continues its twin investigations into Hillary Clinton's conflicts of interest at the State Department and transmission of classified information . . .

Federal judge allows watchdog group access to Clinton email
Jim Kouri
April 4, 2016

Despite the national news media's failure in covering the ongoing investigation of Hillary Clinton's activities while she served as President Barack Obama's top . . .

ISIS hackers post 'hit list' of Minnesota cops
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2016

A number of cyber-terrorist hackers who claim they are affiliated with the notorious Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly posted a "hit list" that . . .

World leaders want Hillary: best president money can buy
Jim Kouri
March 15, 2016

On Sunday's televised CNN Democratic Townhall, Democratic Party heir apparent to the White House Hillary Clinton boasted that World leaders are contacting her . . .

Iran's Ayatollah: Under Obama U.S. lacks the might it once had
Jim Kouri
March 9, 2016

Speaking candidly and openly to a number of high-level Iranians in both public and private sectors, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah . . .

Political cover up at State Dept. to benefit Hillary Clinton during primaries
Jim Kouri
February 3, 2016

"The State Department isn't releasing the emails until after the Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primary because the Democrats have placed party interests ahead . . .

ISIS builds stronghold in Libya: Obama and Hillary ignore their handiwork
Jim Kouri
January 26, 2016

The very mention of Libya by Democrats only serves to remind many Americans about a chapter in recent history that doesn't advance the progressives' plan for . . .

Hillary Clinton's email fiasco worse than originally suspected
Jim Kouri
January 24, 2016

There were other accusations of misconduct during the Clinton dynasty and there will no doubt be more new allegations against Hillary Clinton in the coming . . .

Clinton criminal enterprise? Witness tampering and money laundering
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2016

Please be advised that this report explains how the Clinton Family's alleged money laundering enterprise brought millions of dollars from suspicious donors to . . .

Clinton criminal enterprise? Witness tampering and money laundering
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2016

Please be advised that this report explains how the Clinton Family's alleged money laundering enterprise brought millions of dollars from suspicious donors to . . .

Corrupt journalism? Maine's GOP governor being 'framed' as racist by media
Jim Kouri
January 10, 2016

Maine's GOP governor is being railroaded by the news media and race-baiting activists for actually stating the truth that just about every law enforcement . . .

Former U.S. Marine officer confirms Hillary Clinton lied about Benghazi
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2016

It is doubtful that anyone will ever forget the tragic events in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, where a terrorist attack claimed the lives of four Americans, . . .

Russian airstrikes hit Turkish convoy delivering weapons to ISIS in Syria
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2015

The incident involving the shooting down of a Russian warplane by the Turkish military may have had to do with Turkey's cooperation with the radical Islamic . . .

Obama's condemnation of terrorist attacks rings hollow to many
Jim Kouri
November 16, 2015

President Barack Obama condemned the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and pledged whatever help the United States can provide to French authorities. But his . . .

Federal court to Obama: Stop spying on the American people
Jim Kouri
November 13, 2015

A U.S. judge on Monday ruled against the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone records that has outraged a growing number of citizens who . . .

Obama hampering investigation of Hillary Clinton until after Election Day
Jim Kouri
November 2, 2015

The White House is conducting a full-court press to stop the releasing of emails between President Barack Obama and his former Secretary of State , and now the . . .

Clinton and news media treat Trey Gowdy like a 'bimbo eruption'
Jim Kouri
October 22, 2015

"Hillary Clinton is benefiting from an in-house propagenda machine coupled with a news media that would greatly impress Reich Minister Joseph Goebbels, who ran . . .

Mexican killer of ICE agent extradited to U.S. linked to ATF's Fast & Furious
Jim Kouri
October 12, 2015

One of the prime suspects in the murder of a member of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Special Agent Jaime Zapata, and the attempted slaying of . . .

Muslim tsunami: German woman evicted to make way for refugees
Jim Kouri
September 30, 2015

A 51-year-old German healthcare worker is being evicted from her apartment in which she lived for 16 years in order to make room for the Muslim refugees from . . .

Hillary Clinton caught in yet another deceit, says watchdog
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2015

Documents released by an "inside-the-Beltway" watchdog group this week revealed that, contrary to what she has repeatedly claimed, Hillary Clinton personally . . .

U.S. Border Patrol agent indicted for alleged murder of Mexican teen
Jim Kouri
September 26, 2015

A grand jury on Wednesday indicted an American Border Patrol agent for the shooting of 16-year-old Jose Antonio Rodriguez during an incident at the border . . .

Illegal alien celebrates 4th of July jailed for murdering American woman
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2015

At the same time that the news media pile on with negative stories about presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments about illegal alien rapists, killers and . . .

Police union leader to Rita Cosby: Baltimore's mayor, police chief must resign
Jim Kouri
May 8, 2015

Note: Special thanks to my friend Rita Cosby for continuing to provide important material for me. The Freddie Gray death on April 19 while in Baltimore . . .

Newly released book provides the framework to end the scourge of Islamic jihad
Jim Kouri
February 25, 2015

During the recent Summit on Violent Extremism held in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama said that the U.S. battle against "violent extremism" doesn't . . .

State of the Union: Obama 'disses' fallen cop heroes while honoring lawbreaker
Jim Kouri
January 22, 2015

While past presidents have always invited special guests to sit with their spouses during the annual State of the Union address to the nation, historians have . . .

Paris terror attack: Mayor de Blasio weakened NYC security
Jim Kouri
January 8, 2015

In the aftermath of the Islamic terrorist attack in Paris, France, on Wednesday – an attack that left 12 journalists and cops dead – cities . . .

Happy New Year message sent by Islamic jihadists: An analysis
Jim Kouri
January 1, 2015

While most people in the world on Wednesday bid farewell to 2014 and welcomed 2015, Islamic terrorists sent out their own brand of New Year greetings in the . . .

Funeral for fallen cop: NYPD asks New Yorkers to dump Mayor Bill de Blasio
Jim Kouri
December 29, 2014

The display of thousands of law enforcement officials representing departments and agencies throughout the country standing in the streets of the Queens section . . .

Mexican criminal aliens stealing Puerto Rican identities ignored by media
Jim Kouri
December 5, 2014

In the past, whenever an American citizen or a police officer complained that there are illegal aliens from Latin American countries impersonating Puerto Ricans . . .

ISIS uses chemical weapon in Iraq; police officers killed
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2014

The United States military and law enforcement scientists are investigating reports that the terrorist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are . . .

Boko Haram terrorists kidnap dozens of Nigerian boys and men
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2014

The bloodthirsty and brutal Islamic terrorist group. Boko Haram, appear to be attempting to show the world that they're equal opportunity kidnappers on Friday . . .

Iranian leaders: Jews are heirs to Nazis, Israel must be eliminated
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2014

In heated statements he made on Sunday, an Iranian military leader and adviser to the Ayatollah called the Israeli's the Nazis' heir and called for the . . .

House report advises eliminating IRS commissioner job, ACA management
Jim Kouri
July 30, 2014

Republican lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a total revamping of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), accusing the agency of being a political group rather than . . .

Hamas rockets found hidden in United Nations school in Gaza
Jim Kouri
July 20, 2014

About 20 rockets suspected of being stashed by Islamist terrorists in Gaza were discovered inside of a United Nations-run school located in the Gaza Strip, . . .

Texas lawmaker, governor blame Obama for creating 'refugee camps'
Jim Kouri
July 12, 2014

Texas officials on Thursday claimed that President Barack Obama and his administration are turning U.S. military installations into "'refugee camps" instead of . . .

Lawmakers, Border agents call for deportations of 'Obama's kids'
Jim Kouri
July 7, 2014

During the Sunday morning news shows, a number of Republicans and advocates for legal immigration called on The President Barack Obama to deport the children  . . .

VA scandal: Obama administration seeking identities of whistleblowers
Jim Kouri
June 16, 2014

A well-respected, non-partisan watchdog group, currently probing the allegations of misconduct and malfeasance at healthcare facilities run by the U.S. Veterans . . .

Obama using Border Patrol agents as babysitters for illegal alien teens
Jim Kouri
June 13, 2014

President Barack Obama allegedly uses members of the U.S. Border Patrol – who are supposed to be patrolling the border – as babysitters for the . . .

Obama's views on Muslim terrorism fly in the face of reality: Report
Jim Kouri
June 8, 2014

Despite President Barack Obama and his minions claiming the strength of the world's radical Islamist network is waning and the threat to the United States . . .

Al-Qaeda chief mourns slaying of bin Laden's friend in Syrian conflict
Jim Kouri
April 11, 2014

Al-Qaeda's top commander, Ayman al-Zawahiri, on an audio tape he released, urged the Islamists fighting in the Syrian civil war to put an end to their violence . . .

House lawmakers to Holder: Launch criminal probe of IRS' Lois Lerner
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday voted along party-lines to refer the Internal Revenue Service director who continues to  . . .

Lawmakers blast Obama's DHS for Libya policy reversal
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2014

Four top GOP lawmakers are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security come clean on its proposed rescinding of the United States' Libyan policy . . .

Obama's 2015 budget take aim at American gun owners
Jim Kouri
March 5, 2014

The release of the proposed Fiscal-Year 2015 Budget released on Tuesday reveals that President Barack Obama and his minions have not abandoned their mission to . . .

Congressional panel probes Extortion 17 tragedy in Afghanistan
Jim Kouri
February 28, 2014

A House of Representatives committee heard testimony on Thursday regarding a military special operations mission in 2011, code named "Extortion 17" by the . . .

U.S. imprisons Guatemalan army officer for covering up role in massacre
Jim Kouri
February 14, 2014

A Guatemalan Army special forces officer, who legally immigrated to the California and eventually became a U.S. citizen, was sentenced on Tuesday to 10 years in . . .

Syrian jihadists create female battalions to patrol and detect
Jim Kouri
February 3, 2014

The group formerly known as al-Qaeda in Iraq AQII), now calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), formed two female battalions in the . . .

Obama's parole board frees al-Qaeda terrorist from Gitmo
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2014

On Thursday, in an almost secret action by the Obama Administration, the Department of Defense decided – based on the results of the first review . . .

Cops blast Obama tapping cop killer's lawyer for DOJ civil rights chief
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2014

America's largest police organization, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), sent a letter to President Barack Obama for nominating an attorney with a . . .

Terrorist extradition? Yemeni president tells Obama 'never'
Jim Kouri
January 7, 2014

President Barack Obama and his national security team met with negative results in their attempt to get Yemen's government to extradite a leader of a radical . . .

Syrian Islamists massacre 120 civilians yet Kerry open to Islamist state
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2013

Despite rampant violence perpetrated by radical Muslims on innocent Syrian civilians, Secretary of State John Kerry told the Arab news media on Tuesday that he . . .

ObamaCare Navigator program rife with deficiencies
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2013

The Affordable Care Act, a/k/a ObamaCare, and it's rollout snafu appears to be merely the most visible deficiency of the entire health insurance program, . . .

Egyptian cops break laws they routinely enforce during protests
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2013

Rank-and-file Egyptian police officers staged a protest rally in Cairo on Sunday voicing their demands for higher wages and more benefits. Ironically, they were . . .

Pentagon officials paid companies tied to Afghan terrorists
Jim Kouri
November 25, 2013

An internal investigation within the Pentagon has uncovered the U.S. government has paid more than $150-million to organizations that finance attacks by . . .

IRS's Lerner illegally sent conservative group data to FEC: Watchdogs
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2013

Emails sent between the Internal Revenue Service's Lois Lerner and attorneys at the Federal Election Commission revealing that the IRS gave the FEC confidential . . .

Obama nominates lawyer for Homeland Security Secretary
Jim Kouri
October 19, 2013

Jeh Johnson, a top Pentagon lawyer during President Barack Obama's first term, is expected to be nominated to succeed Secretary Janet Napolitano at the Homeland . . .

Al-Shabaab leader calling for more bloodshed and destruction
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2013

In the aftermath of the shocking Westgate Mall attack, the relatively unknown commander of Somalia's Muslim terrorist group Al-Shabaab on Thursday threatened to . . .

Israeli victims of terrorists victorious against China in New York court
Jim Kouri
September 19, 2013

The family members of 20 citizens of Israel who were killed in terrorist attacks won a key victory in New York State Appellate Court as a result of their civil . . .

Lawmakers push bill to classify Fort Hood shootings a terrorist attack
Jim Kouri
September 14, 2013

Two lawmakers in the U.S. Senate introduced a bill on Thursday – the day after the 9-11 memorial – that would force the Obama administration to . . .

Radical Muslim groups give way to radicalized Muslim individuals
Jim Kouri
September 12, 2013

A new study and report released by the Homeland Security Project of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) on Monday strongly suggests that the terrorist threat to . . .

Syrian conflict: Hezbollah preparing for U.S. attack on Assad forces
Jim Kouri
September 7, 2013

The Lebanon-based terrorist group, Hezbollah, is preparing for an anticipated attack by the United States on the organization's fighters in Syria and its ally, . . .

Concerns grow over new immigration enforcement chief appointee
Jim Kouri
August 24, 2013

Two top GOP lawmakers sent a letter on Wednesday to President Barack Obama stating that they have serious reservations regarding the appointment of John Sandweg . . .

Leaker Bradley Manning nominated for Nobel Prize by American group
Jim Kouri
August 17, 2013

An international petition with well over 100,000 signatories urging the Norwegian Nobel Committee (NNC) to bestow the coveted Nobel Peace Prize to Pfc. Bradley . . .

U.S. to work with corrupt Mexican police to secure border
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2013

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano conferred with her Mexican counterpart – Secretary of the Interior Miguel Αngel Osorio Chong – and . . .

Obama calling scandals 'phony' creates political firestorm
Jim Kouri
July 29, 2013

President Barack Obama stated during his hour-long speech on Wednesday that the GOP is attempting to evade Americans' concerns over economic issues by hyping  . . .

FBI chief admits use of drones in skies over U.S.
Jim Kouri
June 21, 2013

FBI Director Robert Mueller told members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that his agency uses drones to conduct surveillance operation over the skies of . . .

Napolitano discusses border security with sheriffs, police chiefs
Jim Kouri
June 12, 2013

When President Barack Obama began stumping on Tuesday for his amnesty for illegal aliens and the so-called "gang of eight" reform bill, his Homeland Security . . .

Syrian Islamists may be plotting sarin gas attacks
Jim Kouri
June 4, 2013

Israeli intelligence reported that Syrian army troops discovered two large canisters of the deadly WMD (weapon of mass destruction) sarin gas during an ambush . . .

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice imprisoned for fraud
Jim Kouri
May 30, 2013

A bank fraud suspect who once sat on the bench of the highest court in the state of Michigan will be spending the next year of her life behind bars, the U.S. . . .

Epidemic of terrorist bombings plague Iraq
Jim Kouri
May 29, 2013

"Al-Qaeda is on its heels." – President Barack Obama About 35 Iraqi citizens died and another 155 were wounded in a series of car bomb explosions . . .

Nigerians who killed U.K. soldier believed affiliated with Boko Haram
Jim Kouri
May 24, 2013

An attacker using a meat cleaver and his armed partner killed a 25-year-old British soldier in the streets of London on Wednesday, and Britain's elite law . . .

Criminal alien allegedly rapes, brutalizes 9-year-old in 'Sanctuary City'
Jim Kouri
May 23, 2013

An Ecuadorian criminal alien, who was released last year when Baltimore, Md., became a sanctuary city, was arrested by federal agents for the violent rape of a  . . .

IRS scandal increases concerns over Obamacare management, says Senator
Jim Kouri
May 18, 2013

As the IRS scandal metastasizes, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., appearing on Your World with Neil Cavuto on the Fox News Channel on Wednesday afternoon told the show . . .

Al-Qaeda affiliate assassinates Christian church leader in Nigeria
Jim Kouri
May 16, 2013

Members of the al-Qaeda-affiliated Boko Haram allegedly assassinated a Christian leader on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeast Borno State, according to an Israeli . . .

IRS inspector general's report small comfort for Tea Party groups
Jim Kouri
May 15, 2013

Following the day's myriad news stories on Benghazi, Associated Press allegations and the IRS targeting right-of-center organizations, the highly anticipated . . .

Obama comments on Mexico deceptive, say law officers
Jim Kouri
May 2, 2013

During President Barack Obama's press conference in the White House press room on Tuesday, he was asked by a Latino reporter about both the immigration debate . . .

Top Colombian narcoterrorist extradited to New York City
Jim Kouri
April 30, 2013

A Colombian drug-trafficker suspected of being one of the most significant narcotics traffickers in the world was arraigned in a Manhattan federal courtroom on . . .

Boston bombings: Police say IEDs may lead to ID of suspects
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2013

In a shocking display of depravity, two detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs) met a crowd of enthusiastic runners at the finish line of the Boston . . .

Top U.S. spy concerned over drastic budget cuts by Obama
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2013

A top U.S. spy in a report on Monday claimed that the sequestration will eventually lead to the same conditions that existed during the Clinton Administration . . .

Obama congratulates Kenya's new president in midst of riots, killings
Jim Kouri
April 2, 2013

President Barack Obama on Saturday sent a message to Kenya's new leader, Uhuru Kenyatta, congratulating him on his political victory over his presidential . . .

Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric slams Twitter
Jim Kouri
March 25, 2013

A top Saudi Arabian Muslim cleric on Friday slammed users of the Twitter.com web site saying the social media site is a meeting place for clowns who make . . .

Mexican narco-terrorist indicted by feds in Virginia
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2013

A federal grand jury has indicted a suspected Mexican narcotics kingpin who is an alleged power-broker for the prolifically violent Sinaloa drug cartel, U.S. . . .

GOP rolls over for Obama and recommends Brennan for CIA post
Jim Kouri
March 7, 2013

All of the Democrats and most of the Republicans sitting on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Tuesday gave the nomination of John Brennan as . . .

Brennan CIA confirmation stonewalled pending killer drone investigation
Jim Kouri
March 2, 2013

President Barack Obama's CIA nominee John Brennan's confirmation is being stonewalled by republican and democrat lawmakers due to questions about Obama's use of . . .

Jewish leader to Congress: Hate crime, violence increasing in Europe
Jim Kouri
February 28, 2013

According to an Arutz Sheva report on Monday, there has been a disturbing increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents of violence in France and Great . . .

Terrorist attack 'bigger than 7/7' thwarted by British MI5, cops
Jim Kouri
February 24, 2013

Three suspects from Birmingham, England, were found guilty on Thursday of plotting a bombing campaign intended to be even larger than the 7/7 London attacks . . .

American sheriffs unite to defy Obama's gun grabbing laws
Jim Kouri
February 19, 2013

Joining a growing number of the nation's law enforcement officials refusing to partake in unconstitutional actions ordered by the federal government, the . . .

Obama to drastically cut immigration and border security budgets
Jim Kouri
February 9, 2013

Besides President Barack Obama's executive actions regarding illegal aliens and U.S. immigration policy, without much notice by the GOP and news organizations, . . .

U.S. State Dept. recruits workers during Jihadist conference
Jim Kouri
February 1, 2013

The Obama administration appears to have a serious misinterpretation of the diplomatic concept known as "outreach" when it comes to the Muslim world. This brand . . .

Judge rules in favor of ICE agents suing Obama
Jim Kouri
January 28, 2013

Federal Judge Reed O'Conner ruled on Friday that 10 ICE agents and officers indeed do have standing to challenge in Federal court the so-called Morton Memo on . . .

Obama now king of the gun grabbers
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2013

In his usual theatrical style, on Wednesday on live television, President Barack Obama revealed his plans to implement his administration's agenda for a new gun . . .

President Obama's sibling running for office in Kenya
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2013

Malik Obama, President Barack Obama's half-brother, announced Sunday that he is seeking election to the governorship of Siaya, Kenya. Barack's older brother . . .

VP Biden: Obama could use executive action to restrict gun ownership by American
Jim Kouri
January 11, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama could use executive action and bypass Congress to further restrict gun ownership by . . .

Congress cuts intelligence budget for 2013 despite global dangers
Jim Kouri
January 3, 2013

At the same time as the U.S. Senate released a report lamenting the intelligence deficiencies suffered in the Banghazi consulate slaughter on Sept. 11, 2012, . . .

Senate Benghazi report blames FBI, CIA but exonerates Obama
Jim Kouri
January 2, 2013

The U.S. Senate released a report on Monday that blames the FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies — but not the White House — for the . . .

Obama vows to push new gun-control legislation in 2013
Jim Kouri
January 1, 2013

President Barack Obama on national television on Sunday repeated his commitment to sign into law new gun-control legislation in the first year of his second . . .

Obama to end feds working with local cops on immigration enforcement
Jim Kouri
December 29, 2012

What's being heralded as President Barack Obama's Christmas gift to illegal aliens is the latest policy change that will have a negative impact on the . . .

Afghan cop murders American police advisor in Kabul
Jim Kouri
December 27, 2012

An American police advisor contracted by NATO was shot to death on Christmas Eve (Monday) when an Afghan female police officer allegedly opened fire on the law . . .

New Mexican president unveils his new law and order strategy
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2012

Newly elected Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced on Monday his new security and public safety strategy, which "focuses on the transformation of law . . .

Al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria added to U.S. terror lists
Jim Kouri
December 14, 2012

The U.S. State and Treasury Departments placed the terrorist group known as Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda-affiliated group, on both agencies' terrorism lists on . . .

U.S. law officers arrest dozens of foreign ex-cons in Los Angeles
Jim Kouri
December 13, 2012

In spite of city government officials in Los Angeles, Calif., insisting on maintaining a so-called "sanctuary city" for illegal aliens, Immigration and Customs . . .

9/11 suspects may be tried in civilian courts not military tribunals
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2012

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, had requested a complete study regarding the suitability of incarcerating and . . .

Iran boasts of providing missile technology to Palestinian terrorists
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2012

Only a mere few hours after a fragile ceasefire took effect between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Iran's top military commander, Gen. Mohammad . . .

Petraeus denies leaking secrets to his paramour
Jim Kouri
November 19, 2012

Former CIA director David Petraeus confessed to making some "big mistakes" by having an extramarital affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell, but said he . . .

Petraeus: Terrorists perpetrated the attack on Benghazi consulate
Jim Kouri
November 18, 2012

Former CIA Director David Petraeus testifying before lawmakers on Friday, claimed that classified intelligence strongly suggested the deadly raid on the U.S. . . .

Lawmakers slam FBI over Petraeus investigation failures
Jim Kouri
November 15, 2012

Lawmakers in both houses of the U.S. Congress on Monday slammed officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation for not informing the House and Senate . . .

Petraeus resignation won't interfere with Benghazi probe, say lawmakers
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2012

In response to the surprise announcement on Friday that Gen. David Petraeus officially resigned from his position as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency . . .

America's toughest sheriff victorious on election day
Jim Kouri
November 9, 2012

Indestructible! That's the word supporters use to describe Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio whom voters reelected to a sixth term on Election Day in . . .

Power of al-Qaeda increasing despite Obama claims
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2012

Even after the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, President Barack Obama continues to give himself credit for all but destroying . . .

Top lawmaker's son allegedly caught in voter fraud sting
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2012

The son of an 11-term Democratic congressman was allegedly caught on video providing information on how to commit voter fraud, according to a report and video . . .

Democrats accuse Issa of playing politics with Libyan tragedy
Jim Kouri
October 24, 2012

On the Sunday news shows it was difficult to tell the difference between the members of the Obama White House and the members of the Obama reelection team, with . . .

King: Obama must move beyond political correctness to fight Islamists
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2012

While the Obama administration and many members of the elite news media appear confused as to the true nature of the national security threat posed by al-Qaeda, . . .

Obama's purchase of prison to house Gitmo terrorists angers lawmaker
Jim Kouri
October 7, 2012

On Thursday, the day after Obama's poor showing during his debate with GOP opponent Mitt Romney, Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on . . .

U.S. diplomats in Libya begged for more security to no avail
Jim Kouri
October 5, 2012

Prior to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Ambassador Chris Stevens' request for additional security officials was turned . . .

Obama White House schmoozes with Muslims, has Christians arrested
Jim Kouri
October 4, 2012

While Islamic clerics and Muslim leaders are welcomed to the Obama White House with open arms, Christians are being arrested outside the gates to the White . . .

Obama promulgates lie about Fast and Furious snafu, police say
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2012

In response to the Department of Justice Inspector General's report on the ATF gun-smuggling scheme known as Operation Fast and Furious on Wednesday, while on . . .

Iran intends to dominate Middle East, Israelis warn
Jim Kouri
September 15, 2012

Israel's President Shimon Peres warned that Iran is planning to extend its sphere of influence across the entire Middle East. Peres said that time is running . . .

2012 Democratic Platform pushes taxpayer-funded abortion
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2012

According to the Democratic Party's 2012 Platform, Democrats are now self-avowed promoters of the radical pro-abortion movement that has officially endorsed . . .

Labor unions in full force at Democratic National Convention
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2012

As the Democratic Party conducts its official business at the convention in North Carolina, union officials and delegates from labor organizations in both the . . .

Gen. Dempsey takes sides in SEALs v. Obama battle over leaks
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2012

President Barack Obama's selection for the U.S. military's chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff surprised former military officers and pro-military . . .

U.S. to continue pouring taxpayers' money into Palestinian coffers
Jim Kouri
August 22, 2012

The Obama administration is seeking another $200 million to aid the Palestinians in the 2012 fiscal year, State Department officials said on Friday. But many . . .

U.S. imposes sanctions on Hezbollah terrorist network
Jim Kouri
August 16, 2012

The Secretary Timothy Geithner and his Treasury Department ordered the imposition of financial sanctions on the Lebanon-based, Iran-supported terrorist group . . .

GOP Senators block Obama's cybersecurity act
Jim Kouri
August 9, 2012

The Republican members of the U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked the passage of President Barack Obama's priority cyber legislation, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. . . .

American aid worker faces death sentence in Sudan
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2012

The trial of an American NGO (non-governmental organization) aid worker, humanitarian and pro-democracy activist, Rudwan Dawod, who worked closely with former . . .

Flight school trained illegal aliens to fly aircraft in Boston
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2012

In a shocking discovery, the U.S. government allowed up to 25 illegal aliens to attend a flight school in Boston, according to a Government Accountability . . .

London Olympics: Anti-gang operations intensify
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2012

Besides anti-terrorism operations by Scotland Yard and MI5 to make London safer for the anticipated throngs of 2012 Olympic Games athletes staff and spectators, . . .

London Olympics: Anti-gang operations intensify
Jim Kouri
July 13, 2012

Besides anti-terrorism operation by Scotland Yard and MI5 to make London safer for the anticipated throngs of 2012 Olympic Games athletes staff and spectators, . . .

IRS geared up for the Obamacare individual mandate tax
Jim Kouri
July 4, 2012

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Obamacare's individual mandate on Thursday — and in fact dubbed it a tax in spite of the Obama . . .

Obama team attempting to silence GOP groups, say conservatives
Jim Kouri
June 28, 2012

In an attempt to place conservative advocacy groups that are supporting the Republican presidential and congressional candidates on the defensive, President . . .

Congress fighting to salvage U.S. intelligence assets from Obama cuts
Jim Kouri
June 19, 2012

The intelligence community and the Congressional Intelligence Oversight Committees have been working together during the past year, in recognition of the . . .

Lawmakers suspect intelligence leaks emanate from White House
Jim Kouri
June 11, 2012

Since 2011, when the GOP took control of the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama has all but begged the Democrats and Republicans to work together . . .

Lawmakers express concern with Holder leadership during hearing
Jim Kouri
June 10, 2012

Following the testimony of Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday, Congressman Lamar Smith expressed concern with Holder's leadership of the Justice . . .

Islamic group demands Holder take action against judge's ruling
Jim Kouri
June 3, 2012

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Wednesday demanded that Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Department of Justice protect the . . .

ACLU v. CIA: Intelligence agency wins court battle on waterboarding issue
Jim Kouri
May 28, 2012

A United States Circuit Court of Appeals panel of judges handed a decisive defeat to the ACLU this week that stated the Central Intelligence Agency doesn't have . . .

Sabotage: Labor's weapon of choice and opportunity?
Jim Kouri
May 25, 2012

Radical activist groups and labor unions associated with President Barack Obama have launched a campaign of economic sabotage. Mortgage and student loan strikes . . .

Posse Comitatus Act kicked to the roadside by feds, say critics
Jim Kouri
May 22, 2012

The new defense authorization act all but erases decades of U.S. government compliance with the letter and the spirit of the Posse Comitatus Act 1878, a law . . .

Newark Airport security deficiencies known by Obama, congress?
Jim Kouri
May 17, 2012

The discovery on Monday that an illegal alien — Nigerian national Bimbo Olumuyiwa Oyewole — held the position of security supervisor at an airport . . .

Terror warning: UN warns member nations of terrorist, WMD attacks
Jim Kouri
May 10, 2012

On Friday, the United Nations Security Council issued a statement voicing concerns over the threat posed by terrorists one year after the killing of radical . . .

No prosecution of Border agent for shooting Mexican teenager
Jim Kouri
May 1, 2012

A U.S. border patrol agent and his family were relieved on Friday when they were informed that the agent will not be prosecuted for shooting and killing a . . .

Border agent indicted for violating illegal alien's rights
Jim Kouri
April 23, 2012

In almost total secrecy, the Obama Justice Department has charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent, Luis Fonseca, for depriving the rights of a yet to be identified . . .

Al-Qaeda bomb-making expert publishes magazine
Jim Kouri
April 19, 2012

A top al-Qaeda bomb-making expert this week has joined his fellow terrorists in publishing information on the World Wide Web, but this time its an Internet . . .

Obama attempting to mend fences with Israel
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2012

As more and more world leaders are accepting the premise of a nuclear-armed Iran, President Barack Obama's White House is "killing two birds with one stone," . . .

Mexico's top drug cartel boss sentenced in San Diego
Jim Kouri
April 5, 2012

A top Mexican drug cartel boss — arguably Latin America's answer to Al Capone or John Gotti — was sentenced Monday to 25-years in federal prison for . . .

Lawmakers probe lax visa enforcement and terrorism
Jim Kouri
March 28, 2012

The House of Representatives' Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, chaired by Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), held a hearing entitled  . . .

IRS may draft cops to catch tax cheats, official tells Senate
Jim Kouri
March 27, 2012

While the Obama Administration curtailed its involvement with local police agencies to enforce immigration law and capture criminal aliens, that same . . .

FARC terrorists kill Colombian soldiers, threaten US police advisors
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2012

A Colombian army captain and ten soldiers were killed in an ambush by narco-terrorists from Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Saturday, according . . .

NYPD counterterrorism operation on Muslims continues to ignite angry debate
Jim Kouri
March 13, 2012

A classified New York City Police Department undercover/surveillance operation concentrating on Muslim-owned businesses, mosques and Muslim students on college . . .

Holder, Democrats blast NYPD's spying on Muslims in New Jersey
Jim Kouri
March 12, 2012

This week, Attorney General Eric Holder told U.S. senators that he was disturbed by what he's read about the New York Police Department conducting undercover . . .

U.S. to probe cross-border money laundering with Mexico
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2012

During his meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Mexico City on Monday, President Felipe Calderon told Biden that the only way to win Mexico's "war with . . .

Drug gangs terrorizing Central America alarms United Nations
Jim Kouri
March 8, 2012

Drug-gang violence poses a security threat to Central American nations with violence increasing at an alarming rate, according to the United Nations narcotics . . .

Holder questioned about Agent Zapata murder's link to Fast & Furious
Jim Kouri
March 2, 2012

On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder once again testified before the House Oversight Committee about revelations that officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, . . .

Sharia in U.S.? Florida's proposed ban draws attacks from Muslims
Jim Kouri
February 29, 2012

Florida state lawmakers are enduring attacks from an organization many call a "terrorist front group" who oppose legislation aimed at banning the use of Sharia . . .

Obama to law enforcement: stop linking Muslims to terrorism
Jim Kouri
February 21, 2012

In yet another curtsy to the politically correct orthodoxy, President Barack Obama's White House plans to tinker with federal police curriculums for . . .

New York City is nation's #1 terrorist target, say officials
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2012

The recent international bombings and bomb plots occurring throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Asia within the past few days are being analyzed this . . .

Wake Forest's campus jihadist stirs outrage
Jim Kouri
February 16, 2012

It's been two years since the prestigious Wake Forest University hired Imam Khalid Griggs to be its first Muslim Assistant Chaplain. When the university's . . .

U.S. bound cargo remains vulnerable to terrorists, WMD
Jim Kouri
February 14, 2012

It's been more than a decade since Islamic terrorists attacked the U.S., yet the agency created to protect the nation from another strike is asleep at the wheel . . .

Canadian security allowed use of intel gained through torture
Jim Kouri
February 9, 2012

The Canada's intelligence officers were given the green light to use intelligence gained through aggressive interrogation techniques — described by some . . .

U.S. will work with Israel in preventing a nuclear Iran, said Obama
Jim Kouri
February 8, 2012

President Barack Obama stated on Sunday that the United States will cooperate with the Israeli government in preventing Iran from joining the world's "nuclear . . .

U.S. intelligence chief warns of cyber "Cold War"
Jim Kouri
February 4, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate should pass legislation to increase cyber security — in both public and private sectors — since the . . .

DHS intelligence gathering should be localized
Jim Kouri
January 29, 2012

Instead of increasing its interaction with foreign nations' law enforcement and intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security should focus on . . .

Deadly, violent illegal aliens deserve no favors, says US lawmaker
Jim Kouri
January 27, 2012

According to government reports, an criminal alien from Haiti who was ordered deported by an immigration judge in 2007 after being convicted for two felonies . . .

Muslim Brotherhood, other Islamists win big in Egypt's elections
Jim Kouri
January 24, 2012

The Freedom and Justice Party, the political arm of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, won 235 or 47.2 percent of the seats in the People's Assembly (lower house of . . .

Al-Qaeda terrorists seize control of city in Yemen
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2012

"[T]he government forces backed by U.S. Marine troops and Air Force have been fighting terrorists of the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) group for more . . .

Lone wolf Islamic terrorist attacks Alabama cops
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2012

In yet another "lone wolf" Islamic extremist attack, a young man claiming to be a Muslim allegedly shot and broke the windows of businesses in Gadsden, Alabama, . . .

Obama's 21st Century strategy plays Russian roulette with defense
Jim Kouri
January 7, 2012

Truth be told, because entitlement spending has tripled while defense spending declined as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), entitlement spending  . . .

2011 in Review: Security technology fails to secure U.S. border
Jim Kouri
January 4, 2012

2011 was anything but a successful year for the United States' border security projects including the building of a security fence at the nation's southern . . .

Mexico's feds dismantle local police force
Jim Kouri
December 28, 2011

"The problem with corruption within Mexican coupled with the political corruption within Attorney General Eric Holder's Justice Department — including . . .

Islamists kill Christians on Christmas Day
Jim Kouri
December 26, 2011

Islamic terrorists detonated bombs throughout Nigeria on Christmas Day targeting Christian churches that were celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. At least 40 . . .

Violence and bloodshed in Egypt disturb Secretary Clinton
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton this week discussed her concerns over the violence between protesters and police in Egypt. Most of the protesters are . . .

Hezbollah complains of CIA recruitment in Lebanon
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2011

The Lebanon-base Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah this weekend complained that the United States' Central Intelligence Agency is using the U.S. Embassy in . . .

Obama changes tune as Iraq war ends for US
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2011

Critics have accused Obama of ending the war hastily to coincide with his re-election campaign. Many of them have warned that the pullout could embolden still . . .

Peter King: U.S. military is No. 1 Islamic terrorism target
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2011

Representative Peter King (R-NY), chairmen of the House and Senate Homeland Security committees, told his committee and observers that the U.S. military . . .

Dems blame Bush for Operation Fast and Furious with lies
Jim Kouri
December 10, 2011

"The Big Lie is that the Obama Administration simply continued a Bush Administration ATF operation. Fast and Furious is all Obama and Holder. Period." When U . . .

African-based terror group Boko Haram subject of House report
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2011

Boko Haram (translated: "Western or non-Islamic education is a sin") is a controversial Islamist group that seeks the imposition of Shariah law in the northern . . .

Biden's Iraq visit more flash than substance, say critics
Jim Kouri
December 3, 2011

With U.S. military forces withdrawing from Iraq on schedule, Vice President Joe Biden visited the fledgling Democracy to tell the world that the United States . . .

Senators to Obama, DHS: Stop ignoring illegal alien sanctuaries
Jim Kouri
November 26, 2011

With a Justice Department fiercely focusing on taking legal action against state laws that help to combat illegal aliens and crimes they commit, a group of U.S. . . .

Obama to deploy 500 FBI agents to London Olympics
Jim Kouri
November 23, 2011

The Obama Administration is prepared to deploy 1000 security agents to the 2012 Olympic Games in London as a result of about terrorists — both foreign and . . .

Former Fox News analyst at center of Pakistani firestorm
Jim Kouri
November 21, 2011

Pakistan's powerful army has become enraged after a secret memo indicated President Asif Ali Zardari's government asked for U.S. help to prevent a military coup . . .

Iranian, Iraqi military chiefs cozy up as U.S. prepares pullout
Jim Kouri
November 16, 2011

Despite the Obama Administration's "rose-colored glasses" assessment of Iraq's future as a democratic haven in a sea of radical Islamist despots, political . . .

Obama plans U.S.-Israeli joint military maneuvers for 2012
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2011

As more and more world leaders are accepting the premise of a nuclear-armed Iran, President Barack Obama's White House is "killing two birds with one stone," . . .

Obama weakening U.S. defense, military tells Congress
Jim Kouri
November 9, 2011

Strategic and personnel challenges at the heart of concerns. As the nation prepares to honor its warfighters on Veterans Day, the top military commanders . . .

Israel prepares for another flotilla confrontation
Jim Kouri
November 4, 2011

The Israeli military issued a statement Wednesday night that it is ready and waiting to interdict two ships currently sailing for the Gaza Strip, in order to . . .

Obama's DoJ sues South Carolina over new immigration law
Jim Kouri
November 2, 2011

The Obama administration, through Attorney General, Eric Holder, on Monday filed a lawsuit against a new immigration law, this time in South Carolina. The White . . .

Obama: More terrorists tried in civilian courts in second term
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2011

If President Barack Obama wins re-election in 2012 — and no longer has to juggle his different constituencies — look for him and his ideological . . .

ICE Whistleblower: Obama's slashing of deportations puts citizens at risk
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2011

ICE union president Chris Crane told the congressmen that the new ICE policy puts both the public and ICE agents at risk. In order to slash the number of . . .

Libya's Sharia law announcement ignored by Obama and Clinton
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2011

While President Barack Obama continues to exude the glow of victory during recent press conferences, he and his minions are ignoring or downplaying Libya's . . .

US-Chinese cyber war dismissed by State Department
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2011

The likelihood of a cyber war between the United States and China was dismissed by U.S. State Department officials in a press statement issued on Wednesday. The . . .

Bogus deportation statistics released by Obama, say lawmakers
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2011

Even President Obama admitted to Hispanic voters recently that his administration's deportation numbers are 'deceptive.' President Barack Obama's Homeland . . .

Report card: Bio-terrorism preparedness gets thumbs down by bipartisan group
Jim Kouri
October 15, 2011

A report released Wednesday by the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Center gives failing of near failing grades for U.S, bio-terrorism preparedness and . . .

Iranian-American plotted assassination of Saudi ambassador in U.S.
Jim Kouri
October 12, 2011

Two suspects allegedly working for Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard, were charged with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States. . . .

Obama "fake" green jobs program slammed in Congressional report
Jim Kouri
October 6, 2011

Facing arguably the worst economic situation since the Great Depression, President Barack Obama responded with a green jobs agenda as a major component of his . . .

Amanda Knox acquittal: Sloppy crime scene analysis created injustice
Jim Kouri
October 4, 2011

The judges and jury have overturned American citizen Amanda Knox's conviction for murder of Meredith Kercher, in one of the most controversial international . . .

Clinton's Africa vision is out of focus, say critics
Jim Kouri
October 3, 2011

On Monday, October 3, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will meet with 40 women entrepreneurs from 36 African nations participating in the 2011 . . .

Mexican attorney general: "Obama more involved in Fast & Furious than admitted"
Jim Kouri
September 30, 2011

President Barack Obama appears to be getting it from all sides regarding a government snafu dubbed Operation Fast and Furious. Besides both houses of the U.S. . . .

Air Force General blows whistle on Obama, but media deaf
Jim Kouri
September 27, 2011

A United State Air Force general is blowing the whistle on another alleged White House scandal, but few in the news media seem to be listening. According to . . .

Obama's anti-Wall Street rhetoric blamed for mounting protests
Jim Kouri
September 20, 2011

"This statement is ours, and for anyone who will get behind it. Representing ourselves, we bring this call for revolution." — Occupy Wall Street With . . .

Colombia's intelligence director facing 25 years in prison
Jim Kouri
September 16, 2011

A federal court in Bogota, Colombia, sentenced the disgraced former director of Colombia's Administrative Department of Security (DAS) on Wednesday to 25 years . . .

U.S slams Venezuela for alleged FARC connections
Jim Kouri
September 13, 2011

The U.S. Treasury Department slammed four close friends and associates of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for allegedly helping Colombia's Fuerzas Armadas . . .

Al Qaeda may capture Khadhafi's weapons stockpiles, say lawmakers
Jim Kouri
September 10, 2011

As the American people prepare to honor those who died at the hands of radical Islamic terrorists on the 9-11 Tenth Anniversay, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), . . .

Female journalists brutally murdered in Mexico City
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2011

Two female Mexican journalists were discovered brutally murdered in the Mexican capital, according to a U.S. DEA agent working in Mexico City, who spoke on . . .

Lieberman blasts Obama's politically correct war on terrorists
Jim Kouri
September 5, 2011

The Obama administration's politically-correct orthodoxy regarding the fight against terrorists is hurting the U.S. war effort, according to Senator Joe . . .

Obama cheered by illegal alien advocates, but they want more
Jim Kouri
August 30, 2011

Several news reports have brought to light a case involving an illegal immigrant from Kenya by the name of Onyango Obama being arrested last week after he . . .

Rep. Gutierrez says immigrant voters put Obama in office
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2011

"This is the Barack Obama I have been waiting for and that Latino and immigrant voters helped put in office," said Rep. Luis Gutiιrrez (D-Ill). In sharing . . .

La Raza Unida leader sentenced to life in prison for racketeering
Jim Kouri
August 22, 2011

"We are not immigrants that came from another country to another country. We are migrants, free to travel the length and breadth of the Americas because we . . .

Iraqi drug gang smashed by cops in California
Jim Kouri
August 21, 2011

Federal authorities are warning several state and local police departments about the increased drug trafficking activity of Iraqi nationals now living in the . . .

Secretary Clinton targets Army of Islam and Haqqani Network leaders
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, under an executive order issued by the U.S. President, yesterday notified the military, law enforcement, political leaders . . .

Former New York top cop hired by Brits to lead anti-gang operations
Jim Kouri
August 15, 2011

(Full disclusure: The writer has several relatives who have worked with or for former Police Commissioner William Bratton.) British Prime Minister David . . .

Obama-Netanyahu speak about Israeli counterterrorism measures
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2011

President Barack Obama and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday spoke in order to "consult on regional issues and efforts to achieve Middle . . .

Chinook tragedy: Taliban acquisition of night vision technology probed
Jim Kouri
August 10, 2011

During the weekend, U.S. Special Operations troops were closing in on a secret Taliban summit thought to include a high-value commander in Afghanistan's rugged . . .

Serial killer Ted Bundy's blood sample could solve cold cases
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2011

Before being strapped to the electric chair in Florida in 1989, the notorious and prolific serial killer Ted Bundy — know to law enforcement as "The . . .

1,500 murders ordered by leader of Mexican Murder, Inc.
Jim Kouri
August 2, 2011

Law enforcement officials in Mexico claim that a vicious and ruthless cartel leader they arrested boasted of ordering the murder of more than1,500 people in . . .

Obama and Fat Cats work on fundraising for 2012
Jim Kouri
August 1, 2011

While vilifying and name-calling Wall Street executives as greedy Fat Cats who prey on the American people, President Barack Obama is garnering more Wall Street . . .

Obama administration cancels DHS nuclear detection program
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2011

The Obama administration canceled a $1.2 billion program to install nuclear material detectors at U.S. ports of entry, according to a statement from the U.S. . . .

Obama courts La Raza support at event in midst of "crisis"
Jim Kouri
July 27, 2011

In the midst of a fiscal crisis — that his administration claims will lead to Armageddon — President Obama took time out to visit with a key . . .

Somali people suffer from Islamist cruelty and famine
Jim Kouri
July 26, 2011

"One of them said how she left her sick child on the road because he was too weak to make the journey to Kenya. Burdened by other small children, she left him . . .

Karzai blocking probe of missing billions of U.S. dollars in Afghanistan
Jim Kouri
July 22, 2011

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is blocking efforts by U.S. officials to locate billions of dollars given to aid Afghanistan's economy, stymieing efforts to . . .

Obama fundraising in White House may be criminal
Jim Kouri
July 20, 2011

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus on Monday called on the Department of Justice to investigate whether or not President Barack Obama . . .

Court of Appeals: Airport body scanning not unconstitutional
Jim Kouri
July 18, 2011

The full-body scanning machines used at airport security checkpoints by the Transportation Security Administration security officers are not unconstitutional, . . .

Airport Security: Lawmakers concerned over security breaches
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2011

DHS had completed an initial study to validate the scientific basis of the Transportation Security Administration's Screening of Passengers by Observation . . .

"Fast and Furious" scandal making cops, citizens furious fast
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2011

When the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Senate Judiciary Committee released a report — "The Department of Justice's Operation . . .

Obama plans may gut U.S. national security
Jim Kouri
July 12, 2011

With the media frenzy over the "big showdown" Sunday night between President Obama — with Democrat lawmakers — and Republican lawmakers to hash out . . .

"Body bomb" warning issued by U.S. officials
Jim Kouri
July 9, 2011

In the award-winning motion picture, "The Hurt Locker," U.S. military bomb technicians in Iraq come face-to-face with what they termed a "body bomb," a . . .

EPA gives millions in handouts to China and Russia
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2011

In a transaction that's sure to anger Americans — if the news media ever bothered to tell them — the People's Republic of China gets millions of U.S . . .

ICE agents slam Obama immigration policy
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2011

Last year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents' union officials throughout the nation issued a unanimous no confidence vote in that agency's Director . . .

Hezbollah in Latin America -- Implications for homeland security
Jim Kouri
June 27, 2011

On Thursday, July 7, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence will hold a hearing entitled "Hezbollah in . . .

Lone wolf terrorist threat increasing, say security experts
Jim Kouri
June 23, 2011

The most significant domestic terrorism threat over the next five years will be the lone actor, or "lone wolf" terrorist. They typically draw ideological . . .

Obama extends National Guard border deployment
Jim Kouri
June 21, 2011

In a sudden turnaround, the White House informed members of the House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, Obama Administration has decided to extend . . .

Death! Federal jury imposes death penalty on brutal murderer
Jim Kouri
June 16, 2011

A vicious 30-year old murderer of three — two men and a woman — will soon be scheduled for a date with the executioner thanks to a federal jury in . . .

Mexicans blast execution of criminal alien murderer in Texas
Jim Kouri
June 9, 2011

Mexicans on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are protesting the upcoming execution of a criminal alien rapist and murderer scheduled for July 7, 2011, in . . .

Pakistan cops thwart assassination plot targeting President Zardari
Jim Kouri
June 7, 2011

Pakistani police officers thwarted an assassination plot targeting President Asif Ali Zardari it was reported on Sunday in Islamabad. Police arrested eight . . .

Lawmaker stands up to Obama and "arbitrary" national security budget cuts
Jim Kouri
June 4, 2011

National security experts yesterday breathed a sigh of relief over the defense funding levels agreed to in the U.S. House and praised the House Armed Services . . .

Obama, Holder pursuit of Sheriff Joe Arpaio continues
Jim Kouri
June 3, 2011

The U.S. Attorney General and officials with the Justice Department yesterday boasted that it had entered in to a court-enforceable agreement with the Maricopa . . .

Mexican cops storm drug cartel hideout killing 11
Jim Kouri
May 30, 2011

Mexican police officers reported Saturday that they've killed at least 11 La Familia drug cartel members after an intense shoot-out at the crime gang's western . . .

Supremes torpedo Obama's Arizona lawsuit on illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
May 28, 2011

In a definite setback for President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that individual states have the right to . . .

Chicago trial: Pakistani agents implicated in Mumbai terror attacks
Jim Kouri
May 27, 2011

"These Pakistani intelligence agents were sympathetic to the cause of the radical Islamists and provided military and moral support to the group, Headley stated . . .

Obama minions refuse to designate Mexican gangs as terrorists
Jim Kouri
May 24, 2011

Officials from the Obama administration turned down pleas from lawmakers and public-interest groups to place the names of Mexican drug cartels on their list of . . .

Almost half of illegal aliens entered U.S. legally, but overstayed visas: Senators say
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2011

This population is of grave concern to law enforcement officials. Five of the 9/11 hijackers overstayed their visas, and GAO found that 36 of the roughly 400 . . .

Intelligence agency cooperation still uncertain, say lawmakers
Jim Kouri
May 17, 2011

U.S. Senators last week praised the intelligence community for its role in locating Osama bin Laden but questioned whether the cooperation exhibited in that . . .

Osama instrumental in ousting Somali government, claims Al Shabaab
Jim Kouri
May 15, 2011

An Al Shabaab leader this week claimed it was Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda that was instrumental in ousting Maj. General Mohammed Si'ad Barre, who headed Somalia . . .

American jihadist to U.S.: "Bin Laden's death only makes us stronger"
Jim Kouri
May 13, 2011

American-born terrorist, Abu Mansur Al Ameriki, a member of the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate group Al Shabaab, said at a meeting yesterday in Mogadishu that the . . .

Napolitano's 'Border Security Index' an excuse for inaction, says lawmaker
Jim Kouri
May 12, 2011

"The President implying, we've done enough, the border is secure, does not make it so. Our border is definitely not secure. The Government Accountability Office . . .

Obama: Bin Laden's death will aid victory against al-Qaeda
Jim Kouri
May 11, 2011

"The Obama personal narrative razzle-dazzle continued as the president appeared on 60 Minutes Sunday night to tell the nation how nerve-racking it was to make a . . .

Al-Qaeda suspect nabbed for cafe bombing in Marrakesh
Jim Kouri
May 10, 2011

A prime suspect arrested by Morocco security agents in that nation's intense investigation of the deadly April 28 terrorist bombing in Marrakesh has been linked . . .

Osama and al-Qaeda's planned attacks revealing, say security experts
Jim Kouri
May 7, 2011

The details of computers and documents retrieved by Navy SEALs from Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound have already provided valuable information such as bin . . .

Attorney General Holder blasted for "creating public safety hazard"
Jim Kouri
May 6, 2011

"Holder's decisions made in Operation Fast and Furious have created a serious public safety hazard." At a House Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday, House . . .

U.S. gave $Billions to train, equip foreign police forces: Gov't report
Jim Kouri
May 5, 2011

This week, the Government Accountability Office submitted a report to the U.S. Congress addressing the foreign aid earmarked for police agencies in nations that . . .

Bin Laden operation: CIA officers praised for their 'transgressions'?
Jim Kouri
May 4, 2011

No one expects the denizens of America's newsrooms to remind Americans that the Obama Administration all but prosecuted those CIA officers who interrogated . . .

Osama killed but Hezbollah increasing its power in Lebanon
Jim Kouri
May 3, 2011

While millions of Americans are celebrating the killing of the world's Number One terrorist, Osama bin Laden, the global war on terrorism is far from over. . . .

Sabotage: Labor's weapon of choice and opportunity?
Jim Kouri
April 28, 2011

"Violence is a tactic, and it's to be used when it's the appropriate tactic." "[Labor leaders and workers] couldn't get access to strike, but they had a lot . . .

Mexico to file lawsuit against U.S. gun industry
Jim Kouri
April 27, 2011

In what's being characterized as Mexico's latest attempt to squeeze the United States for more cash, the officials of that corrupt and impoverished country . . .

Obama orders review of military budget cuts
Jim Kouri
April 24, 2011

President Barack Obama is continuing to pursue his goal of cutting U.S. military spending in spite of American forces active in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and . . .

Pentagon contradicts Napolitano's Mexican border assessment
Jim Kouri
April 20, 2011

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano's recent description of a U.S.-Mexico border that's "as secure as it has ever been" appear to be in direct . . .

Covert operations necessary to combat terrorism, say security experts
Jim Kouri
April 18, 2011

Several recent reports have revealed that President Obama issued a presidential authorization allowing secret US assistance for the Libyan rebels fighting to . . .

Salafists execute Italian activist in Gaza
Jim Kouri
April 15, 2011

"Salafist jihadists are extremist Sunnis who believe they are the only true interpreters of the Koran. They are beginning to concern counterterrorism experts . . .

CSI Mexico: Secret mass grave discovered in Tijuana shocks police
Jim Kouri
April 12, 2011

Police investigators and forensics technicians this week dug up bones, body fragments and teeth at a secret mass grave in Tijuana, Mexico, in a discovery that . . .

Airport snafu: Security easily compromised by terror suspects
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2011

"[O]n at least 23 occasions its highly specialized Behavior Detection Officers failed to stop terrorists from boarding planes, investigators found. At least 16 . . .

Palestinian terrorists nailed for Jerusalem pipe bomb attack
Jim Kouri
April 9, 2011

Five members of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas were charged in Israel on Thursday with planting a pipe bomb next to a Jerusalem monastery and planning . . .

"Shutdown" could affect cops, spies and deployed troops: U.S. Officials
Jim Kouri
April 8, 2011

The FBI, CIA, DEA and other U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies are planning possible employee furloughs in the event of a federal government . . .

Thousands of Mexicans missing since beginning of drug war
Jim Kouri
April 6, 2011

The Mexican Human Rights Commission released a report this week claiming that thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico since 2006, the year President . . .

Holder backs down on trials for terrorists at Gitmo
Jim Kouri
April 5, 2011

On the same day that President Barack Obama officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2012, his Attorney General, Eric Holder, on Monday held a . . .

Arab kingdoms seek appeasement of protesters
Jim Kouri
April 4, 2011

The Kingdom of Bahrain joined Kuwait and Saudi Arabia in attempting to quell that nation's civil unrest by promising the citizens economic incentives and . . .

Libyan rebels have questionable history, says intelligence source
Jim Kouri
April 1, 2011

A former U.S. intelligence officer now serving as a director of corporate security for a multi-national corporation tells the Law Enforcement Examiner that he's . . .

DOJ's Perez testifies before Senate panel on civil rights of Muslims
Jim Kouri
March 30, 2011

This morning Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez testified before Chairman Dick Durbin (D-MI) and members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the . . .

Covering the eternal conflict: Fox News' Jennifer Griffin on the frontline
Jim Kouri
March 28, 2011

When most of the denizens of U.S. newsrooms all but ignored the drug war that exploded on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border, I watched Fox News Channel's . . .

U.S.-Israeli relationship never stronger, says Defense Secretary
Jim Kouri
March 25, 2011

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said during his visit in Tel Aviv on Thursday that the United States and Israel's relationship has never been stronger and . . .

Saudi and Kuwaiti royalty attempt to buy loyalty
Jim Kouri
March 24, 2011

On Friday, during a speech televised throughout the Middle East and North Africa, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz announced a number of royal . . .

Congressmen seek law to help investigate Internet kiddie porn
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2011

This week, several members of the U.S. House of Representatives continued the government's infatuation with controlling the Internet by using the frequently . . .

White House still unsure where to try 9-11 suspects
Jim Kouri
March 18, 2011

The Obama White House, the Departments of Justice and Defense, as well as the State Department seem to be unsure of where to hold the trials of five alleged . . .

Review of nuclear plant safety in U.S. follows Japanese tragedy
Jim Kouri
March 15, 2011

"If the disasterous 8.9 Richter-scale earthquake that struck Japan hit the California coast, it could have ripped apart at least four coastal reactors and sent . . .

U.S. prepared to help in aftermath of Japanese earthquake, tsunami
Jim Kouri
March 13, 2011

The United States is prepared to help Japan deal with the aftermath of the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck Friday "in any way we . . .

NPR exec bashes Americans with Muslim donors
Jim Kouri
March 9, 2011

"NPR executives and staff aren't bashful about biting the hands that feed them — the hands of the American taxpayer." — Mike Baker, political . . .

Muslims stage protest in Times Square against terrorism hearings
Jim Kouri
March 8, 2011

Muslims, activists from leftist organizations, community leaders and celebrities in New York City demonstrated in Times Square on Sunday to protest a . . .

Obama's promises to Mexico ring hollow to some
Jim Kouri
March 6, 2011

President Barack Obama's promises to Mexico's President Felipe Calderon on Thursday are getting mixed reviews from Americans and Mexicans who have opposing . . .

Wikileaks' leaker faces 22 additional charges and life inprisonment
Jim Kouri
March 4, 2011

After what it described as an intense investigation that's in its seventh month, the United States Army's Criminal Investigation Command (CIC) announced . . .

Pakistani terrorists may launch more Mumbai-style attacks, says U.S. official
Jim Kouri
February 27, 2011

Away from news reporters and cameras, U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence officials and experts are not as positive about existing conditions in Pakistan. . . .

Saudi Jihadi nailed for attempted use of WMD in Texas
Jim Kouri
February 25, 2011

A 20-year old Saudi Arabian national and student-resident of Lubbock, Texas, was nabbed Wednesday night by U.S. law enforcement agents on a federal charge of . . .

U.S. officials must not overlook counterintelligence mission
Jim Kouri
February 23, 2011

During the last few months, there have been news reports of intelligence leaks that have demonstrated the inability U.S. security officials to protect the . . .

Jackboot Politics: IRS hiring thousands of new workers
Jim Kouri
February 21, 2011

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than . . .

Bloody Acapulco: Mexican resort city rife with crime and violence
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2011

Saturday's murders of 20 men in Mexico's famed resort city, Acapulco, are taking their toll on the country's economy with most foreign visitors fleeing the once . . .

Terrorists changing tactics in U.S., says Intel chief
Jim Kouri
February 17, 2011

Al-Qaeda is probably plotting a number of terrorist attacks against the U.S. homeland in order to maintain worldwide attention focused on their political issues . . .

ICE agents' attackers likely Los Zetas crime gang
Jim Kouri
February 16, 2011

The attackers of two American federal agents while traveling in Mexico yesterday are believed to be members or associates of the Mexican crime gang Los Zetas, a . . .

Patriot Act provisions get House nod; Bill moves to Senate
Jim Kouri
February 15, 2011

In a turnaround from last Tuesday, when they failed to renew provisions of the Patriot act, House Republicans succeeded on Monday in extending the soon-to . . .

Congress grills homeland security, intelligence officials
Jim Kouri
February 11, 2011

In an effort to gain insight on the strength and volatility of the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda, the U.S. House of Representatives' Homeland Security . . .

"Green Crime" costing taxpayers millions uncovered in probe
Jim Kouri
February 10, 2011

When President Barack Obama boasts of administration creating "green" jobs and environmental friendly projects, he's careful not to mention something else being . . .

U.S. Senate: Fort Hood shooter's radicalism ignored by superiors
Jim Kouri
February 8, 2011

The U.S. Army major who killed 13 people — 12 soldiers, one civilian — and wounded 32 others was known to be a radical Islamist by his superiors but . . .

Obama, Harper met Friday for border security discussion
Jim Kouri
February 6, 2011

U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met on Friday to discuss major changes to border security. The meeting will lead to the . . .

Napolitano and Muslim Brotherhood affiliates met secretly
Jim Kouri
February 3, 2011

Last year, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet and her senior staff secretly met with a select group of Muslim, Arab, and Sikh organizations. Among the mix . . .

"Jihad Jane" headed for slammer
Jim Kouri
February 2, 2011

The Pennsylvania terror suspect dubbed "Jihad Jane" by cops and news reporters pleaded guilty on Monday to the charges of plotting to kill a Swedish cartoonist, . . .

Obama caught flat-footed on Egyptian uprising
Jim Kouri
February 1, 2011

Events occurring in Egypt appear to baffle U.S. politicians and policymakers including the current administration of President Barack Obama. Obama's so . . .

Radical Muslim imam captured at U.S.-Mexico border
Jim Kouri
January 29, 2011

U.S. Border Patrol agents captured a radical Muslim cleric attempting to sneak into the United States across the California-Mexican border this morning. Said . . .

Russian crime gangs discussed during Asia-Pacific summit
Jim Kouri
January 28, 2011

A delegation from the Russian government are taking part in a conference of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, which opened this week in Ulan Bator, Mongolia . . .

Russian crime gangs to be discussed during Asia-Pacific summit
Jim Kouri
January 27, 2011

Delegates from the Russian government are taking part in a conference of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum, which opened this week in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. . . .

Iranian takeover of Lebanon likely, say Israelis
Jim Kouri
January 24, 2011

Islamic nations including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey fear that the Iranian backed terrorist group Hezbollah will become the de facto rulers of Lebanon, . . .

Daniel Pearl murder investigation a sham, claims report
Jim Kouri
January 22, 2011

"I decapitated with my blessed right hand the head of the American Jew, Daniel Pearl, in the city of Karachi," Mohammed said, according to a Pentagon transcript . . .

Will Obama bow to the demands of Chinese President?
Jim Kouri
January 19, 2011

Chinese President Hu Jintao — who also serves as general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party — is in Washingrton, DC today for a summit meeting . . .

Analysis: Cop killer nailed in New Jersey
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2011

New Jersey police officers on Sunday arrested a 19-year-old man suspected of an execution-style killing of a uniformed patrol officer on Friday. Police . . .

Chinese president boasts of new Stealth fighter jet
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2011

Chinese President Hu Jintao, who is expected to visit with President Barack Obama next week, boasted that China's military tested its first Stealth fighter jet, . . .

Obama's reaction to Arizona bloodbath hypocritical, say conservatives
Jim Kouri
January 11, 2011

"When the rhetoric about hatred, about mistrust of government, about paranoia of how government operates, and to try to inflame the public on a daily basis, 24 . . .

British brace for possible terror attack
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2011

The British domestic intelligence agency MI5 has alerted aviation and police officials that al-Qaeda may be planning a terrorist attack against a U. K. airport . . .

Obama to defy GOP on Gitmo policy
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2011

White House officials say that President Barack Obama and his national security team are planning to block the GOP-lead Congress' efforts to impede the . . .

Obama Administration one of the most corrupt, says Rep. Issa
Jim Kouri
January 4, 2011

US Representative Darrell Issa, the incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, spent the weekend bashing the Obama Administration . . .

Obama's Cole appointment creates Beltway firestorm
Jim Kouri
January 1, 2011

In a Legal Times column by written by James Cole he refers to the 9/11 attacks as "criminal acts of terrorism against a civilian population." Cole went on to . . .

DREAM Act faces dim future in House, but...
Jim Kouri
December 31, 2010

The GOP takeover of the House of Representatives in the New Year is worrying some members of the Latino population and left-wing activists who were hoping the . . .

UK revamping immigration policy following terror arrests
Jim Kouri
December 28, 2010

While the overall structure of the United States' student visa program is faulty to the point of being dangerous to U.S. national security, government officials . . .

Obama's intelligence chief ignorant of U.K. terror arrests?
Jim Kouri
December 23, 2010

During a taped interview with ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer, President Barack Obama's top intelligence official indicated that he was unaware of the arrests of 1 . . .

U.K. counterterrorism operation nets 12 suspects
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2010

Interpol had issued an all-points-bulletin last week that told its more than 180 member nations that it "received information... from the Interpol office in . . .

Napolitano visits Arizona-Mexico border
Jim Kouri
December 18, 2010

Under intense pressure by the law enforcement community and many lawmakers, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano visited the Arizona-Mexican border on . . .

Obama, Gates ignore national security failure
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2010

"This is a tremendous setback for the testing of this complicated [security] system. Much more troubling is the confidence in the GBI system that is currently . . .

Border Patrol agent murdered in Arizona
Jim Kouri
December 15, 2010

A decorated agent of the U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday night was shot and killed on the U.S. side of the Arizona-Mexico border while attempting to apprehend . . .

Hamas puppetmasters? Palestinians push Obama, Clinton to "bully" Israelis
Jim Kouri
December 14, 2010

The Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested that the Obama Administration and the U.S. State Department lean on the Israeli government to get . . .

Wikileaks retaliation perpetrated by "hacktivists"
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2010

Domestic and foreign terrorist organizations, foreign intelligence actors, and criminal enterprises are increasingly using encryption technology to secure their . . .

US, EU to discuss new agreement to fight terrorism and crime
Jim Kouri
December 9, 2010

European Union justice ministers on Friday urged the beginning of talks between the EU and the United States on a personal data protection agreement when . . .

Wikileaks' Julian Assange calls for Obama to step down
Jim Kouri
December 7, 2010

In an effort to take the offensive, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange demanded that President Barack Obama resign from office if it's shown that he authorized — . . .

President runs to Afghanistan to escape U.S. economic woes
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2010

In the immediate aftermath of hearing the new and disappointing Labor Department jobs numbers — unemployment rose to 9.8 percent for the month of November . . .

Covert operations: Red Teams test security vulnerabilities in U.S.
Jim Kouri
December 3, 2010

Using counterfeit documents and posing as employees of a company with a Nuclear Regulatory Commission license, FSI investigators successfully crossed the U.S. . . .

Wikileaks leaker an angry and confused soldier
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2010

Army Specialist Bradley Manning is again making headlines about his role in leaking classified documents to a so-called blogger who has subsequently released . . .

Analysis: Somali terror suspects multiplying in U.S.
Jim Kouri
November 29, 2010

In a statement that came as no surprise to U.S. security and law enforcement experts in January 2010, the Somali-based Muslim terrorist group Al-Shabaab . . .

Combating terrorism in Saudi Arabia: Government study evaluates progress
Jim Kouri
November 25, 2010

U.S. officials noted Saudi Arabia's neighbor, Yemen, is emerging as a base from which al-Qaeda terrorists can launch attacks against U.S. and Saudi interests.  . . .

Obama's airport security strategy dictated by CAIR
Jim Kouri
November 23, 2010

Obama said counterterrorism experts have told him that the current procedures are the only ones that they think can effectively guard against threats such as . . .

Rangel pleads: I am not corrupt
Jim Kouri
November 20, 2010

The usually boisterous and outspoken congressman reminded many observers of President Richard M Nixon's famous statement, "I am not a crook," when he pleaded . . .

Harry Reid's amnesty bill must be crushed, says philanthropist
Jim Kouri
November 17, 2010

When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid faced low poll numbers and the threat of being replaced by a Republican on November 2, he quickly promised Latinos in . . .

Leak of Pentagon's gay and lesbian study creates frenzy
Jim Kouri
November 16, 2010

The U.S. military officials and commanders on Friday reacted to the reported document leaks as the U.S. prepares to repeal the ban on gays and lesbians openly . . .

Sarah Palin's internet hacker sentenced to federal incarceration
Jim Kouri
November 15, 2010

David C. Kernell, 23, was sentenced on Friday to only one year and one day in prison for intentionally accessing without authorization the e-mail account of . . .

Nailed! ACORN supervisor convicted for election fraud
Jim Kouri
November 11, 2010

A supervisor for the now defunct political advocacy group the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, has entered into a plea bargain . . .

Border "virtual fence" project a costly failure
Jim Kouri
November 9, 2010

During his visit on Saturday to Mumbai, India, President Barack Obama spoke of his support for the Mexican government in its battle against that country's . . .

Transparency? Treasury Secretary hires firm to help coverup records
Jim Kouri
November 6, 2010

Following a political tsunami that gave control of the House of Representatives, increased GOP members of the U.S. Senate, and increased the number of . . .

Prop 19: California's marijuana smokers lose, DEA agents win
Jim Kouri
November 3, 2010

The California marijuana legalization effort lost by nine percentage points on Election Day. Legalization proponents and activists showed support for the . . .

New terror threats concern U.S. security, law enforcement officials
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2010

Senior U.S. intelligence, security and law enforcement officials are concerned over recent intelligence and "chatter" that strongly suggests al-Qaeda or the . . .

Gitmo connection to Yemeni Jihadists suspected in latest terror plot
Jim Kouri
October 31, 2010

Security and law enforcement agencies foiled a terrorist plot that entailed sending packages containing improvised explosive devices hidden in photocopy or . . .

Yemeni terror threats spark fears in U.S., Britain
Jim Kouri
October 30, 2010

US officials said Friday afternoon that two military fighter jets are escorting a commercial airliner from the Canadian border to New York City. The plane is . . .

Voter fraud: Illegal alien voters ignored by Obama Justice Department
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2010

"The U.S. Census Bureau reports that 28.2 percent of Hispanic voters in the 2008 election were immigrants," according to Steven Camarota of Center for . . .

Physicians form society to challenge AMA and ObamaCare
Jim Kouri
October 28, 2010

During the heated debates regarding passage of the ObamaCare legislation, President Barack Obama and the Democrat Party leadership attempted to convince . . .

Border Patrol hindered by political correctness: government report
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2010

Recently there were news reports that Border Patrol agents were prohibited from entering certain areas in their patrol vehicles in order to avoid adverse . . .

Chandra Levy's illegal alien killer on trial... finally
Jim Kouri
October 21, 2010

Washington, D.C. intern Chandra Levy became a posthumous celebrity when the 24 years old vanished nine years ago and whose remains were eventually found by . . .

FBI exonerated in death of radical Imam in Michigan
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2010

In what may have caused tears to flow from the eyes of radical Islam apologists and leftist politicians such as Rep. John Conyers, the Justice Department . . .

New Taliban terror threat concerns U.S. security, law enforcement officials
Jim Kouri
October 16, 2010

Senior U.S. intelligence, security and law enforcement officials are concerned over recent intelligence and "chatter" that strongly suugests the Pakistani . . .

George Galloway: Britain's answer to Bill Ayers banned from Canada
Jim Kouri
October 14, 2010

George Galloway, Britain's answer to America's Bill Ayers — the former terrorist and friend to President Barack Obama — is back in the news. This . . .

Secretary Napolitano misleads public about immigration, says watchdog group
Jim Kouri
October 13, 2010

While scolding the people of state of Arizona for their new immigration enforcement law, President Barack Obama and his Homeland Security Secretary repeatedly . . .

Low morale plagues Homeland Security Department, say staff members
Jim Kouri
October 9, 2010

"DHS scores on the Partnership for Public Service's 2010 rankings of Best Places to Work in the Federal Government improved from prior years, yet DHS was ranked . . .

U.N., Latin America join Obama's attack on Arizona
Jim Kouri
October 8, 2010

On Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that about eleven Latin American countries — Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El . . .

Study: Gang units in large local law enforcement agencies examined
Jim Kouri
October 6, 2010

The U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics yesterday released data from the first nationwide study of specialized police units dedicated solely . . .

Mexican pirates killing of American tourist creates outrage
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2010

Law enforcement officials in Texas issued warnings Friday about Mexican pirates trolling the waters of a U.S.-Mexico border lake after a tourist was shot and . . .

Obama and security team to spy on Internet users
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2010

President Barack Obama and his national security team are seeking an expansion of the U.S. government's role in eavesdropping on the Internet including emails, . . .

Elections: Chavez government mirrors U.S. Democrats
Jim Kouri
September 27, 2010

President Hugo Chavez's monopoly on power in Venezuela is in jeopardy in Sunday's congressional elections. His opponents hope that electing more conservative . . .

Black Panthers case: A travesty of justice, says former DOJ chief
Jim Kouri
September 25, 2010

President Barack Obama's handpicked U.S. Justice Department officials are ignoring civil rights cases in which the alleged victims are whites and they abandoned . . .

Obama book: Why are Americans surprised?
Jim Kouri
September 23, 2010

Bob Woodward's new book "Obama Wars" claims to expose the roots of an Afghanistan exit plan driven more by politics than national security and shows the . . .

Obama's new Czarina? Another empty suit, say detractors
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2010

This afternoon, President Barack Obama announced that Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren has been appointed Assistant to the President and Special Advisor . . .

War on terrorism: defining "hybrid warfare"
Jim Kouri
September 17, 2010

Intelligence sources tracked Nur Mohammed and two armed insurgents to a field in Kabul province's remote Musahi district. After careful planning to ensure no . . .

African-Americans, Latinos more socially conservative than their leadership
Jim Kouri
September 15, 2010

If this nation collapses in the 2010-2012 time frame, historians will have to report, if they are honest, that America fell because of silent pastors and . . .

9-11 attacks: First responders 9 years later
Jim Kouri
September 11, 2010

"On this day, we also honor those who died so that others might live: the firefighters and first responders who climbed the stairs of two burning towers; the . . .

9-11 hero John O'Neill: the counterterrorist who defied Washington elites
Jim Kouri
September 10, 2010

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13. Each year on September 11, many police officers and security . . .

9-11 remembered: Al Gore's legacy
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2010

Since he lost the 2000 presidential election, it seemed as if no day was complete without some Al Gore rant about global warming or national security or civil . . .

Sheriff takes "Sanctuary City" policy to the extreme
Jim Kouri
September 5, 2010

The top cop for a major California county may prove to be the polar opposite of Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio. San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey is . . .

Sheriff Arpaio sued by Obama's "political machine"
Jim Kouri
September 3, 2010

"I won't back down. I won't surrender to politicians, thugs or drug dealers!" — Sheriff Joe Arpaio President Barack Obama's Justice Department initiated a . . .

Hostage taker James Lee: Al Gore made him do it?
Jim Kouri
September 2, 2010

A man who was allegedly angry with the Discovery Channel's environmental lineup, and entered the company's national headquarters outside Washington, DC and took . . .

Prime time Obama: Self-congratulatory and self-delusional
Jim Kouri
September 1, 2010

On Fox News Channel's top-rated Fox & Friends, host Gretchen Carlson would not allow the White House press secretary to do what his ilk to do best: revise . . .

Obama blasted for U.S.S. Cole terrorism trial postponement
Jim Kouri
August 31, 2010

Employing one of the oldest political tricks in the book — releasing bad or unpopular news to the public on Friday when many Americans are starting their . . .

Obama's Iranian nuclear weapons policy a failure?
Jim Kouri
August 30, 2010

"The astonishing fact that Iran has been allowed to progress unimpeded to this point demonstrates that President Obama has been an abject failure in even his . . .

Restore America? Get out the Christian vote!
Jim Kouri
August 27, 2010

Calvin Coolidge, Thirtieth President of the United States said, "If the people fail to vote, a government will be developed which is not their government...  . . .

Holder v. Arpaio: Sheriff's attorneys met with Justice Dept. today
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2010

U.S. Justice Department attorneys are met today with Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, as they look into allegations of civil rights violations in . . .

Will McCain dupe Arizona Republicans today?
Jim Kouri
August 24, 2010

Arizona Senator John McCain is enjoying a comfortable lead over his primary opponent J.D. Hayworth, who garnered the support of the Tea Party movement and most . . .

Illegal alien "visa overstays" escape detection
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2010

Each year, millions of visitors, foreign students, and immigrants come to the United States. Foreign visitors may enter on a legal temporary basis — that is, . . .

Border Patrol joins ICE agents in condemning Obama administration
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2010

On the heels of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents' 258-0 "vote of no confidence" against their superiors, U.S. Border Patrol agents are slamming . . .

Obama's Arizona criminal alien dragnet politically motivated, say critics
Jim Kouri
August 17, 2010

What is being viewed by many as an effort to stem the tide of citizen complaints about President Barack Obama's attacks on Arizona and its immigration . . .

Mexicans resort to Clinton's crimefighting strategy
Jim Kouri
August 14, 2010

Mexican officials faced with growing crime and a quasi-insurgency by drug cartel thugs are seeking to replicate a program embraced by President Bill Clinton and . . .

Illegal aliens give birth to 8% of babies born in U.S.
Jim Kouri
August 13, 2010

As the phenomenon of so-called "anchor babies" — infants born to illegal aliens within the United States and its territories that automatically become citizens  . . .

Border war: National Guard training for Southwest border
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2010

National Guard troops in several states are training hard as they prepare to join guardsmen already supporting Border Patrol agents on the nation's Southwest . . .

Should Hillary Clinton be involved in the Iranian nuclear weapons problem?
Jim Kouri
August 11, 2010

The rhetoric emanating from the Obama White House has shifted from the use of sanctions against Iran to deter that renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, to . . .

Obama administration ignoring the dangerous al-Shabaab
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2010

This week's indictments of 14 terrorism suspects have opened the eyes of many government officials to the danger brewing in Somalia: that this beleaguered . . .

ICE chiefs slammed with "no confidence" vote by agents
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2010

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents overwhelmingly say that their department's leadership has become politicized to the point of affecting the . . .

Arizona won't back down from Obama and illegal aliens, say officials
Jim Kouri
August 4, 2010

Republican state lawmaker Russell Pearce, who sponsored the Arizona immigration reform bill, pledged to take his battle against illegal and criminal aliens to . . .

Wikileaks: Leaker angry over treatment of gays by military
Jim Kouri
August 3, 2010

"The revelations of Manning's openly pro-homosexual conduct suggest that a more liberal Department of Defense policy, in deference to the wishes of the . . .

State workers who identified illegal aliens face criminal charges
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2010

"We live in a topsy-turvey nation and this story should anger all Americans. Suddenly our nation is prosecuting patriots while protecting lawbreakers," said a . . .

Clinton judge rules against Arizona immigration law
Jim Kouri
July 28, 2010

A President Bill Clinton appointed federal district court judge in Arizona today blocked what are considered the most important provisions of Arizona's . . .

Wiki-Leaks not first time security compromised
Jim Kouri
July 26, 2010

What is commonly viewed as one of the worst intelligence leaks in warfighting history, the blogger at Wikileaks.org, Julian Assange, received more than 90,000 . . .

Rep. Rangel charged with ethics violations
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2010

After dragging its feet for almost two years, a House investigative committee yesterday charged New York Congressman Charles B. Rangel with multiple ethics . . .

Obama's illegal alien financial bonanza
Jim Kouri
July 23, 2010

Last week, the US Senate approved the most far-reaching expansion of Wall Street regulations and the financial industry since the Great Depression. Part of that . . .

Washington Post slams U.S. intelligence community
Jim Kouri
July 21, 2010

In a controversial article, the Washington Post reported that U.S. intelligence gathering has become so massive since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks . . .

McCain's phony conservatism slammed by cops
Jim Kouri
July 19, 2010

In a disappointing poll on Fox News Channel, Arizona Senator John McCain is enjoying a comfortable lead over his primary opponent J.D. Hayworth, who garnered . . .

NAACP, Obama, and Democrats attack tea party
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2010

A much heralded resolution by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — labeled by some as the Democrat Party plantation overseers — . . .

Mexico's brutality towards illegal aliens ignored by Obama, US media
Jim Kouri
July 16, 2010

"Besides the news media's overall silence on illegal immigrants being terrorized, robbed and killed by Mexican authorities, the Obama Administration and US . . .

Illegal aliens exempt from ICE enforcement
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2010

"If you ask me, the Obama administration is attacking the wrong people. But I'm not surprised... liberal-left politicians always side with criminals, terrorists . . .

Justice Department whistleblower ignored by news media
Jim Kouri
July 10, 2010

The Department of Justice whistleblower who resigned over the "corrupt nature of the dismissal" of the New Black Panther case testified before the U.S. . . .

Illegal alien voters ignored by Justice Department, says whistleblower
Jim Kouri
July 8, 2010

Whistleblower J. Christian Adams, who is testifying before a Commission of Civil Rights committee regarding voter intimidation by the New Black Panthers, . . .

Mexican gun battle spills over into El Paso
Jim Kouri
July 6, 2010

A gun battle between Mexican suspects and Mexican police left seven bullet holes in El Paso City Hall. This latest incursion of Mexico's deadly crime war has . . .

Al Gore accusation: investigation of sexual assault cases
Jim Kouri
July 2, 2010

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is being accused of attempting to rape a masseuse at the Hotel Lucia in Portland, Oregon. The Nobel Peace Prize winner  . . .

Russian spies captured in US dragnet
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2010

Federal agents mounted a multi-state dragnet to smash an alleged Russian spy ring accused of infiltrating US policymaking and reporting back to Moscow. Ten . . .

Al-Qaeda and FARC: the unholy alliance
Jim Kouri
June 27, 2010

The Bush Administration's chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Peter Pace, warned members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that members . . .

Napolitano heralds deployment of National Guard at Mexican border
Jim Kouri
June 25, 2010

"In 2006, about 6,000 National Guard members participated in Operation Jump Start in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas. In accordance with federal law, . . .

Mexican military border incursions on the rise
Jim Kouri
June 23, 2010

A few weeks ago, Mexican President Felipe Calderon, during his visit to the United States, criticized Arizona's tough new illegal immigration law from the well . . .

Holder lacks WMD response plan, but has Arizona in cross hairs
Jim Kouri
June 22, 2010

Is Attorney General Eric Holder more interested in bullying Arizonians over immigration enforcement than in protecting Americans from nuclear, biological or . . .

Hillary Clinton warns Arizona of impending Justice Department action
Jim Kouri
June 19, 2010

The media is buzzing about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comments regarding an anticipated Justice Department lawsuit against the people of Arizona over . . .

Obama nominee defended Saudi terrorist
Jim Kouri
June 17, 2010

President Barack Obama's nominee for the number two spot at the U.S. Justice Department served as a lawyer for the Saudi royals who helped finance the 9-11 . . .

Illegal alien incarceration bad for states' budgets
Jim Kouri
June 16, 2010

President Barack Obama says he wants lawmakers in both houses of Congress to make progress this year on reforming the immigration system. However, he's not . . .

Obama supporter assaults tea party protester
Jim Kouri
June 12, 2010

An enraged supporter of President Barack Obama attacked former congressional candidate Nathan Tabor during a Tea Party demonstration in North Carolina. On . . .

Obama allows Mexican officials to aid lawbreakers in U.S., says legal group
Jim Kouri
June 8, 2010

In what they characterized as "a baffling development," a public-interest law group revealed that a major U.S. county is allowing the Mexican government to . . .

U.S. jihad: NJ men arrested for conspiring to commit terrorist acts
Jim Kouri
June 7, 2010

Two men living in New Jersey were captured at New York City's JFK International Airport as they were boarding flights on their way to joining an al-Qaeda-linked . . .

Obama: Mexican border dog and pony show redux
Jim Kouri
June 3, 2010

President Barack Obama recently told reporters in Washington that there is an agreement to send hundreds of additional National Guard soldiers to the . . .

Developing informants necessary for counterterrorism, say security experts
Jim Kouri
June 1, 2010

In 1995, President Bill Clinton composed and signed an executive order prohibiting CIA officers from utilizing "unsavory characters" as informants? In other . . .

Attorney General Holder and his non-transparency
Jim Kouri
May 28, 2010

"In 1999, Eric Holder helped arrange Bill Clinton pardons for 16 unrepentant members of FALN who had been convicted of "a variety of charges that included . . .

Criminal aliens in N.Y. may be pardoned by Gov. Paterson
Jim Kouri
May 23, 2010

In a move to shield criminally convicted immigrants from deportation, the governor of New York has created a special pardon panel to forgive individuals of . . .

Mexico's Calderon scolds Arizona while mooching from U.S. taxpayers, say critics
Jim Kouri
May 21, 2010

Mexico's verbose President, Felipe Calderon , is the largest contributor of illegal aliens living and working in the United States today. While no one knows . . .

Obama sides with Mexican president against Americans
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2010

President Barack Obama and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon yesterday blasted Arizona's new immigration enforcement law, with Calderon telling reporters that . . .

Border Patrol agents blast Obama administration
Jim Kouri
May 19, 2010

While the politicians and activists in Washington, DC and throughout the nation condemn the Arizona immigration enforcement law (SB1070), the news media has . . .

Court grants asylum to Obama's illegal alien aunt
Jim Kouri
May 18, 2010

An immigration court judge granted asylum to President Barack Obama's aunt, allowing her to remain in the United States in spite of breaking the U.S. . . .

Cruise ship security enhanced, but some concerns remain
Jim Kouri
May 17, 2010

Pirates have trolled the coast of Somalia for several years now, leading to warships from 16 nations patrolling the area in an attempt to deter hijacks. . . .

Arizona immigration law: Politicians and activists deception exposed
Jim Kouri
May 13, 2010

How many times have Americans heard lawmakers, mayors, governors, and immigration advocates when asked about Arizona enforcing immigration law, claim that their . . .

Misuse of Social Security identification rampant
Jim Kouri
May 11, 2010

In 1936, the Social Security Administration established the Social Security number to track worker's earnings for Social Security benefit purposes. Despite its . . .

Secretary Napolitano lost credibility, say critics
Jim Kouri
May 9, 2010

"If Secretary Napolitano were a conservative Republican, the news media would have lambasted her daily and editorial writers would have demanded her resignation . . .

Obama releases nuclear stockpile report to media
Jim Kouri
May 6, 2010

"Critics believe Obama is mimicking William Jefferson Clinton's well-known dislike for the military that led to his intentional neglect of his primary . . .

Arizona: illegal alien crime wave continues
Jim Kouri
April 30, 2010

While politicians such as President Barack Obama denigrate the government of Arizona and "activists" attempt to punish that state's citizens, these so-called . . .

Counterintelligence in a dangerous world
Jim Kouri
April 28, 2010

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The . . .

U.S. Navy honors and memorializes corrupt congressman
Jim Kouri
April 25, 2010

In a move that should shock and anger clear-thinking Americans, the United States Navy named one of its new ships in honor of one of the most corrupt political . . .

Obama threatens Arizona with Justice Department investigation
Jim Kouri
April 23, 2010

On Friday, President Barack Obama revealed his disdain for a new law in Arizona that would require police in the state that borders Mexico to determine if . . .

Fort Hood cover-up denied by Secretary Gates
Jim Kouri
April 19, 2010

A ranking US congressman said that he is concerned that President Barack Obama and his administration is being less than forthcoming with details of the Fort . . .

Illegal immigration becomes Arizona state crime
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2010

Arizona is the first state in the U.S. to make illegal immigration a crime — and illegal aliens and their advocates aren't happy about it. While the pleas . . .

Nuclear summit: Obama ignores nuclear threat to Americans
Jim Kouri
April 12, 2010

President Barack Obama — who campaigned on a promise to stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons — is welcoming the leaders of at least 40 nations to . . .

Obama caves to Islamic group's dictates
Jim Kouri
April 9, 2010

After over a year of prodding by terrorism apologists and radicals, President Barack Obama and his national security team are bending to their wishes. For . . .

NSA wiretaps illegal, rules federal judge
Jim Kouri
April 2, 2010

On Wednesday, a federal judge ruled that federal agents failed to obtain a search warrant and therefore illegally wiretapped the phone conversations of an . . .

NCIS under fire: Muslim group slams counterterrorism training
Jim Kouri
March 26, 2010

One of the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Tuesday announced that it complained to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service  . . .

Fighting Obamacare: States plan to sue federal government
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2010

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than . . .

Health care mandate to be enforced by IRS 'bounty hunters'
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2010

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than . . .

White House pushing amnesty and national ID cards
Jim Kouri
March 19, 2010

President Barack Obama is already planning his next sweeping change for American society after he gets his Obamacare passed in both houses of Congress: . . .

Unemployment tied to lack of immigration enforcement
Jim Kouri
March 18, 2010

Although President Obama says creating jobs is his top priority, his failure to enforce immigration laws at worksites has led to job losses for American workers . . .

Attorney General's duplicity overlooked by media cheerleaders
Jim Kouri
March 14, 2010

In 1999, Eric Holder helped arrange Bill Clinton pardons for 16 unrepentant members of FALN who had been convicted of "a variety of charges that included . . .

The Chicago way: Windy City cops to increase stun gun stockpile
Jim Kouri
March 12, 2010

Despite continued controversy over the use of stun guns by police officers, one of the nation's largest law enforcement departments is increasing the number of . . .

Jihad Jane: An unsavory wartime tradition continues
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2010

During the Vietnam War, we had "Hanoi Jane" a/k/a Jane Fonda, an American actress who espoused Marist ideology and actually provided enemy troops with a . . .

Lawmakers oppose 'flawed' intelligence bill
Jim Kouri
February 28, 2010

Republican lawmakers, including the top GOP congressman on the House Intelligence Committee, openly opposed what they characterized as "the the flawed, . . .

Another politically correct war strategy
Jim Kouri
February 26, 2010

U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal has ordered U.S. troops to limit night operations and raids in Afghanistan. According to a report, the Pentagon is worried . . .

Was there a Muslim plot to poison food at U.S. Army base?
Jim Kouri
February 22, 2010

Five Muslims were arrested last December for suspicion of attempting to poison the food supply at the Fort Jackson U.S. Army base in South Carolina. In a . . .

Radical "Muslim sisterhood" uncovered in Egypt
Jim Kouri
February 20, 2010

A special women's unit within the banned radical group Muslim Brotherhood is operating in Egypt and possibly other Arab nations, according to a counterterrorism . . .

Women beaten in Malaysia under Shariah law
Jim Kouri
February 19, 2010

As a result of Shariah law being imposed in Malaysia, Muslim women were caned on Tuesday for engaging in illicit sex, a serious crime under strict Muslim law.  . . .

Corruption at Federal Reserve Bank ignored by news media
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2010

America's banking industry is aiding and abetting lawbreakers and there appears to be no one in Washington, D.C. interested in conducting an investigation into . . .

U.S. Supreme Court to hear controversial terrorism case
Jim Kouri
February 17, 2010

The nation's highest court will hear a case that may redefine the difference between humanitarian aid and aiding and abetting terrorist groups such as Hamas, . . .

NSA, Google join forces to 'patrol' cyberspace
Jim Kouri
February 16, 2010

An alleged intrusion into Google's immense cyber system has provoked the Obama White House to accelerate in its plans for government monitoring of the Internet, . . .

Sen. Leahy pushes for terrorist trials in civilian court
Jim Kouri
February 13, 2010

While President Barack Obama watches his so-called national security team become politicized and partisan, some Democrats are attempting to put out the flames . . .

Black Panthers alleged voter intimidation case remains in limbo
Jim Kouri
February 11, 2010

Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice's Inspector General told conservative lawmakers that he was not empowered to investigate complaints of voter . . .

CAIR continues legal and propaganda assault on counterterrorists
Jim Kouri
February 10, 2010

The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) on Monday applauded the resolution from the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners . . .

John Murtha, RIP: statesman or political thug?
Jim Kouri
February 9, 2010

News of the death of 77-year old Congressman John Murtha, of Pennsylvania, on Monday garnered the usual coverage afforded a high-profile political leader by the . . .

Rep. Conyers aids CAIR in plot against FBI
Jim Kouri
February 4, 2010

An Islamic group and one of its top contacts within the U.S. Congress are in the midst of a plot to neutralize FBI counterterrorism efforts. And they've found a . . .

President cuts border security in proposed budget
Jim Kouri
February 2, 2010

While telling the American people that national security is a priority in his administration, President Barack Obama submitted a 2011 budget proposal that . . .

The greening of Osama bin Laden
Jim Kouri
January 30, 2010

It seems that the king of terrorists, Osama bin Laden, and President Barack Obama and his supporters share more than just a hatred for U.S. military power: They . . .

Obama fighting 'Alice in Wonderland' terrorism war, says Sen. Lieberman
Jim Kouri
January 28, 2010

Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, accused the Obama Administration of an "Alice in . . .

Obama orders terrorists transferred from Gitmo to Algeria in spite of dangers
Jim Kouri
January 25, 2010

In the midst of a busy news cycle, President Barack Obama and his minions "pulled a fast one" on the American people. The U.S. Department of Justice has . . .

Napolitano: U.S. knew "Underwear Bomber" was an extremist
Jim Kouri
January 23, 2010

U.S. Senators during their Homeland Security Committee hearings heard testimony by the country's upper-echelon law enforcement and anti-terrorism officials — . . .

"Underwear Bomber" case mishandled by White House, says Intel chief
Jim Kouri
January 21, 2010

Hearings before the U.S. Senate's Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today revealed that the nation's top intelligence officer, the Homeland . . .

Haitian violence increasing amidst death and suffering
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2010

As the search and rescue operation continues — as well as the rush to get food, water and medicine to Haitians in dire need — there appears to be an increase in . . .

Imams warn Obama: "Stay out of Yemen or face Jihad"
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2010

In a message to President Barack Obama and the United States, a group of Imams from mosques in Yemen threatened to declare Jihad (holy war) if any foreign . . .

AG Holder looks to nail "America's Sheriff" Joe Arpaio
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2010

A federal grand jury in Arizona began hearing a federal prosecutors' allegations that the popular Maricopa County sheriff, Joe Arpaio abused his authority. . . .

Lawmakers release plan to strengthen U.S. security
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2010

As President Barack Obama struggles with the national security and political failures of his administration — especially the failures of a security team that . . .

Intelligence, armed forces a single team, say president and military chief
Jim Kouri
January 8, 2010

The attack last week on a Central Intelligence Agency outpost in Afghanistan's Khost Province near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border called attention to the . . .

CAIR condemns U.S. airport anti-terrorism measures
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2010

The Council on American Islamic Relations, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group, began 2010 by complaining about new security measures . . .

Air marshal program garners renewed interest
Jim Kouri
December 29, 2009

A Nigerian man claiming to be part of the al-Qaeda terrorist group was charged in a federal criminal complaint on Saturday with attempting to destroy a . . .

Christians terrorized on Christmas in Iraq
Jim Kouri
December 27, 2009

After weeks of violence against Iraqi Christians, many churches closed their doors on Christmas and hosted only a few guests for late-afternoon Christmas Eve . . .

Cyber Security Czar named by Obama
Jim Kouri
December 23, 2009

After several months of making his initial announcement that he intended to appoint a Cyber Security Czar, President Barack Obama has selected a national cyber . . .

From Russia with love: Russian organized crime
Jim Kouri
December 20, 2009

(The following is an analysis by the National Association of Chiefs of Police Organized Crime Control Committee.) In the two decades since the collapse of . . .

Obama ignores brutality and corruption in Kenya
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2009

While President Barack Obama is quick to point out America's every blemish, every fault, every injustice and mistake, he has remained silent about the killings, . . .

Secretary Hillary Clinton faces diplomatic security challenges
Jim Kouri
December 14, 2009

The Department of State's Bureau of Diplomatic Security is currently responsible for the protection of people, facilities, information, and property at over 40 . . .

The Saudi connection to US jihadists
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2009

Five would-be terrorists, ages 19 to 25, who lived in the northern Virginia area, were captured last week in Pakistan on their way to a terrorist training camp. . . .

Terrorist attack in Somalia condemned by UN Security Council
Jim Kouri
December 7, 2009

Calling it a "criminal attack," the United Nations Security Council on Friday afternoon condemned "in the strongest terms" the December 3 terrorist attack in . . .

Giuliani named security chief for 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2009

While pundits, news analysts, and reporters attempt to predict former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's political future — including talk of a run for the US . . .

Afghan surge: British troops deploy, Obama sermonizes
Jim Kouri
December 2, 2009

After months of what's become termed "dithering," President Barack Obama is prepared to unveil his long-awaited Afghan plan tonight on prime time television. . . .

Health care crime: phony medications in your medicine cabinet
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2009

With the Obama Administration and Democrat leaders in both houses of the US Congress desperately pushing a major overhaul — many say government takeover — of US . . .

Obama Justice Department vendetta against the CIA suspected
Jim Kouri
November 23, 2009

When the best-selling author of political-thriller novels, Vince Flynn (Act of Treason, Consent to Kill), appeared on Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck Show last . . .

Terrorist intimidation: witnesses, jurors protection overlooked in NYC terrorist trial
Jim Kouri
November 19, 2009

Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to prosecute murderous, fanatical terrorists — including the 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — speaks volumes . . .

Obama not forthcoming with Fort Hood massacre information
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2009

A ranking US congressman said that he is concerned that President Barack Obama and his administration is being less than forthcoming with details of the Fort . . .

Anti-money laundering efforts improving
Jim Kouri
November 7, 2009

Since September 11, 2001, the United States has established tools to address the threat to the US financial system of money laundering and terrorist financing.  . . .

Pentagon must improve counter-improvised explosive device efforts
Jim Kouri
November 4, 2009

A weapon in Iraq and Afghanistan that continues to kill and maim American and coalition soldiers is the Improvised Explosive Device, or IED. Most IEDs are . . .

Treasury Secretary Geithner to imprison thousands on tax charges
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2009

The Internal Revenue Service will be more aggressive in collecting back taxes and prosecuting Americans accused of tax evasion, according to the new Treasury . . .

Mother of all dragnets: Hundreds of Mexican drug traffickers busted in US
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2009

Federal law enforcement agents arrested close to 1,200 suspects on narcotics-related charges and they seized more than 11.7 tons of narcotics as part of a 44 . . .

"America's Sheriff" Joe Arpaio stands up to Obama administration
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2009

Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio — hailed by many as America's Sheriff — is under attack for cracking down on illegal aliens. The liberal-left . . .

Bush's War on Terrorism replaced by Obama's Overseas Contingency Operations
Jim Kouri
October 11, 2009

One cannot help but wonder how the war on terrorism gave way to our Overseas Contingency Operations. Or is this merely another example of what George Orwell . . .

Protecting yourself from cyber crime
Jim Kouri
October 4, 2009

The cyber threat confronting the United States is rapidly increasing as the number of actors with the tools and abilities to use computers against the United . . .

Terrorism financier pleads guilty in New York courtroom
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2009

Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari pleaded guilty yesterday to charges of terrorism financing and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The plea was entered in Manhattan . . .

Terrorist bombing of skyscraper in Dallas thwarted by FBI, local cops
Jim Kouri
September 26, 2009

The federal agents and local police officers thwarted a teenaged terrorist's attempt to bomb a Dallas hi-rise office building on Thursday, according to a report . . .

Terror investigation nets three suspects in New York, Colorado
Jim Kouri
September 22, 2009

Two terrorist suspects in Colorado and one suspect in New York were arrested on charges of making false statements to federal agents in an ongoing terrorism . . .

Obama cyber czar to regulate the information highway
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2009

While the American people, the news media and most politicians are absorbed with proposed health care legislation, two pieces of legislation that were . . .

Chicago gang members sentenced in drug and weapons case
Jim Kouri
September 12, 2009

Three members of the violent gang known as the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation were sentenced on Monday for their participation in narcotics and weapons . . .

Government corruption: lawbreakers aided by Federal Reserve Bank
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2009

While the mainstream news media are hard at work covering the upcoming speech by President Barack Obama or helping the Democrats to achieve their dream of . . .

Criminal alien removal from US communities modernized, say feds
Jim Kouri
September 2, 2009

According to a report submitted to the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police, law enforcement agencies in Los Angeles County will benefit from . . .

CIA morale hits new low due to threats by Obama Administration
Jim Kouri
August 28, 2009

During an interview on Wednesday evening's edition of Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" ABC News' correspondent Brian Ross discussed the adverse effects . . .

CIA agents being investigated by Obama administration
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2009

The Obama White House announced Monday that the CIA will no longer interrogate suspected terrorists. Any and all interrogations will be conducted by the Federal . . .

Afghanistan elections to move forward in spite of terror threats
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2009

Special thanks to Sergeant 1st Class Michael J. Carden, United States Army, for the information submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police's . . .

Homeland Security: bio-surveillance strategy report released
Jim Kouri
August 8, 2009

While most of the denizens of American newsrooms are enthralled with President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton's "rescue" of two journalists who . . .

Terrorism: a kinder, gentler Taliban?
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2009

Although the Taliban recently issued a "code of conduct" booklet aimed at projecting a more positive image to the Afghan people, their actions directly . . .

Feds round up New Jersey Democrat government officials for corruption charges
Jim Kouri
July 23, 2009

The mayors of Hoboken, Secaucus and Ridgefield, the Jersey City deputy mayor and council president, two state assemblymen, numerous other public officials and . . .

Is the Congress castrating the intelligence community to protect Pelosi?
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2009

In an obvious effort to protect the Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi — whom many believe has been deceptive in her statements regarding the . . .

Duke University official arrested for sexually abusing and pimping 5-year-old adopted son
Jim Kouri
July 6, 2009

Duke University's Frank M. Lombard has been charged with an attempt to persuade a person he did not realize was an task force officer from the Metropolitan . . .

US anti-money laundering efforts improving
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2009

The following is based on a recent GAO report submitted to the US Congress. Since September 11, 2001, the United States has established tools to address the . . .

Obama advocates immigration reform at expense of crime victims
Jim Kouri
June 26, 2009

While the news media feverishly cover the untimely death of music icon Michael Jackson and the sex scandal involving a Republican governor in South Carolina, . . .

New intel bill will protect Speaker Pelosi not Americans
Jim Kouri
June 22, 2009

The newest intelligence bill before members of the US House of Representatives may be more concerned with helping the Speaker of the House save face than with . . .

US faces tragic consequences with Iran
Jim Kouri
June 15, 2009

Whenever faced with a rogue nation, the United States more often than not bends to the will of the United Nations or other entity that favors economic sanctions . . .

Iranian presence in Latin America disturbs Pentagon
Jim Kouri
June 9, 2009

Terrorist-sponsoring nation Iran is increasing its presence in Latin America, and Hezbollah, a terrorist organization it sponsors, is making inroads in drug . . .

Terror threat continues at US borders
Jim Kouri
June 5, 2009

As the number of Americans who remember the horror of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington almost eight years ago dwindles, the US borders are . . .

One dead, one wounded during Jihad at army recruiting station in Little Rock
Jim Kouri
June 2, 2009

A suspected "Jihadist" killed one US Army recruiter and wounded another during a morning attack in Little Rock, Arkansas yesterday. According to the New York . . .

Obama's Supreme Court nominee: symbolism over substance?
Jim Kouri
May 27, 2009

President Barack Obama's choice of Federal Appeals Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor to take a seat on the US Supreme Court is possibly his boldest move since his . . .

Islamic terrorists receiving U.S. aid earmarked for Palestinians
Jim Kouri
May 22, 2009

aEach year, the Palestinian Authority is given more than a billion dollars in aid. The United States alone last year gave them $575 million of US taxpayers' . . .

Liberty City Six al Qaeda cell convicted for conspiracy to kill Americans
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2009

The following report is based on documents obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police's Terrorism Committee from the US Department of Justice's . . .

Former policewoman pens new hit thriller
Jim Kouri
May 14, 2009

She's tough. She's streetwise. She's clever. She's persistent. And she is a head-turning, good looking woman. Meet Detective Stacy Dittrich, author of the newly . . .

Will Obama release terrorists into the United States?
Jim Kouri
May 9, 2009

House Republicans on Thursday introduced a bill that would block the transfer or release into the United States of any Gitmo detainees. Earlier that morning, . . .

US military officials concerned over Pakistani terrorists and nukes
Jim Kouri
May 4, 2009

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff expressed deep concern today that "events continue to move in the wrong direction" in Pakistan and that the situation . . .

Swine flu crisis: Secretary Napolitano lacks credibility
Jim Kouri
April 28, 2009

While the World Health Organization raised its global alert level regarding swine flu, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano held a press conference . . .

Pentagon aiding Senate in investigation of interrogation of terrorist suspects
Jim Kouri
April 24, 2009

The Defense Department provided full cooperation during a U.S. Senate committee investigation that examined detainee-interrogation operations, a senior official . . .

Feds disband international child exploitation ring
Jim Kouri
April 20, 2009

Six U.S. defendants convicted for their activity in a global child pornography trafficking enterprise were sentenced today in the Northern District of Florida, . . .

Chinese espionage continues with latest theft of trade secrets
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2009

(The following is based on a redacted report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Yan Zhu, also known as "Westerly Zhu," age 31, a . . .

"Dracula" bandit sentenced to over 20 years in prison
Jim Kouri
April 14, 2009

Nathaniel Little, Jr., 43, of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced on Friday by United States District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr., to serve more than 20 years in . . .

FBI responds to pirate attack off Somali Coast
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2009

A US Navy ship is transporting negotiators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation one day after a U.S.-flagged cargo ship was attacked by marauders off the . . .

US sailor conducted espionage on behalf of al-Qaeda
Jim Kouri
April 7, 2009

(The following is based on court documents and a law enforcement report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Hassan Abu-Jihaad, . . .

Fighting global crime and terrorism
Jim Kouri
April 3, 2009

While meeting with world leaders during G-20 in London this week, it's a safe bet that President Barack Obama did not discuss international organized crime and . . .

Mexico's version of La Cosa Nostra spreads like wildfire
Jim Kouri
March 30, 2009

The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities . . .

Violence against Border Patrol continues
Jim Kouri
March 26, 2009

A Border Patrol agent patrolling the US-Mexican border in San Ysidro was brutally attacked by a group of four male assailants illegally entering the U.S. As the . . .

Terrorism task force nabs Jordanian national for threat against Jewish school
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2009

Mohammed Alkaramla, age 24, of Chicago was arrested on Friday at his residence, without incident, by members of the Chicago FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force  . . .

Gangland murder: Bonanno crime family hitman sentenced to life imprisonment
Jim Kouri
March 20, 2009

Mob associate Joseph Young was sentenced on Tuesday to a mandatory term of life imprisonment for his conviction for the murder of Robert McKelvey four years ago . . .

Is the National Guard prepared for border security?
Jim Kouri
March 16, 2009

Once again, political leaders in Washington — most of whom have no military or law enforcement experience — are making overtures to deploying US National Guard . . .

Border war: National Guard may be deployed to U.S.-Mexico border
Jim Kouri
March 13, 2009

The governor of Arizona is requesting a deployment of up to 250 National Guard troops to that state's border with Mexico, while the Texas governor is . . .

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office should improve planning
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2009

The following information is based on material obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police. In April 2005, the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office . . .

Political leaders ignore illegal alien killers, rapists, and assorted thugs
Jim Kouri
March 6, 2009

Some may accuse me of gross hyperbole when I say that the government of Mexico uses the US as their penal system, but truth be told, tens of thousands of . . .

US federal agent cautions travelers headed to Mexico
Jim Kouri
March 3, 2009

The following information was issued to the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) John A. Torres, special agent in charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, . . .

Arms-trafficker Monzer Al Kassar, associate imprisoned for terrorism
Jim Kouri
February 25, 2009

(Information for the following news report was obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug . . .

Anti-terrorism: evaluating Federal Air Marshal Service difficult
Jim Kouri
February 21, 2009

By deploying armed air marshals onboard selected flights, the Federal Air Marshal Service, a component of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), . . .

National security: Obama team should expect "strategic shocks"
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2009

The Bush defense team confronted a game-changing "strategic shock" in its first 8 months in office. The Obama team would be well-advised to expect the same, . . .

Spiritual advisor to Mother Teresa gets 25-year sentence for sex crimes
Jim Kouri
February 13, 2009

(Information for the following was provided to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the Department of Homeland Security.) A defrocked Catholic . . .

Providence, RI, man is charged with soliciting murder of La Cosa Nostra capo
Jim Kouri
February 12, 2009

A federal complaint filed in Providence, RI charges Anthony St. Laurent, Sr. with solicitation to commit murder-for-hire, according to an FBI report obtained by . . .

Accused murderer of Mexican police officer and his wife is deported
Jim Kouri
February 8, 2009

A man who was wanted for allegedly committing an execution-style killing of a Mexican police officer and his wife in June was deported last Wednesday. This case . . .

New program enhances identifying and deporting criminal aliens
Jim Kouri
February 4, 2009

Six southwest Texas counties have been added to a growing list of law enforcement agencies throughout the state that are receiving access to a program developed . . .

Feds capture international fugitive wanted for two murders in Colombia
Jim Kouri
January 30, 2009

(This report is based on documents obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested a 41-year . . .

CIA director: Mexican nationals' violence a threat to US
Jim Kouri
January 26, 2009

(This column is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US Department of Homeland Security.) During Monday's . . .

Increase in crime expected during economic crisis
Jim Kouri
January 22, 2009

With the recession looming, some have speculated that the bad economy may be reflected in higher crime rates, according to Zoe Mentel, a policy analyst with . . .

Covert operations used to identify US security vulnerabilities leaked to TSA
Jim Kouri
January 19, 2009

Recently, concerns have arisen as to whether top management at the US Transportation Security Administration were negatively impacting the results of "red team" . . .

TARP money funneled to Jesse Jackson fundraiser
Jim Kouri
January 16, 2009

TARP Inspector General Asked to Investigate Citigroup and Bank of America Donations to Rainbow/PUSH; Bailout Recipients Headline Jesse Jackson Fundraiser On . . .

Border war: the Shadow Wolves
Jim Kouri
January 14, 2009

(The following is based on information obtained from the Department of Homeland Security by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The Shadow Wolves . . .

Justice Department alleges voter intimidation by New Black Panther Party
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2009

During an interview on March 20 with Black Panther leader Malik Zulu Shabazz, Fox News Channel viewers learned that Shabazz' group endorsed and supported . . .

Obama nominates Leon Panetta for CIA chief
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2009

In a nation already suspicious of its intelligence agencies, is it wise to appoint a former Clinton crony as Director of Central Intelligence? Well, two . . .

New Jersey man pleads guilty to providing material support to Hezbollah
Jim Kouri
December 31, 2008

Lev L. Dassin, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Saleh Elahwal, 55, of Matawan, New Jersey, pleaded guilty . . .

Unmanned aircraft systems: improvements needed to support warfighters
Jim Kouri
December 27, 2008

(The following commentary is based on material obtained by the National Security Committee of the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The Department . . .

Mexico's top crime family active in U.S.
Jim Kouri
December 23, 2008

The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities . . .

Emergency preparedness: states are planning for medical surge
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2008

Potential terrorist attacks and the possibility of naturally occurring disease outbreaks have raised concerns about the "surge capacity" of the nation's health . . .

Russian threats may test leadership of Obama
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2008

I wrote and released this article on November 6. The story got very little coverage by the elite (liberal) news media until today — Friday. So here's the . . .

ATF joins Palin's church arson investigation
Jim Kouri
December 16, 2008

Acting Special Agent in Charge Douglas R. Dawson, Seattle Field Division, of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced . . .

ACLU uses 9/11 victims' families to challenge legitimacy of military commissions
Jim Kouri
December 11, 2008

The shysters at the American Civil Liberties Union yesterday released a statement from 25 9/11 victims' family members challenging the legitimacy of the . . .

Nuclear safety: more oversight of nuclear facilities and operations
Jim Kouri
December 10, 2008

The Department of Energy oversees contractors that operate more than 200 "high-hazard" nuclear facilities, where an accident could have serious consequences for . . .

21st century warfare: US Army continues transformation
Jim Kouri
December 8, 2008

The United States Army considers the current transformation its most extensive restructuring since World War II. The Army has estimated that restructuring units . . .

WMD attack likely, says new Blue Ribbon Panel report
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2008

Terrorists are likely to use a weapon of mass destruction somewhere in the world in the next five years, a congressional blue-ribbon panel reported. The panel, . . .

Holiday season cyber scammers target victims
Jim Kouri
December 2, 2008

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is alerting people this holiday season that cyber criminals continue to aggressively seek ways to steal money and personal . . .

World Jewish Congress outraged by statements of UN General Assembly president
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2008

The president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald S. Lauder, has criticized recent anti-Israel statements by Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann of Nicaragua, the . . .

Terrorism in India: Law enforcement agencies lack directives to aid foreign nations
Jim Kouri
November 26, 2008

Gangs of heavily armed gunmen stormed several Indian hotels, a popular tourist attraction and a crowded train station in at least seven attacks in India's . . .

Court rules cops can carry guns ... nationwide!
Jim Kouri
November 22, 2008

(The following report was obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police Firearms Committee.) A ruling on a case from South Dakota — where off-duty . . .

Taxpayers tell Congress: No state bailouts!
Jim Kouri
November 18, 2008

As Congress reconvened on Monday for a lame-duck session, lawmakers no doubt are being inundated with requests for more federal giveaways on the taxpayer's dime . . .

Homeland Security and Justice Departments providing more info to local officers
Jim Kouri
November 14, 2008

Wake County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday became the first of four law enforcement agencies in North Carolina to receive new database link that will . . .

Justice Department Presidential Transition activities
Jim Kouri
November 10, 2008

"Now that the elections are behind us, we begin a time of transition. During this time, it is important that all of us continue giving our best efforts to the . . .

MoveOn.org gave $88 million for Obama victory
Jim Kouri
November 6, 2008

After endorsing President-elect Obama last February, MoveOn.org Political Action's 4.5 million members contributed more than $88 million towards Barack Obama's . . .

Venezuelan convicted of being illegal agent of Venezuela in the US
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2008

A Miami federal jury convicted Venezuelan national Franklin Duran, on charges of acting and conspiring to act as an agent of the Bolivarian Republic of . . .

Hoffa storms Cleveland in final Ohio election push for Obama
Jim Kouri
November 3, 2008

While many liberal pundits attempt to connect Senator Barack Obama with the legacy of President John F. Kennedy, there is a huge difference between the late . . .

More than 145 suspects charged in US Export Enforcement Initiative
Jim Kouri
November 2, 2008

(The following article is based on several reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) A multi-agency initiative to combat illegal . . .

Illegal alien fugitives nailed in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2008

While presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain were campaigning in Pennsylvania, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that its . . .

Obama to reporters: Love me or leave me
Jim Kouri
October 31, 2008

Barack Obama's campaign has ejected reporters working for three newspapers from its traveling plane in the final days of the election, drawing fire from . . .

Freedom Watch attorney sues OPEC oil minister for economic terrorism
Jim Kouri
October 30, 2008

In a bold move in front of members of the news media, Freedom Watch Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel Larry Klayman literally jumped out from behind a line of TV . . .

ACORN uses public funds to steal elections, now your gun rights, says SAF
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2008

ACORN, the publicly-funded national organization linked to voter fraud in several states is now actively interfering with the exercise of firearm civil rights . . .

Culture of corruption: Obama and the teamsters
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2008

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa will be visiting Teamster worksites around the Philadelphia area on October 27-28 to help get out the vote for Sen. Barack . . .

History of rewarding ACORN
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2008

Between ACORN and the Democrat National Committee we are truly witnessing a culture of corruption. Remember the Marxist adage: Accuse others of what you do. . . .

Law enforcement supports California Proposition 4 regarding abortion
Jim Kouri
October 22, 2008

Four years after their 12-year-old daughter was impregnated by a 24-year-old man who took her for a secret abortion to cover up his crime, a San Bernardino . . .

Memo to General Powell: Barack Obama's cop-killer supporters
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2008

TO: General Colin Powell: FROM: Jim Kouri Subject: Barack Obama's Cop-Killer Supporters General Powell, I am shocked and angry that you would endorse a . . .

Leader of Colombian drug cartel pleads guilty to racketeering charges
Jim Kouri
October 19, 2008

Luis Hernando Gomez-Bustamante, a/k/a "Rasguno," one of the leaders of the Norte Valle Colombian Drug Cartel, pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of leading a . . .

Obama, ACORN, and Joe the Plumber
Jim Kouri
October 18, 2008

From Ohio and Florida to Wisconsin and Nevada, there are reports of fraudulent voter registration forms being submitted by the Association of Community . . .

FBI's investigation of ACORN a welcome development
Jim Kouri
October 17, 2008

House Republican Whip Roy Blunt of Missouri applauded reports this afternoon that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened a criminal investigation into . . .

Gen. Tommy Franks brings passion for democracy, free markets
Jim Kouri
October 15, 2008

General Tommy Franks has joined the board of directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). Franks, the former Chief of the US Central Command, is . . .

DOJ files suit against Vermont for noncompliance of Absentee Voting Act
Jim Kouri
October 14, 2008

During the last two presidential elections — 2000 and 2004 — the Democrats have used the Marxist strategy of "blame others of what you do." While the liberal . . .

Economic crisis: New security firm headed by former chiefs of FBI, Secret Service
Jim Kouri
October 13, 2008

With the current financial crisis revealing malfeasance and corruption within the financial and political arenas, many businesses are seeking to to initiate . . .

Anthrax preparedness: HHS secretary announces new steps
Jim Kouri
October 11, 2008

(The following is based on reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt last week . . .

US Border Patrol sponsors intelligence training for Caribbean cops
Jim Kouri
October 10, 2008

During the week of September 22 to 26, the Ramey Sector Border Patrol Intelligence Unit sponsored a training session titled "Threat Mitigation" among different . . .

Florida cop under fire for using Obama's middle name 'Hussein'
Jim Kouri
October 9, 2008

Sheriff Mike Scott of Lee County, Florida never expected to creat a firestorm when he used the full name of the Democrat Party's presidential candidate "Barack . . .

Voter fraud ignored by government and media
Jim Kouri
October 8, 2008

I'm happy to announce that the mainstream news media are beginning to cover the story of rampant voter fraud perpetrated by liberal organizations such as ACORN. . . .

Terrorist extradited from Colombia pleads guilty in cocaine for arms deal
Jim Kouri
October 7, 2008

Alberto Ruiz-Arroyave, aka El Primo, 46, a Colombian national extradited to the United States for his role in a $25 million arms for cocaine deal, has pleaded . . .

Attorney General's guidelines for FBI domestic operations
Jim Kouri
October 6, 2008

The new consolidated guidelines to govern the Federal Bureau of Investigation's domestic operations will address in a comprehensive way the FBI's investigation . . .

Barack Obama's cop-killer supporters
Jim Kouri
October 5, 2008

While Barack Obama's friends and supporters in the news media downplay his friendship and business relationship with former terrorist and Marxist university . . .

Major drug company agrees to pay $34 million to settle DEA case
Jim Kouri
October 3, 2008

Cardinal Health Inc., one of the nation's largest distributors of pharmaceutical drugs, has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal reporting . . .

Justice Department announces $240 million in grants for crime prevention
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2008

(The following is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US Department of Justice.) Attorney General Michael B. . . .

Conservative leader: Selection of Gwen Ifill shows that GOP is 'the stupid party'
Jim Kouri
October 1, 2008

I'm not surprised that the GOP is allowing a partisan, left-wing pseudojournalist to be the moderator for a vice presidential debate, but some conservatives . . .

Voter fraud by illegal aliens ignored by government and media
Jim Kouri
September 30, 2008

A recent study released by the conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation provides proof that illegal aliens and immigrants with green cards are committing . . .

Nuclear security: Los Alamos National Laboratory faces continued challenges
Jim Kouri
September 29, 2008

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is one of three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) laboratories that designs and develops nuclear weapons for . . .

'The Audacity of Deceit' outselling Michael Moore's and Senator Obama's latest books
Jim Kouri
September 27, 2008

Despite running into a censorship blockade in several media outlets, Brad O'Leary's blockbuster new book, The Audacity of Deceit: Barack Obama's War on American . . .

Mexicans sentenced for illegally exporting thousands of rounds of ammunition
Jim Kouri
September 24, 2008

Four men were sentenced on Friday to varying terms in federal prison for their roles in illegally exporting hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition from . . .

MS-13 leader sentenced to 45 years in federal prison in RICO conspiracy case
Jim Kouri
September 22, 2008

A leader of La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, was sentenced on Friday to 45 years in prison for his participation in a racketeering enterprise, Acting Assistant . . .

Narcotics trade fuels Afghanistan insurgency
Jim Kouri
September 20, 2008

The poppy trade that fuels terrorists and insurgents in Afghanistan is a problem that must be addressed but doesn't have a military solution, the chairman of . . .

Voter fraud: more than 1,000 voter cards suspect
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2008

"Accuse others of what you do." - Attributed to Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx The Democrat political playbook calls for a "pre-emptive strike" and . . .

Eight members of local Bloods gang indicted on federal racketeering charges
Jim Kouri
September 17, 2008

Eight members of the 662 Boss Piru gang, which purports to be a sect of the notorious, nationwide Bloods gang, have been charged by a federal grand jury in a 19 . . .

Fallen law officers remembered during Hispanic Heritage Month ceremony
Jim Kouri
September 16, 2008

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, leaders of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and the Hispanic law enforcement community gathered . . .

US deports international fugitive wanted in Italy for organized crime
Jim Kouri
September 14, 2008

A citizen of Italy was returned to his homeland and turned over to Italian authorities on Wednesday by officers from the Philadelphia office of detention and . . .

Dozens of arrests dismantle gang drug network connections
Jim Kouri
September 12, 2008

The Drug Enforcement Administration, San Diego Field Division Mobil Enforcement Team (MET), in cooperation with the San Diego County District Attorney and San . . .

Seven years after 9/11, new report on immigration and national security
Jim Kouri
September 11, 2008

Long before the 9/11 attacks, the Federation for American Immigration Reform warned that our unsecured borders and lax enforcement of our immigration laws posed . . .

Charlie Rangel accused of being tax cheat
Jim Kouri
September 10, 2008

Democrat Congressman Charles Rangel, chairman of the powerful committee that writes the nation's tax code, failed to pay an unspecified amount in federal taxes . . .

Border security: Projected surge in demand for visas and passports in Mexico
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2008

In fiscal year 2007, the US Mission in Mexico (Mission Mexico) processed 1.5 million of the 8 million nonimmigrant visas (NIV) that the Department of State  . . .

Use of force against RNC protesters 'disproportionate,' charges Amnesty Int'l
Jim Kouri
September 7, 2008

The cleaning crews hadn't even started their work in St. Paul following the end of the Republican Convention, when the knee-jerk leftists at Amnesty . . .

Nation's largest police organization endorses McCain-Palin
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2008

Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, today announced the organization's endorsement of Senator John S. McCain III for the . . .

More than 900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives removed from the US
Jim Kouri
September 4, 2008

More than 900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation today . . .

Operations security for public safety agencies counterterrorism training program
Jim Kouri
September 3, 2008

(The following article is based on reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Criminals and terrorists are becoming increasingly . . .

WMD exercise provides framework for city-wide programs
Jim Kouri
September 2, 2008

Universal Protection Service, the largest provider of security services to the commercial real estate market in California and one of the nation's largest . . .

Resume of a terrorist: Obama's buddy Ayers
Jim Kouri
August 31, 2008

While the likes of the New York Times, Washington Post, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and other news organizations have their reporters digging for dirt on Alaskan Gov. . . .

Liberal talk host sentenced to 7 years for kiddie porn
Jim Kouri
August 30, 2008

Bernard "Bernie" Ward, 57, a San Francisco resident who worked as a radio talk show host and was a frequent Fox News Channel and CNN guest representing the . . .

Maritime experiment focuses on enhancing nation's port security
Jim Kouri
August 28, 2008

The US Navy, US Coast Guard and SRI International — a private security firm — are deploying a suite of advanced port security technologies, trained personnel, . . .

Al-Qaeda monitoring unit chief outlines vulnerabilities of al-Qaeda and Taliban
Jim Kouri
August 26, 2008

Richard Barrett, the highest ranking UN official responsible for monitoring the activities of Al- Qaeda, said the group continues to degrade seven years after . . .

Brazilian man charged in cyber-terrorism case
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2008

A Brazilian man was charged by a federal grand jury in New Orleans for his role in a conspiracy to sell a network of computers infected with malicious software, . . .

Troops capture suspected Hezbollah associates in Baghdad
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2008

Coalition forces picked up two suspected associates of the Kataib Hezbollah criminal network during operations this morning in Baghdad's New Baghdad district, . . .

Terrorism: General cites need for interagency, international effort
Jim Kouri
August 21, 2008

Influencing, countering and ultimately defeating regional threat networks in the greater Middle East will require a "whole-of-many-nations'-governments approach . . .

RNC: Obama campaign worker co-founder of radical group Code Pink
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2008

The Republican National Committee (RNC) published an update at its BarackBook.com website yesterday that accuses Barack Obama presidential campaign bundler . . .

Man imprisoned for weapons & explosives charges following Capitol Hill arrest
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2008

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison following his conviction on multiple weapons charges, including possession of explosives and the . . .

Obama confirms relationship with Marxist mentor
Jim Kouri
August 17, 2008

(This comes to us from Accuracy in Media's Cliff Kincaid. AIM is an organization that has published a number of my articles and they are considered the news . . .

FBI, TSA hold major terrorism and transportation conference in New York
Jim Kouri
August 15, 2008

Last week over 700 law enforcement personnel, intelligence professionals, and private sector officials attended the Terrorism and Transportation Conference . . .

Feds arrest 57 illegal aliens employed by Department of Defense contractor
Jim Kouri
August 14, 2008

Fifty-seven illegal aliens working at Mills Manufacturing Corporation (MMC) in Ashville, North Carolina were arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement . . .

Government security of information still needs work
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2008

Many federal operations are supported by automated systems that may contain sensitive information such as national security information that, if lost or stolen, . . .

80 gang members nabbed in task force dragnet
Jim Kouri
August 11, 2008

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents together with federal, state and local law enforcement partners across Massachusetts, have arrested 52 gang . . .

Rampant voter fraud by illegal aliens ignored by government and media
Jim Kouri
August 10, 2008

A recent study released by the conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation provides proof that illegal aliens and immigrants with green cards are committing . . .

Democrat Rep. Gutierrez calls ICE agents "Gestapo"
Jim Kouri
August 8, 2008

Adopting the rhetoric of the radical left, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) explicitly compared the actions of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency . . .

North Carolina student housing business making history
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cradle-to-Grave. That's Campus Crest's unique approach to maintaining its student housing assets. Campus Crest Communities, headquartered in . . .

Palestinians deny Obama returned illegal contributions, says reporter
Jim Kouri
August 6, 2008

I received the following story from Maria Sliwa, a New York City publicist and former NYPD officer, whom I've worked with in the past. (Yes, Maria is the sister . . .

Horatio Alger Scholars offered free campus housing
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2008

"We are all here on earth to make this a better place and improve the human condition. When you have had the opportunity in your life to be successful, that . . .

Feds combating rampant health care fraud and abuse
Jim Kouri
August 4, 2008

The Department of Justice, in cooperation with the Department of Health and Human Services, has guided the enforcement efforts of the national Health Care Fraud . . .

Freeing American captives in foreign lands
Jim Kouri
August 3, 2008

When two American missionaries were kidnapped last July in Haiti, negotiators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation were called in to secure their release. . . .

Diplomatic immunity: Foreign diplomats in US abusing household workers
Jim Kouri
August 2, 2008

In 2007, the US Department of State reported that some foreign diplomats are suspected of abusing the household workers they brought to the United States on A-3 . . .

Training the trainers in anti-terrorism
Jim Kouri
August 1, 2008

Immediately following President George W. Bush's Iraq strategy speech, Beltway insiders knew exactly where to go for analysis of the proposed "surge" of troops . . .

Man sues publishers over Bible verses he claims are objectional
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2008

In a legal action guaranteed to shock most Americans, a gay man is suing a major publisher of Bibles claiming certain verses caused him "emotional distress." He . . .

Reducing the friction between cops and spies is the key to victory
Jim Kouri
July 30, 2008

The end of the Cold War meant a significant change in the nature of the foreign threats to US security. The principal worry of most Americans is no longer a . . .

Is Obama simple minded or a lying partisan?
Jim Kouri
July 29, 2008

After his visit to Iraq, Democrat Party presidential candidate Barack Obama all but admitted the success of what's come to be called "the surge." Obama claims . . .

National Guard teams prepare for terrorist WMD attacks
Jim Kouri
July 28, 2008

In 2006, Denys Ray Hughes, 59, of Phoenix, AZ, was found guilty of Attempted Production of a Biological Toxin for Use as a Weapon, Possession of an Unregistered . . .

New motion picture: HYPE The Obama Effect
Jim Kouri
July 25, 2008

Former Monicagate investigator David Bossi and award-winning documentary filmmaker Alan Peterson have created the most controversial expose' of a presidential . . .

Judicial Watch sues US gov't on behalf of imprisoned border agents
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2008

Ignacio "Nacho" Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean, the two Border Patrol agents shamelessly prosecuted by the U.S. government for shooting and wounding a Mexican . . .

Mexico's version of La Cosa Nostra spreads like a virus
Jim Kouri
July 23, 2008

The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities . . .

Defense leaders: Pakistan must do more to police its tribal zone
Jim Kouri
July 22, 2008

Nevermind about Senator Barack Obama's photo-op excursion to Afghanistan and Iraq, the people to whom Americans should listen are the military officers actually . . .

Forget Obama's Afghan dog and pony show; listen to our military commanders
Jim Kouri
July 21, 2008

Nevermind what presidential hopeful Barack Obama is saying during his current campaign photo-op in Afghanistan. The people to whom Americans and congress — both . . .

PA top cop says tasers protect public and officers
Jim Kouri
July 19, 2008

(This article is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police. The writer is the organization's public information officer.)  . . .

The morphing of organized crime
Jim Kouri
July 18, 2008

While most of the focus of federal law enforcement today is on counterterrorism, federal police agencies must still contend with more traditional anti-crime . . .

Hugo Chavez's narcotics connection
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2008

Recently, Mexican military officials claimed they seized five-and-a-half tons of powdered cocaine from a commercial aircraft that landed in Mexico following a a . . .

Defense Department official imprisoned for espionage
Jim Kouri
July 16, 2008

Gregg William Bergersen, age 51, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced in the Eastern District of Virginia to 57 months in prison and three years of supervised . . .

Understanding 21st century counterintelligence
Jim Kouri
July 15, 2008

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The . . .

Radio talk host Mark Levin files IRS complaint against teachers' unions
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2008

Conservative talk show host superstar and attorney Mark Levin's Landmark Legal Foundation, the organization that uncovered massive abuse of federal tax, . . .

Missile defense required to prevent military escalation with Iran
Jim Kouri
July 12, 2008

There is a tremendous amount of concern in much of Europe about the news of Iran's testing of ballistic missiles, according to Riki Ellison, president of the . . .

Homeland Security experts expect disaster or attack within next 4 years
Jim Kouri
July 11, 2008

Book Hill Partners and the Homeland Defense Journal released the results of a survey of 122 homeland security experts on priorities for the next administration . . .

Iran: the fly in the ointment
Jim Kouri
July 10, 2008

With the recent testing of missiles by the Iranian military, the world has been put on notice that the Islamofascist nation will continue to be the fly in the . . .

New survey: conservatives speak out during this election cycle
Jim Kouri
July 9, 2008

Many, many Americans who consider themselves to be politically conservative are voicing their utter dismay at the choices they face in the election of a new . . .

Exposing the madness and hidden agenda of public education
Jim Kouri
July 7, 2008

Thanks to feckless political leaders in California, the terms "mom and dad" are now completely banned in the public school system and teachers are being ordered . . .

Border security report: State Department must update planning
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2008

Under the Visa Waiver Program, citizens from 27 countries can travel to the United States visa free. Terrorism concerns involving VWP country citizens have led . . .

Problems remain with US Coast Guard's Homeland Security performance
Jim Kouri
July 3, 2008

The Coast Guard's Deepwater Program, under the Department of Homeland Security, has experienced serious performance and management problems. Deepwater is . . .

Munitions dealers arrested for conspiracy to export military aircraft parts to Iran
Jim Kouri
July 2, 2008

Defendants Hassan Saied Keshari and Traian Bujduveanu were arrested on June 20 and 21 on charges of conspiring to export military aircraft parts to Iran, . . .

Ninety-six gang members nabbed throughout New Jersey
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2008

Last week, 96 street gang members and associates were arrested as a result of a state-wide public safety initiative in New Jersey, according to a report . . .

Feds, local cops make massive takedown of notorious LA gang
Jim Kouri
June 29, 2008

Seventy members and associates of the Drew Street clique of the Avenues gang have been named in a federal racketeering indictment unsealed on June 25 that . . .

US diplomats, legal experts discuss political prisoners in Venezuela
Jim Kouri
June 27, 2008

Diplomatic leaders and legal and human rights experts presented unique perspectives on Latin America's political landscape and democracy during a recent . . .

Foreign spies infiltrating US businesses
Jim Kouri
June 25, 2008

[The following is based on an FBI strategy report sent to the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police.] The foreign intelligence threat within . . .

Conservatives' anger with GOP may be party's downfall
Jim Kouri
June 22, 2008

A poll of 1,015 conservative activists and donors shows that 77 percent are either seriously disappointed with Republican Congressional leaders or want them . . .

900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and violators nabbed in San Diego
Jim Kouri
May 28, 2008

More than 900 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation on Tuesday . . .

Global War on Terrorism: Reported obligations for the Department of Defense
Jim Kouri
May 25, 2008

Since 2001, the U Congress has provided the Department of Defense with hundreds of billions of dollars in supplemental and annual appropriations for military . . .

Army translator imprisoned for spying for Iraqi insurgency
Jim Kouri
May 23, 2008

A US Army contract translator was sentenced today to 121 months of imprisonment for illegally possessing national defense documents, and using a false identity . . .

University professor and Tennessee tech firm indicted for arms exports
Jim Kouri
May 22, 2008

A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Tennessee returned an 18-count indictment yesterday charging J. Reece Roth, a Professor Emeritus at The . . .

Gov't report: State Dept. antiterrorism program needs improvement
Jim Kouri
May 21, 2008

The Department of State's (State) Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) program's objectives are to provide partner nations with counterterrorism training and . . .

38 individuals involved in US-Romania organized crime charged
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2008

Thirty-eight individuals with ties to international organized crime have been charged in two separate indictments involving computer and credit card fraud . . .

US indicts top int'l arms dealer for conspiracy to kill Americans, terrorism
Jim Kouri
May 11, 2008

A major international arms dealer — Viktor Bout, a/k/a Boris, a/k/a Victor Anatoliyevich Bout, a/k/a Victor But, a/k/a Viktor Budd, a/k/a Viktor Butt, a/k/a . . .

Colombian paramilitary leader extradited to US to face drug charges
Jim Kouri
May 10, 2008

Carlos Mario Jimenez-Naranjo, a/k/a Macaco, has been extradited from Colombia to the United States to face drug trafficking charges, Assistant Attorney General . . .

Robert Duvall, Gary Sinise, Hollywood stars to celebrate American GIs at film festival
Jim Kouri
May 8, 2008

Gary Sinise and Robert Duvall will lead a star-studded festival to be held May 14-18, 2008 at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC. Overall . . .

Illegal aliens: Hillary's flip-flops border on insanity
Jim Kouri
May 5, 2008

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton finally agreed to appear on the highly-rated Fox News show The O'Reilly Factor. Her interview, which was taped . . .

ACLU: Jesus is just (not) alright with safety
Jim Kouri
May 3, 2008

The early 1970s, a famous rock band, The Doobie Brothers, sang "Jesus Is Just Alright with Me," but apparently He's not alright with the American Civil . . .

Feds nab Israeli spy in New York City espionage case
Jim Kouri
May 1, 2008

Federal law enforcement officials revealed on Tuesday that they the arrested of Ben-Ami Kadish on charges that he participated in a crimonal conspiracy to . . .

New York's Gray Lady: Times editors and staff may see new era of cloak and dagger
Jim Kouri
April 30, 2008

A pocket stuffed with a wad of bills, free poker games in Vegas, a wallet suddenly flush with cash. There were bogus cover stories for trips to the "motherland" . . .

Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld viewed as innovative by Chinese military
Jim Kouri
April 28, 2008

As if taking a page out of former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's playbook, the Chinese military has decreased troop levels by more than 200,000 men and . . .

Enforcement strategy to combat growing threat of international organized crime
Jim Kouri
April 25, 2008

On Wednesday, US Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey announced a new federal strategy in the fight against international organized crime that will address this . . .

Terrorism war: US experiencing disappointments in Pakistan
Jim Kouri
April 23, 2008

Since 2002, destroying the terrorist threat and closing the terrorist safe haven have been key national security goals. For example, the United States has . . .

How dare ABC News treat Obama as if he were a conservative!
Jim Kouri
April 22, 2008

Richard A. Viguerie, publisher of ConservativeHQ.com, appears to have had the same reaction as many conservatives to Barack Obama's performance and his . . .

Charges against 9/11 mastermind and co-conspirators amended
Jim Kouri
April 20, 2008

Prosecutors in the case against the self-described mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and five of his co-conspirators have amended the . . .

Charlotte Mayor McCrory and his miserable city
Jim Kouri
April 18, 2008

When Forbes Magazine released their list of the 10 most miserable cities in America, Charlotte's Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory couldn't come up . . .

A culture of corruption: the news media
Jim Kouri
April 17, 2008

During a segment of Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor, former CBS TV newsman now media critic, Bernard Goldberg, stated clearly and consisely, "The news . . .

Global War on Terrorism: the cost of freedom
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2008

Since 2001, Congress has provided the Department of Defense with hundreds of billions of dollars in supplemental and annual appropriations for military . . .

Government report: Terrorists can buy stolen US military equipment on eBay
Jim Kouri
April 15, 2008

Unauthorized individuals, companies, terrorist organizations, and other countries continue their attempts to obtain sensitive items related to the defense of . . .

Jewish Congressman blasts Jimmy Carter's fraternizing with Hamas terrorist
Jim Kouri
April 13, 2008

Chief Deputy Republican Whip Eric Cantor for the US House of Representatives fiercely condemned former President Jimmy Carter's plans to meet with Khaled Mashal . . .

Election 2008: US torture of terrorists
Jim Kouri
April 11, 2008

A couple of months ago, when the US Defense Department proclaimed their desire to finally bring war crimes charges against six detainees for the September 11, 2 . . .

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay launches new web site
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2008

Conservative icon Tom Delay and TCV Media CEO Nathan Tabor announced the launching of DeLay's new web site TomDeLay.com. The unveiling of the new web site . . .

Controversy: Mercenaries training US local police officers
Jim Kouri
April 8, 2008

There are many police and law enforcement officials who are concerned with the growing trend of using military-trained mercenaries to train and work with local . . .

The next president should heed Cheney's warnings about Russia
Jim Kouri
April 6, 2008

The Sunday morning news shows — on cable and broadcast television — covered the bitter-sweet farewell between arguably the two most powerful leaders in the . . .

Former WCW wrestling champ faces life in prison for sex trafficking
Jim Kouri
April 3, 2008

Former professional wrestler Harrison Norris Jr., 42, a/k/a "Hardbody Harrison," was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison for committing multiple violations . . .

Defense Department bigwig pleads guilty to espionage on behalf of China
Jim Kouri
April 1, 2008

Gregg William Bergersen, residing in Alexandria, Virginia, pled guilty on Monday to a one-count of conspiracy to disclose national defense information to . . .

Global crime and terrorism
Jim Kouri
March 31, 2008

The end of the Cold War meant a significant change in the nature of the foreign threats to US security. The principal worry of most Americans is no longer a . . .

Defense Department told to restore military readiness
Jim Kouri
March 30, 2008

US military forces, and ground forces in particular, have operated at a high pace since the attacks of September 11, 2001, including the support of ongoing . . .

Pentagon plans expansion of US special forces
Jim Kouri
March 28, 2008

Since the start of the Global War on Terrorism, the Pentagon has taken steps to expand the role of the United States Special Operations Command and its forces. . . .

Security problems persist at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jim Kouri
March 26, 2008

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is operated by the National Nuclear Security Administration, is responsible for, among other things, designing nuclear . . .

Obama connection to terrorists revealed by talk show host
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2008

There is a far-reaching scandal brewing for presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, thanks to a radio talk show host based in Oregon. Syndicated talk host . . .

Gov. Richardson's endorsement of Obama a media scam?
Jim Kouri
March 22, 2008

On Friday, the mainstream news media breathlessly announced that Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico endorsed Barack Obama in his run for the Democrat . . .

What happened with Rep. William Jefferson's indictment?
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2008

Many Americans are wondering when will the US Justice Department get around to prosecuting US Congressman William J. Jefferson for the alleged corruption he's . . .

Businessman supplies India with US missile and fighter jet technology
Jim Kouri
March 20, 2008

The owner of an international electronics business has pled guilty to one-count arising from a conspiracy to illegally export controlled microprocessors and . . .

GAO report to House: stabilizing and rebuilding Iraq
Jim Kouri
March 17, 2008

Since 2001, Congress has appropriated nearly $700 billion for the global war on terrorism. The majority of these funds have supported U.S. efforts in Iraq. . . .

DHS takes actions to strengthen border security programs
Jim Kouri
March 15, 2008

Since September 11, 2001, the need to secure US borders has increased in importance and attracted greater public and Congressional attention. The Department . . .

Law enforcement intelligence: US gang task force
Jim Kouri
March 14, 2008

The National Gang Targeting, Enforcement & Coordination Center, or GangTECC, began operations in the summer of 2006 as the national anti-gang task force created . . .

Gov. Spitzer scandal: New Jersey couple ran international prostitution ring
Jim Kouri
March 13, 2008

Cecil "Cece" Suwal, the 23-year-old madam of an international prostitution ring run by her boyfriend, a 62-year-old Israeli widower named Mark "Michael" Brener, . . .

Terrorist espionage at sea
Jim Kouri
March 11, 2008

As a task force of US battleships steamed towards the Middle East in the spring of 2001 on a mission to patrol the Persian Gulf, a sailor aboard one of those . . .

Government report claims success with Secure Border Intiative
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2008

In November 2005, the Department of Homeland Security established the Secure Border Initiative (SBI), a multiyear, multibillion-dollar program to secure US . . .

Former SC governor's son slams current governor
Jim Kouri
March 8, 2008

The son of a prominent former conservative governor is slamming the current occupant of South Carolina's State House for his abandoning of conservative . . .

FEMA accused of creating health hazard
Jim Kouri
March 1, 2008

In spite of all the talk in both houses of congress about revamping or restructuring the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), there's a new . . .

Defense Department told to restore military readiness
Jim Kouri
February 29, 2008

US military forces, and ground forces in particular, have operated at a high pace since the attacks of September 11, 2001, including the support of ongoing . . .

Terrorism: Action needed to protect research nuclear reactors
Jim Kouri
February 26, 2008

There are 37 research reactors in the United States, mostly located on college campuses. Of these, 33 reactors are licensed and regulated by the Nuclear . . .

Chinese scientist indicted for corporate espionage in Texas
Jim Kouri
February 25, 2008

A chemist employed by a corporation headquartered in Houston, Texas, involved in researching, developing and supplying fire-proof coating and intumescent . . .

Congressman and associates nailed for extortion and money laundering
Jim Kouri
February 23, 2008

Congressman Richard G. Renzi, from Arizona's first congressional district, and his associates James W. Sandlin, 56, of Sherman , Texas and Andrew Beardall, 36, . . .

Defense contractor imprisoned for bribing congressman
Jim Kouri
February 21, 2008

On Tuesday, a jury returned guilty verdicts on all counts against defense contractor Brent Roger Wilkes, who was accused of bribing former GOP Congressman . . .

New report: Homeland Security Department shows progress
Jim Kouri
February 20, 2008

The Department of Homeland Security began operations in March 2003 with missions that include preventing terrorist attacks from occurring within the United . . .

The new era of cloak and dagger within the US
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2008

"Therefore victory in war is not repetitious, but adapts its form endlessly." - Sun Tzu The Art of War There were secret meetings in restaurants, encrypted . . .

NJ Senator Joseph Coniglio indicted for fraud and extortion by feds
Jim Kouri
February 17, 2008

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted State Senator Joseph Coniglio of New Jersey on nine counts of mail fraud and extortion in connection with an influence . . .

Security problems persist at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Jim Kouri
February 15, 2008

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is operated by the National Nuclear Security Administration, is responsible for, among other things, designing nuclear . . .

Bronx drug kingpin convicted of running heroin organization
Jim Kouri
February 13, 2008

Jose Rodriguez Nieves, a/k/a "Menor," a/k/a "Cuba," was found guilty late Friday of charges related to his leadership of a highly lucrative drug organization . . .

Gang Task Force targets "Sureno 13" gang member
Jim Kouri
February 11, 2008

A member of the violent street gang Sureno 13 was arrested here Saturday by Greeley, Colorado, Gang Task Force officers, with assistance from US Immigration . . .

Report says feds not fully protecting government facilities from terror attacks
Jim Kouri
February 10, 2008

In 2003, the Federal Protective Service was transferred from the General Services Administration to the Department of Homeland Security and is currently tasked . . .

Dozens of Gambino, Genovese, and Bonanno crime family members indicted
Jim Kouri
February 8, 2008

In a dramatic blow to traditional organized crime families operating in the New York City metropolitan area, an 80 indictment charging 62 defendants associated . . .

Congressman Duncan Hunter demands feds install border fence
Jim Kouri
February 7, 2008

Representative Duncan Hunter, R-Calif, author of the fencing provisions of the Secure Fence Act of 2006, has introduced new legislation in the House of . . .

14 members of the Bloods charged in large-scale RICO case
Jim Kouri
February 5, 2008

Fourteen members of a South Florida-based Bloods gang with direct ties to the national Bloods criminal organization have been charged federally in connection . . .

23 Mexican Mafia leaders charged in RICO case, 22 Texas murders
Jim Kouri
February 3, 2008

United States Attorney Johnny Sutton and FBI Special Agent in Charge Ralph Diaz announced the indictment of 23 San Antonio residents, all of whom are in . . .

Rachel Marsden and CPAC: there's a new sheriff in town
Jim Kouri
February 1, 2008

Political columnist and media strategist Rachel Marsden is scheduled to be emceeing at February's CPAC (Conservative Political Action Committee) conference . . .

Violent gang members threaten cops in YouTube video
Jim Kouri
January 30, 2008

Two men who threatened members of the Miami-Dade Police Department's Special Investigation Gang Unit were arrested here last Tuesday following a joint . . .

Top narco-terrorist sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for hostage taking
Jim Kouri
January 29, 2008

Juvenal Ovidio Ricardo Palmera Pineda, a/k/a Simon Trinidad, a senior member of the US State Department-designated foreign terrorist group Fuerzas Armadas . . .

Border Patrol report describes 29 armed Mexican incursions into US
Jim Kouri
January 27, 2008

Judicial Watch, the public interest group created to investigate and prosecute suspects in government corruption cases, recently released a secret a Department . . .

Relatives of Chinese spy face deportation after arrest by feds
Jim Kouri
January 25, 2008

The sister-in-law and nephew of a former Orange County, California engineer convicted of orchestrating a scheme to smuggle sensitive defense information to . . .

Nuclear security: US finding jobs for former Soviet weapons scientists
Jim Kouri
January 24, 2008

To address concerns about unemployed or underemployed Soviet-era weapons scientists in Russia and other former Soviet Bloc nations, the US Department of Energy . . .

Homeland Security releases response framework
Jim Kouri
January 23, 2008

On Tuesday, January 22, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released their newly formulated National Response Framework (NRF), the successor to the . . .

Businessman busted for harboring illegal alien cop-killer
Jim Kouri
January 21, 2008

A Texas businessman, who employed an illegal alien charged with capital murder in connection with the 2006 shooting death of Houston Police Department Officer . . .

Presidential hopeful John McCain counting on voters' short memories
Jim Kouri
January 20, 2008

In the midst of this presidential race, many GOP faithful appear to have forgotten that Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his friend Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) . . .

Islamic charity and former congressman indicted for terrorist financing
Jim Kouri
January 18, 2008

KANSAS CITY, MO — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Missouri has returned a superseding indictment that charges the Islamic American Relief Agency . . .

Iran sanctions: an unclear strategy?
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2008

The 2006 United States National Security Strategy stated that this nation faces challenges from Iran, including Iran's proliferation efforts and involvement in . . .

Justice Department releases MS-13 threat assessment
Jim Kouri
January 16, 2008

They've severed the fingers of their rivals with machetes...brutally murdered suspected informants, including a 17-year-old pregnant federal witness...attacked . . .

Actor Michael Moriarty endorses fellow Law & Order star for president
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2008

Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty recently endorsed fellow Law & Order star Fred Thompson for President of the United States. During a . . .

Hillary Clinton researcher uncovers tall tales
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2008

Hillary Clinton's claim that she wanted to be an Olympic athlete and NASA astronaut was part of an effort to humanize the New York Senator, says the editor of a . . .

Tom DeLay slams GOP presidential hopeful John McCain
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2008

When Attorney General Janet Reno deployed federal law enforcement agencies to Waco, Texas to arrest the Branch Davidian leader David Koresh, one of the the . . .

Judicial Watch: Ten most corrupt politicians in 2007
Jim Kouri
January 11, 2008

The maverick attorneys at Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, recently released their list of . . .

If GOP runs a RINO for president, the party will crash and burn
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2008

Republicans in Name Only, or RINOs, are a great asset to the Democrat Party and the news media. The liberals know they have little if any credibility, therefore . . .

Tears or no tears, Hillary Clinton still dangerously close to presidency
Jim Kouri
January 8, 2008

(Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton made headlines on Monday with a display of being close to tears while she campaigned in New Hampshire. Her friends in . . .

Colombo family honchos convicted of murder and tampering of witnesses
Jim Kouri
January 6, 2008

Following eight weeks of trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, returned a verdict last week convicting Colombo organized crime family acting boss . . .

Marine Captain conspires with FBI/CIA employee in naturalization fraud
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2008

Samar Khalil Spinelli, 39, a Captain in the US Marine Corps, pleaded guilty this past December in a Detroit federal court to conspiring with former FBI Agent . . .

Fugitive operations teams arrest 925 criminal aliens
Jim Kouri
January 3, 2008

Officials with the Homeland Security Department's Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that deportation officers assigned to the Baltimore Office made . . .

Cops applaud presidential candidate
Jim Kouri
January 2, 2008

While most of the politicians vying for their party's nomination for President of the United States pay lip service to the nation's law enforcement officers, . . .

Sanctuary city advocates hamper US law enforcement
Jim Kouri
December 30, 2007

A citizen of Ecuador was captured by the New York City Police Department and charged with rape, criminal sex act & endangering the welfare of a child. He was . . .

Feds and local cops join forces to prosecute gang members
Jim Kouri
December 28, 2007

More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of "Operation . . .

Five foreign nationals indicted for being illegal agents for Venezuela
Jim Kouri
December 27, 2007

Four Venezuelans and an Uruguayan national were charged on December 20 by a federal grand jury on charges of acting and conspiring to act as agents of the . . .

Christmas cheer for NC GOP gubernatorial candidates?
Jim Kouri
December 26, 2007

Santa Claus may have checked his list to see who was naughty or nice before delivering Christmas presents, but for North Carolina's politicos it's not up to . . .

Weaknesses in traveler inspections exist at US ports of entry
Jim Kouri
December 22, 2007

(This article is based on a US government report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The US Customs and Border Protection is . . .

Maryland man gets 50 years for sexually exploiting minor girls
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2007

A Crespatown, Maryland man was sentenced on Friday to 50 years in prison for two counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography. William . . .

Judicial Watch lawsuit: No driver's licenses for illegal aliens in New York
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2007

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption and malfeasance, announced that it filed a lawsuit on behalf of . . .

Marching with hope to battle cancer
Jim Kouri
December 18, 2007

The March Forth With Hope Foundation provides financial assistance to families battling cancer or other life-threatening diseases. The Foundation was . . .

Feds attempt to prevent and reduce anabolic steroid abuse among teens
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2007

(This article is based on a government study obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The abuse of anabolic steroids by teenagers — that is . . .

Three Colombians plead guilty to supporting terror group
Jim Kouri
December 13, 2007

WASHINGTON — As a result of a 22-month investigation, three Colombian nationals have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support to the . . .

Transportation Security's handling of sensitive security information
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2007

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, federal agencies have faced the challenge of protecting sensitive information from terrorists and others without . . .

Combating nuclear terrorism
Jim Kouri
December 10, 2007

The United States Department of Energy maintains emergency response capabilities and assets to quickly respond to potential nuclear and radiological threats in . . .

21st century warfare: US Army continues transformation
Jim Kouri
December 8, 2007

he United States Army considers the current transformation its most extensive restructuring since World War II. The Army has estimated that restructuring units . . .

Feds arrest 22 alien sex offenders in New York City operation
Jim Kouri
December 7, 2007

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the New York City Department of Probation announced the arrests of 22 child predators and criminal alien sex . . .

It is the time for testing
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2007

Lawmakers in Washington need to be alarmed and alert as they consider the nominee to be the next attorney general. From an objective external perspective the . . .

Covert operations used to identify security vulnerabilities
Jim Kouri
December 3, 2007

The Government Accountability Office's Forensic Audits and Special Investigations team, which was created in 2005 as an interdisciplinary team consisting of . . .

Fiscal discipline required in global war on terrorism
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2007

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress has provided about $542.9 billion, as of May 2007, to the US Department of Defense for the Global War . . .

Somali national imprisoned for conspiracy to provide support to jihadists
Jim Kouri
November 29, 2007

An Ohio man has been sentenced to serve ten years in prison for conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, according to an announcement on Tuesday by . . .

Will Californians face social chaos imposed by politicians?
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2007

"I shudder to think how millions of California children will be led astray, how marriage will be destroyed, and how immorality will step on the neck of morality . . .

Illegal aliens jeopardize US biosecurity
Jim Kouri
November 25, 2007

In the United States, Tuberculosis infection and disease occur most often among people born in areas of the world where TB is common, such as Asia, Africa, and . . .

Children of fallen police officers remembered on Christmas
Jim Kouri
November 24, 2007

In 1990, National Association of Chiefs of Police treasurer, Debbi Chitwood, suggested that a program be put into place where age-appropriate new gifts be . . .

Does President Bush seek UN jurisdiction over the USA?
Jim Kouri
November 23, 2007

In several speeches he gave across the country, former US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton revealed that President George W. Bush and his . . .

ICE agents secretly reassigned by Bush administration
Jim Kouri
November 20, 2007

The latest news not being covered by the mainstream news media is President George W. Bush's reassignment of some 1,000 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE . . .

Politicians pander using taxpayers' money
Jim Kouri
November 19, 2007

The United States Senate is preparing to vote for a bill that will authorize the feds to turn over hundreds of millions of dollars to radical feminists. It's . . .

Bush accused of treating terrorists better than imprisoned Border Patrol agents
Jim Kouri
November 18, 2007

In a biting letter, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) blasted President George W. Bush and his administration for treating terrorists better than they treat . . .

Judicial Watch lawsuit: No driver's licenses for illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
November 15, 2007

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed a lawsuit on behalf of a New York . . .

Two dozen arrested for narcotics distribution and 'taxation' of drug dealers
Jim Kouri
November 13, 2007

The man who allegedly oversaw drug-dealing and other activities of the largest "clique" of the 18th Street Gang was among 12 people arrested on charges that . . .

Secure Border Initiative: GAO observations
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2007

In November 2005, the Department of Homeland Security established the Secure Border Initiative (SBI), a multiyear, multibillion dollar program to secure U.S. . . .

MS-13 gang member pleads guilty in racketeering conspiracy
Jim Kouri
November 9, 2007

James Guillen, also known as Toro, age 21, of Hyattsville, Maryland, pleaded guilty last week — after a jury was selected — to conspiracy to conduct and . . .

Securing and rebuilding Iraq
Jim Kouri
November 7, 2007

Since 2003, the Congress has obligated nearly $400 billion for US efforts in Iraq, of which about $40 billion has supported reconstruction and stabilization . . .

Mexican Mafia leader arrested and extradited to US
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2007

A man alleged to be the second-highest ranking member of the Mexican Mafia's criminal enterprise in the Coachella Valley was arrested by law enforcement . . .

Suspect admits supplying guns and ammo to illegal alien terrorists
Jim Kouri
November 3, 2007

Agron Abdullahu pleaded guilty on Halloween to conspiring to provide firearms and ammunition to illegal aliens who allegedly plotted to kill U.S. soldiers at . . .

Three SUR-13 gang members found guilty of violent crimes
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2007

After a trial lasting about two weeks, a jury in federal district court returned guilty verdicts against Freddie Sandoval, 23, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Angel . . .

Challenges remain for airport security
Jim Kouri
October 30, 2007

(The following article is based on a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Within the Department of Homeland Security, the . . .

Terrorist watch list screening
Jim Kouri
October 28, 2007

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Terrorist Screening Center (TSC) maintains a consolidated watch list of known or appropriately suspected terrorists and . . .

Chinese woman nabbed in conspiracy to export military equipment to China
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2007

A Chinese national who lives in Connecticut has been indicted by a San Diego federal grand jury for conspiring to purchase and export military-grade . . .

Investigation leads to guilty plea by foreign terrorists
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2007

This article is based on a report received by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Two South American men have pleaded guilty to conspiring to . . .

Government probe signals need to improve controls for alien removal
Jim Kouri
October 22, 2007

(The following is based on a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Officers with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) . . .

Feds and North Carolina sheriffs work together to capture criminal aliens
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2007

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) representatives today presented a proposed statewide partnership plan to the sheriffs in attendance at the North . . .

Afghan drug kingpin Baz Mohammad extradited to New York
Jim Kouri
October 18, 2007

Baz Mohammad, 51, an Afghan heroin kingpin who is the first defendant ever extradited to the US from Afghanistan, was sentenced this week to 16 years . . .

GAO: Attacks in Iraq should be reported to Congress and American public
Jim Kouri
October 16, 2007

In January 2007, President George W. Bush stated that the high levels of violence in Iraq had overwhelmed the political gains that the Iraqis had made and . . .

Security vulnerabilities at unmanned and unmonitored US border locations
Jim Kouri
October 15, 2007

The possibility that terrorists and criminals might exploit border vulnerabilities and enter the United States poses a serious security risk, especially if they . . .

Feds partner with local cops to capture alien street gang members
Jim Kouri
October 12, 2007

BOSTON — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) partnered with Boston-area law enforcement officers to arrest fifty nine foreign nationals who now face . . .

Oregon church sets example for Christian capitalism
Jim Kouri
October 10, 2007

When Pastor Eric Bahme and his wife left his church and home in Seattle, where he served as pastor for close to 15 years, and settled in the Portland, Oregon, . . .

Feds nail over 1,300 criminal aliens and immigration fugitives
Jim Kouri
October 9, 2007

More than 1,300 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives, and immigration violators have been removed from the United States or are facing deportation following . . .

Campus Crusade: bringing Christianity onto college campuses and beyond
Jim Kouri
October 6, 2007

Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational ministry committed to helping take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all nations. The organization cooperates . . .

Wichita Crips gang members charged with murder, robbery, drug trafficking
Jim Kouri
October 3, 2007

The Crips street gang in Wichita is the target of the first federal racketeering case ever filed in Kansas, US Attorney Eric Melgren and Wichita Police Chief . . .

Creating and maintaining Homeland Security fusion centers
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2007

(The following article is based on a report received by the National Association of Chiefs of Police Public Information Office.) In general, a fusion center . . .

Border security: Fraud risks in managing diversity visa program
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2007

Diversity visas provide an immigration opportunity to aliens from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. Diversity visa applicants must . . .

Combating nuclear smuggling: Adequate testing for radiation
Jim Kouri
September 26, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) is responsible for addressing the threat of nuclear smuggling. Radiation . . .

FBI releases its 2006 crime statistics on Monday
Jim Kouri
September 25, 2007

(The National Association of Chiefs of Police released this report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday, September 24, 2007. It is based on the . . .

Department of Homeland Security recent 4-year anniversary review
Jim Kouri
September 24, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security's recent 4-year anniversary provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress DHS has made. The creation of DHS was one . . .

US has helped Mexico but tons of drugs continue to flow
Jim Kouri
September 22, 2007

The overall goal of the U.S. National Drug Control Strategy, which is prepared by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), is to reduce . . .

First North American Union driver's licenses issued in US
Jim Kouri
September 20, 2007

(This article is based on a report received by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) While the battle over providing illegal aliens with driver's . . .

Racism in government schools
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2007

A growing number of Americans believe that the US government school system has declared war on white, male students. In fact, many believe that young boys are . . .

Invasion USA: High-tech security visas sold on Mexican black market
Jim Kouri
September 16, 2007

United States immigration and State Department officials fear that their newly developed, high-tech visas are being sold on the Mexican black market. The US . . .

Border Patrol vets release position paper on illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
September 13, 2007

The National Association of Former Border Patrol Agents recently released their position paper on all aspects of the illegal immigration issue. Over 250 former . . .

Bush administration promises identity theft reduction
Jim Kouri
September 11, 2007

"The crime of identity theft undermines the basic trust on which our economy depends. When a person takes out an insurance policy, or makes an online purchase, . . .

Iraqi government fails to meet mandated benchmarks
Jim Kouri
September 9, 2007

The government of Iraq has failed to meet 15 of 18 benchmarks contained in the US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability . . .

Nine Guatemalans charged with sex trafficking of minors
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2007

Six members of a Guatemalan family and three associates have been indicted for their roles in a sex trafficking ring that recruited young women in Guatemala . . .

Narcotics trafficker extradited to US from Dominican Republic
Jim Kouri
September 4, 2007

Jose Ramon Hinojosa Santos, the head of an international drug ring that shipped heroin and cocaine to the United States, Western Europe, and Canada, was . . .

Two Egyptian students indicted in Florida on explosives charges
Jim Kouri
September 1, 2007

Two University of South Florida (USF) students have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Tampa, Florida, for transporting explosives materials without . . .

Terrorism: Law enforcement agencies lack directives to aid foreign nations
Jim Kouri
August 28, 2007

Three US national strategies, developed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, directed US law enforcement agencies to focus on the prevention of terrorist attacks. . . .

Actor Michael Moriarty endorses fellow Law & Order alumnus for president
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2007

Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Michael Moriarty recently endorsed fellow Law & Order star Fred Thompson for President of the United States. During a . . .

US State Department's efforts to combat terrorism
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2007

Efforts to combat terrorism have become an increasingly important part of government activities. These efforts have also become important in the United States' . . .

North Carolina congressional candidate Joe McLaughlin's phony conservatism
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2007

During his brief time on this earth, President Ronald Reagan uttered dozens of memorable quotes. Arguably one of the most important Reagan quotations is, "Thou . . .

Immigration officials, crime stoppers team up to nail child sex offender
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2007

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Fort Worth, Texas Safe City Commission Crime Stoppers jointly announced the arrest of a 41-year-old . . .

The US Secret Service and electronic crimes
Jim Kouri
August 15, 2007

On October 26, 2001, President Bush signed into law H.R. 3162, the USA PATRIOT Act. The US Secret Service was mandated by this Act to establish a nationwide . . .

Global terrorist and his sibling indicted for supporting terrorist group
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2007

WASHINGTON — A fugitive US-designated terrorist, who is the subject of a $5 million US reward and is believed to be at large in the Philippines, has been . . .

21st century warfare: US Army continues transformation
Jim Kouri
August 10, 2007

The United States Army considers the current transformation its most extensive restructuring since World War II. The Army has estimated that restructuring units . . .

Postal security: Detecting bio-chemical hazards and weapons
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2007

In October 2003, an envelope marked "Caution: Ricin Poison" was discovered at an airmail facility in Greenville, South Carolina. Ricin is a poison that, in . . .

US continues combating human trafficking
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2007

Human trafficking is a transnational crime whose victims include men, women, and children and may involve violations of labor, immigration, antislavery, and . . .

Homeland Security attempts to enhance security of passports and visas
Jim Kouri
August 2, 2007

Travel documents are often used fraudulently in attempts to enter the United States. The integrity of US passports and visas depends on the combination of well . . .

Third suspect arrested in DOD bribery cases in Iraq and Kuwait
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC — A third individual was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering arising from a scheme involving bribery, conspiracy and . . .

Five suspects indicted for prescription drug scam
Jim Kouri
July 28, 2007

Alvin Woody, a Mooresville, North Carolina pharmacist, and four additional defendants from Vermont, Wisconsin, New York, and California have been indicted on . . .

Financing the Global War on Terrorism
Jim Kouri
July 26, 2007

Since 2001, Congress has provided the Department of Defense with hundreds of billions of dollars in supplemental and annual appropriations for military . . .

US and Mexico resume voluntary Interior Repatriation Program
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2007

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Friday that the governments of Mexico and the United States are resuming the Interior Repatriation . . .

Homeland Security Dept. facing manpower shortages
Jim Kouri
July 19, 2007

Since its inception in 2003, the US Department of Homeland Security has faced significant challenges related to recruiting, retaining, and managing its . . .

Justice Department unveils measures to enhance national security oversight
Jim Kouri
July 16, 2007

(This article is based on a report received by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, Assistant Attorney . . .

GAO laments illegal alien detainees' telephone access
Jim Kouri
July 13, 2007

The total number of aliens detained each year by the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement increased from about 95,000 in fiscal . . .

FBI agents, local cops nab human traffickers in Las Vegas
Jim Kouri
July 11, 2007

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Las Vegas police officers recently arrested You Zhi Li, Yang Shen, and Jun Hu, on charges of Involuntary Servitude.  . . .

Counterterrorism: US aids Colombia with protection of oil pipelines
Jim Kouri
July 8, 2007

Oil rivals cocaine as one of Colombia's principal exports. The Cano Limon-Covenas oil pipeline transports almost 20 percent of Colombia's oil production. The . . .

New conservative voice emerges from Keystone State
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2007

A new conservative voice has emerged from the Keystone State. Republican Ronald Francis recently threw his hat in the ring for a seat in the US Congress . . .

Task force arrests 22 gang members in "Operation Valley Star"
Jim Kouri
July 3, 2007

Twenty-two known Nuestra Familia/Nuestra Raza/Northern Structure/Norteno gang members and associates have been nabbed as a result of a nearly two year . . .

Alabama Free Militia member pleads guilty in federal court
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2007

Bonnell Hughes, 57, of Crossville, Alabama, entered a guilty plea to eight counts of a federal indictment. Hughes was one of six men indicted in May 2007 in . . .

United Nations reforms still needed
Jim Kouri
June 26, 2007

Since 2005, the United Nations has been attempting to reform its management processes, in part to help ensure that resources are used effectively and . . .

Stolen explosives threaten Homeland Security
Jim Kouri
June 23, 2007

More than 5.5 billion pounds of explosives are used each year in the United States by private sector companies and government entities. The Bureau of Alcohol, . . .

The Price is Wrong, Rosie
Jim Kouri
June 21, 2007

The mean-mouthed, lesbian bully who made the ABC daytime gabfest The View her own talking-points memo is now pressuring CBS Television to give her a shot at . . .

Judicial Watch fingers Congresswoman Virginia Foxx
Jim Kouri
June 20, 2007

While posing as a diehard conservative, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) was fingered by well-known watchdog group Judicial Watch for a $550,000 allocation hidden in a . . .

Congresswoman Foxx continues to disappoint
Jim Kouri
June 17, 2007

With each passing day, more and more conservatives are leaving the Republican Party and seeking new political alliances. They are no longer being snookered by . . .

Top LA businessman nabbed for murder, corruption, harboring illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
June 16, 2007

The owner of the Los Angeles-based Numero Uno supermarket chain, his brother and two associates alleged to be part of a racketeering conspiracy have been taken . . .

Homeland Security privacy challenges remain
Jim Kouri
June 14, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security Privacy Office was established with the appointment of the first Chief Privacy Officer in April 2003, as required by the . . .

Government security: Sensitive data remain at risk
Jim Kouri
June 12, 2007

For many years, the Government Accounting Office has reported that weaknesses in information security are a widespread problem with potentially devastating . . .

State Department reviews 2006 evacuation of Americans from Lebanon
Jim Kouri
June 10, 2007

The evacuation of nearly 15,000 American citizens from Lebanon during July and August 2006 was one of the largest overseas evacuations of American citizens in . . .

Two MS-13 leaders in El Salvador ordered gang killings in US
Jim Kouri
June 7, 2007

A federal grand jury in Greenbelt, Maryland, has charged leaders of the violent street gang known as MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, with federal racketeering . . .

Rep. William Jefferson indicted for bribery, money laundering, and other crimes
Jim Kouri
June 5, 2007

United States Congressman William J. Jefferson, Democrat from Louisiana, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including bribery and racketeering for . . .

Suspected terrorist extradited from UK to New York
Jim Kouri
June 2, 2007

Syed Hashmi, a/k/a "Fahad," arrived in New York late Monday evening after being extradited from the United Kingdom on federal charges of providing material . . .

Genevese crime family members plead guilty to murder and extortion
Jim Kouri
May 31, 2007

Two defendants — one soldier and one capo of New York's Genovese Organized Crime Family — pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court, before United States . . .

War on terror: securing and stabilizing Afghanistan
Jim Kouri
May 27, 2007

Since 2001, the United States has appropriated over $15 billion to help secure, stabilize, and reconstruct Afghanistan. In February 2007, the administration . . .

FBI addresses internal information security
Jim Kouri
May 25, 2007

The Federal Bureau of Investigation relies on a critical network to electronically communicate, capture, exchange, and access law enforcement and investigative . . .

Terrorism war: The cost of military operations in the GWOT
Jim Kouri
May 23, 2007

Since 2001, the US Congress has provided the Department of Defense with hundreds of billions of dollars in supplemental and annual appropriations for military . . .

Cali Cartel hit hard by feds
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2007

Fernando Gutierrez-Cancino, a key participant in the Cali Cartel's efforts to launder its vast cocaine proceeds, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 40 months . . .

Tens of thousands of criminal aliens invade US; the Senate lie of immigration reform
Jim Kouri
May 18, 2007

It's old news that Presidente Vicente Fox exported Mexico's poorest citizens into the United States for a number of reasons: It relieved him of the . . .

Homeland Security Information Network needs to be better coordinated
Jim Kouri
May 16, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for coordinating the federal government's homeland security communications with all levels of . . .

TSA continues to revise airline passenger screening
Jim Kouri
May 14, 2007

The Transportation Security Administration's most visible layer of commercial aviation security is the screening of airline passengers at airport checkpoints, . . .

Iranian man sentenced for exporting US military aircraft parts to Iran
Jim Kouri
May 11, 2007

An Iranian-born United States citizen was sentenced here yesterday in US District Court to two years in prison and six months of home confinement for illegally . . .

Covert operation leads to big bust of terrorist cell
Jim Kouri
May 9, 2007

A 17-month FBI undercover investigation has led to charges against six men who allegedly tried to amass a small arsenal for a planned attack on soldiers at the . . .

Terrorist cell captured in New Jersey plot
Jim Kouri
May 8, 2007

Five radical Islamists — three of them brothers — have been arrested and charged with plotting to kill as many soldiers as possible in an armed assault at the . . .

US State Department releases report on terrorism
Jim Kouri
May 7, 2007

Five years after 9/11, the international community's conflict with transnational terrorists continues. Cooperative international efforts have produced genuine . . .

MS-13 kingpins headed for prison
Jim Kouri
May 5, 2007

A federal jury convicted Jose Hipolito Cruz Diaz, a.k.a "Pirana," 28, of Lanham, Md.; Omar Vasquez, a.k.a "Duke," 28; and Henry Zelaya, 20, of conspiracy to . . .

Body armor concerns for Army and Marine Corps protection
Jim Kouri
May 2, 2007

Since combat operations began in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. forces have been subjected to frequent and deadly attacks from insurgents using various weapons such . . .

Illegal aliens take to the streets again
Jim Kouri
May 1, 2007

While hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens take to the streets of major US cities to protest their treatment by the US government, Immigration and Customs . . .

Spam, phishing, spyware pose threats to government cybersecurity
Jim Kouri
April 29, 2007

Federal agencies are facing emerging cybersecurity threats that are the result of increasingly sophisticated methods of attack and the blending of once distinct . . .

Global intellectual property theft
Jim Kouri
April 27, 2007

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement from 10 other countries conducted over 90 searches worldwide as part of "Operation Site Down," designed . . .

US law enforcement combats Southwest border violence
Jim Kouri
April 25, 2007

(The following is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US Department of Homeland Security.) As the agency with . . .

US citizen pleads guilty to training with Al Qaeda
Jim Kouri
April 23, 2007

A United States citizen, who trained to fight jihad along with elements of Al Qaeda to establish an Islamic state in Somalia, has been convicted of receiving . . .

Special ops unit responds to kidnappings and hostage incidents
Jim Kouri
April 21, 2007

When two American missionaries were kidnapped last July in Haiti, FBI negotiators were called in to secure their release. The missionaries, both North Carolina . . .

Brooklyn man headed to prison for supporting Jihadists
Jim Kouri
April 19, 2007

Abdelrahman Farhane, a/k/a "Abderr Farhan," was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 13 years in prison on Monday. On November 9, 2006, Farhane pleaded . . .

Enforcing current immigration laws is the answer
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2007

There are numerous news stories regarding criminal acts by illegal aliens. In just the last few weeks, for example, Mexican illegals attacked US National Guard . . .

Ohio man arrested for providing support to terrorists
Jim Kouri
April 13, 2007

An Ohio man has been indicted and arrested for conspiring to provide material support and resources to terrorists, conspiring to use a weapon of mass . . .

Internal security for the FBI
Jim Kouri
April 11, 2007

Internal security is vital to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's efforts to protect the United States. As the agency responsible for counterintelligence, . . .

Singapore man pleads guilty to supporting terrorists
Jim Kouri
April 9, 2007

Haniffa Bin Osman 55, a citizen of the Republic of Singapore, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign . . .

Counterintelligence in an uncertain world
Jim Kouri
April 6, 2007

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The . . .

Mexico's top crime family active in US
Jim Kouri
April 4, 2007

The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities . . .

US soldier convicted of alien smuggling
Jim Kouri
April 2, 2007

A U.S. Army soldier was found guilty on Tuesday of alien smuggling charges, following an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) . . .

Iraqi police and stabilizing Iraq
Jim Kouri
March 31, 2007

The National Strategy for Victory in Iraq articulates the desired end-state for US operations in Iraq: a peaceful, united, stable, and secure Iraq, well . . .

Alien trafficking generates billions in profits
Jim Kouri
March 29, 2007

Globally, alien smuggling generates billions of dollars in illicit revenues annually and poses a threat to the nation's security. Creation of the Department of . . .

The controversy over data mining
Jim Kouri
March 28, 2007

The government's interest in using technology to detect terrorism and other threats has led to increased use of data mining. A technique for extracting useful . . .

Another Bush administration bigwig pleads guilty in corruption case
Jim Kouri
March 26, 2007

James Steven Griles, the former deputy secretary of the Department of the Interior, has pleaded guilty to obstructing the U.S. Senate's investigation into the . . .

Former US sailor charged with terrorism and espionage
Jim Kouri
March 24, 2007

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has returned a two-count indictment charging Hassan Abujihaad, formerly known as Paul R. Hall, age 31, of . . .

Report: Problems continue in IDing foreign nationals entering US
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security established the US Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program to collect, maintain, and share data . . .

Uncovering espionage agents within the US
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2007

[The following is based on an FBI strategy report sent to the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police.] The foreign intelligence threat within . . .

Iranian imprisoned for immigration scam
Jim Kouri
March 19, 2007

A San Fernando Valley man known for his appearances on Farsi-language media outlets was sentenced on Friday to 30 months in federal prison for orchestrating an . . .

Combating nuclear smuggling
Jim Kouri
March 17, 2007

The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for addressing the threat of nuclear smuggling. Radiation detection portal monitors are key elements in our . . .

Duncan Hunter: On the road to the Oval Office
Jim Kouri
March 11, 2007

The legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager once wrote of Rep. Duncan Hunter: "Congressman [Hunter] is the best candidate for President of the United States of . . .

Violent MS-13 member facing life imprisonment in RICO case
Jim Kouri
March 2, 2007

Mala Salvatrucha, or MS-13, member Walter Noel Barahona, also known as "Lil Loco," 23, a Maryland resident, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to . . .

Terrorists and criminals gain entry into US through fraud
Jim Kouri
January 23, 2007

Immigration fraud is yet another method used by criminals and terrorists to gain entry into the United States illegally to carry out their agendas. The . . .

The new face of organized crime
Jim Kouri
January 22, 2007

While most of the focus of federal law enforcement today is on counterterrorism, federal police agencies must still contend with more traditional anti-crime . . .

Rep. Tom Tancredo presidential run will heat up Colorado politics
Jim Kouri
January 21, 2007

Castle Rock, Colorado — While the news media are in celebratory mode over New York's Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her intention to seek the . . .

Shocker: Hillary Clinton will run for president
Jim Kouri
January 20, 2007

Well, it's official: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced she will run for president in 2008. The hyperventilating denizens of our nation's newsrooms are . . .

Liberals using religion to push their agenda on Americans
Jim Kouri
January 19, 2007

Former Vice President Al Gore scours the countryside looking for support for a possible presidential run and attempts to emulate bible-thumping preachers while . . .

Mexican government corruption fuels US drug problem
Jim Kouri
January 18, 2007

Mexico continues to be the source or entry point for the vast majority of the narcotics that are consumed in the US. Mexico is the leading transit country for . . .

Al Qaeda associate with child rape conviction to be deported
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2007

A convicted felon who attempted to establish an Al Qaeda terrorist training facility in Oregon will be deported in the coming days. Semi Osman, 35, a native . . .

Is there a National Guard crisis?
Jim Kouri
January 16, 2007

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the subsequent the global war on terrorism have triggered the largest activation of National Guard forces since . . .

Agents nab illegal alien DUIs in federal operation
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2007

Following public outcry over illegal alien drivers committing vehicular homicides, sixty illegal alien criminals, mostly DUI ex-convicts, were arrested in North . . .

Terrorist gets 30 year sentence in New York subway bomb case
Jim Kouri
January 14, 2007

Convicted terrorist Shahawar Matin Siraj was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison for his role in conspiring to plant explosive devices at the 34th Street . . .

Success! Illegal alien cop-killer in US custody
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2007

An illegal alien cop-killer, who escaped capture by returning to Mexico and evading capture for almost four years, is now in US law enforcement custody. This . . .

Illegal alien gangs flourishing in America
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2007

Law enforcement officers from communities unaffected by gangs until the 1980s or early 1990s often find themselves scrambling to obtain training relevant to . . .

Award-winning actor, conservative Michael Moriarty says time right for presidential run
Jim Kouri
January 11, 2007

A well-known actor and filmmaker is speaking out on abortion, illegal immigration, radical Islam, and the New World Order. He says Progressives are destroying . . .

GAO submits Iraq reports to Congress prior to Bush speech
Jim Kouri
January 10, 2007

As the United States reviews its plans to secure, stabilize, and rebuild Iraq, the Government Accountability Office submitted several reports for Congressional . . .

"Peace loving" imam deported to Middle East
Jim Kouri
January 8, 2007

While the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, may not send out press releases celebrating the capture, imprisonment and deportation of an imam, . . .

The big lie about immigration enforcement
Jim Kouri
January 7, 2007

How many times have we heard mayors and governors, when faced with complaints regarding illegal aliens, claim that their police officers aren't authorized or . . .

New Intelligence Czar brings new hope
Jim Kouri
January 6, 2007

"Ambassador Negroponte's position is one of the newest in the government, and one of the most demanding. Our nation is at war, and John [Negroponte] is making . . .

Armed Mexicans attack unarmed National Guard troops on US soil
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2007

In a story that should have rang alarm bells in very newsroom across the nation, armed Mexicans entered the United States and attacked unarmed National Guard . . .

Al Qaeda's man in Washington?
Jim Kouri
January 4, 2007

Now that the Democrats are in control of both houses of congress, Americans can look forward to their leadership putting their own interests ahead of the safety . . .

Terrorism experts predict future attacks in US
Jim Kouri
January 3, 2007

Terrorism is the most significant threat to our national security. In the international terrorism arena, over the next five years, it's believed that the number . . .

Thousands of illegal aliens preying on children
Jim Kouri
January 2, 2007

Top officials at the Department of Homeland Security had announced that arrests during the first two years of Operation Predator, an initiative aimed at foreign . . .

Hillary the warrior
Jim Kouri
January 1, 2007

On New Year's Day, Newsweek columnist and Democrat Party water-carrier (am I being redundent?) Eleanor Clift appearing on the Fox News Channel gave her opinion . . .

US witnesses dramatic decline in domestic violence
Jim Kouri
December 31, 2006

The domestic violence rate has declined since 1993, according to a report by the US Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics. In 1993, nonfatal . . .

Child rapist added to US Marshals' 15 Most Wanted Fugitives
Jim Kouri
December 30, 2006

Accused child rapist Kenneth John Freeman, 44, has been added to the United States Marshals Service's list of 15 Most Wanted Fugitives. Freeman is wanted on . . .

Duke rape case premise based on myth
Jim Kouri
December 29, 2006

At one point, the Duke University rape case received more media attention than the war on Iraq, the Iran nuclear threat and even the baseball steroid scandal. . . .

Political correctness gone mad: new Muslim sensitivity training program
Jim Kouri
December 28, 2006

Chalk up another victory for the terrorists' Fifth Column — the Council on American-Islamic Relations. After much prodding and capitalizing on phony incidents . . .

McCain joins Kennedy to push new fast-track amnesty bill
Jim Kouri
December 26, 2006

The latest scuttlebutt on Capitol Hill is that Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his friend Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) are planning to introduce a new . . .

Putin's Russian bear flexing its muscles
Jim Kouri
December 25, 2006

During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union embarked on the most massive military buildups in history. Part of President Reagan's strategy for . . .

Mexican mafia kingpin and underlings headed for prison
Jim Kouri
December 23, 2006

A top Mexican Mafia member, who controlled Hispanic street gangs that operated across Orange County, CA, was sentenced on December 18 to 14 years in federal . . .

Chinese agent charged in major espionage case
Jim Kouri
December 22, 2006

A Chinese national was charged last week with stealing military trade secrets and using them in demonstration and sales proposals to the Peoples Republic of . . .

Top executives plead guilty to pattern of hiring illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2006

In an effort by the US authorities to show the nation that hiring illegal aliens is serious business, two corporate executives at a California fence building . . .

US finds difficulty in providing aid to Darfur
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2006

In 2003, a violent conflict in Darfur, Sudan, broke out between rebel groups and government troops and government-supported Arab militias. While few would . . .

eBay fraud case uncovered; 21 suspects indicted so far
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2006

In one of the largest Internet fraud cases in US history, federal fraud charges were filed on Thursday against 21 defendants who allegedly participated in an . . .

Gold Star Mother blasts Kerry's Middle East trip
Jim Kouri
December 16, 2006

A Gold Star Mother is urging American troops to snub Sen. John Kerry during his visit to Iraq. "I'm asking our men and women in Iraq to not allow themselves to . . .

House Intel Chairman: Hezbollah? What's a Hezbollah?
Jim Kouri
December 15, 2006

Law enforcement and intelligence experts are scratching their heads in disbelief upon discovering that the next House Intelligence Committee Chairman doesn't . . .

Worksite identity theft uncovered at Swift & Co. and nationwide
Jim Kouri
December 14, 2006

On Tuesday morning, federal agents executed search warrants at six facilities owned by Swift & Company. The operation was part of a worksite enforcement . . .

CAIR: The other Fifth Column
Jim Kouri
December 13, 2006

The Islamic terrorists' Fifth Column in the US — no, not the news media, the other Fifth Column — the Council on American-Islamic Relations is once again at the . . .

Kofi Annan's farewell tour
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2006

As part of Kofi Annan's farewell tour of the United States, the outgoing United Nations Secretary General decided to take a few more slaps at the US and the . . .

Awaiting indictment, Rep. William Jefferson wins reelection
Jim Kouri
December 11, 2006

While awaiting a federal indictment in an extensive bribery case, Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson easily beat his political opponent in a contentious runoff . . .

Roundup of criminal aliens finds rapists, kidnappers, and thieves
Jim Kouri
December 10, 2006

Federal law enforcement officers arrested 35 fugitive aliens and other immigration violators in a weeklong operation in Massachusetts. The enforcement action is . . .

Obama fever
Jim Kouri
December 9, 2006

The latest paramour of the denizens of the mainstream media is obviously Senator Barack Hussein Obama, Illinois Democrat. With their superficial sensibilities, . . .

Sen. Leahy to FBI director: Give me secret information
Jim Kouri
December 8, 2006

While Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) isn't scheduled to take over as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee until January 2007, he already sounds as if he's . . .

Fraud and waste plague aftermath of Katrina & Rita
Jim Kouri
December 7, 2006

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita destroyed homes and displaced millions of individuals. While the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to this . . .

FBI forensic analysts aid local police in terrorism, major crime cases
Jim Kouri
December 5, 2006

(This article is based on an FBI Strategic Plan submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the . . .

Special analysis: GAO investigates impact of eminent domain
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2006

"The government should not be allowed to force a small business, homeowner, or any other private property owner from his or her land. While the decision has . . .

Rep. Silvestre Reyes new House Intel Committee Chairman
Jim Kouri
December 3, 2006

The good news recently is that Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) will not head the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. To many, Republicans and Democrats . . .

Children of fallen law enforcement officers remembered on Christmas
Jim Kouri
December 1, 2006

The thought of putting smiles on the faces of over 1,000 young children who've lost a father or mother in the line of duty has become a reality thanks to many . . .

More than 100,000 US government immigration files missing
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2006

The GAO discovered that of the naturalization applications adjudicated in 2005, about 30,000 — or about 4 percent of them — may have been adjudicated without . . .

US citizen and illegal alien indicted in US for helping the Taliban
Jim Kouri
November 29, 2006

A four-count federal indictment was delivered by a grand jury against a US citizen and a Pakistani national illegally in the country on an expired student visa . . .

US military reviewing WMD attack survivability
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2006

The possibility that an adversary may use chemical or biological weapons against US forces makes it important for weapons systems to be able to survive such . . .

Incursions at US-Mexico border create tension
Jim Kouri
November 27, 2006

Customs and Border Protection Bureau officials conceded that Border Patrol agents crossed into Mexico while pursuing drug smugglers, but they also said the . . .

GAO: Nuclear plant protection officers need more training
Jim Kouri
November 26, 2006

A successful terrorist attack on a Department of Energy site containing nuclear weapons material could have devastating effects for the site and nearby . . .

Counterterrorism: Keep following the money
Jim Kouri
November 25, 2006

Terrorist groups need significant amounts of money to organize, recruit, train, and equip adherents and recruits. The disruption of terrorist financing by the . . .

More police agencies to issue tasers
Jim Kouri
November 24, 2006

In spite of recent news stories sensationalizing police use of stun guns, domestic and international threats have generated a growing interest in the use of . . .

The untold FBI story
Jim Kouri
November 22, 2006

When a disgruntled high school sophomore went on a shooting spree on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota in early 2005, the FBI called up its . . .

Charlie Rangel's draft obsession
Jim Kouri
November 21, 2006

Some Democrat Party lawmakers claim the volunteer military may become dangerously stretched thin by events occuring in Iran, North Korea and Syria. They believe . . .

John McCain's phony conservatism
Jim Kouri
November 20, 2006

It's a done deal," said the smiling Arizona Senator, John McCain, after he met with the President George W. Bush and got what he wanted: a ban on interrogation . . .

GAO report: Homeland Security's protective MegaCenters
Jim Kouri
November 19, 2006

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service through its control centers (MegaCenters) helps provide for the security and protection of . . .

"America's Mayor" Guiliani weighs presidential run with supporters
Jim Kouri
November 18, 2006

The man known as "America's Mayor," Rudolph Giuliani, is putting together a group of donors who will raise money for his campaign should he decide to run for . . .

Intelligence chiefs testify before Senate committee
Jim Kouri
November 17, 2006

The heads of two major intelligence agencies — the Central Intelligence Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency — were called to testify before the US Senate's . . .

Aliens sentenced for hostage taking and smuggling operation
Jim Kouri
November 15, 2006

Four aliens were sentenced in connection with a hostage taking and alien smuggling operation. The suspects were arrest on June 26 in Austin, Texas. Fernando . . .

Gen. Pace's alternative to the Iraq Study Group
Jim Kouri
November 14, 2006

One of the obvious shortcomings of the blue-ribbon panel, Iraq Study Group, is the reliance on politicians and the absence of military command officers who've . . .

Are chemical plants still vulnerable to terrorist attacks?
Jim Kouri
November 13, 2006

Terrorist attacks on chemical facilities could severely damage the US economy and public health. About 15,000 facilities produce, use, or store large amounts of . . .

Impeached judge may chair House Intelligence Committee
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2006

The scuttlebutt circulating in Washington, DC is that Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings may become the next chairman of the House of Representative's Intelligence . . .

Pelosi to block committee appointments of moderate, conservative Democrats
Jim Kouri
November 11, 2006

The new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) plans to block committee appointments that elevate Democrat moderates and . . .

Meet the new Chairman of the Judiciary Committee: Sen. Leaky Leahy
Jim Kouri
November 10, 2006

Recently, Toronto Sun columnist Rachel Marsden wrote about the expected Democrat takeover of both houses of the US Congress. She compared voting out the . . .

Immigration debacle hurt the GOP on election day
Jim Kouri
November 8, 2006

On Wednesday morning Americans awoke to the news that Rep. Nancy Pelosi was elevated to the powerful position of Speaker of the House of Representatives by the . . .

New Frankensteins: Brit scientists want to create human-cow embryos
Jim Kouri
November 7, 2006

A group of British scientists from the Newcastle University and Kings College in London, England have asked the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority for . . .

Special prosecutor being requested to investigate Bill O'Reilly
Jim Kouri
November 6, 2006

An abortion doctor says he is seeking a full investigation of Fox News Channel's "O'Reilly Factor" host Bill O'Reilly following statements in which the . . .

International law expert: US internationalists selling out US property rights
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2006

As the November elections approach, the overwhelming majority of Americans are totally unaware that their homeland as they know it is being dramatically changed . . .

Feds charge 55 suspects in major human smuggling network
Jim Kouri
November 4, 2006

Federal and local law enforcement officers fanned out across southern Arizona and several other states searching for more than 50 people allegedly linked to a . . .

NY Times: Saddam was close to building atomic bomb
Jim Kouri
November 3, 2006

In an effort to hurt Republicans on November 7, the New York Times published a story accusing the Bush Administration of posting Iraqi documents that suggest . . .

Military vets, cops demand apology from John Kerry
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2006

The American Legion, the largest military veterans group in the US, has called on Sen. John Kerry to apologize for suggesting that American troops in Iraq are . . .

IRS to use private "bounty hunters" to collect taxes
Jim Kouri
October 30, 2006

In 2005, taxes owed with collection potential had grown to $132 billion. That number may climb in 2006, with perhaps $150 billion owed by taxpayers in default.  . . .

US intelligence agencies still working to get it right
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2006

The United States' intelligence community is undergoing the most extensive — perhaps even radical — transformations since the Office of Strategic Services gave . . .

Cops being trained to protect kids from violence
Jim Kouri
October 28, 2006

Battered child syndrome is a tragic and disturbing phenomenon. Unfortunately, it is a crime that is often successfully hidden by its perpetrators. Law . . .

Egyptians imprisoned in US for enslaving 10 year old
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2006

Two Egyptian nationals who enslaved a 10-year-old girl and forced her to work as a domestic "slave" at their Orange County residence will serve some time in . . .

The Canadian connection: Feds, NYPD take down Chinese drug gang
Jim Kouri
October 24, 2006

Nineteen suspected Chinese drug gang members were arrested in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland and one defendant was arrested in Canada. To date, law . . .

Detecting nuclear material at seaports: easier said than done
Jim Kouri
October 22, 2006

With President George W. Bush signing legislation that will require American seaports to use radiological detection as part of protecting the US from a nuclear . . .

Dutch author hiding from Islamic extremists in Holland
Jim Kouri
October 21, 2006

From 1998 until 2006, W.G. Van Dorian worked as an attorney in Criminal Law and Immigration Law in The Netherlands and Aruba. As such, Van Dorian came into . . .

Over 125 nailed in nationwide kiddie porn sting
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2006

More than 125 individuals have been arrested nationwide, including 17 in New Jersey, on charges for subscribing to websites depicting hardcore child pornography . . .

Food stamp fraud costs taxpayers hundreds of millions every year
Jim Kouri
October 19, 2006

Every year, food stamp recipients exchange hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits for cash instead of food with retailers across the country, a practice . . .

Chinese spies infiltrating US businesses
Jim Kouri
October 17, 2006

(The following is based on an FBI strategy report sent to the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The almost legendary MI5 British . . .

Crackdown on child predators may have impact on freedom of the internet
Jim Kouri
October 16, 2006

The growth of technology has changed our lives dramatically. Computers were viewed as a luxury or even an extravagance 30 years ago. We relied on television, . . .

Indictments against drug gang and kidnappers of US undercover agent
Jim Kouri
October 15, 2006

On Friday, 56 suspects were indicted for drug trafficking and money laundering charges within Puerto Rico, Colombia, St. Martin, Netherlands Antilles, the US . . .

Dems smell victory -- or is that the smell of voter fraud?
Jim Kouri
October 14, 2006

The Democrats are on fire this election season. They smell victory — or perhaps that smell is Senator Harry Reid's land deals. Or could it be the smell of voter . . .

A United Nations story: The Beast on the East River
Jim Kouri
October 13, 2006

"America's strength is rooted in America's independence and we must always be wary of attempts to compromise our sovereignty. Nathan Tabor's new book accurately . . .

American Jihadist first to be indicted for treason in terrorism war
Jim Kouri
October 12, 2006

Adam Yehiye Gadahn, who appears frequently in Al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes, became the first person charged with treason in the War on Terrorism on Wednesday. . . .

School safety becomes hot-button political issue again
Jim Kouri
October 11, 2006

In the aftermath of the senseless murder of young children attending an Amish school in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, school safety is once again being discussed . . .

Feds to correct mistakes with Terrorism Watch List
Jim Kouri
October 10, 2006

Lately, there appears to be more and more stories of names being erroneously placed on the federal government's Terrorism Watch List. Last Sunday, CBS TV's 60 . . .

Is US money still funding Palestinian terrorist groups?
Jim Kouri
October 9, 2006

The United States has worked for decades to achieve a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through initiatives such as the 1993 Oslo Accords and the . . .

Iranian-American indicted for attending terrorist training camp
Jim Kouri
October 8, 2006

A United States citizen was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Mujahedin-e . . .

Military chief says: Test weapons on Americans before using them on enemies
Jim Kouri
October 7, 2006

While the insanity over the Mark Foley scandal continues within the Beltway and the news media are egging on the Democrats to demand that Speaker of the House . . .

Mexico threatens going to United Nations to stop US security fence
Jim Kouri
October 5, 2006

The latest news coming to us from south of the border is that the Mexican government is threatening to go to the United Nations with their complaints about the . . .

Mexican Mafia's top lieutenant pleads guilty in US court
Jim Kouri
October 4, 2006

A top lieutenant to a Mexican Mafia member who controlled Hispanic street gangs across Orange County pleaded guilty today to federal charges, admitting that he . . .

Fugitive and alleged drug cartel leader extradited to US
Jim Kouri
October 3, 2006

A fugitive who's accused of being a drug trafficking and money laundering kingpin from Colombia's Norte Valle Cartel has been extradited to the United States . . .

Mark Foley experiences Democrat Party double standard
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2006

While the Democrats are creating political hay out of the sex scandal involving Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL), the Democrats were not as outraged when a member of . . .

Sen. Byrd's Klansman father took him to KKK meetings, says opponent
Jim Kouri
October 1, 2006

West Virginia GOP senatorial candidate John Raese slapped back at Senator Robert Byrd's reference to Raese's deceased father in a West Virginia public . . .

Presidential candidate Cox blasts Iranian, Venezuelan leaders
Jim Kouri
September 30, 2006

GOP presidential hopeful John Cox blasted the Iranian and Venezuelan leaders for their statements and behavior during their recent appearances and speeches at . . .

National Intelligence Estimate? So what?
Jim Kouri
September 29, 2006

Sometimes I envy liberal Democrats. Unlike conservatives, they are permitted to have it both ways. Who permits them to have such a political advantage? Those . . .

End times for the Christian Coalition: Chapters severing ties to national group
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2006

A once valuable part of the conservative movement appears to be on it's last legs, with state chapters cutting ties and $2 million of debt. On Monday, . . .

NC Senator Fred Smith: From JAG to politics and beyond
Jim Kouri
September 27, 2006

"I'm not a politician; I'm a CEO who ran for public office five years ago. In the world I live in, we deal with straight talk and clear vision," says State . . .

Clinton's memory lapses
Jim Kouri
September 26, 2006

Former President Bill Clinton has stated on several occasions that he did not take advantage of opportunities to capture Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and . . .

NY Times Iraq report fodder for Democrat Party
Jim Kouri
September 25, 2006

When the mainstream news media and their bosom buddies in the Democrat Party throw accusations around about the conservative-right information machine, most . . .

Bill Clinton's meltdown and deception on Fox
Jim Kouri
September 24, 2006

Americans who watched B.J. Clinton's performance Sunday morning on Fox News, got a heaping tablespoon of Clinton's meltdown for their breakfast. It was quite . . .

Feds allow local cops more access to critical intelligence
Jim Kouri
September 23, 2006

The National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan represents law enforcement's commitment to take it upon itself to ensure that the dots are connected, be it in . . .

GAO releases report on catastrophic disaster response
Jim Kouri
September 22, 2006

Hurricane Katrina was the largest, most destructive natural disaster in our nation's history. The problems experienced in responding to Katrina resulted in a . . .

FBI says violent crime increased
Jim Kouri
September 21, 2006

Violent crime increased in the United States, while property crime decreased, according to the final 2005 Uniform Crime Report issued annually by the Federal . . .

Bringing the GOP back to its conservative roots: John Cox
Jim Kouri
September 20, 2006

"I'm seeking the presidency because we need a true outsider to address the difficult problems we face," announced GOP presidential hopeful John Cox last March.  . . .

ABC News compares Pope to a dog
Jim Kouri
September 19, 2006

In an ABC News story by its Rome correspondent Martin Seemungal, Pope Benedict XVI was compared to an attack dog — the Rottweiler — during Seemungal's . . .

New report alleges problems with death penalty
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2006

A just-released report claims that Florida's death-penalty system is full of problems with fairness, accuracy and racial disparity in sentencing. The report . . .

Churches firebombed by members of the "Religion of Peace"
Jim Kouri
September 17, 2006

Early Sunday morning in the West Bank, two more churches were firebombed by members of the "Religion of Peace" as anger over the Pope's comments grew throughout . . .

The Pope is right about Islam
Jim Kouri
September 16, 2006

The latest international outrage expressed by practitioners of the "religion of peace" is over comments made by Pope Benedict XVI. It seems a week doesn't go by . . .

DOJ to prosecute thousands for Katrina fraud and corruption
Jim Kouri
September 15, 2006

The US Justice Department has charged more than 400 government and charity workers for illegally benefiting from Hurricane Katrina and the ensuing flooding, . . .

Nationwide illegal alien worker leasing conspiracy uncovered
Jim Kouri
September 14, 2006

Two leaders of a nationwide employee-leasing conspiracy, that leased out hundreds of illegal aliens throughout the United States, pleaded guilty before US . . .

Terrorist attack in Syria: US embassies and personnel remain targets
Jim Kouri
September 13, 2006

On the day after the fifth anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks, the US Embassy in Damascus, Syria was attacked by a four-man team that used two vehicle-borne . . .

Feds training local cops to arrest illegal aliens; states and cities not interested
Jim Kouri
September 12, 2006

The Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement dierctorate authorized 16 additional Alabama state troopers to enforce federal . . .

9-11 attacks: First responders five years later
Jim Kouri
September 11, 2006

As the nation remembers the shock and horror of the 9-11 terrorist attacks five years ago, one sore point that continues to fester is the lack of training for . . .

Chief of Guatemalan anti-narcotics guilty of cocaine production, distribution
Jim Kouri
September 10, 2006

Two senior Guatemalan anti-narcotics law enforcement officers pleaded guilty on Friday in the US District Court in Washington, DC to a charge of conspiracy to . . .

Three Muslims indicted for exporting military equipment and secrets
Jim Kouri
September 9, 2006

Three Islamic men were indicted on Friday by a federal grand jury in Fresno, California, for illegally exporting sensitive military equipment — including body . . .

Clintonistas using Stalinist tactics to silence ABC
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2006

Former President William Jefferson Clinton and his minions are strong-arming the folks at ABC Television in order to stop a docudrama being aired during the . . .

Ivy League university professor busted for child porn, sex with underaged boys
Jim Kouri
September 7, 2006

Federal agents and prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against Professor Lawrence Scott Ward at his office at the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday . . .

DHS, Border Patrol reevaluate visa waivers
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2006

The Visa Waiver Program enables citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less without obtaining a visa. In . . .

Hezbollah's UAVs concern Israel and United States security experts
Jim Kouri
September 5, 2006

Use of technologically advanced unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, by Hezbollah during its 34-day conflict with Israel, is causing both American and Israeli . . .

Al-Qaeda to Americans: Convert to Islam or else!
Jim Kouri
September 4, 2006

On Sunday, I read this AP headline "Washington's Foreign Policies Fuel Terrorism, Says Visiting Mohammad Khatami." I thought to myself: either this guy is a . . .

IRS information to target illegal workers and employers: Good or bad idea?
Jim Kouri
September 3, 2006

To lawfully work in the United States, individuals must provide identification and evidence of work authorization to their employers. Individuals who are not US . . .

Poll: Democrat Party anti-capitalism attacks on Wal-Mart failing
Jim Kouri
September 2, 2006

The continuous demonizing and vilifying of Wal-Mart Stores by Democrat Party officials is not working to turn Americans against the enormously successful US . . .

Pentagon expanding numbers and role of special forces
Jim Kouri
September 1, 2006

Since the Global War on Terrorism, the Pentagon has taken steps to expand the role of the United States Special Operations Command and its forces. In response, . . .

Feds capture aliens illegally working in Roswell
Jim Kouri
August 31, 2006

Federal agents on Wednesday arrested 15 illegal aliens who were working in Roswell, New Mexico, for a local company that is under contract to paint US military . . .

Mexican national described as one man crime wave
Jim Kouri
August 30, 2006

A Mexican national, described by federal law enforcement as a "one man crime wave," was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday for his role in a conspiracy to . . .

Iranian President to German Chancellor: Holocaust concocted by WWII Allies
Jim Kouri
August 29, 2006

In a note to the German Chancellor, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews had been concocted by the victorious . . .

Russia tells UN Security Council: Don't fret over Iran
Jim Kouri
August 28, 2006

As the Iranians are moving closer and closer to developing a viable nuclear weapons program, our Russian friends(?) are telling the world not to worry. A . . .

Kofi Annan backs down from Syrian president
Jim Kouri
August 27, 2006

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan reversed himself following Syrian threats when he announced that an expanded international peacekeeping force in . . .

Katrina's first anniversary: Lessons learned
Jim Kouri
August 26, 2006

Hurricane Katrina is in the news again with the first anniversary of the deadly storm and subsequent flood that destroyed the city of New Orleans. As a . . .

Feds bust 25 illegal alien sexual predators in Los Angeles
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2006

A Mexican national who attempted to kidnap a seven-year-old girl from a local Laundromat is one of 25 persons arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement . . .

Poll: Europeans critical of Israel
Jim Kouri
August 24, 2006

The majority of people interviewed in the three main European countries (Germany, France and the United Kingdom) consider Israel's military intervention in . . .

New terrorist group claims responsibility for Fox journalists abduction
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2006

A new group of Palestinian terrorists, The Holy Jihad Brigades, has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of two Fox News journalists. In a message, the . . .

Russia is not a friend of the United States
Jim Kouri
August 22, 2006

During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union embarked on the most massive military buildups in history. Part of President Reagan's strategy for . . .

Kofi Annan again blasts Israel
Jim Kouri
August 21, 2006

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan Saturday blasted Israel for what he characterized as a violation of ceasefire in Lebanon saying that he's "deeply . . .

Counterintelligence in a dangerous world
Jim Kouri
August 20, 2006

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The . . .

CAIR continues to undermine US-Israeli war on Islamic fascists
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2006

In an effort to drive a wedge between two allies in the Middle East who actually fight Islamic Fascists, on Monday, August 28, the Council on American-Islamic . . .

Liberal-left confuses Americans about the NSA surveillance program
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2006

U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor ruled this week that the communications intercept program conducted by the National Security Agency is unconstitutional. . . .

White supremacists plead guilty to attacking Jewish temple
Jim Kouri
August 17, 2006

Two white supremacists, brothers Jacob Laskey, 25, and Gabriel Laskey, 21, pled guilty in United States District Court to charges of conspiracy to deprive . . .

The ACLU continues its onslaught
Jim Kouri
August 16, 2006

Even before the United Kingdom terrorist plot last week, the Transportation Security Agency had begun revamping their airport security strategy. The Department . . .

Britain's Muslim clerics command secret militias
Jim Kouri
August 15, 2006

Now that radical imam Abu Hamza is a convicted felon and probably will be extradited and face terror charges in the United States, clerics from other mosques . . .

US airport security checked for liquid explosives, but told to stop
Jim Kouri
August 14, 2006

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is under fire from Democrats and the news media for his "lack of imagination" by not having airport security . . .

Analysis -- Arabs and Israelis unhappy with UN resolution
Jim Kouri
August 13, 2006

The Arab League and Israeli lawmakers are already complaining about the terms of UN Security Council Resolution 1701. The controversial resolution calls for . . .

President Putin, Middle East arms merchant
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2006

Russia's cash-strapped defense, biotechnology, chemical, aerospace, and nuclear industries continued to be eager to raise funds via exports and transfers. Some . . .

US Muslim group slams Bush for using term "Islamic fascists"
Jim Kouri
August 11, 2006

The nation's largest Muslim group expressed concern over President Bush's use of the term "Islamic fascists" in a news conference about the arrest of 21 . . .

DHS reponds to UK terrorist plot; Chertoff raises threat level
Jim Kouri
August 10, 2006

The Department of Homeland Security is taking immediate steps to increase security measures in the aviation sector in coordination with heightened security . . .

Tancredo almost single-handedly fighting illegal alien voter fraud
Jim Kouri
August 9, 2006

During the pro-illegal alien rallies in cities across the US last Spring, activists were hard at work registering illegal aliens to vote as Democrats. In New . . .

Ann Coulter is right: Schools are a hotbed of violence and crime
Jim Kouri
August 8, 2006

In her bestselling and controversial book, Ann Coulter examines the abysmally poor US public education system. One of the elements of the overall failure of . . .

Elian Gonzalez and Bill Clinton
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2006

A little Cuban boy named Elian, who in 1999 was scooped up by a federal SWAT team in Miami and shipped back to Cuba, is in the news again for the get well card . . .

Analysts forecast more terror threats including "lone wolves"
Jim Kouri
August 6, 2006

Terrorism is the most significant threat to our national security. In the international terrorism arena, over the next five years, it's believed that the number . . .

Iranians creating mischief
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2006

British government officials have shown — and continue to show — American intelligence officials information indicating that Iran is operating "training camps" . . .

Undercover investigators easily compromise border security
Jim Kouri
August 4, 2006

Currently, US citizens are not required to present a passport when entering the United States from countries in the Western Hemisphere. However, US citizens are . . .

Leaked European Union secret report smacks of anti-Semitism
Jim Kouri
August 3, 2006

A leaked European Union secret report advises European government officials that they should "consider direct intervention in an attempt to curb the systematic . . .

Terrorists' propagandist: The contemptible Sen. Carl Levin
Jim Kouri
August 2, 2006

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) arrogantly refuses to stop blocking the Senate's confirmation of the head of the Justice Department's new antiterrorism division, a . . .

Terrorists plot to attack Americans through food supply
Jim Kouri
August 1, 2006

While airport security, seaport protection, illegal immigration and other functions of the Department of Homeland Security garner more attention and news . . .

Israelis setup by Islamofascists
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2006

In our topsy-turvy world in which the good guys are characterized as evil, while evil thugs are portrayed as merely political militants, the tragedy in the . . .

Based on a Big Lie, the UN condemns the US for executing murderers
Jim Kouri
July 30, 2006

With terrorists indiscriminately killing civilians throughout the world, Muslims committing genocide in Africa, and a legitimate government being overthrown in . . .

Mexican Mafia captain arrested while smuggling illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
July 29, 2006

A ranking member of the violent Mexican Mafia gang was arrested near Laredo, TX, on Thursday by federal agents while he attempted to smuggle into the US 12 . . .

Current immigration boom dwarfs great wave of 1910
Jim Kouri
July 28, 2006

The current boom in the United States immigrant population dwarfs the peak of the great immigration wave of 1910, according to a study by the Center for . . .

Chinese covert agent sentenced to prison in conspiracy case
Jim Kouri
July 27, 2006

Ko-Suen Moo, of Taipei, Taiwan, was sentenced on Tuesday on charges of being a covert agent of the People's Republic of China; conspiracy to broker and to . . .

Conservatives support same-sex marriage?
Jim Kouri
July 26, 2006

Lately, the words Republican and Conservative are being used interchangeably by members of the news media, commentators and many people in the general . . .

Identity theft epidemic continues, affects more than 57 million Americans
Jim Kouri
July 25, 2006

In the year 2005, there were 151 significant identity breaches throughout the United States affecting more than 57.7 million consumers. According to the . . .

Illegal aliens winning; Americans are the losers
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2006

It's widely been reported that illegal aliens comprise upwards of 27 percent of the US prison and jail population. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and . . .

Many police officers disenchanted with President Bush on immigration
Jim Kouri
July 23, 2006

During the last presidential campaign cycle, many national and local police organizations, as well as individual officers and commanders, supported the . . .

Marine families angry with Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria
Jim Kouri
July 22, 2006

The current hostilities in Lebanon are for some American families a sad reminder of tragic events over two decades ago, when Hezbollah terrorists in 1983 . . .

The UN terrorist-enablers council
Jim Kouri
July 21, 2006

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on Thursday outlined his quickly thrown-together plan to end the savaging of terrorists, and the unfortunate . . .

UK Muslim charged in US for conspiracy to aid terrorists
Jim Kouri
July 20, 2006

A federal grand jury sitting in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has returned a three-count Indictment charging Syed Talha Ahsan, 25, of London, England, with . . .

More than 125 criminal aliens captured in Oklahoma
Jim Kouri
July 19, 2006

Federal agents and officers apprehended 127 criminal aliens, fugitive aliens, and other immigration status violators as part of a four-day state-wide interior . . .

Mexicans producing meth that Americans won't produce
Jim Kouri
July 18, 2006

As methamphetamine abuse continues its scourge of the country, state and federal elected officials have worked over the last two years to pass laws restricting . . .

Hezbollah terrorist sleeper cell suspected in New York City
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2006

While many US government officials are deeply concerned over Iran's nuclear program, according to recent reports, investigations by Federal Bureau of . . .

Dan Rather and the bad penny
Jim Kouri
July 16, 2006

Like the proverbial "bad penny" that keeps turning up, disgraced CBS News anchor Dan Rather told Associated Press on Tuesday he will be the ultimate authority . . .

Congress appropriates zero dollars for border security fence
Jim Kouri
July 15, 2006

When the immigration issue was at the boiling point in the spring, the US Senate voted to erect a mere 370 miles of security fencing along the US-Mexican border . . .

Two men plead guilty in US to funding terrorist group Hezbollah
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2006

Two men pleaded guilty Friday to charges of conspiracy to violate the "Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act" by trafficking in contraband and . . .

Man captured at border with sex video of him with a child
Jim Kouri
July 13, 2006

A Bloomington, California man is under investigation by federal agents after his arrest last week when a search of his vehicle at a local port of entry turned . . .

Top 10 cities to have your identity stolen; 10 cities with least risk
Jim Kouri
July 12, 2006

Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another individual's personal data in a . . .

US unprepared for ballistic missile attacks, says Reagan's 'Star Wars' man
Jim Kouri
July 11, 2006

Last Tuesday, as most of America celebrated Independence Day, North Korea launched six missiles in the early hours of Wednesday, their time. One of them was the . . .

DoD investigator claims gangs are infiltrating the US military
Jim Kouri
July 10, 2006

Neo-Nazis and hate groups are infiltrating the US military in order to get first-class combat training and specialized training in demolitions, intelligence, . . .

Activist judge allows illegal aliens, deceased, and felons to vote
Jim Kouri
July 9, 2006

In a previous column, I mentioned how the deliciously wicked, funny and witty political columnist and best-selling author Ann Coulter once wrote that when . . .

Exclusive: Terrorist plot to bomb New York's Holland Tunnel uncovered
Jim Kouri
July 8, 2006

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York City Police Department are reporting that they've uncovered a multi-target plot by Islamic terrorists in . . .

Muslim leader threatens gay activists planning parade in Jerusalem
Jim Kouri
July 7, 2006

Last week a top Muslim leader, Sheik Ibrahim Sarsur, who is also a member of the Israeli Kensett, warned gays that "if they dare to approach the Temple Mount . . .

President Bush may change his mind on immigration reform
Jim Kouri
July 6, 2006

As the House of Representatives' Republican leaders prepare to embark on a series of nationwide hearings that could determine the fate of the Senate  . . .

The dark side of Warren Buffett: He donates $3 billion to pro-abortion groups
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2006

One of the big stories this summer is the generous donation of billions of dollars to charity by one of the world's richest men. As a result, he's received the . . .

"Solidarity tax" pushed by United Nations as first step in global taxation
Jim Kouri
July 4, 2006

France is now charging travelers a new tax on their airline tickets, amounting to a surcharge of between $1.25 and $50. The French government claims the new tax . . .

Judicial activism and Sunday demagogues
Jim Kouri
July 3, 2006

Sunday is always an interesting day for political discourse, especially on the tube. One after another, the usual suspects parade before the cameras in their . . .

New Jersey gov't shutdown by liberal governor seeking tax hikes
Jim Kouri
July 2, 2006

New Jersey's pride and joy of a governor, Jon Corzine, told Jerseyites on Saturday that he decided to shutdown all but the most critical agencies of state . . .

Mafia cops murder convictions overturned by judge
Jim Kouri
July 1, 2006

On Friday, a federal judge — who may be auditioning for a future slot on the US Supreme Court — overturned the convictions of two former New York City cops . . .

Democrats and news media celebrate terrorists' victory
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2006

Thursday may have been a dark day for those charged with fighting terrorism both here and abroad, but for many Democrats and the news media it was a day of . . .

When liberals pass a graveyard or illegal aliens, they see votes
Jim Kouri
June 29, 2006

The wickedly funny and witty political columnist and bestselling author Ann Coulter (or as I call her the blonde bomber) once wrote that when liberals pass by a . . .

Rev. Jesse Jackson's latest shakedown has Bill O'Reilly's blessing
Jim Kouri
June 28, 2006

Picketing at an ARCO/BP gasoline station in Los Angeles, the Reverend Jesse Jackson and Rainbow PUSH Coalition turned up the heat on British Petroleum, or BP.  . . .

Border Patrol & National Guard kick off operations, but critics unimpressed
Jim Kouri
June 27, 2006

This past week, US Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector received the initial deployment of Texas National Guardsmen in support . . .

Democrat presidential hopefuls admit they'll try to con Americans
Jim Kouri
June 26, 2006

Folks, I was shocked! SHOCKED when I read an Associated Press news story that, in essence, told readers that the Democrat Party is cautioning their left-wing . . .

US lawmakers and news media: stupid or just ignorant of Iraqi cops?
Jim Kouri
June 25, 2006

Americans have been fed a steady diet of negative comments by the liberal-left establishment regarding Iraq's military and police forces. Every day someone in . . .

Did the New York Times cross the line between a free press and treason?
Jim Kouri
June 24, 2006

Liberal columnist Mort Kondracke echoed the sentiments of many Americans: The New York Times leaked information about a top secret banking operation, which was . . .

FBI counterterrorism sting nets 7 radical Islamic men
Jim Kouri
June 23, 2006

Federal agents and local cops, as part of an undercover sting operation, arrested terrorism suspects in Miami who US officials claim were plotting to attack the . . .

Illegal aliens linked to rise in crime statistics
Jim Kouri
June 22, 2006

The former Immigration and Naturalization Service estimated that as of January 2000 the total unauthorized immigrant population residing in the United States . . .

House GOP on the road to killing the Senate immigration bill
Jim Kouri
June 21, 2006

The prayers of many Americans that the Senate Immigration Reform Bill will be killed by Republicans in House of Representatives may be answered in the next few . . .

Organized crime: Cops and prosecutors frustrated over witness intimidation
Jim Kouri
June 20, 2006

Many police officers and prosecutors have become increasingly frustrated by their inability to investigate and prosecute cases successfully when key witnesses . . .

Memo to the president: Detecting illegal alien workers and their employers is easy
Jim Kouri
June 19, 2006

Border security experts — men and women who have actually fought against illegal immigration — have repeatedly asserted that there are two major components to . . .

Police use RICO to dismantle Mexican Mafia
Jim Kouri
June 18, 2006

San Diego police and federal law enforcement are in the midst of a major crackdown on the Mexican Mafia in several neighborhoods in that city. Most of the . . .

Illegal immigration: What did France discover that the GOP can't grasp?
Jim Kouri
June 17, 2006

There's a great number of happy people in France today as a result of the news that the upper house of the French parliament has passed a tough new immigration . . .

Al in Wonderland: Al Gore is reinventing himself (again)
Jim Kouri
June 16, 2006

So, Al Gore has gone Hollywood. He certainly fits right in with the rest of those idiot savants who can make movies or act, but lack the common sense of a seven . . .

New poll: Americans say Sen. Hillary Clinton frightens them
Jim Kouri
June 15, 2006

A recent poll reveals that out of the group of politicians who are regarded as contenders for nomination as presidential candidates, more Americans fear Senator . . .

More than 2,100 criminal aliens, gangbangers, fugitives nailed by feds
Jim Kouri
June 14, 2006

Over 2,100 criminal aliens, illegal alien gang members, fugitive aliens, and other immigration status violators have been apprehended as part of a nationwide . . .

Howard Dean supports gay tax revolt, but media silent
Jim Kouri
June 13, 2006

Chairman of the Democrat National Committee Howard Dean is supporting Charles Merrill and his same-sex partner Kevin Boyle in their civil disobedience against . . .

GOP out of touch with the blogosphere and internet's new media
Jim Kouri
June 12, 2006

Say what you will about the left-wing bloggers and lefty Internet news websites, they are a power to be reckoned with. And Democrat politicians with dreams of . . .

VA scandal: Feds finally seeking to protect Americans' personal information
Jim Kouri
June 11, 2006

The recent security breach at the Department of Veterans Affairs, in which personal data on millions of veterans were compromised, has created a firestorm of . . .

Failure to railroad Duke students upsets liberals and news media
Jim Kouri
June 10, 2006

Today was a major setback for liberals — especially radical feminists and their male lapdogs — in their continued efforts to demonize men, especially white men . . .

Al-Zarqawi's plan before dying: Al-Qaeda recruiting Palestinians in Gaza
Jim Kouri
June 9, 2006

The late Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Jordanian leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, once slammed Hamas for going mainstream by taking part in elections while under Israeli . . .

War vets and POWs blast NY Times / Kerry "news story"
Jim Kouri
June 8, 2006

While 2008 seems a long ways off, there are quite a few politicians in both political parties gearing up for a presidential run. One of those politicians is . . .

President George W. Bush and Bill Clinton: the appeasers
Jim Kouri
June 7, 2006

George Santayana said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." If only such a cliche' were not true with regard to President George W. . . .

Bomb techs and investigators praised at international conference
Jim Kouri
June 6, 2006

The head of the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives praised the role bomb technicians and investigators play in the global war against . . .

Democrat advises illegal aliens to vote
Jim Kouri
June 5, 2006

In the midst of a heated congressional race in California, the Democrat Party candidate was heard advising a crowd she knew were illegal aliens to vote and work . . .

Feds target sophisticated illegal alien smuggling ring
Jim Kouri
June 4, 2006

In a well-coordinated series of law enforcement actions on Friday, federal agents arrested five men and women allegedly involved in a sophisticated Oxnard, . . .

Border Patrol agents: Senator McCain sells us out (again)
Jim Kouri
June 3, 2006

United States Border Patrol agents are not happy with Senator John McCain (R-AZ) since he voted for the Amnesty Bill (S. 2611). And they're not being quiet . . .

Political correctness on the battlefield
Jim Kouri
June 2, 2006

US military personnel deployed in Iraq are being ordered to undergo training in moral and ethical standards, according to a Pentagon spokesman. The training is . . .

Woman enslaved by physicians for almost two decades
Jim Kouri
June 1, 2006

A Brookfield, Wisconsin, couple and their son, who kept a domestic servant in their home under slave-like conditions for close to two decades, were convicted . . .

Communications intercepts by law enforcement increasing
Jim Kouri
May 31, 2006

(The Following is based on a report obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police from the US Federal Courts.) The number of orders authorizing or . . .

Republican challenger slams Rep. Murtha comments
Jim Kouri
May 30, 2006

Pennsylvania 12th district Republican Congressional nominee Diana Irey, surrounded by a dozen supportive war veterans, demanded that John Murtha apologize for . . .

DHS works with private sector to stop illegal arms, technology exports
Jim Kouri
May 29, 2006

For decades, foreign adversaries of the United States have sought to acquire US and Western arms and technology through both legal and illegal means. Illicit . . .

Appeals court: Internet news reporters and bloggers protected by shield laws
Jim Kouri
May 28, 2006

A California appeals court has ruled that online reporters, commentators and bloggers are protected by the same confidentiality laws that protect print and . . .

Senate immigration plan biggest power grab since the Great Society
Jim Kouri
May 27, 2006

The top sponsor of the House of Representative's immigration bill on Friday fiercely rejected a the proposal to give millions of illegal immigrants a "get out . . .

African-Americans oppose illegal alien amnesty; urge tough enforcement only
Jim Kouri
May 26, 2006

When, if ever, have you seen a news poll or survey in a newspaper or on television describing how African-Americans feel about illegal immigration, amnesty or . . .

Russian mobsters consort with terrorists, slave traders, and drug cartels
Jim Kouri
May 25, 2006

Russian crime syndicates and military officers are supplying sophisticated weapons to Colombian rebels in return for huge shipments of cocaine, according to . . .

ACLU called hypocrites over free speech
Jim Kouri
May 24, 2006

The American Civil Liberties Union has proposed new standards that would discourage its board members from publicly criticizing the organization's policies and . . .

Hezbollah terrorist sleeper cell suspected in New York City
Jim Kouri
May 23, 2006

While many US government officials are deeply concerned over Iran's nuclear program, according to recent reports, investigations by Federal Bureau of . . .

Citizens' privacy concerns over data mining weigh heavily on feds
Jim Kouri
May 22, 2006

Advances in information technology make it easier than ever before for the federal government to obtain and process personal information about citizens and . . .

US airport security to "analyze" travelers' behavior; ACLU grumbling
Jim Kouri
May 21, 2006

US airport security officers will monitor travelers' behavior more closely at the country's airports to detect any suspicious activity or behavior on the part . . .

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it must be a liberal
Jim Kouri
May 20, 2006

The Bush White House on Thursday requested a mere $1.9 billion from Congress to increase border security as a key immigration reform bill appears likely to pass . . .

US faces asymmetrical foreign intelligence threat
Jim Kouri
May 19, 2006

The foreign intelligence threat within the United States is far more complex than it has ever been historically. The threat is increasingly asymmetrical insofar . . .

Border Patrol agents warn: Bush plan is a trojan horse
Jim Kouri
May 18, 2006

In a joint statement, members of the US Border Patrol, Local 2544, called President George W. Bush's border security and illegal immigration plan a Trojan Horse . . .

James Bond movie-like villain nailed by narc officers
Jim Kouri
May 17, 2006

US federal agents smashed an enormous criminal organization that operated from their privately owned islands and possessed its own private navy. The Drug . . .

Bush's speech: Ignoring illegal alien killers, rapists, and assorted thugs
Jim Kouri
May 16, 2006

During President George W. Bush's televised speech on the issue of illegal immigration, not once did he mention the hordes of criminals entering the United . . .

Human rights groups and news media aid terrorists?
Jim Kouri
May 15, 2006

Two human rights groups wish to use the European Union's satellites to uncover CIA secret detention facilities. The organizations involved are The Council of . . .

Is the National Guard prepared for border security operations?
Jim Kouri
May 14, 2006

The announcement that during his Monday night televised national speech, President George W. Bush will reveal his plan to deploy troops at the southern border . . .

Hispanic group urges Sen. Frist and others to oppose amnesty bill
Jim Kouri
May 13, 2006

Reacting to news that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Minority Leader Harry Reid have agreed to move forward with an amnesty bill, the chairman of the You . . .

Bush addresses the nation: The immigration dog and pony show
Jim Kouri
May 12, 2006

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement proudly announced that they arrested one of the owners of a Mexican . . .

Chairman of Congressional Black Causus knee deep in bribery and corruption
Jim Kouri
May 11, 2006

A businessman who paid bribes to a member of the US House of Representatives and chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, has pleaded guilty to a two-count . . .

Customs officers have busy Cinco De Mayo weekend
Jim Kouri
May 10, 2006

US Customs and Border Protection officers at the Arizona ports of entry were kept busy during the Cinco De Mayo weekend, arresting seven people in connection . . .

Liberals love and protect the CIA... and here's why
Jim Kouri
May 9, 2006

I recently saw a political cartoon which said much about today's political climate in the United States, especially within the Democrat Party and the news media . . .

General Hayden under attack by Democrat and Republican liberals
Jim Kouri
May 8, 2006

Just two days after Porter Goss quit his job as CIA director, politicians from both parties are already denigrating a man who has not yet even been officially . . .

Air Force sergeant convicted of child porn production
Jim Kouri
May 7, 2006

An Air Force technical sergeant and convicted child pornographer was sentenced in US District Court in Colorado to more than 10 years in prison, following an . . .

Mayor, officials swept out of office for their support of illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
May 6, 2006

It's bound to become a local story that resonates with the denizens of the entire nation's political arena. It's also a story that's bound to resonate with the . . .

CIA Director Porter Goss quits, empty suits and political hacks remain
Jim Kouri
May 5, 2006

In a surprise move, CIA Director Porter Goss resigned on Friday amid controversy and leak investigations. Making the announcement from the Oval Office, Bush . . .

Mexican mafia members arrested for murder conspiracy in L.A.
Jim Kouri
May 4, 2006

A California task force investigation into a Pomona area street gang following the murder of a California Highway Patrol Officer two years ago resulted today in . . .

Brazilian assassin busted in Boston by federal agents
Jim Kouri
May 3, 2006

A cooperative investigation between US and Brazilian law enforcement resulted in the arrest of an international fugitive near Boston who has been convicted of . . .

TSA flips, then flops, on airport security
Jim Kouri
May 2, 2006

Prior to the 9-11 terrorist attacks, American airports used private firms for their security and passenger/baggage screening process. Following the failures of . . .

Fallen officers honored May 15 during Peace Officers Memorial Day
Jim Kouri
May 1, 2006

The National Association of Chiefs of Police, the American Federation of Police and other police organizations are reminding police and other government . . .

Border agents to Americans: "You have been invaded"
Jim Kouri
April 30, 2006

On May 1, the US Border Patrol Agents Local 2544 will be doing their part to offset any adverse impact on the American economy as a result of the upcoming . . .

Questions for illegal aliens boycotting on May 1
Jim Kouri
April 29, 2006

We pride ourselves in the United States with having the freedom to protest, demonstrate and boycott in order to make our voices heard without fear of . . .

MS-13 leader convicted of murder
Jim Kouri
April 28, 2006

Following two weeks of trial and one day of deliberation, a federal jury on Long Island returned a verdict late yesterday afternoon convicting Leonel Mejia, . . .

Californian confesses to his part in plot to smuggle anti-aircraft missile into US
Jim Kouri
April 27, 2006

Admitting his role in a series of conspiracies, a Southern California man pleaded guilty to a host of federal charges related to schemes to smuggle many items . . .

US military not getting more bang for the buck
Jim Kouri
April 26, 2006

In the past five years, the US Department of Defense has doubled its planned investments in weapons systems, but this huge increase has not been accompanied by . . .

Four years after 9-11, interagency intelligence sharing still lacking
Jim Kouri
April 25, 2006

There have been several pieces of legislation passed to improve information sharing among federal intelligence and law enforcement agencies, including the . . .

Dust off those flip-flop sandals for 2008: Hillary lurching to the right...to the left...to the right...
Jim Kouri
April 24, 2006

It's one of the marvels of today's political arena: a senator with obvious White House ambitions constantly changing positions on important issues while the  . . .

Palestinians appoint terrorist as security chief
Jim Kouri
April 23, 2006

Khalid Abu Helal, the Palestinian Interior Ministry spokesman, announced Saturday that a recent decision by the ministry to appoint Jamal Abu Samhadana as the . . .

CIA canning officer for leaking classified info is a good start
Jim Kouri
April 22, 2006

Sooner or later it was bound to happen: The Central Intelligence Agency summarily terminated the employment of a senior officer for leaking classified . . .

Media ignore Mexican gov't brutality of Central American immigrants
Jim Kouri
April 21, 2006

If the news media were truly unbiased in their reportage of Mexican illegal immigration and told the whole story, Americans would be shocked at the degree of . . .

Russian government duplicity strikes again
Jim Kouri
April 20, 2006

When President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the first time in 2001, Bush said, "I've looked into his eyes, and seen his soul, and . . .

Foreign adversaries attempt to illegally acquire US technology
Jim Kouri
April 19, 2006

During the Dubai ports controversy, the understandably fierce political firestorm zeroed in on weapons of mass destruction, radiological materials or contraband . . .

Border security: Congress evaluates high-tech surveillance
Jim Kouri
April 18, 2006

In September 2004, the Department of Homeland Security established America's Shield Initiative (ASI) — a program that included a system of sensors, cameras, and . . .

Cannibal in Oklahoma: Child meets one of the monsters living among us
Jim Kouri
April 17, 2006

Oklahoma residents were shocked when they learned a serial-killer-in-training was preparing for a rein of terror that would victimize them or their fellow . . .

US, Canadian cops smash human smuggling rings
Jim Kouri
April 16, 2006

US and Canadian law enforcement smashed a human trafficking ring which they say transported South Asian immigrants into the US. US federal court documents . . .

Bill Clinton and CIA gave Iranians blueprint for nuclear bomb
Jim Kouri
April 15, 2006

Last night, radio talk show host and former US Justice Department official Mark Levin shocked many listeners when he reported that President Bill Clinton gave . . .

Tucson student forced to listen to pro-illegal immigration propaganda
Jim Kouri
April 14, 2006

Americans better start waking up and doing something about the madness that's occurring in our nation's high schools and elementary schools. Youngsters are . . .

Nuclear Iran: Beware of the Russian bear in the Middle East
Jim Kouri
April 13, 2006

As the Iranians are moving closer to developing a nuclear weapons program, the Russian government is telling the world not to worry. An Russian official is . . .

Easy access: Russian and Chinese spies saturate US, UK
Jim Kouri
April 12, 2006

The practically legendary MI5 British counterintelligence service is said to be deeply concerned over an increase in spying by Russian and Chinese operatives in . . .

Drug enforcement: Mr. President, stop covering up for Vicente Fox and Mexico
Jim Kouri
April 11, 2006

How often have you heard President George W. Bush or his minions tell the American people that his friend Mexican President Vicente Fox and Fox's government are . . .

Thousands of illegal alien predators target children
Jim Kouri
April 10, 2006

Federal agents and New York City probation officers arrested 47 criminal alien sex offenders in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan as part of the . . .

School district gives credit to students who rally lawbreakers
Jim Kouri
April 9, 2006

Many parents are outraged over learning that their kids are being used by school administrators and teachers to further their own political agenda. Officials . . .

War vets' lawsuit against Sen. Kerry heats up; taxpayers to pay Kerry legal bills
Jim Kouri
April 8, 2006

"Vietnam veterans will not be intimidated by John Kerry," retired Air Force Colonel George "Bud" Day said in response to the Massachusetts Senator's newly . . .

Amid turmoil in New Orleans, criminal aliens nabbed by cops and feds
Jim Kouri
April 7, 2006

Sixty-eight illegal aliens and two US citizens were arrested this past weekend amid the turmoil in New Orleans. The arrests are a result of a joint law . . .

Political leaders turn blind eye towards immigration enforcement
Jim Kouri
April 6, 2006

While most of the political debate and media attention regarding illegal immigration focuses on border security and illegals who enter the country . . .

The bird flu pandemic blues: Is the US prepared for outbreak?
Jim Kouri
April 5, 2006

With the immense media coverage of the Avian Bird Influenza, concern has been rising about United States preparedness to respond to vaccine shortages that could . . .

British start their own version of the FBI
Jim Kouri
April 4, 2006

With increasing crime problems creating concerns for British citizens and politician, the Blair government announced the creation of their own version of . . .

Tens of thousands of criminal aliens cross Mexican border
Jim Kouri
April 3, 2006

It's old news that Presidente Vicente Fox exports Mexico's poorest citziens into the United States for a number of reasons: It relieves him of the . . .

Crime story: Corrupt cop aided Mexican drug trafficker
Jim Kouri
April 2, 2006

A US federal agent, Rafael Francisco Pacheco, Jr., of Tampa, Florida, was sentenced to seven years and three months' imprisonment. On December 7, 2005, he . . .

Ohio lawman takes on President Bush over illegal immigration
Jim Kouri
April 1, 2006

Butler County, Ohio Sheriff Richard Jones appeared this morning on Fox News Channel to take his message to the nation: He is asking President George W. Bush to . . .

Gangland killings: FBI agent indicted for role in mafia war
Jim Kouri
March 31, 2006

A retired FBI special agent who was being investigated for his role in mob "hits" has been indicted by a Brooklyn, NY grand jury, according to the District . . .

Cali Cartel captain sentenced to 21 years imprisonment
Jim Kouri
March 30, 2006

William Rodriguez-Abadia, leader and son of the founder of the Cali Cartel, was sentenced today to 262 months' imprisonment by United States District Court . . .

The Hillary plan to capture Osama revealed
Jim Kouri
March 29, 2006

During the US Supreme Court session yesterday, the justices heard arguments regarding the due process rights of terrorists: are military tribunals . . .

Child rapist being hunted by marshals
Jim Kouri
March 28, 2006

(The following information was submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police for general distribution.) US Marshals continue the hunt for an . . .

GOP senators betray Americans for votes
Jim Kouri
March 27, 2006

The Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee approved election-year immigration legislation Monday that is far different from what most Americans had in . . .

The illegal immigration reform scam
Jim Kouri
March 26, 2006

This weekend, thousands of activists and illegal aliens have been rallying in Los Angeles to protest against plans to further criminalize so-called undocumented . . .

Liberals interpret the scriptures; The Gospel According to Marx
Jim Kouri
March 25, 2006

Is it only me or are there others who are sick and tired of Liberals quoting the Bible — or claiming to quote the Scriptures? It's as serious as Sen. Hillary . . .

Russians gave Saddam US war plans
Jim Kouri
March 24, 2006

The Pentagon firmly believes that the Russian government gave Iraq President Saddam Hussein United States strategic war plans for the invasion of Iraq. The . . .

Saddam general: Newsweek translation of Saddam tapes wrong
Jim Kouri
March 23, 2006

Former Iraqi Air Force Gen. Georges Sada claims that Newsweek's translation of some of Saddam Hussein's tapes is wrong. Newsweek reported that the Saddam tapes . . .

Terrorists planned attack on UK nightclubs linked to American
Jim Kouri
March 22, 2006

British citizens were shocked to hear that a terrorist cell linked to Al-Qaeda plotted to bomb pubs, nightclubs and trains in an intense, coordinated terrorist . . .

Iranians training bombers, terrorists for Iraq war
Jim Kouri
March 21, 2006

The British government has shown American intelligence officials information indicating that Iran is operating "training camps" for bombers who carry out . . .

The big lie: Illegal immigration benefits Americans
Jim Kouri
March 20, 2006

It's widely been reported that illegal aliens comprise upwards of 27 percent of the US prison and jail population. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and . . .

US Navy warships engage 21st Century pirates
Jim Kouri
March 19, 2006

The United States Navy reports that two of its warships encountered a group of suspected pirates off the Somali coast and the pirates' ship opened fire on them. . . .

A small victory: Georgia refuses to honor "Hanoi Jane"
Jim Kouri
March 18, 2006

Leave it to a Red State to do the right thing. An effort by the Georgia's liberal-left establishment to honor actress and anti-war activist Jane Fonda for her . . .

China in midst of huge military build up
Jim Kouri
March 17, 2006

While the news media and politicians in the United States continue their focus on the Dubai Ports World deal or censuring President George W. Bush or Hillary . . .

Wave bye-bye to freedom and human rights in Venezuela
Jim Kouri
March 16, 2006

On the heels of a report of human rights violations by the Venezuelan government of President Hugo Chavez, a story that is getting minimal coverage in the elite . . .

Combating Southwest border violence
Jim Kouri
March 15, 2006

(The following is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US Department of Homeland Security.) As the agency with . . .

NY Times: Saddam's generals believed they had WMD to repel US
Jim Kouri
March 14, 2006

The New York Times reports that just prior to the United States lead invasion, Iraq's dictator Saddam Hussein informed his top generals that he had destroyed . . .

Port security and the liberal-left's 5% myth
Jim Kouri
March 13, 2006

Many news media reports and political leaders such as Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Democrat National Committee chairman Howard Dean frequently state that . . .

Wall separating intelligence and police is down: Now what?
Jim Kouri
March 12, 2006

Historically, intelligence and law enforcement agencies have operated largely in separate spheres. Law enforcement agencies were concerned with criminal . . .

FBI undergoes internal threat assessment
Jim Kouri
March 11, 2006

Internal security is vital to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's efforts to protect the United States. As the agency responsible for counterintelligence, . . .

Corrupt cops lead crime gang
Jim Kouri
March 10, 2006

A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted six gang members — including three law enforcement officers — on civil rights, narcotics and weapons charges for . . .

Senator Clinton accuses GOP of creating police state with immigration bill
Jim Kouri
March 9, 2006

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) accused some Republicans of trying to create a "police state" in their plan to round up illegal immigrants. Members of the . . .

The sophisticated Euro-appeasers
Jim Kouri
March 8, 2006

The European Union is once again appeasing terrorists and actually siding with a government run by the terrorist group Hamas. As with their brethren — liberal . . .

FBI releases updated "most wanted terrorists" list
Jim Kouri
March 7, 2006

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced several additions to its Most Wanted Terrorists and Seeking Information — War on Terrorism lists in a report to . . .

Senators Rockefeller and Durbin may take polygraph tests
Jim Kouri
March 6, 2006

The United States government and its intelligence community are adopting a series of initiatives to discourage government employees from leaking classified . . .

Who says Communism is no longer a threat?
Jim Kouri
March 5, 2006

A once prospering middle class is now packing its bags and leaving Venezuela, fearing a dangerous future under the thumb of their Marxist leader, President Hugo . . .

Anti-war group, Michael Moore back down from threats to storm White House
Jim Kouri
March 4, 2006

While few expected them to actually go through with it, an anti-war group, United for Peace, has backed down from their threats to overthrow the Bush . . .

Yale: Taliban, yes; U.S. military, no
Jim Kouri
March 3, 2006

While most American parents can only dream of sending their kids to a first-tier university such as Harvard and Yale, a former ambassador for the oppressive and . . .

2006 police chiefs poll: Terrorism, gun control, drugs
Jim Kouri
March 2, 2006

The National Association of Chiefs of Police recently released the results of their 2006 Annual Survey of Police Chiefs and Sheriffs and, according to Vice . . .

CBS News admits they ran a bogus Bush poll
Jim Kouri
March 1, 2006

It appears that every other day there's a new poll released on President George Bush's job approval rating. The majority of these polls or surveys are conducted . . .

Taxpayers ripped off by Katrina victims
Jim Kouri
February 28, 2006

In a report on Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita cash disbursements to victims of these devastating natural disasters, it was discovered that one-in-three  . . .

Invasion USA: Mexicans compromise high-tech security visas
Jim Kouri
February 27, 2006

United States immigration and State Department officials fear that their newly developed, high-tech visas are being sold on the Mexican black market. The US . . .

Hillary's demagoguing her way into the Oval Office
Jim Kouri
February 26, 2006

Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) blasted the Bush Administration's proposed port management deal with the United Arab Emirates as a move that would "turn over our . . .

Students document abuse of Black History Month on campuses
Jim Kouri
February 25, 2006

Parents will be surprised — at times shocked — to learn that leading colleges and universities have used the February Black History Month to lash out angrily at . . .

Bombing of mosque in Iraq a pivotal event
Jim Kouri
February 24, 2006

I don't believe Americans truly realize the seriousness of the destruction of the golden mosque in Samarra by Sunni Islamic militants. That attack just may have . . .

Europe's "Michael Moore" releases anti-American film
Jim Kouri
February 23, 2006

Europe's anti-war left are ecstatic over the US military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a screening of the British motion picture The Road to . . .

Insanity runs rampant in United Nations
Jim Kouri
February 22, 2006

Staying true to form, the United Nations is once again condemning the nation of Israel over their refusal to subsidize a terrorist group that frequently attacks . . .

Shapes of things to come
Jim Kouri
February 21, 2006

The Federal Bureau of Investigation forecasts that sub-national and non-governmental entities will play an increasing role in world affairs for years to come, . . .

Immigration woes: Europe's crime rate rises; US rate declines
Jim Kouri
February 20, 2006

While most Americans are witnessing dramatic decreases in violent and property crime, our friends and allies across the pond in Britain are experiencing . . .

Rice empties both barrels on Venezuela's Chavez
Jim Kouri
February 19, 2006

The Venezuelan president viewed by the Bush Administration as a communist madman got some choice words from the US Secretary of State. Making her sharpest . . .

NY Times used psychotic paranoid as NSA spy story source?
Jim Kouri
February 18, 2006

A former National Security Agency analyst testified before a congressional committee that there is another top-secret surveillance program that may be violating . . .

Activist judge turning over top secret NSA files to leftists
Jim Kouri
February 17, 2006

On Thursday, a federal judge decided that Americans' safety and security takes a back-seat to a left-wing groups' right to view and promulgate top secret . . .

ACLU creating more mischief
Jim Kouri
February 16, 2006

The Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Agency are finally taking some positive steps to professionalize airport security. The . . .

America's First Responders: Let's roll!
Jim Kouri
February 15, 2006

America's first line of defense in any terrorist attack is the "first responder" community — local police, firefighters, and emergency medical professionals. . . .

Lessons learned from Katrina
Jim Kouri
February 14, 2006

Hurricane Katrina is in the news again with the latest round of senate hearings and the latest pounding on the de-facto face of that disaster — Mike Brown.  . . .

Press release: Al Gore accused of inciting Arab violence against U.S.
Jim Kouri
February 13, 2006

Former Vice President Al Gore is being accused of inciting violence against the US by making comments such as the US government had committed 'terrible abuses' . . .

North Koreans accuse U.S. of trashing their image
Jim Kouri
February 12, 2006

The North Korean news service printed an editorial on Saturday accusing the United States of trashing its global image and shifting the responsibility for the . . .

Islamic gangsters: Cleric sent private militia to take over mosques
Jim Kouri
February 11, 2006

Now that radical imam Abu Hamza is a convicted felon and probably will be extradited and face terror charges in the United States, clerics from other mosques . . .

L.A. mayor criticism of Bush: Much ado about nothing
Jim Kouri
February 10, 2006

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa claims he received word of the new details of the 2002 terror plot like most Americans — watching President Bush's speech . . .

Truth scarce during Coretta Scott King funeral service
Jim Kouri
February 9, 2006

Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), when speaking during Monday's funeral service and memorial for the late civil-rights icon, Coretta Scott King, only told half . . .

Mexican government corruption hampers anti-drug operations
Jim Kouri
February 8, 2006

Mexico continues to be the source or entry point for the vast majority of the narcotics that are consumed in the US. Mexico is the leading transit country for . . .

Is the US intelligence community improving?
Jim Kouri
February 7, 2006

The United States' intelligence community is undergoing the most extensive — perhaps even radical — transformations since the Office of Strategic Services gave . . .

Gore PAC begins attack on President Bush
Jim Kouri
February 6, 2006

Political analysts and pundits have long suspected that former Vice President Al Gore is considering another run for the presidency. He lost to President Bush . . .

US Borders: Task force seizes improvised explosive devices, firearms caches
Jim Kouri
February 5, 2006

Federal agents assigned to the Department of Homeland Security's Border Enforcement Security Task Force or BEST, in Laredo, Texas, have seized materials for 33 . . .

The cartoon war: Muslims recognize a punk when they see one
Jim Kouri
February 4, 2006

As I read newspaper accounts and watch news footage on the tube of rioting (protesting) Muslims in Europe and the Middle East, I'm reminded of two things: First . . .

US intelligence chiefs joust with Democrat senators
Jim Kouri
February 3, 2006

During a dramatic Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, Director of Central Intelligence Porter Goss alleged that the disclosure of President Bush's . . .

Top US generals outraged, blast the Washington Post
Jim Kouri
February 2, 2006

In an unprecedented move, the nation's top military officers blasted the editors of the Washington Post and editorial cartoonist Tom Toles for an editorial . . .

State of the Union: President's immigration policy disappoints Americans
Jim Kouri
February 1, 2006

Two years ago, Border Patrol agents began to voice what many believed were legitimate concerns about "armed incursions" into the United States from Mexico-based . . .

Stopping Hillary Clinton is all the rage
Jim Kouri
January 31, 2006

Political junkies are witnessing a true phenomenon in presidential politics: more than two years before the next presidential election cycle there's a movement . . .

Bullies and bullying
Jim Kouri
January 30, 2006

Bullying among children encompasses a variety of harmful behaviors that are repeated over time, according to behavioral science experts. It involves a real or . . .

US should cut off aid to Palestinian thieves
Jim Kouri
January 29, 2006

President George W. Bush has drawn a line in the sand and warned that the United States might cut off aid to the Palestinians if Hamas does not dissolve its . . .

Venezuelan President Chavez threatens us... again
Jim Kouri
January 28, 2006

President Hugo Chavez, fresh from his meeting with the Queen of Anti-Americans, Cindy Sheehan, took another shot at the United States saying he would lock up . . .

Jimmy Carter: At least Hamas isn't corrupt
Jim Kouri
January 27, 2006

When asked by the media for his thoughts on the Hamas triumph in the Palestinian parliamentary elections, former President Jimmy Carter replied that while they . . .

Feds target alien smuggling, but more must be done
Jim Kouri
January 25, 2006

Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement has recently finalized its strategy for combating alien smuggling. ICE was adjusting the . . .

Radical lawyers undermine US war effort
Jim Kouri
January 24, 2006

An Islamic man, who was detained by US agents without criminal charges being file and then was deported to Egypt, testified for a deposition in New York on . . .

Muslim nations play game of "I hate Israel more than you"
Jim Kouri
January 23, 2006

To many Middle East observers, there appears to be an intense competition to see who can be the most vitriolic and threatening national leader towards Israel.  . . .

Liberal Democrat embroiled in male prostitution scandal
Jim Kouri
January 22, 2006

Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom are witnessing another morals charge after high-profile politician Mark Oaten resigned as the Liberal Democrat Party's . . .

The politicization and irrelevance of intelligence analysis
Jim Kouri
January 21, 2006

Closely tied to the question of how best to set intelligence requirements are the larger questions of how to improve analysis by the intelligence community and . . .

Terrorists and criminals will gain entry into US through fraud
Jim Kouri
January 20, 2006

Immigration fraud is another method used by criminals and terrorists to gain entry into the United States illegally to carry out their agendas. The Identity and . . .

Covert actions necessary in war on terrorism
Jim Kouri
January 19, 2006

Covert actions (as distinguished from the covert collection of information) are used to influence political, military, or economic conditions or situations . . .

ACLU, civil liberties lawsuits against Bush bogus, say legal scholars
Jim Kouri
January 18, 2006

Civil liberties groups the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed lawsuits against President George W. Bush and the heads . . .

New Orleans mayor makes racist statements during MLK memorial
Jim Kouri
January 17, 2006

Yesterday's festivities commemorating the civil-rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., brought out the best in people and the worst. For instance, Senator . . .

The GOP must de-fang RINOs
Jim Kouri
January 16, 2006

When Republican Senator Arlen Specter's name was being touted around Washington as the leading candidate for the chairmanship for the important Senate Judiciary . . .

Disposable cell phone purchases a result of NSA leak and NY Times story
Jim Kouri
January 15, 2006

The FBI has initiated an intense investigation into the increase in purchases of large numbers of disposable cell phones by individuals who emanate from the . . .

Young Marine blasts Rep. Murtha at Town Hall meeting
Jim Kouri
January 14, 2006

During a Town Hall meeting earlier this week Democrat Congressmen John Murtha (PA) and Jim Moran (VA) touted their call for a withdrawal from Iraq, an . . .

Hollywood private eye to the stars and the Clintons in hot water
Jim Kouri
January 13, 2006

There are probably two private detectives who are considered the leading private eyes for the stars: Former NYPD detective Bo Dietl on the east coast, and . . .

Oprah Winfrey's protege exposed as fabricator by blogger
Jim Kouri
January 12, 2006

Best-selling author James Frey, whose nonfiction book A Million Little Pieces is all the buzz within literary and celebrity circles, is being accused of making . . .

Security measures for 2006 Winter Games good to go
Jim Kouri
January 11, 2006

The 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, were held against the backdrop of growing concerns about international terrorism. Despite widespread fears of a . . .

The forgotten illegal immigrants
Jim Kouri
January 10, 2006

While most of the political debate and media attention regarding illegal immigration focuses on border security and illegals who enter the country . . .

Saudi Arabia continues to export radical Wahhabism
Jim Kouri
January 9, 2006

(The following article is based on reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) Wahhabism is a fundamentalist movement, named after . . .

Are organized crime gangs getting a free ride?
Jim Kouri
January 8, 2006

There is a feeling that permeates throughout the law enforcement community that organized crime gangs are getting a free ride in post-9/11 America. While most . . .

Top general Peter Pace strikes back at John Murtha...finally
Jim Kouri
January 7, 2006

For months now, Representative John Murtha, Democrat from Pennsylvania, has enjoyed enormous positive press coverage ever since he began denigrating US military . . .

It's not the size, it's how you use it: The debate over battleships
Jim Kouri
January 6, 2006

Until World War II, U.S. Navy battleships provided an impressive show of force and outgunned and outmaneuvered their ocean-going enemies. From World War II . . .

Corruption is non-partisan
Jim Kouri
January 5, 2006

The recent news stories regarding Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his plea agreement, which threatens to rock the US Congress on both sides of the aisle, . . .

Abramoff scandal: GOP calls Democrat Minority Leader Pelosi a hypocrite
Jim Kouri
January 4, 2006

In the wake of the breaking news story about powerful Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff's plea deal with the Department of Justice being played up by Democrats . . .

Will Bush tell Mexico's Fox to take a hike (and not across our border)?
Jim Kouri
January 3, 2006

The Mexican government is initiating a far-reaching investigation. It's not an investigation into the rampant corruption within all levels of its government. . . .

NBC Must-See TV gets religion
Jim Kouri
January 2, 2006

With the holiday season admittedly a slow news week or two, a big story hitting the newspapers, airwaves and the Internet is the controversy surrounding NBC TV . . .

Holocaust survivors admit to forming death squad to kill Nazis
Jim Kouri
January 1, 2006

As if taking a page out of Steven Spielberg's screenplay for his new motion picture "Munich," several Holocaust survivors shocked many when they admitted they . . .

FBI and Justice Department finally investigate a real leak
Jim Kouri
December 31, 2005

The US Department of Justice has directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct an in-depth investigation in order to determine who disclosed a secret . . .

ACLU sides with the enemy...again
Jim Kouri
December 30, 2005

The Transportation Security Administration is finally taking some positive steps to professionalize airport security. The initial step was designating security . . .

International security expert warns of threats throughout the globe
Jim Kouri
December 29, 2005

The FBI recently released their threat assessment for the future of the United States and the global community. Most of these threats to our security stem . . .

New York Times accused of toying with treason
Jim Kouri
December 28, 2005

From our chutzpah file comes this story: today's New York Times reports that defense lawyers in some of the country's biggest terrorism cases say they plan to . . .

Russia and United States in the throes of a new arms race
Jim Kouri
December 27, 2005

During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union embarked on the most massive military buildups in history. Part of President Reagan's strategy for . . .

Emergency response in the post-9/11 world
Jim Kouri
December 26, 2005

An earthquake rocks a large modern city, injuring hundreds of people, producing major structural damage, knocking out electrical power, breaking gas mains and . . .

FBI to increase local law enforcement assistance to combat terrorism
Jim Kouri
December 24, 2005

(This article is based on an FBI Strategic Plan submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) The proper collection, preservation, and forensic . . .

Judge who resigned over NSA program a partisan Clintonista
Jim Kouri
December 23, 2005

A US federal judge has resigned from the court that oversees government surveillance in intelligence cases in protest at President George W. Bush's secret . . .

Germans thumb their noses at Americans...again
Jim Kouri
December 22, 2005

When Senator John Kerry ran for President in 2004, many of his critics claimed that if elected he would take a European approach to fighting the war on . . .

Bird Flu drugs shipped into US counterfeit
Jim Kouri
December 21, 2005

With growing fears over a possible Avian Flu or Bird Flu pandemic, countries throughout the globe are stockpiling a drug believed to be capable of saving lives. . . .

Mob boss Vincent "The Chin" Gigante RIP
Jim Kouri
December 20, 2005

Notorious Mafia kingpin Vincent "The Chin" Gigante died on Monday in federal prison at the age of 77. The reputed head of the Genovese Crime Family was serving . . .

Bolivian communist and thug becomes president
Jim Kouri
December 19, 2005

As you probably already know from the dramatic coverage of the news media, another left-wing thug became the new president of a South American country. This . . .

Innocence Lost: Feds nail members of child prostitution ring
Jim Kouri
December 18, 2005

Federal agents claimed a decisive victory over those who exploit children through prostitution and pornography in one of the biggest child abuse cases ever.  . . .

Bush kept Congress in the dark? Good
Jim Kouri
December 17, 2005

Is it just the cop in me that makes me suspicious of yesterday's New York Times story on Spygate, or are there others who feel this is part of a widespread . . .

California Superior Court judge nailed for kiddie porn
Jim Kouri
December 16, 2005

An Orange County, California Superior Court judge pleaded guilty on Tuesday to four felony charges of possession of child pornography. He admitted that he had . . .

US news media canonize Socialist in Chilean presidential race
Jim Kouri
December 15, 2005

Why just lavish such enormously positive news coverage on only two male communists like Cuba's Castro or Venezuala's Chavez when you can also help prop up a . . .

Senator Kerry to aid European left in CIA investigation
Jim Kouri
December 13, 2005

A left-wing Swiss Senator, working with a European human rights group, is keeping alive allegations that the CIA operated a number of secret prisons in Europe, . . .

Israel may attack Iran sooner rather than later
Jim Kouri
December 12, 2005

The Iranian foreign minister reportedly met with leading figures from three Islamofascist groups in the hopes of building a united front against Israel. The . . .

US arms exports in the post-9/11 world
Jim Kouri
December 11, 2005

The US government controls arms exports by US companies to ensure that such exports are consistent with national security and foreign policy interests. There . . .

Bill Clinton revises history in montreal
Jim Kouri
December 10, 2005

The US economy does not have to suffer if there is an effort to use existing clean energy and energy conservation technologies in America, former US president . . .

Defense Department plans urban combat training center
Jim Kouri
December 9, 2005

The US Department of Defense emphasized the need for joint training to prepare US forces to conduct joint operations in urban terrain. It defines joint training . . .

Federal Air Marshal Service still an agency in transition
Jim Kouri
December 8, 2005

The US Federal Air Marshal Service has undergone a number of changes in recent years, including a 2003 transfer from the Transportation Security Administration . . .

America bashing: The media's favorite hobby
Jim Kouri
December 7, 2005

Look at the headlines of most US newspapers or the lead stories in broadcast or cable news, and you'll most likely see at least one story telling the world that . . .

White collar crime is not victimless
Jim Kouri
December 6, 2005

Since the 1990s, tremendous growth of and involvement in the securities and commodities markets at the institutional, corporate, and private investor levels . . .

Drug enforcement assets may decline
Jim Kouri
December 5, 2005

One of the US National Drug Control Strategy's priorities is to disrupt the illicit drug market. To this end, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security . . .

Human trafficking: US signs on to the Palermo Protocols
Jim Kouri
December 4, 2005

Human trafficking is considered an increasingly serious problem in the United States and throughout the world. Each year, an estimated 600,000–800,000 men, . . .

FBI special ops unit combats cyber crime
Jim Kouri
December 3, 2005

When the Federal Bureau of Investigation implemented the second phase of their reorganization plan in 2003, phase two emphasized the need for allocating special . . .

US disrupting terrorist financing, but more is required
Jim Kouri
December 2, 2005

Terrorist groups need significant amounts of money to organize, recruit, train, and equip adherents and recruits. The disruption of terrorist financing by the . . .

US security firm hired to eliminate Somali pirates
Jim Kouri
December 1, 2005

The waters off the coast of crisis-torn Somalia are believed to be the most dangerous on the high seas. Just this month, pirates firing shoulder-held, rocket . . .

Who's exploiting Mexican immigrants?
Jim Kouri
November 30, 2005

The debate over illegal immigration is intensifying with most Americans calling for tighter border security and lots more immigration enforcement. A minority of . . .

Social security cards: De facto national identification
Jim Kouri
November 29, 2005

In 1936, the Social Security Administration established the Social Security number to track worker's earnings for Social Security benefit purposes. Despite its . . .

Border security: Critics claim Bush is scamming Americans
Jim Kouri
November 28, 2005

There's a lot of noise in our nation's capital these days about the ongoing problem of security at our borders, as well as rampant illegal immigration, . . .

Amnesty International on the warpath
Jim Kouri
November 27, 2005

For those who believe Amnesty International is a non-partisan organization, perhaps a closer look at the organization's actions in Britain will provide some . . .

FBI: 139 police deaths, 16,000 wounded or injured
Jim Kouri
November 26, 2005

The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that 139 police officers died in the line of duty — 57 feloniously killed, 82 in accidents while working — and over  . . .

Media's favorite commie Chavez attempts to buy off Americans with oil
Jim Kouri
November 25, 2005

In a previous article, I predicted that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would replace Cuba's dictator Fidel Castro as the news media's and the American left's . . .

Latino gang targets African-Americans for murder
Jim Kouri
November 24, 2005

A federal grand jury returned an indictment that adds a fifth gang member to an indictment that had previously charged four others in connection with a six-year . . .

Rwanda II: UN frets over Darfur death and chaos
Jim Kouri
November 23, 2005

Some are calling it Rwanda II as the Sudan's Darfur province continues to spiral downward into complete lawlessness. UN Secretary General Kofi Annan offered a . . .

Female cop murdered; British police want guns
Jim Kouri
November 22, 2005

The two female officers, both unarmed and with little more than 20 months of law enforcement experience, were subjected to gunfire by suspects during a travel . . .

Terrorists possess multimillion dollar intelligence network
Jim Kouri
November 21, 2005

CBS News reports that "as the US military death toll continues to rise, officials have determined that the insurgents are utilizing media reports to outsmart . . .

Snoop Dogg glorifies death row murderer
Jim Kouri
November 20, 2005

Snoop Dogg, the celebrated rapper, was once a member of the Crips gang. Since then he's grown in popularity as an award-winning rap artist, actor and . . .

British investigating their own leakgate security scandal
Jim Kouri
November 19, 2005

The American news media's fascination with the Valerie Plame-CIA leak case appears to be blinding them to another newsworthy case of alleged leaking of . . .

Court injunction undermines deportation of illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
November 18, 2005

Justice Department attorneys are working to remove a no-longer needed injunction that prevents the Department of Homeland Security from deporting illegal aliens . . .

Concerns over air cargo security continue
Jim Kouri
November 17, 2005

In 2004, an estimated 23 billion pounds of air cargo was transported within the United States, about a quarter of which was transported on passenger aircraft. . . .

Industrial espionage: UK's MI5 concerned over immigrating spies
Jim Kouri
November 16, 2005

The almost legendary MI5 British counterintelligence service is said to be deeply concerned over an increase in spying by Chinese operatives in the United . . .

Commission chastises US on nuclear protection
Jim Kouri
November 15, 2005

The federal government continues to get failing grades for its protection of nuclear weapons from terrorists, according to a report by members of the 9-11 . . .

True crime: A real CIA leak investigation for a change
Jim Kouri
November 14, 2005

Senate and House of Representatives Republican leaders called for an in-depth investigation into the identity of the person or persons responsible for leaking . . .

Theft of explosives may threaten Homeland Security
Jim Kouri
November 13, 2005

More than 5.5 billion pounds of explosives are used each year in the United States by private sector companies and government entities. The Bureau of Alcohol, . . .

Border security: Feds to increase safeguards against visa fraud
Jim Kouri
November 12, 2005

Issuing a United States visa to a foreign citizen in exchange for money or something of value is a crime that can facilitate entry into the United States of . . .

Senate bill offers aid and comfort to US enemies
Jim Kouri
November 11, 2005

This past Thursday, US Senate Republicans voted to bar terror suspects being held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba military detention center from challenging their . . .

British liberals strike blow against Blair terrorism bill
Jim Kouri
November 10, 2005

It's being heralded as a resounding defeat for British Prime Minister Tony Blair by the liberal news media in the United Kingdom. However, the only people who . . .

The transnational underworld
Jim Kouri
November 9, 2005

Global crime directly or indirectly affects every man, woman and child in the United States in numerous ways: In 1995, Americans spent approximately $48 . . .

Emergency management: Can America respond to a bird flu pandemic?
Jim Kouri
November 8, 2005

[The following is a summary from the National Association of Chiefs of Police with regard to the possible "Bird Flu" pandemic. The Chiefs of Police Association . . .

Nevermind winning a war, France can't even put down a riot
Jim Kouri
November 7, 2005

Imagine for a moment that the City of New York is engulfed in smoke from thousands of burning cars. Young men are shooting at cops and beating anyone with whom . . .

France unable to put down insurrection
Jim Kouri
November 6, 2005

While American soldiers successfully combat terrorists and insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan, a widespread insurgency continues in France's emanating from . . .

Cracking down on illegal steroid use easier said than done
Jim Kouri
November 5, 2005

A recent report by the US General Accounting Office reveals that investigators easily obtained anabolic steroids without a prescription through the Internet. . . .

Court martial of soldiers in Iraqi murder case falls apart
Jim Kouri
November 4, 2005

As happens too often with American soldiers in combat operations in Iraq whenever questions arise regarding excessive use of deadly force, seven British . . .

The World Wide Web of child predators
Jim Kouri
November 3, 2005

The growth of technology has changed our lives dramatically. Computers were viewed as a luxury or even an extravagance 30 years ago. We relied on television, . . .

Gambino crime family captain indicted for murder
Jim Kouri
November 2, 2005

Gambino Family captain Dominick "Skinny Dom" Pizzonia was charged with racketeering conspiracy, including acts of murder, murder conspiracy, and loansharking.In . . .

Rebuilding Iraq: Challenges remain for security and stabilization
Jim Kouri
November 1, 2005

[The following is based on a non-classifed report provided to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US General Accounting Office. According to the . . .

Cyber crime: Feds targeting sexual exploitation of kids
Jim Kouri
October 31, 2005

The Innocent Images National Initiative, a part of the FBI's Cyber Crimes Program, is an intelligence driven, proactive, multi-agency investigative initiative . . .

US missile base invaded by illegal immigrants?
Jim Kouri
October 30, 2005

While the American news media partake in the latest feeding frenzy — the I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby indictment — and politicians beat the drum over perceived . . .

Mr. Prosecutor Fitzgerald, where's the beef?
Jim Kouri
October 29, 2005

Lewis "Scooter" Libby, chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney as well as a trusted White House security advisor, was indicted Friday by a special grand . . .

The Lex Mob: Cops, feds eliminate entire organized crime gang
Jim Kouri
October 28, 2005

Four members of a violent and murderous Jersey City, NJ street gang known as "Lex Mob" (or L.E.X Mob) pleaded guilty to multiple charges, admitting their . . .

Irish Catholic Church, police blasted for child sex crimes coverups
Jim Kouri
October 27, 2005

A disturbing report released in Ireland this week details a far-reaching pattern of sexual abuse by Catholic priests that goes back over 30 years. The . . .

Indian businessman imprisoned for conspiracy to aid terrorists
Jim Kouri
October 26, 2005

A businessman from India was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison for his part in the transfer of $86,500 that was used as payment for a shoulder-fired anti . . .

Dozens of criminal alien child predators captured in New York City
Jim Kouri
October 25, 2005

Federal agents and New York City probation officers arrested 47 criminal alien sex offenders in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan as part of the . . .

Illegal alien workers create uneasiness for US military
Jim Kouri
October 24, 2005

Hundreds of illegal aliens working as laborers, mechanics, construction workers and language instructors have been nabbed at military installations including . . .

British cops witness increase in sex-slave trade and human trafficking
Jim Kouri
October 23, 2005

Organized crime enterprises in the United Kingdom are raking in millions of dollars in profits from trafficked women in a growing illegal sex-slave trade, . . .

War on terrorism: Latest war outrage gaining media traction
Jim Kouri
October 22, 2005

As the week of October 17 ended with the promise of criminal indictments of key White House officials and the Friday morning arraignment of former House . . .

85% of child predators captured are criminal immigrants
Jim Kouri
October 21, 2005

Top officials at the Department of Homeland Security recently revealed that arrests for child sex crimes during the first two years of Operation Predator have . . .

Former US Navy intelligence officer nailed for arms trafficking
Jim Kouri
October 20, 2005

A former Naval intelligence officer from California pleaded guilty to three counts of illegally exporting military aircraft parts as a result of an extensive . . .

Over two tons of cocaine seized off coast of Aruba
Jim Kouri
October 19, 2005

Suspected foul-play involving American teenager Natalee Holloway isn't the only big crime story in Aruba these days. Known as a favorite transshipment for drug . . .

Is the CIA a liberal think tank?
Jim Kouri
October 18, 2005

One complaint often heard privately within law enforcement circles is that the Central Intelligence Agency over the years has morphed into a Liberal think tank . . .

Holy toledo! Gang and crime stats higher than national average
Jim Kouri
October 17, 2005

The recent gang riots in Toledo, Ohio has produced a renewed interest in the issue of street gangs and their criminal activities. Americans were shocked at news . . .

Intelligence Czar creates new Clandestine Service
Jim Kouri
October 16, 2005

Last Thursday, in a memorandum to the National Association of Chiefs of Police, John Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence, and Porter Goss, Director of . . .

Combating rogue internet pharmacy operations
Jim Kouri
October 15, 2005

One of the challenges for law enforcement in the 21st century is internet pharmaceutical drug traffickers operating in the United States. These online, . . .

Invasion USA: Capturing seafaring illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
October 14, 2005

While illegal immigrants sneaking across the US-Mexican border gets the bulk of media and political attention these days, little is know about the problems with . . .

Iraqi referendum: British accuse Iran of training terrorists
Jim Kouri
October 13, 2005

The United Kingdom government is now claiming that Iran is operating "training camps" for bombers who carry out terrorist attacks on British troops and . . .

Illegal immigration: Going after employers a low priority
Jim Kouri
October 12, 2005

The opportunity for employment is one of the most important magnets attracting illegal aliens to the United States. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 19 . . .

Superior court judge convicted of sex crimes with boy
Jim Kouri
October 11, 2005

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Stephen W. Thompson, who traveled to Russia to have sex with a teenage boy, was convicted by a federal jury last week on a . . .

Counterterrorism: US aids Colombia with protection of oil pipelines
Jim Kouri
October 10, 2005

Oil rivals cocaine as one of Colombia's principal exports. The Cano Limon-Covenas oil pipeline transports almost 20 percent of Colombia's oil production. The . . .

L. A. mayor blasts Schwarzenegger over ballot initiatives
Jim Kouri
October 9, 2005

The newly elected Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a stalwart Liberal Democrat, blasted Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for allegedly abusing . . .

Hurricane Katrina scam artists arrested in California
Jim Kouri
October 8, 2005

A Burbank, California, man and a Glendale, CA woman have been arrested and charged with posing as American Red Cross volunteers and soliciting money under the . . .

Illegal immigration: Feds profit, states and cities lose
Jim Kouri
October 7, 2005

It's widely been reported that illegal aliens comprise upwards of 27 percent of the US prison and jail population. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and . . .

Feds, local cops arrest 59 smugglers in 11 cities
Jim Kouri
October 6, 2005

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other federal agents have arrested 59 people on charges related to international . . .

Jewish Defense League leader gets 20 years for terror plot
Jim Kouri
October 5, 2005

A leader of the Jewish Defense League who admitted his role in two criminal conspiracies to manufacture and detonate bombs at a mosque and a Congressman's field . . .

FBI analyst caught passing classified information to foreign officials
Jim Kouri
October 4, 2005

An FBI intelligence analyst at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey and a former official with the Philippines National Police were arrested and later charged with acting . . .

Hollywood producer nabbed for scam Homeland Security TV series
Jim Kouri
October 3, 2005

The producer of the Stephan King motion picture "Sleepwalker," will probably spend some time sitting wide awake in a prison cell for his elaborate scheme to . . .

Gambino mob lawyer headed for the slammer
Jim Kouri
October 2, 2005

A Brooklyn, New York grand jury handed a federal prosecutor an indictment charging defense attorney Larry Bronson and Gambino family associate Steven Kaplan . . .

Nuclear security: Feds nail three illegal aliens at nuclear plant
Jim Kouri
October 1, 2005

In the latest in a series of arrests involving illegal aliens at nuclear facilities, federal agents arrested three illegal aliens in Blair, Nebraska, on . . .

DeLay's prosecutor pals with Dan Rather's daughter and Ben Barnes
Jim Kouri
September 29, 2005

Travis County, Texas, District Attorney Ronnie Earle, who exploded upon the American scene as a result of a grand jury indictment against Republican House . . .

An unsafe world: Counterintelligence here and abroad
Jim Kouri
September 28, 2005

The counterintelligence function involves protecting the country, as well as intelligence agencies, from the activities of foreign intelligence services. The . . .

Homeland security: concerns over training continue
Jim Kouri
September 27, 2005

Training can play a key role in helping the Department of Homeland Security successfully address the challenge of transformation and cultural change and help . . .

Paul Krugman, Sherlock Holmes, and Newsweek
Jim Kouri
September 26, 2005

In today's New York Times, columnist Paul Krugman raises the question of cronyism within the US government. The neo-Marxist economist and darling of the Times' . . .

Catholic clergyman charged with sex crimes involving minors
Jim Kouri
September 25, 2005

An American-born Catholic monk from Mexico City made his initial appearance in US District Court in San Diego this month to face charges that he used the . . .

Second Amendment hypocrites: Senators Schumer and Feinstein pack heat
Jim Kouri
September 24, 2005

A recent poll conducted by the National Association of Chiefs of Police indicated that almost 64 percent of police commanders and sheriffs favor a law allowing . . .

Mexican crime family expands throughout US
Jim Kouri
September 23, 2005

The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities . . .

Terrorism: Saudi Arabia and Islamic extremism
Jim Kouri
September 22, 2005

(The following article is based on reports obtained by the National Association of Chiefs of Police.) US government and other experts have reported that . . .

The Governator: Conservative cops turn against Governor Schwarzenegger
Jim Kouri
September 21, 2005

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger — already facing a tough reelection in California — may find it even tougher thanks to several police organizations who represent . . .

Teddy Kennedy: the Lion of the Democrat Party?
Jim Kouri
September 20, 2005

[Parts of the following article originally appeared in Police Times Magazine. The original title was, "The President's Private Eye: The story of NYPD Detective . . .

Man pleads guilty to smuggling aliens and tropical fish(?)
Jim Kouri
September 19, 2005

This story must be read to be believed. In one of the biggest maritime human smuggling cases in Port of Los Angeles, CA in years, a San Pedro man pleaded guilty . . .

Thousands of criminals nabbed by Border Patrol
Jim Kouri
September 18, 2005

Since October 1, 2004, Border Patrol agents in the Tucson, AZ Sector have apprehended 27,834 illegal aliens with criminal records, 74 of which were for homicide . . .

Bill Clinton to Matt Lauer: I thwarted terrorist attacks
Jim Kouri
September 17, 2005

Former President William Jefferson Clinton appearing on NBC's The Today Show bragged about how his administration thwarted terrorist attacks. During his . . .

Modus operandi of a child predator
Jim Kouri
September 16, 2005

A 55-year old man, who sent sexually explicit images via the Internet to a person he thought was a 12-year-old girl with the intent of having sex with her, was . . .

Feds charge American Airlines with serious safety violations
Jim Kouri
September 15, 2005

The US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and Federal Aviation Administration, Eastern Region, filed a federal civil action against American . . .

Protecting U.S. strategic technology
Jim Kouri
September 14, 2005

For decades, foreign adversaries of the United States have sought to acquire US and Western arms and technology through both legal and illegal means. Illicit . . .

Security training for airline crews continues, but is it enough?
Jim Kouri
September 13, 2005

Training flight and cabin crew members to handle potential threats against domestic aircraft is an important element in securing our nation's aviation system. . . .

Major Chinese crime gang dismantled in New York
Jim Kouri
September 12, 2005

A 22-count Indictment in Manhattan federal court appears to have dismantled a major, violent criminal organization — the Yi Ging Organization — operating . . .

Terrorism case against Arab bank to move forward
Jim Kouri
September 11, 2005

US District Judge Nina Gershon, in New York City, ruled in favor of a group of American victims of international terrorism who claim the Jordon-based Arab Bank . . .

Special report: Clinton's mythical FEMA
Jim Kouri
September 10, 2005

Senator Hillary Clinton is continuing the noble endeavor of revising the record of her loving husband's eight years in the Oval Office, even if it means . . .

Brutal human smugglers nailed in Phoenix, Texas
Jim Kouri
September 9, 2005

A 24-year-old Mexican national faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being found guilty for his role in a violent human smuggling scheme uncovered . . .

Five Star General of Bloods pleads guilty
Jim Kouri
September 8, 2005

The leader or "Five Star General" of a notorious Jersey City, NJ set of the notorious Bloods street gang pleaded guilty to murder conspiracy and other violent . . .

Hurricane Katrina: federal law enforcement assists local police
Jim Kouri
September 7, 2005

While assisting local law enforcement in New Orleans during the Hurricane Katrina disaster, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives . . .

Colombian jailed for scheme to arm terrorists
Jim Kouri
September 6, 2005

A Colombian man, living in Tampa, FL, is on his way to serving 25 years in prison for attempting to illegally export arms to a Colombian terrorist organization . . .

A death in Washington
Jim Kouri
September 5, 2005

A Washington, DC woman received a mere 17 years of incarceration for torturing to death one-year-old Selena McDonald. Caroline Deforest pled guilty to voluntary . . .

Hurricane Katrina: first responders and large-scale crises
Jim Kouri
September 4, 2005

As a result of the deadly and catastrophic events occurring in Louisiana and Mississippi, this appears to be a good time to look at what steps were taken by the . . .

Four terrorists arrested in terror conspiracy
Jim Kouri
September 3, 2005

[The following article is based on government reports received by the National Association of Chiefs of Police. NACOP represents over 14,000 police commanders, . . .

WMD threats: some thugs never learn
Jim Kouri
September 2, 2005

Roger Evans was sentenced to life in prison by US District Court judge in Panama City, Florida last month. Evans, already an inmate at a Florida state . . .

Latin Kings gang leader, lieutenants nabbed in Brooklyn
Jim Kouri
September 1, 2005

Eleven members of the dangerous and brutal Latin Kings Gang were nabbed by cops and charged with drug trafficking, robbery conspiracy, and credit card fraud. . . .

British counterinsurgency expert arrested in US
Jim Kouri
August 31, 2005

In a story resembling a Tom Clancy thriller, a British mercenary accused of conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act in connection with a scheme in 199 . . .

Cops shatter Korean human smuggling ring
Jim Kouri
August 30, 2005

A federal grand jury handed down indictments today charging 24 persons for their role in a sophisticated human smuggling scheme that allegedly brought hundreds . . .

Intelligence community, politicians torn over covert actions
Jim Kouri
August 29, 2005

Covert actions (as distinguished from the covert collection of information) are used to influence political, military, or economic conditions or situations . . .

Traffickers nabbed smuggling Middle Eastern aliens
Jim Kouri
August 28, 2005

Minas Mirza, 42, also known as "Jack" and "Nino," of Warren, Michigan, pleaded guilty on August 19, 2005, to two counts of alien smuggling involving illegal . . .

Hispanic communities see decline in crime victimization
Jim Kouri
August 27, 2005

Violent crime against Hispanics fell 56 percent, according to statistics released by the US Justice Department. During the same period, violent crime rates . . .

Terrorism: US training Southeast Asian security forces
Jim Kouri
August 26, 2005

The Bush Administration has bolstered assistance to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand in hopes of contributing to US foreign policy and security goals . . .

Drug war continues in New Mexico
Jim Kouri
August 25, 2005

Even after the governor of New Mexico declared a state of emergency as a result of increased criminal activity by illegal aliens, Gov. Bill Richardson's . . .

Border security is an inconvenience(?)
Jim Kouri
August 24, 2005

Believe it or not: Border Patrol checkpoints have been reduced because of complaints about "traffic congestion" and "quality of life issues." Yet, many of the . . .

The real Sopranos busted in New Jersey
Jim Kouri
August 23, 2005

New Jersey's highest-ranking member of the Genovese Crime Family and 15 other "made" members and associates were named in a Racketeering Indictment on charges . . .

Mexican mafia: new crime syndicate in California
Jim Kouri
August 22, 2005

An anti-gang task force arrested 15 defendants charged in a federal racketeering indictment with exercising control over Hispanic street gangs across Orange . . .

Cops aim to protect kids from violence
Jim Kouri
August 21, 2005

Battered child syndrome is a tragic and disturbing phenomenon. Unfortunately, it is a crime that is often successfully hidden by its perpetrators. Law . . .

The sports fanatic and the Patriot Act
Jim Kouri
August 19, 2005

A federal judge in Philadelphia imposed a sentence of four years imprisonment on Allan Eric Carlson, a sports fanatic who allowed his fanaticism to turn into a . . .

Mexican methamphetamine replacing domestic meth
Jim Kouri
August 18, 2005

As methamphetamine abuse continues its scourge of the country, state and federal elected officials have worked over the last year to pass laws restricting sales . . .

Using RICO to bag illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
August 17, 2005

A federal anti-gang investigation has resulted in a racketeering indictment against 18 members of a violent street gang known as "Sureρos-13," or "SUR-13," in . . .

Nuclear facilities: protection officers need more training
Jim Kouri
August 16, 2005

A successful terrorist attack on a Department of Energy site containing nuclear weapons material could have devastating effects for the site and nearby . . .

Crime control: emerging criminal enterprises
Jim Kouri
August 15, 2005

While most of the focus of federal law enforcement is on counterterrorism, federal police agencies must still contend with more traditional anti-crime . . .

Continued confusion over matricula consular cards
Jim Kouri
August 14, 2005

Many American citizens are confused over the proliferation of Mexican Matricula Consular ID cards, that are thought to be bonafide identification documents. . . .

Iraqi cops: these are street fightin' boys!
Jim Kouri
August 13, 2005

In two staggered columns, one on each side of a busy Mosul street, a group of Iraqi Police Commandos file on foot away from the safety of Forward Operation Base . . .

US cops study counterterrorism in Middle East
Jim Kouri
August 12, 2005

A private US-Israeli company, Security Solutions International, is responding to the need for better quality training by sponsoring a training missions to . . .

Are US first responders prepared for terrorist attacks?
Jim Kouri
August 11, 2005

America's first line of defense in any terrorist attack is the "first responder" community — local police, firefighters, and emergency medical professionals. . . .

Aruba: a drug trafficker's paradise
Jim Kouri
August 10, 2005

Located only 20 miles off the coast of Venezuela, the island paradise of Aruba serves as a transshipment point for illicit drugs — primarily cocaine from South . . .

Cops nab illegal alien sex offender of toddler
Jim Kouri
August 9, 2005

More than 580 street gang members and associates were captured during a two-week, nationwide enforcement action as part of Operation Community Shield, an . . .

NYPD opens Real Time Crime Center
Jim Kouri
August 8, 2005

The New York City Police Department opened the Real Time Crime Center this summer just in time for ramped up police operations in the Big Apple as a result of . . .

Multi-million dollar Harvard University scam exposed
Jim Kouri
August 7, 2005

Harvard University is ordered to pay back over $20 million to the US government as part of a settlement deal resulting from a multi-million dollar scam. Two . . .

Border Patrol agents blast politicians' strategy
Jim Kouri
August 6, 2005

Imagine the manager of the San Diego Padres requiring outfielders to remain in one location in the outfield while playing. The other teams would immediately . . .

The illegal alien crime wave
Jim Kouri
August 5, 2005

Complex problems are associated with illegal aliens who commit crimes. Criminal aliens tend to be drug-oriented and violent, often preying on members of their . . .

Police seek to reduce significant violence cases
Jim Kouri
August 4, 2005

[The following is based on a report submitted to the National Association of Chiefs of Police by the US Department of Justice.] Significant violent crime . . .

US private security firms help rebuild Iraq
Jim Kouri
August 3, 2005

Rebuilding Iraq is a US national security and foreign policy priority and constitutes the largest US assistance program since World War II. Billions of dollars . . .

Attempt to criminalize free speech fails
Jim Kouri
August 2, 2005

With so much violent crime in America, and a serious terrorist threat with which to contend, the leaders of the Democrat National Committee decided to crack . . .

Sabotage and the saboteur
Jim Kouri
August 1, 2005

Sabotage, like any other weapon, offers its user an amplification and extension of his own strength, both to harm others and defend himself. Sabotage has the . . .

Cops battle 21st Century crime gangs
Jim Kouri
July 31, 2005

Law enforcement officers from communities unaffected by gangs until the 1980s or early 1990s often find themselves scrambling to obtain training relevant to . . .

Thousands of illegal alien child predators captured
Jim Kouri
July 30, 2005

Top officials at the Department of Homeland Security recently announced that arrests during the first two years of Operation Predator have exceeded 6,000.  . . .

Organized crime: witness intimidation corrupts justice
Jim Kouri
July 29, 2005

Many police officers and prosecutors have become increasingly frustrated by their inability to investigate and prosecute cases successfully when key witnesses . . .

De facto slavery: Feds crack down on forced labor, prostitution
Jim Kouri
July 28, 2005

Ten people were indicted last week, all alleged members of a ring operating in the United States and Honduras that smuggled young, undocumented Honduran women . . .

Cold cases files: solving the unsolved
Jim Kouri
July 27, 2005

The Massachusetts State Police will receive $500,000 from the Department of Justice to help solve old, unsolved "cold" cases and identify the missing using DNA . . .

Homeland Security: over 3,000 restricted airspace violations reported
Jim Kouri
July 26, 2005

The Federal Aviation Administration reported about 3,400 violations of restricted airspace from September 12, 2001, to December 31, 2004, most of which were . . .

Thwarting espionage operations in the US
Jim Kouri
July 25, 2005

[The following is based on an FBI strategy report sent to the 14,000-member National Association of Chiefs of Police.] The foreign intelligence threat within . . .

Invasion USA: over 100,000 criminal aliens captured
Jim Kouri
July 24, 2005

In less than a year, from September 1, 2004 through June 23, 2005, CBP Border Patrol agents have identified 102,024 illegal aliens involved in major crimes that . . .

Global crime and terrorism
Jim Kouri
July 23, 2005

The end of the Cold War meant a significant change in the nature of the foreign threats to US security. The principal worry of most Americans is no longer a . . .

Counterfeit prescription drugs a global problem
Jim Kouri
July 22, 2005

Those Americans demanding the US government to allow citizen's access to foreign prescription drugs should heed the concerns of the world's foremost health . . .

Terrorism: protecting the military-industrial complex
Jim Kouri
July 21, 2005

The Department of Defense is responsible for ensuring that US contractors safeguard classified information in their possession. DOD delegates this . . .

Spys v. cops: avoiding intelligence community-law enforcement disputes
Jim Kouri
July 20, 2005

"Ambassador Negroponte's position is one of the newest in the government, and one of the most demanding. Our nation is at war, and John [Negroponte] is making . . .

The Russian mob and human trafficking
Jim Kouri
July 19, 2005

From Himalayan villages to Eastern European cities, people — especially women and girls — are attracted by the prospect of a well-paid job as a domestic servant . . .

More reform of intelligence community expected
Jim Kouri
July 18, 2005

The United States' intelligence community is undergoing the most extensive — perhaps even radical — transformations since the Office of Strategic Services gave . . .

Senator Clinton votes "no" to border security
Jim Kouri
July 17, 2005

Senator Hillary Clinton once again displayed how she can talk out of both sides of her mouth depending on whom she's addressing. Recently in New York, Senator . . .

Cops nab 32 child predators, some are illegal aliens
Jim Kouri
July 16, 2005

An Orange County, CA resident who allegedly exchanged child pornography over the Internet with men who sexually exploited their own children and a Salvadoran . . .

Is the National Guard prepared for Homeland Security?
Jim Kouri
July 15, 2005

The September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the global war on terrorism have triggered the largest activation of National Guard forces since World War II. As . . .

Child porn: man creates sex music video with wife's child
Jim Kouri
July 14, 2005

It doesn't get any more depraved and shocking than this: An Oregon man who traveled to Africa and videotaped himself engaging in sexual acts with the ten-year . . .

Security experts: Mass transit security lacking
Jim Kouri
July 13, 2005

Conducting research and development (R&D) on technologies for detecting, preventing, and mitigating terrorist threats is vital to enhancing the security of the . . .

CSI: London terrorist bombings, Part 2
Jim Kouri
July 12, 2005

(This is the second of a two part series) Bomb Scene Sketches and Photographs Police sketches are usually made of the locality, the adjacent area, and the . . .

CSI: London terrorist bombings, Part 1
Jim Kouri
July 10, 2005

Many friends have asked me: "How do you think British law enforcement is investigating the multiple bombings that occurred in London's mass transit system on . . .

DHS, FBI aid UK investigation of London attacks
Jim Kouri
July 8, 2005

The US Department of Homeland Security is closely monitoring the bombings in London which killed dozens of British citizens and crippled that city's mass . . .

Cracking down on global intellectual property theft
Jim Kouri
July 5, 2005

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement from 10 other countries conducted over 90 searches worldwide as part of "Operation Site Down," designed . . .

Should US State Department curtail anti-drug funding?
Jim Kouri
July 2, 2005

The Department of State supports foreign governments' efforts to eradicate illicit drug crops. In recent years, the State Department's Office of Aviation has . . .

Global alien smuggling generates billions in profits
Jim Kouri
June 30, 2005

Globally, alien smuggling generates billions of dollars in illicit revenues annually and poses a threat to the nation's security. Creation of the Department of . . .

US diplomacy and the war on terrorism
Jim Kouri
June 28, 2005

The war on terrorism has focused attention on the important role US public diplomacy plays in improving the nation's image. The United States has undertaken . . .

Illegal aliens captured with HAZMAT licences
Jim Kouri
June 26, 2005

The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 27 illegal aliens in Illinois, Maryland and Missouri in recent days . . .

$Billions spent incarcerating criminal aliens
Jim Kouri
June 23, 2005

When the United States incarcerates criminal aliens — noncitizens convicted of crimes while in this country legally or illegally — in federal and state prisons . . .

The politically correct terrorism war
Jim Kouri
June 21, 2005

As time passes and the events of September 11th become more distant, the voices of America's political-correctness orthodoxy have increased their volume and . . .

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