Craig Winn graduated from University of Southern California with business degrees in marketing and finance. He then built The Winn Company into one of the nation's leading marketing and sales firms. In the '80s Craig founded and built Dynasty, a $100 million international lighting company. In the '90s he founded Value America, building it into the world's second largest e-tailer. He became one of the era's vapor billionaires in the process.
On the morning of September 11th Winn teamed up with Kevin Power to expose the root cause of terror. They personally interviewed members of al-Qaeda, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, Fatah, Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, Force 17, the Palestinian Authority, the Israeli Knesset, IDF and American generals, as well as Israeli secret service agents in the Mossad and Shin Bet. In addition to these meetings, Mr. Winn has invested 4,000 hours studying Islam. He has traveled in over 120 foreign countries. His book, Tea with Terrorists was written to share what he and Mr. Power discovered.
Saturday night an encore presentation of Art's interview with author Craig Winn (website) from Sept. 4, 2003 was aired. Medium James Van Praagh will be rescheduled. ... More »Host: Art Bell
Special Guest Host Art Bell welcomed returning guest Craig Winn (teawithterrorists), an author and entrepreneur who has made an in-depth study of terrorism by conducting in-person interviews with such groups as al-Qaeda. The basic message of these Muslim fundamentalists according to Winn, is to "slay the infidels wherever you find them," which includes Christians and Jews, as well as Muslims who don't believe in the Jihad. "I came to the conclusion that religion is poison," said Winn, who believes it is essential to fully comprehend doctrines such as the Koran in order to understand the roots of terrorism. (His soon-to-be-released manuscript, Prophet of Doom, includes all five Islamic holy books along with his commentary.) In the next ten years an American city will suffer up to a million casualties, he predicted. The cause could be a dirty bomb containing "daughter products" from nuclear reactors such as Cobalt 60 and Strontium 90. A coffee can-sized amount when exploded 200 ... More »Host: Art Bell
"According to Allah the most vile of creatures is a peace-loving Muslim," said author and Islamic terror expert Craig Winn (teawithterrorists), Tuesday night's guest on the show. Winn said his study of translated versions of the Koran and the Hadith (books of Mohammed's teachings) show the manuscripts to be riddled with exhortations to commit violence and terror against those who don't follow their doctrine. "Muslims are the victims of Islamâ€¦The greatest service we can do for mankind is to release them from this tyranny," Winn continued. He believes that the public is widely misled about Islam, thinking that it is a peaceable religion that was hijacked by a small segment of fundamentalists, when it is actually based on violent teachings. Winn puts forth that the western world must own up to the fact that "Islam is at war with us." One of Winn's solutions is to try and separate fundamentalist doctrine from the money that powers it. He does not believe that al-Qaeda mastermin ... More »Host: George Noory