FrontPage Magazine By Bruce Thornton The three Muslim gunmen who killed 12 journalists in Paris targeted not just those people and their satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, but a core ideal and human right of the West––the right to free speech in the public square defined by tolerance for different opinions. That’s why the killers, after they […]
Danish Portuguese On New Year’s Day, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi—the hero of Egypt’s 2013 anti-Muslim Brotherhood revolution—made some remarkable comments concerning the need for a “religious revolution.” Watch the video below or click here to read the excerpt: Sisi made his remarks during a speech celebrating the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad—which was ironically […]
Hurriyet News By Burak Bekdil Turkey’s leaders have the habit of chasing conspirators who they claim add fuel to Islamophobia in Europe. Those who ridicule the Islamic faith may not be the ones who conspire against Islam in faraway lands. The final week of the year featured the usual scenes in Turkey: A man dressed […]
Federico Gaon, a journalist for Infobae, an Argentine news website, recently asked me a number of questions which were translated and published here. A year ends and another begins, and the Middle East long could occur from year to year. So much so, that four years into the “Arab Spring”, the expected wave of democratization among Muslim […]
PJ Media By Michael Ledeen I had lunch yesterday with three gentlemen who are very well read, who follow the news attentively, and who would shudder to think they are victims of ideological censorship. Yet not one of them — and the trio includes a very famous former reporter (a first-class reporter at that) for […]
Investors Business Daily Reform: To many in the West, Islam seems mired in a pre-medieval mindset that makes it unable to reconcile the fundamental precepts of its faith with those of the modern world. But there are encouraging signs of change. In what Roger L. Simon rightly called “an extraordinary” New Year’s speech that got virtually […]
Right Side News By Alan Caruba The news from Paris about the killing of twelve journalists highlights Islam’s war on the West that represents a fundamental truth about this cult of Mohammad. Most are familiar with the Islamic schism between the majority Sunnis and the minority Shiites. It dates back to the very earliest days of […]
I was recently interviewed on Reel Talk with Audrey Russo. Topics included why Europe should learn Ethiopia’s “Islam Lesson”; the continued lack of coverage of Christians persecution by the Western media; the similarities between Islamic practices and the Sicilian Mafia, and more. Click here to listen to the 30-minute-interview.
The video of Egyptian President Sisi discussing how Islamic “thinking is antagonizing the entire world” can be viewed below. If English subtitles do not appear, click “CC” in the bottom-right-hand corner.
First Things By Mark Movsesian The Internet is buzzing with news of a speech last week by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt on the need for a “religious revolution” in Islam. Speaking at Cairo’s Al Azhar University, the most important center of Islamic learning in the Sunni world, Sisi admonished the assembled scholars to […]