Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim is the author of Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West. His email address is RaymondIbrahim1@gmail.com.

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Egypt’s Islamist Equation

The bad treatment of Egypt’s Coptic minority by the military — which has been touted as Egypt’s “savior” in the media — demonstrates an Islamist bent, one that leads to ...

Mubarak Still in Charge?

While the media has eagerly accepted the “happy ending” of Hosni Mubarak’s abdication — after all, the uprisings were dragging on and the media needed a quick denouement so it ...

El Baradei, On the Record

Mohammad El Baradei, whom many tout as a great reformer, is now on record supporting the Egyptian constitution’s controversial Article 2, which states: “Islam is the Religion of the State. ...
Politics & Policy

Real Talk?

According to the Associated Press, Saudi King Abdullah, in an unprecedented move last week, “made an impassioned plea for dialogue among Muslims, Christians, and Jews” — going so far as ...
Politics & Policy

Nukes and Natures

Much of the current debate surrounding Iran’s nuclear aspirations centers on the National Intelligence Estimate report which “judge[s] with high confidence that in fall 2003, Tehran halted its nuclear weapons ...
Politics & Policy

Anti-Christian Crusade

By now, the oft-recurring negative portrayals of Christianity in major Hollywood movies have become hackneyed and predictable. The recent rendition of Beowulf only reinforced this trend. The same subtle depictions ...