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‘Devotion to Islam’ — Not Unemployment — Root Cause of Jihad

In light of the State Dept’s recent assertion that economics is what attracts Muslims to join the savage Islamic State, consider the following excerpt from Understanding Terror Networks, by Marc Sageman, a former CIA officer who worked closely with jihadi groups in Afghanistan (emphasis mine): There was a definite shift in degree of devotion to [...]

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American Ignorance of Islam Due to American Muslims

Where Muslims are strong, they coerce non-Muslim “infidels” to do their bidding; where they are weak, they plead and play victim in order for non-Muslims to do their bidding. All throughout the Islamic world — and not just under the Islamic State — non-Muslim religious freedom and freedom of speech  are openly banned, from building [...]

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The Islamic Nightmare: Europa and the Incubus

Europe, Britain and the West are pinned down by Sleep Paralysis beneath the weight of Islam and Muslim Immigration by Ralph H. Sidway Sometimes an image — a metaphor — is much more effective at presenting truth than even the most persuasive argument or laying out of facts. “The Nightmare” is such an image. Europeans [...]

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Syria’s Assad to America: “What Do You Get From Supporting Terrorists in Our Region?”

In a recent interview, Syrian President Bashar Assad makes some interesting observations.  When asked “If you were able to deliver a message to President Obama today, what would it be?” Assad responded (via VIE): I think the normal thing that you ask any official in the world is to work for the interests of his [...]

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After Meeting with U.S. State Dept., Brotherhood Officially Declares Jihad on Egypt

Connections between U.S. leadership and the Muslim Brotherhood — which is banned as a terrorist organization in many countries — have always been there, for those with eyes to see. And now this. According to the Washington Free Beacon: The Muslim Brotherhood called for “a long, uncompromising jihad” in Egypt just days after a delegation [...]

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How the West Destroyed Libya

FrontPage Magazine The full impact of Western intervention in Libya was recently highlighted during a televised interview of Worlds Apart.  Hanne Nabintu Herland, a Norwegian author and historian who was born and raised in Africa for 20 years, was the guest. At one point while talking about Libya, Herland firmly asserted that “In a just [...]

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A Dead Caliph vs. the Hydra of Jihad

Is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-styled “caliph” of the Islamic State, injured or dead, as some in the media are eagerly speculating? Better question: does it really matter? For almost a decade now, every time an Islamic jihadi leader is killed, the Western mainstream media exult, portraying the death as a major blow to the [...]

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Exposed: Decade-Old Plan to Create Islamic State—and Obama Helped

FrontPage Magazine Although the birth of the Islamic state and the herald of the caliphate are often regarded as some of 2014’s “big shockers,” they were foretold in striking detail and with an accurate timeline by an al-Qaeda insider nearly one decade ago. On August 12, 2005, Spiegel Online International published an article titled “The [...]

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America’s “Moderate Syrian Rebels” Are All Islamic Jihadis, Says Saudi Intelligence

Jihad Watch More evidence recently emerged indicating that the Obama administration is using the pretext of fighting one set of Islamic State terrorists in a way to help support another set of Islamic State terrorists—those fighting Syria’s Bashar Assad. Back on September 10, Reuters reported that Saudi Arabia has agreed to host training camps for moderate Syrian rebels [...]

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Does Obama Need ‘Time’ to Defeat or Forget ISIS?

FrontPage Magazine During U.S. President Obama’s televised speech on his strategies to defeat the Islamic State, he said, “Now, it will take time to eradicate a cancer like ISIL” (a reference to the Islamic State, “ISIS” or “IS”). Now, why is that? First, we know by “cancer” he is not referring to Islamic ideology—since he [...]

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