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.
In the version of events provided by Argo, it wasn't radical Islamists who stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran, but the Iranian people as a whole.
Obama went to sleep and he has yet to wake up. And there's graphic proof for that assertion in the streets of Benghazi today.
If they could have pressed a button and Israel would have disappeared, almost none of them would have hesitated.
Political correctness is what dictates conduct in the highest echelons of leadership in the United States.
Erdoğan's Turkey is no longer a trustworthy partner for the West but more like a mole in its inner sanctum.
In Tunesia, where non-Islamists are actually the majority, the elimination of Choukri Belaid wasn't just a crime, but a political strategy.
My good colleague Kay is wrong about the early demise of conspiracy theories and blood libels against the Jews.
Dubai Police Chief has recently attempted to discredit the Brotherhood by alleging a nefarious allegiance to Israel and Jews.
The Hamas government in Gaza has been banning Western-style clothing and haircuts, and in some case forcing women to wear Islamic headdress.
It makes a difference that we have people in government who can show why and what happened in Benghazi, in Cairo and across the region.
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