Patrick Dunleavy

Patrick Dunleavy is the former Deputy Inspector General for New York State Department of Corrections. He is the author of "The Fertile Soil of Jihad: Terrorism's Prison Connection," details of which can be found at his website at Mr. Dunleavy is currently a consultant for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He teaches a class on terrorism for the United States Military Special Operations School, "Dynamics of International Terrorism" and has testified as an expert witness before the House Committee on Homeland Security concerning the threat of Islamic Radicalization in the U.S. Prison System.

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Writings by Patrick Dunleavy

Title Publication Date
Karim Cheurfi: From the Cauldron of Prison to the Streets of Paris IPT News April 24, 2017
London Terrorist Followed the Jihadist's Twisted Path From Prison to Terrorist IPT News March 27, 2017
New York Cedes Ground in the Fight Against Terrorism IPT News March 7, 2017
U.S. Ill Prepared for Convicted Jihadis Ending Their Prison Sentences IPT News February 8, 2017
Information Not Used is Useless IPT News December 27, 2016
Funding Terrorism - The Buck Stops Here IPT News December 6, 2016
France's De-radicalization Program Deemed a Failure IPT News October 28, 2016
Jihadist Tactics 101 - Going on the Dole IPT News October 17, 2016
Choudary's Junk Justice Sentencing IPT News September 14, 2016
The Choudary Quandary - The Fox in The Hen House Redux (5 comments) IPT News August 19, 2016
Who's Teaching the Class? (4 comments) IPT News July 27, 2016
Disconnecting the Dots: Blurring the Lines (3 comments) IPT News June 22, 2016
Absurdity Reigns: Of Want Ads and Counter-Radicalization (3 comments) IPT News June 2, 2016
Where Have All the "Good Boys" Gone?: Effective Handling of Captured Terrorists IPT News April 28, 2016
Brothers, Prison, and the Reign of Terror (1 comment) Special to IPT News March 24, 2016
Plans That Lead Astray: Closing Guantanamo (3 comments) Special to IPT News February 24, 2016
Guest Column: NYPD Caves to Political Correctness (10 comments) Special to IPT News January 8, 2016
Guest Column: Calling It What It Is – Islamic Terrorism Special to IPT News November 17, 2015
Guest Column: Another Ex-Con, Another Terrorist Attack - The Danger in Closing Gitmo (1 comment) Special to IPT News January 9, 2015
Scurrilous NYT Informant Story Ignores Successes (2 comments) Special to IPT News May 12, 2014
NYPD Panders to Politics (4 comments) Special to IPT News April 17, 2014
NYPD Surveillance Upheld Despite AP Campaign Special to IPT News February 24, 2014
The Myth of Self-Radicalization (3 comments) Special to IPT News April 4, 2012
French Killings Show the Path from Crime to Prison to Jihad Special to IPT News March 23, 2012
Minimizing the Threat, Ignoring the Facts Special to IPT News October 18, 2011
Intelligence vs. Evidence Gathering: Knowing the Difference (1 comment) Special to IPT News August 29, 2011
The Tragedy in Norway (2 comments) Special to IPT News July 27, 2011
Bronx Trial Shows how Prisons Breed Terrorists (1 comment) Special to IPT News August 30, 2010
The Roots of Radical Islam in Prison (1 comment) IPT News August 14, 2009