FRONTPAGEMAG.COM 16 May 2013
By Jack Kerwick
- As Robert Spencer, Pamela Gellar, and others have shown, as far as Islam is concerned, neither this infamous attack nor others before and since are anomalous. Rather, from its origins in the seventh century to the present, from Muhammad to bin Laden, Islam has been animated by a violent impulse
Authors defending this thesis invariably allude to the military conquests of the Prophet, the particularly harsh punitive measures by which Islamic societies deal with transgressors of Islamic law, and any number of passages from the Koran calling for the death of unbelievers. And to be sure, all of this supports their case.
AndrewBostom.org 15 May 2013
By Andrew Bostom
Daniel Pipes’ 5/13/13 essay in The Washington Times derides "those who focus on Islam itself as the problem”—identifying Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Wafa Sultan, and Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders by name
americanthinker. 15 May 2013
By Amil Imani
Tragically, during these times of great peril, truth is sacrificed by the politically correct, the myopic self-serving in the liberally dominated media, and the ruling class
Had the Muslim Brotherhood's al-Qaradawi visited the Gaza Strip to urge the Palestinians to recognize Israel's right to exist, he would have been received with shoes and rotten eggs
FRONTPAGEMAG.COM 14 May 2013
By Theodore Shoebat
Arrests and deportations of Christians in Sudan are becoming more momentous in Bashir’s government. On April 12, the Secretary General of the Sudan Catholic Bishops’ Conference was ousted out of North Sudan into South Sudan
As a church elder in Khartoum was praising God in his church, government officials from the Security Service (NISS) seized and interrogated him for information on Christian missionaries in North Sudan. He said:
danielpipes.org 14 May 2013
By Daniel Pipes
N.B.: Washington Times title: "Islam and its infidels" What motives lay behind last month's Boston Marathon bombing and the would-be attack on a VIA Rail Canada train?
Leftists and establishmentarians variously offer imprecise and tired replies – such as "violent extremism" or anger at Western imperialism – unworthy of serious discussion. Conservatives, in contrast, engage in a lively and serious debate among themselves: some say Islam the religion provides motive, others say it's a modern extremist variant of the religion, known as radical Islam or Islamism.