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

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Title Publication Date
UK's De-Radicalization Program Continues to Flounder IPT News April 25, 2022
Antisemitic Cop Killer to Speak at University IPT News March 17, 2022
Can The UK's First Terrorist Prison Unit Succeed? IPT News February 14, 2022
Terrorists in Prison – A Con's Game IPT News December 2, 2021
UK Had Hoped New Counter-Terrorism Law Would Deter Terrorists – It Didn't IPT News October 27, 2021
IG Finds Jailed Terrorists Preaching in Prison Chapels IPT News July 12, 2021
ICNA Attempts to Rewrite Jamil Al-Amin's Violent History IPT News June 8, 2021
France Joins UK in Seeking Tighter Security Measures on Released Terrorists IPT News May 3, 2021
UK Prisons' Downward Spiral to Becoming Radicalization Havens Continues IPT News April 6, 2021
Will Black Lives Matter Foundation's Donation Surge Fuel Anti-Semitism? IPT News March 2, 2021
Terrorists in Prison, UK Fails to Isolate the Infected IPT News January 27, 2021
UK Finally Acknowledges the Obvious IPT News December 21, 2020
Another Terrorist Released Early, Another Deadly Terror Attack IPT News November 5, 2020
Released Terrorist Returned to Jail IPT News September 22, 2020
Released Terrorist Returns to Scene of the Crime IPT News August 25, 2020
Miami Protester's Arrest: CAIR Gets It Wrong...Again IPT News August 4, 2020
Abolishing the Police – A Terrorist's Dream Come True IPT News June 17, 2020
Terrorist Challenges New UK Anti-Terrorism Law IPT News May 7, 2020
BOP Audit Finds Security Lapses in Handling of Terrorists IPT News March 31, 2020
Attacks Prompt Swift UK Legislation Blocking Terrorists From Early Prison Release IPT News February 27, 2020
UK Scrambles for Sentencing Reforms After Another Released Jihadist's Stabbing Spree IPT News February 5, 2020
Monsey Attacker Praised Black Hebrew Israelite Movement IPT News December 31, 2019
Jersey City Terror Attack Mirrors Another IPT News December 15, 2019
London Terror Attack Exposes Deradicalization Programs' Failures IPT News December 9, 2019
Prison Radicalization a Recurring Global Threat IPT News November 22, 2019
Released Terrorist Protests Court-Imposed Restrictions IPT News October 10, 2019
IPT Exclusive: Jihadist's Prison Release Shows Just How Unprepared We Are IPT News September 25, 2019
Confusing Narratives 18 Years After 9/11 IPT News September 16, 2019
French Judge Rules Murdering Terrorist Has a Right to Privacy IPT News July 11, 2019
Study: Radical Muslim Inmates Rule UK Prisons IPT News June 18, 2019
ICNA Solicits Donations for Prison Program IPT News May 17, 2019
Another Terrorist Gets Early Prison Release IPT News April 23, 2019
John Walker Lindh Should Not Be Released Early IPT News March 26, 2019
Vetting Muslim Prison Chaplains a Global Problem IPT News February 19, 2019
CAIR, Sarsour Erroneously Plead Religious Rights of a Murderer IPT News February 12, 2019
How a Bigoted Organization Finagled Taxpayer Funds IPT News January 14, 2019
The Strasbourg Terror Attack - Only the Names Have Changed IPT News December 17, 2018
CAIR Continues Building Its "Wall of Resistance" Against Law Enforcement IPT News November 16, 2018
Time to Break the Barriers to Researching Prison Radicalization IPT News October 19, 2018
For Islamic Terrorists, Jihad Does Not Stop When Jailed IPT News September 14, 2018
Are Prisons Conveyor Belts to Jihad? IPT News August 3, 2018
Another Terrorist Sues the Bureau of Prisons IPT News June 6, 2018
Belgium Terror Attack Mirrors an All Too Familiar Pattern IPT News May 31, 2018
America needs a national terrorist registry to keep us safe Fox News May 11, 2018
Your taxes are funding terrorists -- Demand that this stops Fox News April 17, 2018
Freeing a Terrorist: At What Cost? IPT News March 27, 2018
Macramé for Terrorists IPT News February 9, 2018
The Unrepentant Terrorist IPT News January 26, 2018
The anti-Israel BDS Movement seeks the destruction of Israel, not a two-state peace with Palestinians Fox News January 18, 2018
Foolishness at the BOP: Allowing a Terrorist to Radicalize Others IPT News December 29, 2017
NYPD: Fighting Terrorism on Three Sides IPT News December 14, 2017
In 2018 the ISIS fight will shift into a deadly new phase Fox News December 8, 2017
Jailhouse Jihadi: The Intriguing Case of Casey Charles Spain IPT News December 8, 2017
Ditch political correctness and wise up. Empower cops to fight radical Islamic terrorists here at home Fox News November 7, 2017
Patrick Dunleavy with Tucker Carlson: Police Practice was Sacrificed for Political Correctness Interview on Fox News November 1, 2017
Underwear Bomber Sues to Make Hard Time Easier IPT News October 25, 2017
European Attacks Show the Difficulty in Tracking Soaring Terror Suspect Numbers IPT News September 18, 2017
Barcelona Terror Imam's Familiar Path From Prison to ISIS Soldier IPT News August 23, 2017
UK's Flawed Solution to Prison Radicalization – Terrorist Group Therapy IPT News August 7, 2017
Fox in the Hen House: Allowing Terrorists to Re-enter Prisons Special to IPT News June 28, 2017
Admitting When You're Wrong IPT News June 2, 2017
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

Blog Posts

Title Publication Date
House Acknowledges the Need for a National Terrorist Registry For The Record - The IPT Blog September 17, 2018