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Frank J. Gaffney Jr.

Frank Gaffney in 2018
Born (1953-04-05) April 5, 1953 (age 66)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Citizenship United States
Education Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (B.A., 1975)
Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (M.A.)
Occupation President of Center for Security Policy
Organization Center for Security Policy
Known for Counter-jihad conspiracy theories, political commentary
Salary $288,300 (2008)[1]
$309,000 (2012)[2]
Spouse(s) Marisol
Parents Frank J. Gaffney Sr.
Virginia Reed
Awards Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service (1987)
Zionist Organization of America's Louis Brandeis Award (2003)[3]

Frank J. Gaffney Jr. is an American counter-jihad conspiracy theorist[4] and the founder and president of the Center for Security Policy. In the 1970s and 1980s he worked in various roles for the federal government, including seven months as Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Reagan administration.

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  1. Smietana, Bob (24 October 2010). "Anti-Muslim crusaders make millions spreading fear". Tennessean. http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/2010/10/24/antimuslim-crusaders-make-millions-spreading-fear/28936467/. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  2. "990 Income Tax Form". Center for Security Policy. 2012. http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2012-990-PDC-resize.pdf. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  3. "Frank Gaffney". Center for Security Policy. https://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/about-us/frank-gaffney/. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  4. "4 Conspiracy Theories Promoted by Frank Gaffney, Ted Cruz's New Adviser". Haaretz. March 18, 2016. http://www.haaretz.com/world-news/u-s-election-2016/1.709566. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
    "Frank Gaffney Jr". https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/individual/frank-gaffney-jr.
    Carden, James. "The Iran Deal Opponents Are Going to Fight to the Bitter End". The Nation (11 September 2015). http://www.thenation.com/article/the-iran-deal-opponents-are-going-to-fight-to-the-bitter-end/. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
    Woodruff, Betsy (15 March 2015). "Glenn Beck Thinks Grover Norquist Is a Muslim Brotherhood Mole. Now, the NRA Is "Investigating."". Slate. http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/03/16/nra_investigates_grover_norquist_as_glenn_beck_says_he_is_a_muslim_brotherhood.html. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
    "Bachmann, Gaffney, and the GOP's Anti-Muslim Culture of Conspiracy". http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/07/23/bachmann-gaffney-and-the-gop-s-anti-muslim-culture-of-conspiracy.html.