The original C-SPAN interview took place years ago. But Prof. Lewis’s insight remains as fresh and relevant as ever.
There are reports of concern over another terror plot involving Al Qaeda targeting a U.S. airliner. Sources say that the bomber that Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has recruited is a Norwegian convert to Islam, who is believed to be in his thirties, with no criminal record.
The urgency for international agreement on Syria is underlined by the growing daily violence there. As Maria Finoshina reports, even the youngest in the country are being dragged into the conflict.
Gates of Vienna 27 June 2012
"When the euro collapses, the social service system for immigrants will fall apart. Then the old ethnic, religious, national and other prejudices will burst out so vividly that each population group will think first and foremost of itself.”
In an interview with Kopp Online, the German author and journalist Udo Ulfkotte discusses the grim times that lie ahead for Germany and the rest of Europe.
The Prime Minister announces the criminalisation of forced marriages, saying they have been accepted as cultural practices for too long. The practice of making someone to get married against their will is not currently illegal in Britain.
Gates of Vienna 12 June 2012
In 2012 I was subpoenaed as a witness for the trial against the mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik by his defense lawyers. Until the beginning of June I seriously considered saying yes to testifying on the Internet but eventually rejected this.
Citizen Times 6 June 2012
By Felix Strüning
He is to a certain extent the inventor of the Islam-critical fact book and probably the most provocative opponent of political Islam in Germany: Udo Ulfkotte explains in a Citizen Times interview why Islamophobia is prevalent above all among Muslims; German Islam critics are changing nothing; what Mohammed and Hitler had in common; and what he would urgently advise Interior Minister Friedrich (German original, tanks for translation by JLH at Gates of Vienna).
Friday I appeared on the Michael Coren Show on Sun TV to discuss Mona Eltahawy's recent criticism of the treatment of women in Islamic culture, and the circle-the-wagons response from Islamic supremacists Leila Ahmed and Dalia Mogahed.
Video: Dr. Wafa Sultan vs. Sheikh Omar Bakri: "Is there anything uglier than this shari'a on the face of the earth?"
Translating Jihad 25 May 2012
I was out of town last week, so I didn't have time to post this video until now. This clip comes from a 2-hour debate between ex-Muslim Dr. Wafa Sultan, and Sheikh Omar Bakri Muhammad, the former leader of Islamic terrorist groups Hizb ut-Tahrir and al-Muhajiroun.