Announcing the upcoming release of "Losing our Sons," a documentary film investigation into the first successful homegrown Islamist terrorist attack on American soil. This is the story of a young African-American man from Memphis who converted to radical Islam, went to Yemen for terrorism training, and came back to murder a young Marine in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Melvin Bledsoe's testimony at Peter King's radicalization hearings defined the issue, the enormity of the problem. From my perspective, the most compelling witness was Melvin Bledsoe. Amid the silliness of Baca, the deception of Congressman Hakim Muhammad Ellison, and fairy talemeister Jasser, Bledsoe had no agenda. He best illustrates the essential struggle.