Erick Stakelbeck is a sought after authority on terrorism and national security issues with extensive experience in television, radio, print and digital media.
Since 2005, Stakelbeck has been a correspondent and terrorism analyst for CBN News. He covers the global war on terror, U.S. national security, the Middle East and the growth of radical Islam at home and abroad for the network’s Washington, D.C. bureau. He’s host of the weekly CBN program, Stakelbeck on Terror which is seen on Direct TV, the Dish Network and regional markets throughout the country.
Stakelbeck’s book, The Terrorist Next Door: How the Government is Deceiving You About the Islamist Threat was released in 2011 by Regnery Publishing to major acclaim. His follow-up is called The Brotherhood: America’s Next Great Enemy. It warns about the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and will be released by Regnery on July 16, 2013.
Stakelbeck is also a regular contributor to Glenn Beck’s The Blaze TV, guest hosting the Glenn Beck Program and providing in-studio analysis and investigative reports.
Stakelbeck has made hundreds of appearances as a commentator on leading national television and radio programs. His appearances include: The O’Reilly Factor, The Sean Hannity Show, Your World with Neil Cavuto, Fox and Friends, America’s Newsroom, America Live with Megyn Kelly, CNN Newsroom, The Savage Nation, BBC, Al Hurra and many others.
From 2003 to 2005, Stakelbeck worked as a senior writer and analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism, a counterterrorism think tank founded by terrorism expert Steven Emerson. His articles on Islamic extremism, global terrorism and national security appeared in the Wall Street Journal Europe, Weekly Standard, Washington Times, New York Post, Jerusalem Post, and National Review Online, among other publications.
Stakelbeck is a graduate of Holy Family University in Philadelphia. His blog, Stakelbeck on Terror, can be found at CBNNews.com.