Video: Pat Condell: "It's Good to Be Anti-Islam, But Not Anti-Muslim"

Answering Muslims 24 April 2014
By David Wood

Here in the West, many people abhor the thought of saying, "I am anti-[insert some religion or ideology]," because such a statement sounds like bigotry. But what happens when the religion or ideology explicitly promotes spousal abuse, child marriage, and terrorism?

 

The Moroccans That Infuriate the Dutch

Gatestone Institute 24 April 2014
By Timon Dias

"If Lady Justice is truly blind, she will prosecute all of us or none of us. I hope none of us." — Geert Wilders, MP and Leader of the Party for Freedom, the Netherlands. A more recent development is the pending Dutch Moroccan takeover of the drugs and human trafficking businesses.

 

Who are the Victims and Who Are the Victimizers?

Gatestone Institute 24 April 2014
By Douglas Murray

One year after the bombs went off at the Boston marathon, Brandeis authorities were so intent on avoiding the issues those bombs had raised, that they would rather point the finger at a critic of the radical ideology than do anything to criticize the ideology.

 

Islam's Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

Myths And Facts 24 April 2014
By Eli E. Hertz

Despite 1,300 years of Muslim Arab rule, Jerusalem was never the capital of an Arab entity, nor was it ever mentioned in the Palestine Liberation Organization’s covenant until Israel regained control of East Jerusalem in the Six-Day War of 1967. Overall, the role of Jerusalem in Islam is best understood as the outcome of political exigencies impacting religious belief.

 

Turkey’s Armenian syndrome

Al Monitor 23 April 2014
By Fehim Tastekin

On April 20, a solemn couple lit candles and prayed in a church in Derik, a town near Turkey’s ancient city of Mardin, that has come to symbolize religious peace. They were there all alone, for the Surp Kevork Armenian Church has neither a bishop nor any parishioners but them.

 

Islam's Religious War With Everyone

AINA 23 April 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

Few divides are as impossible to bridge as those of religion. You either believe or you don't. When it comes to Islam, non-Muslims are expected to take its goodwill on faith. If you believe your eyes and ears, Islam and violence go together like peanut butter and jelly. But if you believe Muslims and their spin doctors with academic degrees, Muslims are the victims of other religions.

 

Why grooming is a Muslim issue

West Info 23 April 2014
By Annalisa Lista

In the name of Sharia, men are seducing young girls outside the school gate, making them fall in love and then prostituting them out to family and friends. This is the scandalous phenomenon of grooming, which has been going on behind closed doors for over 20 years in the UK and has been denounced by the Law and Freedom Foundation.

 

A "Wadjda" for Kosovo

Gatestone Institute 22 April 2014
By Visar Duriqi

Saudi Arabia, a male-dominated country, is changing slowly. One example of its cautious new openness is the 2012 movie Wadjda, Saudi Arabia's first feature film, by its first female director, Haifaa Al-Mansour.

 

The Truth About the ‘Radicalization’ of Western Muslims

the Algemeiner 22 April 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

A new Danish statistical study finds that "Muslims [are] 218 percent more criminal in second generation than first.”  While some of these crimes are clearly related to Islam – such asattacks on Muslim apostates to Christianity – others, such as rampant theft of non-Muslims, would appear banal, until one realizes that even robbery and plunder is justified by Islamic doctrine - as one UK Muslim cleric once clearly said.

 

A return to Londonistan?

BBC News 20 April 2014
By Frank Gardner

The widely acknowledged failure of the Arab Spring uprisings to deliver democracy to the Middle East is reverberating here in Britain.