"The intention of Shariah authorities today is to limit the knowledge of non-Muslims to what they are allowed to know about Islam. If we read the books that the enemy declares are the basis of his intentions, we will better understand the nature of the threat. Because the enemy knows he lacks the kinetic ability to defeat us in battle, it is of utmost importance that he prevents us from defining him. The primary objective of the enemy in the War on Terror is to keep us from understanding his threat doctrine by keeping us from looking at the fact of Islamic law-"the one organizing principle"-that he, in fact, states is the driver of his threat doctrine. Once we understand his threat doctrine, the game is up. This is true even if he is wrong in his interpretation of Islam and Shariah."
Here follows Dr. Coughlin`s biography, exactly as it appears at his site at: