Paul "Dave" Gaubatz
Paul "Dave" Gaubatz, former Federal Agent, is a U.S. State Department-trained Arabic linguist and counterterrorism specialist. Working on assignments in Middle-Eastern countries such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait and Iraq, Dave Gaubatz has more than two decades of experience. Mr. Gaubatz is the owner of Wahhabi CT Publications and provides counter-terrorism training materials for law enforcement and other organizations. He is frequently called upon for speaking engagements and training.
In 1977, Dave Gaubatz started his career when he joined the United States Air Force. Before retiring from the USAF in 1999, he served his last 12 years as Special Agent with the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, where he held the U.S. government's highest security clearances – including Top Secret/SCI (Sensitive Compartmented Information) – and was briefed into many so-called black projects. Mr. Gaubatz conducted investigations of felony crimes against the USAF and the U.S. government, as well as counterterrorism and counterintelligence investigative assignments. After spending one year with Target Corporation as National Investigator, in 2000 he returned to AFOSI as U.S. Federal Agent. In 2002, Mr. Gaubatz attended an intensive Arabic-language course at the U.S. State Department, Foreign Service Institute, which included a three-week immersion trip to Jordan. Arriving in the Middle East in January 2003, he was assigned to Nasiriyah, Iraq.
The first U.S. civilian Federal Agent deployed to Nasiriyah, Iraq, in 2003, Mr. Gaubatz was able to travel to various cities throughout Iraq, using his Arabic-language training extensively. He collected intelligence on weapons of mass destruction and espionage. During this time, he led a mission to rescue the family of Mohammed Odeh Al-Rehaief, the Iraqi lawyer who aided in rescuing Pfc. Jessica Lynch.
Dave received numerous awards as an OSI agent, for his service to the U.S. Government in regards to identifying Islamic terrorist members planning attacks against America and our troops. He received U.S. Government awards for identifying weapons of mass destruction sites in Iraq (2003). Never excavated, the WMD were taken by insurgent groups.
Mr. Gaubatz returned from Iraq in July 2003. He wrote an Arabic street survival guide, and he began lecturing at schools and businesses, as well as at law enforcement agencies. He spoke to criminal justice students pursuing law enforcement studies, and other security professionals, teaching simple investigative Arabic words and phrases. Mr. Gaubatz discussed Middle Eastern customs. He also held the position of Chief Investigator, Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office from Nov. 2003 through Nov. 2006.
Dave Gaubatz was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and he grew up in Rocky Mount near Roanoke, Va. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in management from Saint Leo College, Saint Leo, Fla. He is married and has two children.
Written by Dave Gaubatz and Paul Sperry, "Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That's Conspiring to Islamize America" was just released.