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Far from the Madding Islamists’ Ignoble Strife

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

Review of Militant Islamist Ideology: Understanding the Global Threat by Youssef Aboul-Enein (Naval Institute Press, 2010. 288 pp.). Read more →

Collective Punishment: “Wherever You Can Reach Them”

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York

During a recent altercation in Egypt, a Christian inadvertently killed a Muslim. This incident, according to an AINA report, “turned into collective punishment of all Copts in the majority Christian village.” Read more →

Grand Mufti Distorts Word ‘Infidel’ to Dupe Infidels

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

Soon after reporting that Egypt’s Grand Mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa, had pronounced all Christians “infidels,” I received several emails forwarding what looked like a response from Gomaa. Some websites — such as the ever-hysterical “American Muslim” — published it, providing the following additional information: Read more →

Muslim Prayers of Hate

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

Someone recently sent me an Arabic video that juxtaposes snippets of sermons delivered by Christian and Muslim leaders in the Middle East. Read more →

Top Muslim Declares All Christians ‘Infidels’

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

To what extent was Egypt’s Maspero massacre, wherein the military literally mowed down Christian Copts protesting the ongoing destruction of their churches, a product of anti-Christian sentiment? Read more →

The State Department’s Skewed Standards

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

Earlier this month in the West Bank, “settlers attempted to burn two mosques, and vandalized an IDF base as part of the latest ‘price tag’ attacks. Read more →

Muslim Disloyalty to Americans: The Case of Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

To anyone familiar with Muslim doctrine, Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo’s actions — from refusing to deploy to Afghanistan lest he kill fellow Muslims, to plotting a terror attack to kill fellow Americans — make perfect sense and accord especially well with Islam’s dichotomous doctrine of wala wa bara, often translated as “loyalty and enmity.” Read more →

New Saudi Fatwa Defends Pedophilia as ‘Marriage’

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

Muslim “child-marriage” — euphemism for pedophilia — is making headlines again, at least in Arabic media: Dr. Salih bin Fawzan, a prominent cleric and member of Saudi Arabia’s highest religious council, just issued a fatwa asserting that there is no minimum age for marriage, and that girls can be married “even if they are in the cradle.” Read more →

Appeasing Jihadists

A policy of guilt and flattery will not temper terrorists.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Defining Ideas

In 1937, the London Times editor Geoffrey Dawson wrote to his correspondent in Geneva, “I do my best, night after night, to keep out of the paper anything that might hurt [German] susceptibilities . . . . I have always been convinced that the peace of the world depends more than anything else upon our getting into reasonable relations with Germany.” Read more →

Muslim Jihad in Christian Ethiopia: Lessons for the West

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPageMagazine.com

Not only does recent jihadist rampage against Ethiopia’s indigenous Christians highlight the travails Christians encounter wherever Islam has a sizable population, but it offers several insights, including some which should concern faraway, secular nations with Muslim minorities. According to Fox News: Read more →

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