Frank Gaffney

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Frank J. Gaffney Jr.
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Frank Gaffney in 2018
Born (1953-04-05) 5 April 1953 (age 67)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationEdmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (B.A., 1975)
Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (M.A.)
OccupationPresident of Center for Security Policy
OrganizationCenter for Security Policy
Known forCounter-jihad conspiracy theories, political commentary
Parent(s)Frank J. Gaffney Sr.
Virginia Reed
AwardsDepartment of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service (1987)
Zionist Organization of America's Louis Brandeis Award (2003)[1]
WebsiteFrank Gaffney on Twitter

Frank J. Gaffney Jr. (born 5 April 1953) is an American anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist.[4] He is the founder and president of the Center for Security Policy.

In the 1970s and 1980s he worked in many roles for the federal government, such as seven months as Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Reagan administration.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Frank Gaffney". Center for Security Policy. Archived from the original on 2017-08-18. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  2. Smietana, Bob (24 October 2010). "Anti-Muslim crusaders make millions spreading fear". Tennessean. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  3. "990 Income Tax Form" (PDF). Center for Security Policy. 2012. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-02-22. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  4. "4 Conspiracy Theories Promoted by Frank Gaffney, Ted Cruz's New Adviser". Haaretz. 18 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-17. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
    "Frank Gaffney Jr". Southern Poverty Law Center. Archived from the original on 2015-09-08. Retrieved 2015-09-28.
    Carden, James. "The Iran Deal Opponents Are Going to Fight to the Bitter End". The Nation (11 September 2015). Archived from the original on 2015-09-29. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
    Woodruff, Betsy (15 March 2015). "Glenn Beck Thinks Grover Norquist Is a Muslim Brotherhood Mole. Now, the NRA Is "Investigating."". Slate. Archived from the original on 2015-09-26. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
    "Bachmann, Gaffney, and the GOP's Anti-Muslim Culture of Conspiracy". The Daily Beast. Archived from the original on 2015-07-11. Retrieved 2015-07-27.