Video: Understanding Halal Certification Schemes

1389blog 27 October 2014


Please note this is not about halal food. As Q Society’s spokesman Andrew Horwood points out: "Halal food itself is not of concern to us. Nearly all our food is naturally permissible to Muslims and observant Muslims can make food of unknown origin halal by proclaiming ‘bismillah’ over the food before eating.

 

How Likely Is Deradicalization?

The Gatestone Institute 27 October 2014
By Denis MacEoin


Will radical Muslims line up to be deprogrammed and end up teaching kindergarten or devising a twelve-step program for their younger siblings? Since the start of deradicalization programs, the number of radicalized Muslims has risen. Why is there no Muslim Peace Movement campaigning for an end to violence in Muslim countries?

 

The Management of Savagery

Frontpage Mag 27 October 2014
By Mark Tapson


If there is a positive side to the rise of ISIS, it is that the West has had its head jerked from the sand and has been made to witness a bottomless, bloodthirsty evil: crucifixions, beheadings, enslavement of women, live burial of children, mass executions. Even John Kerry, a man not known for grasping (or admitting)

 

The Islamic Madness Persists

Canada Free Press 26 October 2014
By Alan Caruba


The lull in the coverage of all things Islamic was broken by two terrorist attacks in Canada, a reminder that so long as the world does not unite to destroy the Islamic State, we shall all remain vulnerable. A "lone wolf” terrorist can kill you just as dead as one in a terrorist organization, particularly one encouraging

 

Canada’s Jihad Denial

Frontpage Mag 26 October 2014
By Robert Spencer


Canada has experienced two murderous jihad terror attacks in the last three days, not long after the Islamic State called for such attacks – but the denial and obfuscation are as thick as ever. On Monday, Ahmad Rouleau, a convert to Islam, hit two Canadian soldiers with his car, murdering Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.

 

The Young Turks Interview

Sam Harris Blog 26 October 2014


I recently sat down with Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks to discuss my most controversial views about Islam, the war on terror, and related topics. It was, of necessity, a defensive performance on my part—more like a deposition than an ordinary conversation. Although it was a friendly exchange, there were times when Cenk

 

Ten Obvious Reasons Why Islam is NOT a Religion of Peace

The Muslimim Issue 26 October 2014


#1: 18,000 deadly terror attacks committed explicitly in the name of Islam in just the last ten years. (Other religions combined for perhaps a dozen or so). #2: Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, had people killed for insulting him or for criticizing his religion. This included women. Muslims are told to emulate the example of Muhammad.

 

Historic Justice: A Kurdish State Now

Arutz Sheva 23 October 2014
By Dr. Mordechai Kedar

The borders of most of the Arab countries east of the Mediterranean were delineated in the period following WWI, on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire. The borders were fixed on

 

Jihad In Canada: Radical Muslim Convert Shot Dead After Killing Canadian Soldier

LIBERTY NEWS ON LINE 23 October 2014
By Alan B. West

If you think we have a homegrown Islamic terrorist — lone wolf — problem here in America, it seems our compatriots to the north do as well. As reported by the Washington Post,

 

Speech Geert Wilders in Nashville, USA: new International Freedom Alliance (IFA) to stop the islamisation of the free world

PVV Nederland 23 October 2014

Dear friends,

Thank you for attending this very important meeting. It is great to be back in Tennessee, the Volunteer State. I am traveling from Los Angeles to DC, but I