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Raymond Ibrahim on TruNews: The US-Jihad Alliance

Today Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed by Rick Wiles on TruNews.  The nearly 40 minute interview begins at the 23:30 mark.

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Sharks and Islamists: Equally Misunderstood?

I recently spent some time watching Shark Week on television.  Being fascinated with large predatory fish, I’ve watched many shark programs throughout the years.  And I’ve reached one conclusion: the “liberal” response one is accustomed to when the topic of Islam and Islamists come up—that they are misunderstood, that we need to respect their ways [...]

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Morsi’s Wife Threatens to Expose Hillary Clinton’s ‘Special Relationship’ with Muslim Brotherhood

French The wife of former Egyptian president Muhammad Morsi is the latest Muslim Brotherhood “insider” to threaten to expose the special relationship between Morsi and the Obama administration—a relationship the latter insists never existed. Nagla Mahmoud, Morsi’s wife, is reportedly angry at some statements recently made by Hillary Clinton, including that Morsi was “naïve” and [...]

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Raymond Ibrahim at the Fifth Annual Coptic Solidarity Conference

In late June, Raymond Ibrahim chaired a panel on the Western media at the annual Coptic Solidarity conference held in Capitol Hill, D.C.. His segment follows, starting around the 13:15 mark. Click here for the other panelists’ presentations, including Michael Coren, Erick Stakelbeck, Ryan Mauro, and Raymond Arroyo.

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Sex Jihad: Raymond Ibrahim on HuffPost Live

Raymond Ibrahim recently appeared on Huffington Post’s “Huffpost Live,” discussing the sex jihad in Syria wih host Marc Lamont Hill:

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Raymond Ibrahim Discusses Muslim Persecution of Christians with Michael Coren

In Late June, Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed by Michael Coren of Sun News inside the Capitol Building, in Washington D.C., where the annual Coptic Solidarity conference was being held (Raymond chaired a panel which included Michael Coren, Erick Stakelbeck, Ryan Mauro, and Raymond Arroyo). The clip follows:

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The West’s Prostration to Islam

Editor’s note: Raymond Ibrahim was recently interviewed by Fronda, a leading website in Poland.  The English-language version of the Polish interview, originally titled “Raymond Ibrahim: Prostration before Islam,” follows: Who is Raymond Ibrahim? A scholar, a writer, an activist? What is his mission and the main goal? Raymond Ibrahim: I am a little of all [...]

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World Leaders Lambast Obama’s “Failures” in the Middle East

World leaders are increasingly pointing to U.S. President Obama’s failures in the Middle East. Some are direct and blunt.  For example, during his recent visit to Brazil, Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked by journalists about U.S. sanctions against Russia due to the Ukrainian crisis.  While naturally condemning such moves, part of his response was [...]

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Obama’s Secret Directive Supporting Global Islamism

French A recent Gulf News report sheds some light on how and why the United States helped bring the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist allies to power, followed by all the subsequent chaos and atrocities in the Mideast region. Large portions of the report follow with my commentary interspersed for added context: Dubai: For the past decade, two successive [...]

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Video: Raymond Ibrahim Discusses ‘Islam’s Protestant Reformation’ on Sun News

I recently appeared on Byline with Brian Lilley discussing my recent article, “Islam’s ‘Protestant Reformation.’”

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