A trove of never-before-seen letters by Osama bin Laden portray the terrorist leader as an irritated boss chiding his underlings for mistakes yet sure that they could pull off elaborate attacks against the United States.
Video: Robert Spencer on pro-honor killing Dearborn Imam Qazwini at Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference
Jihad Watch 4 May 2012
April 29 in Dearborn.
No dates, no slow songs and definitely no prom king: The all-girl high school dance where boys are banned
In issue No. 9 of al Qaeda's English language "Inspire" magazine, there's a section called "Open Source Jihad." In it, the author uses pictures and diagrams to show readers how to start forest fires in America using what he calls "ember bombs."
FrontPage Magazine 3 May 2012
Author Robert Spencer, founder of the major website Jihad Watch, recently published a book with the provocative title Did Muhammad Exist?: An Inquiry into Islam’s Obscure Origins.
The foreword was written by the eminent scholar Johannes J. G. (Hans) Jansen, an Arabist and a Professor of Modern Islamic Thought at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands until his retirement in 2008. Among his other accomplishments, he has translated the Koran into Dutch. Jansen points out that what sparse information and physical evidence we do have does not seem to confirm the traditional Islamic accounts of the sixth and seventh centuries.
Diana West 3 May 2012
By Diana West
Raymond Ibrahim has written a very important if thoroughly revolting piece tracing the movement in the Egyptian parliament to legalize "farewell intercourse" straight back to the traditions (hadiths) of Islam's perfect man, Mohammed. I'm sorry to say it's essential reading.
andrewbostom.org 3 May 2012
By Andrew Bostom
I was privileged to attend a luncheon Monday, 4/30/12, in Manhattan, marking the release of Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders’ "Marked for Death.” This courageous, profoundly important book was assessed at length in an excellent formal review by Jerry Gordon, and my own essay-review as well.