International

U.S., Europe Ponder Silent Threat From 'Tourist Jihadis'

Bloomberg 19 September 2014
By Mehul Srivastava and Helene Fouquet

As U.S. fighter jets bomb Islamic State strongholds in Iraq, and Australian police officers arrest men intent on capturing and beheading innocents, intelligence agencies are

 

Rise in extremists recruiting French women, girls

Beaumont Enterprise 19 September 2014
By Lori Hinnant

Recruiters for Islamic extremist groups are increasingly targeting French women and girls, with nearly 100 either in Syria or on their way and 175 being monitored at home,

 

Jochen Bittner: From Germany’s Muslims, a new, vicious anti-Semitism

National Post 19 September 2014
By Jochen Bittner

Europe is living through a new wave of anti-Semitism. The president of Germany’s Central Council of Jews calls it the worst the continent has seen since World War II. He may

 

Muslims set to protest over Islamic State fear-mongering

euronews 19 September 2014

Muslim organisations across Europe have begun calling out their followers in protest against the rise of Islamic State (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq amid an increase in hate crimes

 

Exiled Brotherhood officials may find home in Turkey Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2014/09/turkey-egypt-q

Al Monitor 19 September 2014
By Tulin Daloglu

With the United States taking the lead in ramping up the fight against radical terrorists in the region, wealthy Gulf countries are exerting pressure on Qatar to expel exiled

 

ISIS Draws a Steady Stream of Recruits From Turkey

The New York Times 19 September 2014
By Ceylan Yeginsu

Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Turkey’s capital, Can did not think he had much to lose when he was smuggled into Syria

 

Erdogan's $350M presidential palace

Al Monitor 19 September 2014
By Kadri Gursel

In terms of the continuity of the existing constitutional system, Erdogan’s pronouncement is devoid of any substance and a poor metaphor. The only new thing about Turkey so far

 

Allah and Woman at Yale

Weekly Standard 19 September 2014
By Daniel Gelernter

Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke at Yale last week, and there was mild annoyance in the press section that no screaming protesters appeared to punch up the headlines. A small group

 

Top cleric arrested in raid on Islamists in Kosovo

DW 19 September 2014

The detained imams, who include one of Kosovo's leading clerics, are suspected of preaching extremism and helping to recruit for the self-proclaimed "Islamic State" (IS).

 

New details on Lieberman's secret trip to Vienna

i24 news 19 September 2014

Israeli FM secretly met with Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz and anti-Muslim Serbian nationalist leader Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, recently

 

Multiculturalism Is a Failure

The Oakland Press 19 September 2014

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that in Germany, multiculturalism has "utterly failed.” Both Australia’s ex-prime minister John Howard and Spain’s ex-prime minister

 

The ISIS Delusion

Dry Bones 19 September 2014
By Yaakov Kirschen

Yup. The comforting and accepted view of what the civilized world is now facing is, unfortunately wrong.

 

Iran to expand cultural ties with Bulgaria

Standart News 19 September 2014

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati discussed the expansion of cultural relations with Bulgaria in a meeting with an official of Bulgaria's University

 

Oil money and Saudi Arabia’s stranglehold over global affairs

Money Jihad 19 September 2014

The five year anniversary of this blog’s inception is coming up in October. Before then we’ll revisit five videos that have touched on extremely important concepts in terrorist financing.

 

Muslim Politician Maajid Nawaz Admits That the Qur'an Supports ISIS

Answearing Muslims 19 September 2014

When I point out that the Qur'an promotes the sort of violence and oppression we're seeing from the Islamic State, Boko Haram, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda, and the Taliban, I'm called

 

The A to Z of HAMAS’s Financing

Shariah Finance Watch 19 September 2014

Testimony by Avi Jorisch before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa & Subcommittee on Terrorism,

 

The spread of Rocky Mountain jihad

Michelle Malkin 19 September 2014
By Michelle Malkin

In my adopted home state, the toxic fumes of Islamic jihad have penetrated the most unlikely hamlets and hinterlands. Obama administration officials are vehemently denying

 

Egyptian Cleric Wagdy Ghoneim Calls Action Against ISIS "A Crusader War”; Refers To Bin Laden As A "Heroic Martyr”

One days following his departure from Qatar, the notorious cleric Wagdy Ghoneim has posted a video on his YouTube channel in which he call Western action against ISIS "a

 

Children as Suicide Bombers in Islamic Countries

The Gatestone Institute 19 September 2014
By Lawrence A. Franklin

One Pakistani recruiter of child suicide bombers describes these children as "tools provided by God." Another Muslim cleric in a madrassa [Islamic boys' school] describes