International

Letting in the wrong refugees

Michelle Malkin 27 September 2014

Fresh terror busts in Australia expose a common Achilles’ heel of the West: Indiscriminate refugee policies turn free countries into breeding grounds for jihad. It’s the same game in America.

 

Virgins? What virgins?

Sex in Islam 27 September 2014
By Ibn Warraq

In August, 2001, the American television channel CBS aired an interview with a Hamas activist Muhammad Abu Wardeh, who recruited terrorists for suicide bombings in Israel.

 
 

The Netherlands Is Joining The Fight Against ISIS In Iraq

Business Insider 27 September 2014
By Thomas Escritt

The Dutch government said on Wednesday it would deploy six F-16 fighter jets, which could be operational in a week, to support the US-led strikes against Islamic State

 

Hearts beat in Kosovo for Islamist warriors

turkishweekly.net 27 September 2014
By Nektar Zogjani, Petrit Collaku and Nate Tabak

The calls stopped coming more than three months ago. Even while fighting in Iraq and Syria for the militants of Islamic State, Musli Musliu still checked in with his family

 

French, US planes strike Islamic State; Britain to join coalition

Economic Times 27 September 2014

NEW YORK/BEIRUT: French fighter jets struck Islamic State targets in Iraq on Thursday, and the United States hit them in Syria, as a US-led coalition to fight the militants

 

Blood In: Beheading as Islamic State Initiation

FrontPage Magazine 27 September 2014
By Dawn Perlmutter

A beheading video of French hostage Hervé Gourdel was released on September 24, 2014 by the Algerian group Jund al-Khilafah (Soldiers of the Caliphate). The video is

 

Charles Krauthammer: Understanding the Islamic State's unique jihadi logic

Las Cruces Sun-News 27 September 2014

What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two

 

Turkey remains coy in coalition against militants

Online Athens 27 September 2014
By Lara Jakes

WASHINGTON — Moving from reluctance to refusal and finally to acceptance, Turkey is joining its NATO allies and fellow Sunni Muslim nations in a coalition to destroy the

 

Turkey weighs risk of military role against Islamic State

BBC 27 September 2014
By Selin Girit

The release of Turkish hostages who were held by Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq has left many people wondering whether Ankara will now join the US-led offensive against

 

Among U.S. partners striking Syria, Turkey is missing

Washington Post 27 September 2014
By Adam Taylor

When President Obama spoke Tuesday of the strikes on the Islamic State and al Qaeda in Syria, he prominently mentioned five partner nations from the Middle East: Saudi Arabia,

 

Over 120 Muslim scholars reject IS ideology

The News International 27 September 2014

PARIS: Over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world have issued an open letter denouncing the Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. The

 

Erdogan’s Flying Carpet Unravels

PJ Media 27 September 2014
By David P. Goldman

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a growing list of enemies. "Among his targets” at a recent address to a Turkish business group "were The New York Times, the Gezi

 

David Haines’s daughter calls for military action against Isis to avenge father's death

The Independent 27 September 2014
By Ian Johnston , Cahal Milmo

The daughter of a British aid worker beheaded by Isis has called for the militant group to be "eradicated”. Bethany Haines, 17, whose 44-year-old father David Haines was

 

Video: Fracking lets us ditch Saudi oil to use our own

Money Jihad 27 September 2014

As part of the run-up to Money Jihad’s five-year anniversary, we’re looking back at five important videos from over the past several years about the financing of terrorism.

 

RAND’s View of Islamic State Funding

Shariah Finance Watch 27 September 2014

We don’t entirely agree with this analysis; we have seen evidence that funding from wealthy Saudis, Qataris and Kuwaitis have contributed substantially to IS’s coffers and we

 

Qatar's not-so-charitable record on terror finance

The Hill 27 September 2014
By Matthew Levitt

As the United States cobbles together an international coalition of the willing to take the fight to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, which now calls itself the

 
 

ISIS kill women's right activist for 'apostasy' when she criticised them on Facebook for being religious bigots

Daily Mail 27 September 2014
By John Hall

ISIS terrorists have publicly executed a human rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after she criticised the group on Facebook for destroying religious monuments. Samira

 

Islamic duplicity: With friends like Qatar, we need no enemies

Catholic Online 27 September 2014

An expose in The Telegraph has demonstrated that Qatar is likely responsible for fueling much of the Islamic violence that is occurring in the Middle East and North Africa,