The Corner

But Do They Eat Fruit Cake and Sing Slaying Songs?

Remember when we were seriously debating whether it would be insensitive for American troops to fight radical Islamists in Afghanistan during the Ramadan holy season?

Well, Ramadan began this month and, according to Pentagon officials, there has been a 25 percent increase in daily attacks in Iraq. What’s more, the Al-Qa’ida Internet Magazine, Sawt Al-Jihad, is calling for an intensification of fighting during Ramadan which it calls: “The Month of Jihad.” Our friends at MEMRI have more on this here.

(Slaying songs, get it? Not ’sleighing’ songs but … oh well.)

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...