‘Shout ‘Allahu Akbar,’ because this strikes fear in the hearts of the non-believers.”
Who knew hijacker Mohammed Atta’s parting words, discovered in his journal after the 9/11 attacks, would become a national punchline? The louder and more frequently jihadists around …
The Rival Approaches to Islam
Ibn Warraq is the pseudonym of someone evidently born and brought up a Muslim but who as an adult finds that rationality means more to him than Islam. The pseudonym is all that stands between him and a death sentence …
Covert ‘Arabization’ Threatens Moderate Islam in Africa
The suspected Islamist terror attack on a restaurant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on August 14 made headlines briefly, until the carnage in Barcelona took center stage three days later. The killing of 18 people in the capital of the small francophone country …
California Imam: ‘Annihilate’ Filthy Jews
Not everything needs commentary; sometimes words just speak for themselves. For example, hear what Imam Ammar Shahin told an audience at Islamic Center of Davis, located across the street from the University of California-Davis, in his sermon on Friday:
Trump’s Anti-Cairo Speech
Obama’s Cairo Address, June 4, 2009
About five months after the inauguration of Barack Obama, the president gave a strange address in Cairo. The speech was apparently designed to win over the Muslim world and set Obama apart from the supposed …
The London Mosque Attack: Anti-Muslim Hatred, Not ‘Islamophobia’
British police have now identified the man who plowed a van into a crowd of British Muslims exiting the Finsbury mosque in London at midnight as 47-year-old Darren Osborne. Osborne, a Welsh father of four, killed one person and injured …
No, the Problem in London Is Not ‘Islamist Extremism’
The Western schizophrenia about radical Islam is on full display in Britain, in the aftermath of the latest jihadist atrocity, the third in just the past three months.
Three terrorists rammed a van into a crowd on London Bridge and …
A Jewish Woman Unites the World’s Two Largest Religions
‘In the whole Qur’an, which has more than six thousand verses, there is only one woman mentioned by name. There is even a long chapter named after her. Even more, there is an even longer chapter named after her …
Trump’s Saudi Speech: Pretty Good
In Riyadh, on the first stop of his tri-monotheism tour that will take him to Jerusalem and Rome (sorry, Mecca was not available), Donald Trump gave a major speech on a wide range of topics: the Middle East, jihadi violence, …
In Egypt, Meeting with Sunni Muslim Leaders, Pope Francis Must Speak Up
On Friday, Pope Francis travels to Egypt, the largest Arab country and home to the Copts, the Middle East’s largest Christian community. His principal purpose is to take part in an interfaith dialogue with Grand Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, who …
Unreleased Teen Novels Now Targets for the Outrage Mob
Even though Laura Moriarty’s new book, American Heart, hasn’t been released yet, it had already attracted the ire of the perpetually offended. On Goodreads, the novel has been slammed for supposedly pushing a “white savior” narrative. Yesterday, an independent critics’ …
Never Forget: Muslim Hate Crime Hoaxes
Another year. Another September 11 anniversary. Another opportunity for grievance-mongering Muslim agitators to decry the imagined “epidemic” of “Islamophobia.”
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) convened with Mad Maxine Waters and other House Democrats in Washington, D.C., to mark a …
Uncommon Knowledge: Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the West, Dawa, and Islam
Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins me to discuss her new book, The Challenge of Dawa: Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It, and her views on the challenges facing Western civilization in regards to political Islam. She …
Churchill, Hitler, and Islam
Winston Churchill disparaged the impact of Islam on Muslims in his 1899 book, The River War:
How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in …
Impromptus: The shocking speed of entrenchment, &c.
In recent weeks, I’ve been thinking, “How quickly things get cemented. How hard they are to reverse — even when they were just put in place.”
During the 1976 campaign, Jimmy Carter promised the National Education Association that he would …
At What Point Is Islamist Rhetoric a Crime?
No matter how bad your day goes today, you can always feel like a real winner… compared of course, to Reality Winner.
At What Point Is Islamist Rhetoric a Crime?
From a new report by Professor Peter Neumann & Dr. Shiraz …
Florida Museum Celebrates the Loss of Hagia Sophia
I rubbed my eyes in disbelief seeing a wall plaque at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville, Fla., explaining an artifact in the “Ink, Silk, and Gold: Islamic Treasures from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” exhibit …
Inside the Secret World of Ex-Muslims
In April, a defiant group of self-identified “apostates” convened in downtown Portland, Oregon, to revel in the joys of brew culture, bacon burgers, and atheism. Nine ex-Muslims from several states in the region gathered for a local meeting of the …
Trump’s Statesmanlike Speech in Riyadh
President Trump did himself a great deal of good in his Riyadh speech, but he left a gaping hole in his approach to terrorism.
To begin with the positive, he was presidential, indeed statesmanlike, in his delivery and in his …
What Islam Can Learn from Jesus
Who is “the Islamic Jesus”? And why could Muslims and Christians both afford to know him and learn from him? These are some of the questions Mustafa Akyol addresses in his book The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the …