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Mohammed’s Genocide of the Qurayza Jews and Knife-Jihad in Israel

Friday, October 9, 2015, brandishing a knife, Gaza cleric Sheikh Muhammad Sallah “Abu Rajab”’s sermon at the Al-Abrar Mosque in Rafah explicitly fomented murderous knifing attacks on Israeli Jews as sanctioned by Muhammad’s actions towards the Jews of the Khaybar oasis, and the Medinan Jewish tribe Banu Qurayza.

Poll: Americans Increasingly Want Safeguards Against Islamic Sharia Law

As July 4th, Independence Day, approaches, new polling data shows an overwhelming majority of Americans are increasingly cognizant of the threat Sharia, Islam’s totalitarian religio-political “law,” poses to their basic liberties, asserting that Sharia adherents should be identified and prevented from entering the U.S.

Tom Cotton

Why I Support Sen. Tom Cotton/the GOP 47 and Their Letter to Iran’s Leaders

I support Sen. Tom Cotton/ the GOP-47, and their March 9, 2015 “Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” as a means of clarifying, and then ending the self-destructive “negotiations” (elaborated here; here/here; and here) with a Shiite theocratic regime whose ugly and dangerous ideological pillars are: jihadism, Islamic Jew-hatred, and the active dehumanization of all non-Muslims via “najis”—“uncleanliness of the infidel”—doctrine.

Jihad, Islamic Jew-Hatred, and ‘Najis’ Doctrine in Shiite Iran: Past as Prologue

Briefly, Shiite doctrine on jihad evolved to be indistinguishable from its Sunni counterpart by the late 13th century, i.e., open-ended warfare against non-Muslims. Iran’s theocratic Shiite Safavid and Qajar dynasties, its primary rulers from 1501-1925 (i.e., barring a period of Sunni Afghan invasion, internecine turmoil, and the heterodox reign of Nadir Shah, covering ~ 70 years during the 18th century), fully implemented this warfare doctrine, including the notion that jihad was more laudable in the absence of the 12th imam.

Synagogue Killer

Re-enacting Muhammad in Copenhagen

Shouting the jihadist battle cry declared by Islam’s prophet Muhammad himself, “Allahu-akbar” (“Allah is greater”), on Saturday, February 14, 2015, a Muslim gunman opened fire on participants at a Copenhagen, Denmark, conference on freedom of expression, killing 1 and wounding 3 others.

Muslim Marriage Advice Book Endorses Domestic Violence

Muslim Marriage Advice Book Endorses Domestic Violence

The late comedian-violinist Henny Youngman’s emblematic one-liner was “Take my wife–please!” Now an Islamic Bookstore in Toronto, Canada was discovered selling a book titled A Gift for Muslim Couple, which promotes a brutal variant on Youngman’s comedic theme. Illustrating the

Judge Martin, Sharia, and Islamic 'Kadi' Justice

Judge Martin, Sharia, and Islamic 'Kadi' Justice

Judge Mark Martin–now infamous for presiding over the “Zombie Muhammad” case–was incorrectly identified by me as a self-professed Muslim, based upon a faulty audio recording of the court proceedings (see blogs here and here by Andrew C. McCarthy for the

Egypt Demands Prisoner Swap: Terrorist Detainees for NGO Civilians

Egypt Demands Prisoner Swap: Terrorist Detainees for NGO Civilians

Are the bitter fruits of Senator John McCain’s “diligent diplomacy” a humiliating prisoner “exchange”–innocent US NGO workers, for hardened jihadists, including the notorious “Blind Sheikh” Umar ‘Abd-al-Rahman, who orchestrated the murderous 1993 World Trade Center bombing? My colleague at Translating

Ataturk and Andrew McCarthy's "The Grand Jihad"

Encounter Books has just released a remarkably compendious 4-minute video synopsis of Andrew McCarthy’s “The Grand Jihad“, re-issued in a paperback edition, which features captivating–and humorous–animation. embedded by Embedded Video Please also see a very insightful review of “The Grand

Ataturk and Andrew McCarthy's "The Grand Jihad"

Encounter Books has just released a remarkably compendious 4-minute video synopsis of Andrew McCarthy’s “The Grand Jihad“, re-issued in a paperbound edition, which features captivating–and humorous–animation. Please also see a very insightful review of “The Grand Jihad” by Karen Lugo

Gingrich, Gerson, and Sharia

Former President George W. Bush’s aide Michael Gerson posted a distressingly ignorant column on 12/13/11 which attacked both former speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, and my colleague Andrew C. McCarthy, for their sober, if frank conceptions of the

Krauthammer Does Huntington

Krauthammer: Sam [Huntington] He Is Not Monday night (12/26/11) Charles Krauthammer was interviewed by Mark Steyn (guest hosting for Sean Hannity on Fox News) about the ongoing murderous jihad depredations against Christians in Islamdom. The interview began by highlighting the

Romney Versus Gingrich on Jihad and Sharia: A Clear Contrast

Early and volatile, the Republican Presidential nomination race–at least for now–appears to be settling into a contest between consistent front runner Mitt Romney and the latest surging “non-Romney alternative,” former House Speaker, Newt Gingrich. Unfortunately, the CNN/Heritage Foundation/American Enterprise televised

Liberated Libya: Al Qaeda Flag Aloft Benghazi's Courthouse

The courthouse in Benghazi is the iconic seat of the revolt which toppled Qaddafi. It’s Libya’s “(im)moral equivalent” to Egypt’s Tahrir Square. During the tumultuous months of Libya’s brutal civil war, it was here that rebel forces established a provisional

Educating Charles Krauthammer On The Copts And Egyptian Islam

Educating Charles Krauthammer, Part 3 (see parts 1 and 2, here and here) Tuesday evening (10/11/11) on Fox News’s Special Report “panel”, the resident journalistic eminence grise, Charles Krauthammer, attributed the murderous Muslim depredations against the Copts this past weekend

See No Jihad And Our Failed Pakistan Policy

Consistent with the US military’s willful blindness to the Islamic enemy doctrine of jihad, as described elegantly by Major Steven Coughlin (in his 333 pp. 2007/2008 thesis, To Our Great Detriment: Ignoring What Extremists Say About Jihad), security expert Praveen

Italy-NOT The United States- Comes To Iranian Pastor's Defense

Franco Frattini: Western moral clarity on Pastor Nadarkhani’s “apostasy” conviction. The fate of Iranian “apostate” pastor Youcef Nadarkani still hangs in the balance. Contra Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s rather tepid statement that the “US stands with the international community”

Indonesian Islam And Nahdlatul Ulama Without Camouflage

Moderate, “peace-loving” Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) opposes the banning of the misogynistic barbarity of clitorectomy/female genital mutilation Robert Small’s American Thinker essay on the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Indonesian Islam reads more like a “Just So Story” than a “True Story.”

Poll: Likely American Voters Are Islamo-Realistic

A national poll of 1,000 likely voters was completed in August by Democratic pollster Pat Caddell, and Republican pollster John McLaughlin for Secure America Now. The published results indicate that unlike our media, academic, and political elites, Americans, thank goodness,

Ethical Oil And The Saudis

The US Centers for Disease Control provides a simple web-based, illustrated guide to disease-causing tick removal which offers this sage advice: If you find a tick attached to your skin, there’s no need to panic. There are several tick removal

Mitt Romney On Jihad And Sharia

Mitt Romney, June 3, 2009, at The Heritage Foundation on Jihad: “I spoke about three major threats America faces on a long term basis. Jihadism is one of them, and that is not Islam.” However: There is just one historically

How Sharia Threatens Western Justice

Wife-battering imam of the Darul Quran Mosque in Munich, Sheikh Abu Adam, is the face of Germany’s Islamic “Justice .” Adam gave a lecture at the city’s Catholic University entitled “An Islam which distances itself from violence,” shortly before being

Popeye Knew The Libyan Rebels

The scenes of looting in Qaddafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound (here; here), and general mayhem in “liberated” Tripoli brought to mind the 1937 insights of that great animated Orientalist–Popeye–via my dear friend Hillel Stavis. From Popeye the Sailor and Ali Baba’s

The New Libyan Zabibah-stan: Made Safe for Sharia?

Mustafa Abduljalil spokesman for the new Libyan Zabibah-stan. Zabibah–prominent* Libyan “rebel” spokesperson Mustafa Abduljalil, born in 1952 in Al Baida, one of the first cities to rise against Gaddafi, studied law and Islamic jurisprudence in Benghazi before embarking on a