Erick Stakelbeck


Erick Stakelbeck is a sought after authority on Middle East and national security-related issues with extensive experience in television, radio, print and digital media. A 2013 Jerusalem Post profile stated that, “Within Evangelical Christian circles, Stakelbeck is considered by many to be the leading authority” on the issues of terrorism, radical Islam and the Middle East.

Since 2005, Stakelbeck has been a correspondent, host and analyst for CBN News, where his reports and commentary are seen by over 1 million daily viewers in the United States alone. He covers U.S. national security, the Middle East, Israel-related issues and the growth of radical Islam at home and abroad for the network’s Washington, D.C., bureau. Stakelbeck has interviewed numerous lawmakers and world leaders as well as Islamic terrorists.

He’s host of the weekly CBN program, The Watchman with Erick Stakelbeck, which is seen on Direct TV and the Dish Network as well as regional markets throughout the United States and in Great Britain, Spain, and Hungary.

Stakelbeck’s first book, The Terrorist Next Door: How the Government is Deceiving You About the Islamist Threat was released in 2011 by Regnery Publishing to major acclaim. 

His second bestselling book was released by Regnery in July 2013 and is titled The Brotherhood: America’s Next Great Enemy. It warns about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the global Islamist movement.

Stakelbeck is a regular contributor to Glenn Beck’s The Blaze TV, guest hosting the Glenn Beck Program and providing in-studio analysis and investigative reports.

Stakelbeck has made hundreds of appearances as a commentator on leading national television and radio programs and is a regular guest on Fox News. His appearances include: The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Fox and Friends, Justice with Judge Jeanine, Huckabee, America’s Newsroom, America Live with Megyn Kelly, CNN Newsroom, The Savage Nation, BBC, Al Hurra and many others.

From 2003 to 2005, Stakelbeck worked as a senior writer and analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, a counterterrorism think tank founded by terrorism expert Steven Emerson. His articles on Islamic extremism, global terrorism and national security appeared in the Wall Street Journal Europe, Weekly Standard, Washington Times, New York Post, Jerusalem Post, and National Review Online, among other publications.

Stakelbeck regularly delivers addresses at major public forums, including events for Christians United for Israel (CUFI), ACT for America, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the Israel Allies Foundation (IAF), the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), the Values Voter Summit and the Faith and Freedom Coalition, among others, on terrorism and Middle East-related issues.

Stakelbeck was formerly a regular contributor to both David Horowitz's Frontpage and Michelle Malkin’s, two leading conservative websites. 

Stakelbeck is a graduate of Holy Family University in Philadelphia. His blog, The Watchman with Erick Stakelbeck, can be found on  He lives outside Washington, D.C. with his wife and two daughters.


My Stories

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

ISIS at Europe's Doorstep with Attacks on Libyan Oil Facilities

While ISIS's self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria has been the main focus of the West's military operations, the Islamic State's Libyan branch is making major noise right at Europe's doorstep.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Why the Saudi Anti-Terror Coalition Isn't Necessarily Good News

It was an announcement that many of us have been waiting to hear: a coalition of Muslim nations has been formed to fight Islamic terrorism. It sounds great, but there are serious problems right off the bat with this new alliance.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Jihad in America: The True Scope of the ISIS Threat

ISIS is spreading its tentacles worldwide. The threat reached into America recently when two ISIS supporters slaughtered 14 people in San Bernardino, California – and there could be more to come.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Russia-Iran 'Nightmare' Alliance: Why You Should Be Concerned

It's a nightmare scenario: A military powerhouse with a huge nuclear arsenal, aligning itself with Islamic terrorists hostile to the U.S. and Israel. That's the situation in Syria, as Russia coordinates with Iran to prop up the Assad regime.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Hagee: Stakes Couldn't Be Higher for Israel, America

While enemies of Israel may be on the move, so are its friends.  Thousands turned out in force deep in the heart of Texas to stand with the Jewish people. And according to Pastor John Hagee, the stakes couldn't be higher.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Hagee on Iran Deal: Final Blood Moon a Divine Warning

Pastor John Hagee believes the current series of four blood moons is a divine sign something major is about to happen involving Israel -- with Iran's drive towards a nuclear weapon being a possible trigger.



Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Islam's Civil War: What It Means for America

The Mideast faces a new threat pitting Iran against ISIS. While they hate each other, the two terror kingpins share common enemies. That means major implications for America and its allies in the region.

Friday, August 07, 2015

Iraqi Christian Radio Reaches Millions Amid ISIS Threat

Iraq is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for Christians.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A Dark Vision: ISIS War Front on American Soil?

ISIS has made no secret of its desire to attack America and it's putting foot soldiers in place to make that dark vision a reality. The recent incident in Texas may have been a sign of things to come.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Nun: 'Islam is ISIS. Whoever Says Otherwise Is a Liar'

Sister Hatune Dogan has been on the ground and witnessed the devastation of ancient Christian communities. She's listened to survivors tell how Christians and Yazidi women are being sold into sex slavery.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

ISIS Exposed: The Hellish Reality of Radical Islam

In his new book, CBN's Erick Stakelbeck describes how ISIS is calling on its legions of followers in the West to rise up and conduct attacks, turning the United States and Europe into a war zone.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

How Yemen Fits Iran Plans for Mideast Rule, Beyond

ISIS is not the only radical regime making big moves in the Middle East. Iran is expanding its influence while building a nuclear program. Yemen is an important part of Tehran's strategy.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Radicalized: ISIS Propaganda Attracting American Youth

Which city is America's biggest hotbed for terrorists? If you're thinking New York or Los Angeles, you'd be mistaken.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Girls of Jihad: Western Women and the Lure of ISIS

Why would a woman leave her home and family to join the Islamic State?

Monday, October 27, 2014

ISIS in America: Radicalized in the Heartland

Islamic State has engaged in a reign of terror across the Middle East, raping, pillaging, and beheading its way to a new caliphate.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Shady Ally? Qatar Accused of Sponsoring Terror

Qatar is part of the U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against ISIS. But as Erick Stakelbeck reports, the oil-rich nation is being accused of backing some of the same terrorist groups U.S. forces are attacking in Syria.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Devil's Bargain: America's Dance with Rogue Regimes

ISIS is on the march in the Mideast, Iran is developing nukes, and Russia is sizing up Ukraine. In this increasingly chaotic world, can America outmaneuver its enemies by talking to them?

Monday, August 04, 2014

'See You In New York': Jihadists' Plans for America

Sept. 11 marked a major turning point for the U.S. Now 13 years later the Islamist threat continues to grow. CBN News takes a look at jihadists' plans for America.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Cash for Killers: US Funding Palestinian Terrorists?

The Palestinian Authority regularly glorifies terrorists who kill Israelis. Nevertheless, U.S. taxes help pay salaries of these convicted Palestinian terrorists.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Bennett: Judea, Samaria Key to Israel's Security

The world wants Israel to give Judea and Samaria to the Palestinians in a peace deal. But Israel's economic minister says it's crucial that never happens.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Downward Spiral: Erdogan's Radical Makeover of Turkey

The U.S. has long viewed Turkey as an ally and force for moderation in the Muslim world. But recently, the republic has moved in a radically different direction.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Israeli Ambassador: Iran Has US in Its Crosshairs

Ambassador Ron Dermer, Israel's newest voice in Washington, warns Iran's nuclear program is not just a problem for Israel, but for America as well.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Divine Sign for Israel? Hagee Explains Blood Moons

These days Israel is in the crosshairs like never before. Pastor John Hagee warns something big is about to happen involving the Jewish state -- and the signs are in the sky.

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Sochi Games Open amid Toothpaste Terror Threat

These games are a massive stage for President Vladimir Putin to project Russia's strength to the world, and he has vowed to crack down hard on any threats.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Watchman: 2013 in Review

On this week's edition of The Watchman, we take a look back at some of the major events that shaped 2013.

Monday, December 16, 2013

On the Ropes, But No Obit for Muslim Brotherhood

In Egypt, the so called Arab Spring has given way to a violent winter.

Monday, December 09, 2013

Brotherhood Supporters Advising Obama Admin?

Egypt's labeled the Muslim Brotherhood terrorists, banning its activities. But in the U.S., its supporters hold influential positions in the Obama administration.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood Influence Reaches White House

The Muslim Brotherhood appears on the ropes in Egypt, but in the United States one American-Islamic group linked to the Brotherhood continues to thrive.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Netanyahu Warns CUFI: Israel Not Iran's Sole Target

Speaking at this year's Christians United for Israel summit, Israel's prime minister warned that Israel isn't the only target of Iran's nuclear weapons.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood America's Next Great Enemy?

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is on its heels after the recent military coup. But the group is still active worldwide, including in the United States and Europe.

Monday, July 08, 2013

America Ripe for Muslim Brotherhood’s Agenda?

The Muslim Brotherhood is a powerful force throughout the Islamic world. Now it's turned its attention to U.S. communities ripe for its radical agenda.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Israel Biblical Lands Target of 'Agricultural Jihad'

Palestinians still refuse to recognize Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state. They also want their land and are using creative new methods to try and take it.

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Muslim Brotherhood Gains Foothold in Boston

U.S. authorities are still piecing together how the two brothers behind April's Boston Marathon bombing became Islamic terrorists.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Global Jihad? Al Qaeda Expands to Africa, Beyond

Terrorism experts warn al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM, poses a growing danger to Africa and beyond.

Friday, March 01, 2013

America Turning a Blind Eye to Egypt's 'New Pharoah?'

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has seized absolute power over his country yet Washington continues to send him support and praise him publicly as a moderate.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Understanding the Threat to Israel's Biblical Heartland

Israelis in Judea and Samaria have been branded as the main obstacle to Mideast peace. But the region plays a crucial part in Israel's security and biblical heritage.

Friday, December 21, 2012

'Mosquebuster' Takes on Britain's Islamists

In Great Britain, the spread of mega mosques has long been controversial. One man, known as the 'Mosquebuster,' wants to reverse the trend.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Islamic Sharia Law Comes to Great Britain

Stoning for adultery. Amputations for theft. Death for apostates.This is life under Sharia law and it's alive and well in, of all places, Great Britain.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Suspect in Benghazi US Consulate Attack in Custody

A suspect in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is in custody in Tunisia.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Israeli Deputy Speaker Says Iran Will Be Stopped

CBN News recently spoke with a risng star in Israeli politics who had some tough words for the Obama administration.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Turkish Mega Mosque in Germany Sparks Controversy

There was a time when the Turkish-led Ottoman Empire ruled over a large chunk of Europe. Now some believe the Turks want to bring back those old glory days.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Islamists, Leftists Target Europe's Jews

Anti-Semitism is once again on the rise in Europe and as CBN found recently in Brussels, much of it is driven by a growing Muslim population.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

'Islam's Savior' or Muslim Brotherhood's Heir?

Tariq Ramadan's grandfather founded the Muslim Brotherhood. While he denies ties to the group, he also claims there's "nothing in his heritage" he rejects.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Nazism to 'Salafism': Islamists Threaten Germany

From Nazism to communism, Germany has seen its share of radical ideologies over the years. Now the nation faces a new threat: Salafism.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

UK Islamist Leader: Islam Will Dominate America

Leading Islamist Anjem Choudary has been called the face of Islam in the United Kingdom. Now he's warning Islam will soon dominate America and the world.

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Inside the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

The Brotherhood has been active in the West for decades. CBN News traveled to Europe to discover how the group got here and what it has planned.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

London 2012 Olympics a Terror Target

Olympics organizers have said the games will be a "symphony of inspiration.' But for Islamic radicals, they're providing inspiration of a different sort.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Israel Allies to US: Recognize Jerusalem as Capital

Pro-Israel leaders met in Washington, D.C., to discuss ways to pressure the United States to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the Jewish State.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Will Iran Strike New York City on 9/11 Scale?

From 9/11 to the Time Square bomber, terrorists have repeatedly targeted New York City. Now Iran is reportedly taking aim.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Wilders: Islamization of Europe Can Happen in America

Dutch politician Geert Wilders warns that Islam and its teachings are a problem - not only for Europe but for America as well.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Report: Public School Textbooks Whitewashing Islam

Public schools have historically taught that communism and other totalitarian ideologies should be opposed. But in the case of jihad, the're taking a different course.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Media Matters' Anti-Christian Agenda Exposed

CBN News has obtained a document showing that the very foundation of the group known as Media Matters for America is built on anti-Christian bias.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Elites Failing America in Battle against Terrorism

The U.S. government refuses to use terms like "jihadists" to describe terrorists. It's a mindset that could prove catastrophic in the battle against terrorism.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Israel a Christian Haven amid Islamic Persecution

Christians are suffering major persecution throughout the Mideast and North Africa. But there is one place left in the region where they don't have to fear: Israel.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Ancient Hatred: Understanding Iran's War on Jews

Iran's view of Jews as sub-human sounds a lot like Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. But according to author Andrew Bostom, it goes back much further.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Why the Saudis' Downfall Could Impact America

Dictators are falling and Islamists are filling the gap across the Mideast. Now they're eyeing Saudis, and it could send shock waves through the U.S.

Friday, March 02, 2012

'Sharia Ruling' Judge Defends Decision for Muslim

A Pennsylvania judge is defending his dismissing charges against a Muslim who attacked a man for mocking Islam's Mohammed, insisting his is not a "Sharia court."

Thursday, March 01, 2012

American Islamist Group Seeks to Silence Critics

The Muslim Brotherhood's allies are exercising their influence in the U.S., targeting anyone who criticizes Islamic extremism.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Egyptian Dissident Warns of Brotherhood's Rise

Egyptian dissident Majed El Shafie told CBN News the Obama administration has miscalculated the Muslim Brotherhood's true intentions.

Thursday, February 02, 2012

American Victims of Palestinian Terror Seek Justice

Over the years, Palestinian terrorists have slaughtered countless Israelis -- and injured dozens of Americans in the process. Now U.S. victims are seeking justice.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Brotherhood's 'Lenin' Plotting Islamic Super-State

For Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the rise of Islamic governments across the Mideast means a giant step towards his vision of a united Islamic super-state.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Support for Israel Growing among Hispanic Christians

Pro-Israel Hispanics are set to become a valuable friend to the Jewish state at a crucial time in its history.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Iran Expanding War Base on America's Doorstep?

Iran's leaders warn once they're done with Israel, they're coming for the U.S. They're already in the Western hemisphere laying the groundwork.

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Iran, Hezbollah Tentacles Reaching Latin America

Like Iran, Hezbollah is committed to the U.S.'s demise.  Now the two are spreading their tentacles across Latin America and could go operational at any moment.

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Experts: Nuclear Iran Would be Game Changer

No matter how much the world leaders stand against a nuclear Iran, evidence shows the Iranians are closer than ever before to acquiring the bomb.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Iranian Nuke Attack on US Easy as EMP?

If Iran acquires a nuclear bomb, they might soon be able to cripple their "Great Satan" through an electromagnetic pulse -- or EMP -- attack off America’s coastline.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Homeland Security Advisor Accused of Leaking Docs

A Texas Muslim activist, Mohammed Elibiary, stands accused of leaking sensitive documents to the media to spread charges of "Islamophobia."

Friday, October 28, 2011

US Tunnel Vision Strengthening Jihad against America

Recent successes have made the U.S. optimistic on the war on terror. Al Qaeda may be weakening, but jihad against the U.S. is strengthening - at home and abroad.

Monday, October 17, 2011

The Tehran Initiative: Destroying the 'Great Satan'

For decades, Iran has pledged to destroy the United States, or the "Great Satan" as leaders call it.  But is America responding properly to this threat?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood Gaining Foothold in U.S. Gov't?

The Muslim Brotherhood is becoming mainstream. One terror expert told CBN News that the terror group has even infiltrated the halls of power in Washington, D.C.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Ex-Muslim Speaks Out about 'The Koran Dilemma'

CBN News recently spoke with one former Muslim who is looking to change the West's misperceptions of Islam by revealing the politically incorrect truth about the Koran.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Kiloton Threat: Nuclear Iran a Runaway Train?

Iran's president has said his country's nuclear program is 'a train with no brakes.' So what would a nuclear-armed Iran mean for the Middle East and the world?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Federal Lawsuit Links Iran to 9/11 Terror Attacks

After tracking down Islamists like bin Laden and an al Zawahiri for their role in 9/11, the government's now set its sights on a new suspect - Iran.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Beck Headlines Christians United for Israel Event

From U.N. declarations to Mideast revolutions and Iranian nukes, the threats against Israel appear to grow with each passing year.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Is the Muslim Brotherhood Coming to Brooklyn?

Residents of one Brooklyn neighborhood fear another mega-mosque project could be inviting the Muslim Brotherhood into their community.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Analysts Warn 'Arab Spring' May Trigger Oil Crisis

The so-called "Arab Spring" spreading through the Middle East could have unintended consequences that some fear the U.S. is ill prepared for.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Al Qaeda Capitalizing on Yemen Unrest

The biggest terrorist threat to the United States may not come from Iran or Afghanistan --  but from al Qaeda in Yemen.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Gülen Movement: A New Islamic World Order?

Fetullah Gülen has been called the world's top public intellectual and the face of moderate Islam. Yet others have branded him a wolf in sheep's clothing.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Experts: Homegrown Terror Next Wave of Jihad

Despite the death of Osama bin Laden, the Islamic terrorist threat against America is far from over.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Jihad Street USA: Closer Look at Domestic Terror

Many decried the recent congressional hearings on Islamic radicalism. Yet  Erick Stakelbeck notes U.S.-born Muslims are behind a growing number of terror plots.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

'Mahdi Video' Exposure Rattles Iranian Regime

The recent exposure by CBN News of an Iranian propaganda film has caused friction within the Islamic Republic.

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Stakelbeck on Terror Show: Exclusive with Israeli Vice PM

On this week's encore edition of Stakelbeck on Terror, Israeli Vice Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon sits down for a wide-ranging interview.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Iranian Video Says Mahdi is 'Near'

New evidence has emerged that the Iranian government sees the current unrest in the Middle East as a signal that the Mahdi--or Islamic messiah--is about to appear.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Int'l Red Cross Sheltering Hamas Terrorist Officials

For the past several months, three officials from the terror group have also set up shop at the International Red Cross office in East Jerusalem.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Muslim Student Group a Gateway to Jihad?

The Muslim Students Association is one of the largest Islamic organizations in America. Yet some terror experts are saying the group a recruiting tool for jihad.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Allen West: Resurrecting the American Spirit

Retired Army Lt. Col Allen West is taking the Capitol by storm with his "take-no-prisoners" approach and strong distaste for political correctness.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Most Americans Support Hearings on U.S. Muslims

Congress is expected to hold hearings on the growing number of Muslims in the U.S. becoming radicalized -- and many Americans support the investigation.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood's Threat

Former FBI agent John Guandolo told CBN News that the United States must become more aware of the Muslim Brotherhood's growing influence.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Muslim Brotherhood: A Global Terrorist Influence

Many analysts believe that the radical organization known as the Muslim Brotherhood will gain great influence with a change of government in Egypt. 

Friday, January 21, 2011

Iranian Influence Creeping into Sudan

Now that southern Sudan is set to become an independent nation, Sudanese Dictator Omar al-Bashir is once again rallying his troops.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Can the New Congress Cut Federal Spending?

The new Congress takes office this week and one of its top priorities is dealing with federal spending.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Fmr. CIA Spy: Iran Will Use Nukes Against Israel, West

A former CIA spy who was planted inside Iran's Revolutionary Guards tells CBN News what Iran's leaders really have planned for Israel and the West.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Coming Revolution: Creating a New Middle East

From al Qaeda to Iran, Islamic terrorists are on the march in the Mideast. There's another movement in the region that could be just as important.

Monday, December 06, 2010

U.S. Diplomat Visits Controversial Mosque

America's top diplomat in Great Britain is coming under fire for visiting a London mosque with terrorist ties.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Al Qaeda Training in Sahara for New Attacks

CBN News has exclusive footage showing Al Qaeda recruits training in camps in the desert areas of Algeria, Mali, Niger and Mauritania.

Monday, November 01, 2010

Search Continues for Possible Cargo Bombs

Investigators are saying it could be days or even weeks before they know if last week's al Qaeda bomb plot using cargo shipments from Yemen has been fully contained.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Lincoln Univ. Pressured to Condemn Anti-Israel Prof.

Lawmakers are now putting pressure on the Pennsylvania college over its employment of a Holocaust-denying professor.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Midwest Storm Brings Wind, Rain, Heads East

The storm has caused everything from blizzards to hurricane-force winds. There have been at least 24 tornadoes -- slamming the nation's midsection.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Drug Money Funding Chavez, Islamic Terror Groups

Powerful cartels have made a fortune in the drug trade along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now, rogue dictators and Islamic terrorist groups are following their example.

Monday, October 18, 2010

College Professor Calls for Israel's Destruction

A professor of English at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania called for Israel's destruction at a recent rally of in Washington, D.C. marking "Al Quds Day."

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Al Qaeda Magazine 'Inspires' Homegrown Terrorism

U.S. officials fear that al Qaeda's new magazine will reach a large audience of American jihadists through the Internet.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Pro-Israel Leaders Urge UN to Indict Ahmadenijad

A group of pro-Israel leaders are pressing the U.N. to indict Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadenijad for incitement to genocide over his frequent calls for Israel's destruction.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Key Elements in Healthcare Law Begin Thursday

The unpopular law has become a burden for Democrats seeking reelection -- and Republicans want to repeal it.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Fmr. Spanish President Forms Pro-Israel Group

Israel could use a few friends on the world stage and Jose Maria Aznar -- the president of Spain from 1996 to 2004 -- has answered the call.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Austrian Woman Charged for Criticizing the Koran

Burning Korans and criticizing religions is still protected speech in America.  However, in Europe, speaking out against Islam can lead to a jail sentence.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Iran's Bomber, Plant Heighten Nuclear Threat

Iran has once again flexed its military muscle, debuting a new unmanned aircraft over the weekend as it also prepares to launch its first nuclear power plant.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Mega Mosque Plans Target America's Heartland

The proposed mega-mosque near Ground Zero has sparked outrage among many Americans.  But far from Manhatten, there is another mosque firestorm brewing.

Monday, August 09, 2010

NY to TN: Mosque Debate Heads South

As backlash continues over the recent decision to build a mosque near New York's Ground Zero, farther south in Tennessee, a similar debate is brewing.

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Lebanese Christian Leader Takes on Hezbollah

President Obama's top counterterrorism advisor created a stir recently when he talked of building up the "more moderate elements" of the terrorist group Hezbollah.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Christians 'Unite for Israel' at Washington Summit

U.S. Christians have become Israel's staunchest ally. That support was on full display as Christians and Jews gathered for the annual CUFI summit in D.C.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Al Qaeda Releases English Magazine Online

Al Qaeda has released a magazine aimed at English-speaking jihadists that includes dozens of pages of photos and text promoting violent attacks against the West.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Sharia Flaw: U.S. Group Aims for Islamic Domination

For most Americans, July is a time to celebrate their country's freedom and independence. But one radical Islamic group will do the opposite.

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Record Heat Broils East Coast, Sparks Outages

The northeastern U.S. is still suffering through some of the hottest weather in a decade.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Netanyahu Meets with Gates, Wraps Up U.S. Visit

Despite talk of tension and a possible rift, both leaders say their countries have an 'unbreakable' bond.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

GOP Criticizes White House Over Nat'l Security

The Obama administration is being criticized by Republicans on Capitol Hill over its strategy to fight the war on terror.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Israeli Leader Thanks Evangelicals at Pa. 'Epicenter'

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Moshe "Bogie" Ya'alon received three lengthy standing ovations during an appearance at the 2010 Epicenter Conference.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

'Son of Hamas' Faces Deportation from U.S.

Mosab Hassan Yousef thought he had found a safe haven in the U.S., but now the man known as the "Son of Hamas" is facing deportation.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Al Qaeda Cleric's Recordings Sold at Va. Store

Believed the world's most influential terrorist, al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is now making his presence felt just minutes from the nation's capital.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Facebook Group's Challenge Enrages Muslims

Pakistan has banned Facebook because of a user-based group on the site encouraging members to draw pictures of Islam's prophet, Mohammad.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Iran Targeting Dissidents Through Global Police

The Iranian government is using an international police agency to track down dissidents in other countries, including those in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Is the U.S. Doomed to Mimic Greece?

With government spending on the rise, some Republicans have warned that the growing expenses could leave America in a similar predicament to Greece.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Will the Taliban Strike More U.S. Cities?

The latest Times Square plot proves that the Taliban's Pakistani branch is now looking to follow through on a threat it has been making for years -- to attack the United States.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Israeli Leader Talks Iran, Syria, U.S. Relations

From the looming threat of a nuclear Iran to tensions with the Obama administration, Israel is facing difficult times.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Morocco Maintains Delicate Religious Balance

Morocco is one of the most tolerant Arab Muslim nations.  But the U.S. ally raised concerns when it deported dozens of Christian missionaries.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Kiddie Jihad: Child Bombers Terror's Newest Weapon

The growing phenomenon may soon spread beyond the Middle East to the rest of the world.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Belgium, France Prepare to Ban Islamic Veils

France and Belgium are seeking to ban Islamic veils that cover the face and lawmakers say the move will help preserve European culture.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Obama Hosts Global Leaders at Nuclear Summit

While summit leaders are hoping to stop nuclear terrorism, groups like al Qaeda have other ideas.

Monday, April 05, 2010

Turkey's Islamic Ambitions Grip Austria

The Turks are exercising their influence through immigration and mosque building in Vienna and other Austrian cities and towns.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

CIA Says Iran Inching Toward Nuke Capability

The possibility of the Islamic regime wielding nuclear weapons has long kept U.S. officials up at night. Now their nightmare is becoming all too real.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Netanyahu: Jerusalem is Not a 'Settlement'

Israel's prime minister assured AIPAC conference attendees that Jerusalem neighborhoods would remain Jewish in any peace settlement.

Monday, March 22, 2010

New Mosque Rattles Small Austrian Town

Austria has seen a large influx of Turkish Muslims in recent years and this growing influence isn't just limited to big cities.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Israel Fights Back Against Critics

During the past 65 years, the UN has issued more declarations against Israel than all other member nations combined.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Ex-Terrorist Takes CBN News Inside Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda is obsessed with destroying the U.S. And according to one former colleague of Osama bin Laden, they don't care how many innocents are killed.

Monday, March 01, 2010

UK Muslim Leader: Islam Not a Religion of Peace

A leading Muslim radical says Islamic teachings are what shaped his pro-jihad message.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Obama Hails Stimulus Plan a 'Big Success'

One year after passing a massive economic stimulus plan, President Barack Obama credited the move for staving off another Great Depression.

Monday, February 08, 2010

London's Islamic Radicals Speak Out

CBN News went to London for exclusive interviews with a number of leading Islamic radicals who live there with the full knowledge of the British government.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Obama to Focus on Economy in State of the Union

After months of promoting an unpopular health care plan,  the president is expected to focus on the economy and jobs in his State of the Union address.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Petraeus Weighs in on Yemen, War on Terror

Petraeus appeared at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, Friday, where he fielded questions about al Qaeda's growth in Yemen.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Northwest Bomb Plot Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

The Nigerian man suspected of trying to bring down a Detroit-bound flight plead not guilty before a federal judge Friday.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

U.S. Enlists Dubious Aid in Anti-Terror Campaign

Critics say the U.S. intelligence community is enlisting some dangerous help in its efforts to battle Islamic jihadists.

Monday, January 04, 2010

2009: The Year of Homegrown Jihad

Islamic jihadists have never been more active in their attempts to attack the U.S. than in 2009 and without action, they will continue in 2010.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Lawmakers Want Ban on Islamic Group

The controversy began after radical Muslim Louay Safi was invited to lecture at Fort Hood shortly after last month's shooting rampage.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Iran Provokes West with Advanced Missile Test

Iran once again thumbed its nose at the West on Wednesday, testing an upgraded long-range missile that can reach as far as southeastern Europe.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Controversial Islamic Speaker Welcomed at Ft. Hood

A top official of the Islamic Society of North America, an organization with alleged ties to radical Islamic groups, lectured to U.S. soldiers before their deployment.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

New Battlefield Rules Putting U.S. Troops at Risk?

Controversial battlefield restrictions may be making the fight even tougher for U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

North Africa: The Active Hotspot for Al Qaeda

Much like a corporation, Al Qaeda maintains regional franchises around the world. One of the terror group's most active branches is based in North Africa.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

FBI: Ft. Hood Shooter Had Jihadist Connections

What did government agencies know about Nidal Malik Hasan, and when did they know it? And how deep were Hasan's jihadist connections overseas?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

A New Serbia: Christian Nation Moves Past Conflicts

Serbia today has a peaceful, democratic government that is looking to strengthen its relationship with the United States.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Al Qaeda in North Africa Threatens the West

Top al Qaeda leaders are saying that if they get their hands on Pakistan's nuclear weapons, they'll use them - a threat that

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Al Qaeda in North Africa Threatens the West

Top al Qaeda leaders are saying that if they get their hands on Pakistan's nuclear weapons, they'll use them.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Chicago Arrests Sign of Growing Homegrown Jihad

Two Chicago Muslim men have been arrested and charged with plotting terrorist attacks overseas. The arrests are the latest sign of a growing trend in the country.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Billions in Relief Aid Headed to Pakistan

President Barack Obama is sending a $7.5 billion relief package to Pakistan after signing a bill granting the funds Thursday.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.S. Islamic Group Accused of Ties to Terrorists

The Council on American-Islamic relations, or CAIR, has long been accused of having ties to terrorists. Now the group may be facing its most serious charges yet.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Pakistan Security Continues to Unravel

While President Obama considers whether to send more troops to Afghanistan, the situation next door in Pakistan continues to deteriorate.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Muslim Prayer Rally Far Below Expectations

Muslim leaders held a highly-anticipated prayer rally in Washington, D.C., Friday, but the attendance was far below expectations.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Obama's U.N. Speech Short on Solutions

Both President Barack Obama and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke to the United Nations on Wednesday.  But they got very different responses.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Terror Arrest Sparks Gov't Warning on Mass Transit

Federal officials issued a warning Tuesday to mass transit stations across the country after three suspects were arrested in a possible terrorism plot that may have targeted New York City trains.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Authorities Foil Major U.S. Terror Attack

Authorities are investigating a possible al Qaeda cell here in the U.S. which they believe was planning an attack against a subway or railway in New York City.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

NYC Terror Probe Linked to al Qaeda

Law enforcement agents say anti-terrorism raids conducted in New York City, Monday, were part of an ongoing investigation centering around a man allegedly linked to al Qaeda.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Obama Gives Iran Deadline for Nuclear Talks

President Barack Obama has given Iran until Sept. 15 to agree to talks with the West over its nuclear weapons program.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Inside the Revolution: Radical Islam's Global Threat

Joel Rosenberg's "Inside the Revolution" goes into the heart of the Middle East, where he says radicals, reformers and revivalists are battling for the soul of the region.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Past Views of 'Green Jobs Czar' Raising Concern

Van Jones is the Obama administration's "green jobs czar," but his background is causing concern among some.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Fmr. Palestinian Terrorist Embraces Jesus, Jews

Tass Saada, a Palestinian native was once determined to help the Fatah movement and its founder Yassar Arafat push Israel into the sea. Until a longtime friend told him about Jesus Christ.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Pakistani Court Frees 'Father of Atomic Bomb'

Pakistani court has ruled that A.G. Khan is a free man and should be permitted to travel freely with no restrictions.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

New Details About Alleged N.C. Terror Cell Leader

CBN News has uncovered new details about the ringleader of an accused Islamic terrorist cell in North Carolina.

Monday, August 17, 2009

CBN News Uncovers Details in NC Jihad Case

CBN News has uncovered new details about the alleged Islamic terrorist cell broken up outside Raleigh, N.C., last month.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Medal of Freedom Nominee Labeled Anti-Semitic

Mary Robinson headed a notorious 2001 U.N. conference on racism that was widely condemned as anti-Semitic.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Is Yemen the Next Hotbed for Al Qaeda?

The nation of Yemen, like Pakistan's tribal regions, is rugged, mountainous and extremely tough to govern. And like Pakistan, Yemen has an al Qaeda problem.

Monday, August 03, 2009

Gov't Eyes Kansas Prison for Gitmo Detainees

The Obama administration is reportedly considering the transfer of inmates from Guantanamo Bay prison to a federal maximum security facility inside the U.S.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Paintball Terrorists

Paintball is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. But some radical Islamists are using paintball for a far more sinister purpose: as a training ground for jihad.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

U.S. Air Strike May Have Killed Bin Laden's Son

U.S. officials believe Saad Bin Laden-- the son of the terror kingpin behind the Sept. 11 attacks-- was killed in a U.S. air strike earlier this year.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Christians, Jews Stand Together for Israel

For centuries, Christians and Jews had a rocky relationship that was frequently marred by anti-Semitism. But times have changed.

Monday, July 06, 2009

Warren Addresses Controversial Muslim Group

He urged for building relationships between faiths and offered ways to model what he called "interfaith action" for the greater and common good.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

State Dept. Names Representative to Muslims

The U.S. State Department has named its first "Special Representative to Muslim Communities."

Monday, June 29, 2009

GOP Readies Fight Against Climate Change Bill

Now that the climate change bill has narrowly passed the House, Republicans in the Senate are gearing up for a fight.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Iraqi Forces Ready to Take Control?

U.S. forces will redeploy to bases outside of Iraqi cities on Tuesday. But with recent attacks -- is this the right time for the Iraqis to take charge of security?

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Iran's Citizen Journalists Give Inside Look Online

Tech-savvy, young Iranians are using blogs, Websites, and Twitter to organize huge protest rallies and share images of the unrest with the outside world.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Iran Regime Facing Crisis After Election

At the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Tuesday, a panel of Iran experts tried to piece together the complicated puzzle that is the Iranian regime.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Can Mousavi Bring 'Change' to Iran?

Change has been the main platform for candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, but a closer look at his record suggests that there will be little change in the philosophy of the Iranian regime if he's president.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Details of Holocaust Shooter Emerge

An 88-year-old gunman opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Escaping Torture: An Iranian's Journey to the U.S.

Ahmad Batebi managed to escape the beatings and torture of the Iranian regime and make his way to America.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Israeli Official: Settlements Not the Real Issue

A senior Israeli official says Palestinian terrorism, not Israeli settlements, is the real problem to lasting peace.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

First Gitmo Detainee in U.S. Pleads Not Guilty

For the first time in American history, a detainee from the Guantanamo Bay military prison is on U.S. soil.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Can Sanctions Stop Iran's Nuclear Program?

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadenijad has compared his country's nuclear program to a train with no brakes--and no reverse gear.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Army Recruits' Gunman Was Islam Convert

One soldier is dead and another critically wounded after a man opened fire outside of a U.S. Army recruiting center in Little Rock, Ark.

Friday, May 29, 2009

The Late Great State of Israel

Reporter Aaron Klein spoke with CBN News about the Iranian threat to Israel and the Obama administration's push for a Palestinian state.

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Egypt and Israel: 30 Years of Peace

Independence Day is a major event for any country. For Israelis--many of whom escaped persecution in other nations--it means even more.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Israel Activists Look to Strengthen U.S. Ties

The American-Israel Public Affairs Committee is in the midst of its 2009 policy conference in Washington.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Israel and Egypt: 30 Years of Peace

Although Israel recently celebrated its 61st birthday as a modern nation, it has not been an easy ride.

Monday, April 27, 2009

Epicenter Examines Events, Bible Prophecy

The world's most powerful leaders gathered in Europe to try to solve a growing host of global problems. But many Americans are looking elsewhere for answers.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Public Schools Teach the ABCs of Islam

Several recent studies have shown that American students are alarmingly ignorant about U.S. history and world events.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Stealth Jihad: The War Within Our Borders

The media regularly reports about the danger to America from Islamic terrorists. But what about potential threats from inside this country?

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Oliver North: U.S. Troops and Iraq's Future

You've seen him deliver hard-hitting commentary on Fox News, where he also hosts an award-winning show called War Stories.  But LtCol. Oliver North is a bestselling author as well.