Translating Words, Interpreting Events

Why ‘Moderate Islam’ is an Oxymoron

CBN News Spanish At a time when terrorism committed in the name of Islam is rampant, we are continuously being assured—especially by three major institutions that play a dominant role in forming the Western mindset, namely, mainstream media, academia, and government—that the sort of Islam embraced by “radicals,” “jihadis,” and so forth, has nothing to [...]

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Muslim Brotherhood Supporter, Qatar, Turns to U.S. for Support

Qatar, which is under fire by fellow Gulf States and Egypt for its material and propaganda (Al Jazeera) support to the Muslim Brotherhood — which has again been reclassified as a terrorist organization by said Arab states — is now turning to the United States and Obama administration for support. According to sources, “Hamad bin [...]

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Does a ‘Moderate Islam’ Really Exist?

As opposed to “moderate Muslims”?…

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Western Ignorance of the ‘Conditions of Omar’

  PJ Media A jihadi group occupying the Syrian town of Raqqa recently gave Christian minorities living there three choices: 1) convert to Islam, 2) remain Christian but pay tribute and accept third-class subject status, or 3) die by the sword. According to the BBC, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria issued a directive [...]

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Why the Media Doesn’t Cover Jihadist Attacks on Middle East Christians

The Torch (Christians United for Israel’s Magazine, Winter 2014) “To their loss they are crucifying the Son of God all over again and subjecting Him to public disgrace”—Hebrews 6:6 The United Nations, Western governments, media, universities, and talking heads everywhere insist that Palestinians are suffering tremendous abuses from the state of Israel.  Conversely, the greatest human [...]

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Pro-Brotherhood Cleric Issues Fatwa to Terrorize Egypt

Coptic Solidarity French Recently on live TV, Sheikh Abdul Maqsud, an Islamic jurisprudent, issued a fatwa obligating “Muslims” (in this context, Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt) to engage in acts of terror against “infidels” (in this context, the Egyptian government and anyone else opposing the Brotherhood). Maqsud began by quoting the well-known hadith in Sahih [...]

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Allah’s Sword of Terror

The first time I heard about Khalid bin al-Walid—the 7th century Muslim jihadi affectionately known in Islamic history as “The Sword of Allah”—was when I was in college researching for my MA thesis on the Battle of Yarmuk, when the Muslims, under Khalid’s generalship, defeated the Byzantines in 636, opening the way for the historic [...]

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U.S. Admits Contact with Terrorist Brotherhood to ‘Support People of Egypt’

Yesterday, March 14, in a meeting with foreign journalists in Washington D.C., deputy spokesperson of the U.S. State Department Marie Harf confirmed, once again, that the United States is in communication with the Muslim Brotherhood but denied that this means it supports the organization.  The exchange follows: QUESTION: Okay. The second question is: The State Department has [...]

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CIA Chief: Jihad a Product of Injustices, Economics, and Ignorance

CIA director John Brennan is at it again—equivocating over the nature of jihad by evoking paradigms familiar to the West. Last Tuesday, “during an event at the Council of Foreign Relations, Brennan was asked about the ‘war of ideas’ surrounding Islam, which the questioner said many Americans tend to equate with violence.” The CIA chief [...]

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Jizya-Vigilantes Target Christian Minorities

In the al-Nafura region of Asyut, Egypt, an increasingly common scene took place earlier this month. Isaac Eli—a Coptic Christian—was abducted under threat of gunfire. According to sources, four “unknown persons” armed with automatic weapons came upon the Coptic wood merchant while he was working in front of his home, coerced him into their car, [...]

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