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Iran’s Win, Win, Win Bomb

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Iran, if not stopped, will join the nuclear club, probably within two or three years. It may be stupid to try to preempt Iran; it may be even stupider not to try. Read more →

Europe in the Rearview Mirror

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The Dream and the Nightmare

The European Union was always a paradox. Its existence was predicated entirely on the notion of German guilt, translating into massive cash transfers east and south. Read more →

Koran Burning and Destructive Double Standards

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

The riots and violence in Afghanistan over some accidentally burned Korans are following a script that by now is all too drearily familiar. Read more →

Culture Matters

by Bruce S. Thornton

City Journal

Review of Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy, by Ibn Warraq, (Encounter, 2011, 286 pp.) Read more →

Nigerian New Year, Christian Slaughter

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

The New Year’s resolution for “Sunnis for Da’wa [Islamization] and Jihad” — also known as Boko Haram, or “Western education is forbidden” — is to create a Christian-free Nigeria, beginning, naturally, with the north, where Muslims outnumber Christians. Read more →

The New Old Europe

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Nearly ten years ago, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld provoked outrage by referring to “Old Europe.” Read more →

Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

A caricature, which first appeared on CagleCartoons.com, has been making the rounds on the Arabic blogosphere, and points to how democratic elections are serving to Islamize Egypt: average women enter the ballot box — “overseen” by the Muslim Brotherhood — only to emerge thoroughly veiled, thoroughly Islamized. Read more →

The American Way of War

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

William Shawcross, the British journalist, historian, and human rights advocate — once a fierce critic of the Nixon-Kissinger years, now a defender of the West’s struggle against radical Islam — has written the best book yet on the dilemmas Western governments face in dealing with Islamic terrorists.1 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 →

Tunisian Election and the Read to Caliphate

by Raymond Ibrahim

Jihad Watch

Tunisia, where the 2011 Arab uprisings began, remains an ominous model for where these uprisings will end. Read more →

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