What fuels atrocity after atrocity in the Middle East? Today, our guest will provide the answers to that question as he explains what motivates extremist groups throughout the Middle East. A former Muslim and a onetime sniper with Yasser Arafat’s Fatah organization, our guest has lived it himself. At age 42, he steered his life in a radical new direction, committing it to Jesus. He will not only describe the motivations and aspirations of those who live in the Middle East, but he will also outline a peaceful solution. Join us to hear the real story behind the headlines.
Today we delve into the world of information technology and the war that’s being waged in digital space. Though America is seen as a force for good in our world, we may soon lose our position as a forerunner for safety and security if we do not put a real wall of protection around our digital platforms. Tune in for an informative hour with our security expert on today’s broadcast.
Tass Saada is a former Muslim and the founder of Hope for Ishmael, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to reconcile Arabs and Jews. Born in 1951 in the Gaza Strip, Saada grew up in Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He worked under Yasser Arafat as a Fatah fighter and sniper. Years after immigrating to America, he became a Christian. He and his wife, Karen, now spend much of each year in the Middle East guiding a ministry to children.
Bill Gertz is National Security Columnist for The Washington Times. He studied English literature at Washington College in Chestertown, Md., and journalism at George Washington University, Washington, DC. In March 2014, Bill was awarded the Reed Irvine Award for Investigative Journalism by Accuracy in Media. In September 1999, Bill was awarded the Western Journalism Center award for investigative journalism. The United States Business and Industrial Council awarded him the "Defender of the National Interest Award" in June 1998, and in 1997 he was recognized by The Washington Times for excellence in achievement. Bill is an expert on China, the CIA and U.S. Defense. He has lectured extensively on defense, national security, and media issues.