Martyrdom-minded religious fanatics have a bad reputation in this part of the world, so this "folksy" sermon is less than good news.
It is Islamism that is the enemy and not al Qaeda. Al Qaida is but one tool of many dedicated to the cause.
The works and the moderate individuals exist but they are not given support, even in Western countries, nor do they have the resources to wage the battle.
Prof. Judea Pearl said at Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers in Jerusalem Sunday night that the terrorists’’ brutal execution of his son Daniel...
Radical Islamist ideology must be analyzed and challenged or the fight against terrorism wil have no end.
Criticizing terror as a means while approving of its ends leads to absurdity.
A Muslim women's group has emerged to protest a western women's group which is protesting oppression of women in Islamic countries.
A fatwa allows the jihadis to have sexual intercourse with women who fall captive during war.
Democracy does not have to allow jihad to be waged against it, even if this jihad uses means that appear to be legal.
The fatwa purportedly allows the jihadis, who abandoned their wives to fight against Assad's regime, to marry girls for a few hours to satisfy their sexual needs.
Ignoring Abdullah's warnings, it seems the Obama administration has backed an Islamist candidate to lead the Syrian opposition.
Mariam wanted her sons to die a glorious Jihad death, taking as many innocent lives as possible with him. If there was one thing Mariam was not, it was a mother.
The argument that democracy had made the Muslim world dysfunctional was always chancy.
Social thinking is not concerned with solving problems by tackling them, but by transforming society so that the problems no longer exist.
We are going to be told often in the next two months that things are going to get better in Egypt. It's likely that they are going to get worse.
In the Middle East and North Africa, at least among large swaths of enthusiastic Islamists, true redemption still requires Muslims to present tangible proof of 'membership.'
The UNRWA cancelled a marathon in Gaza because women would be banned from participating.
The American foreign policy error was to assume that the political grievances of the Arab Street could be appeased with democracy.
Understanding that Iran has interests around the world which go beyond preserving his autocratic regime should be a hard reckoning for Bashar Assad, who has been loyal to the Mullahs and their agenda.
Assassination sends a specific signal to others not to follow in the victim's footsteps.
What the Obama Administration has done is like trying to reduce crime by turning over the cities to the Mafia and letting it make the laws and also run the police and court systems.
Pretending there’s no elephant in the world doesn’t protect anyone from getting trampled.
This is all a tragedy for the poor victims in the Middle East and a farce for the well-paid, much-honored careerist opportunists and ideologues in the West.
Far from being the guardians of modesty and public morality, the Islamists are the worst offenders of sexual deviance and inappropriate public behavior.
Both law enforcement, the media and elected officials are reluctant to give out information about the attackers' religion, much less their motives.
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