Author Archives: Sundar JM Brown

About Sundar JM Brown

A University of Pennsylvania-trained South Asianist, Seminary-educated Theologian, and Intelligence Community Professional, Sundar J.M. Brown specializes in analysis of Theoterrorism, Counterterrorism and HUMINT Operations. His regional focuses include terror groups/acts in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Philippines, the Middle East and Africa. His primary expertise is Theoterrorism, the intersection of Terrorism and Theology. His present research focuses on apocalyptic themes in terrorist ideologies and on the theological components informing the radicalization and deradicalization of Violent Religious Extremists and Militants. He is the Founder and Director of the IntelliGen Conference on Religion & Violence. *Sundar's Twiter: @SundarJMBrown *Sundar's YouTube Channel: www.YouTube.com/SundarJMBrown *Sundar's Blog: www.SJMB.wordpress.com

Pres. Trump’s NATO Shove

Video of the Trump NATO Shove. ANALYSIS by Sundar J.M. Brown It is good, and vitally important, to see a leader with the wherewithal, moxie and manliness to claim his rightful spot at the front and center of the photo. … Continue reading

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Analyzing H.R. 608 “Stop Arming Terrorists Act”

By Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. On May 21, 2017, Rep Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) communicated the following to President Donald Trump, via Facebook: There must be a price for America’s support of Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism. At … Continue reading

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Threat Analysis: North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

I offer some perfunctory analysis after spending the day reading/watching/listening to a plethora of intelligence (Open Source and otherwise) on the topic of North Korea (DPRK) and its spectacularly coiffured leader Kim Jong-un (KJu). This is the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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BBC: North Korea Claims CIA Plotted to Kill Kim Jong-un

The BBC is reporting (as is every mainstream media network) that North Korea has uncovered a joint CIA/South Korean plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un by a North Korean agent identified only as “Kim”. My take: even if such an assassination … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREAN LEADERSHIP MONIKERS SINCE 1973

Collected (but not translated) by Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. OMG OMG OMG unbelievably entertaining! I’ve gotta learn Korean. I couldn’t resist making some parenthetical comments: 친애하는 지도자 [親愛하는 指導者] Dear Leader 존경하는 지도자 [尊敬하는 指導者] Respected Leader 현명한 지도자 [賢明한 … Continue reading

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Starting the Day the North Korean Way

  by Sundar J.M. Brown, ed. 0700: Kicking it off with an earlier-than-usual morning video-conference intelligence briefing on DPRK. Perhaps an inauspicious start to the day considering the topic, but here we go. At least the wildly bombastic North Korean … Continue reading

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The Language of Violence

Considerations: (1) Is violence a language? (2) If yes, who speaks the language of violence? (3) If no, how is violence communicated? (4) Despite the oft-strived for and well known “alternatives” to violence, in the face of grievous threats to … Continue reading

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