Kyle Shideler

Director and Senior Analyst for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Kyle Shideler is the Director and Senior Analyst for the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism at the Center for Security Policy where he conducts research and analysis on domestic threats to the US homeland with an emphasis on the doctrines which fuel terrorism and shape the variety of kinetic and non-kinetic threats to America’s security.

Mr. Shideler specializes on Islamist groups operating in the United States, having spent over a decade researching and writing on their history, doctrine, and impact. He has briefed senior US Government personnel, Members of Congress, law enforcement officers, testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution, and the Canadian Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defense.

He is a contributing author to Saudi Arabia and the Global Islamic Terrorist Network (Palgrave, 2011) and his writing has appeared at The Federalist, The Hill,, and the Claremont Review of Books. He has appeared on Fox News Business, Newsmax, and One America News. He is a graduate of Boston University and was a Lincoln Fellow with the Claremont Institute.

Episode Appearances

Episode 151: “The Afghanistan Debacle: What it Means for Americans” with Dr Stephen Bryen and Kyle Shideler


Guest(s): Dr. Stephen BryenKyle Shideler

The Afghanistan debacle. 

An in-depth look at its implications with Dr Stephen Bryen, Senior Fellow at the American Center for Democracy and Kyle Shideler, Director and Senior Analyst for the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, both with the Center for Security Policy. 

So many questions. Why did we leave so precipitously? Who was behind it? Where do we go from here? 

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