Studies

UK: Extremist Chaplains and Prison Radicalization

Gatestone Institute 20 June 2014
By Samuel Westrop

The number of Muslim prisoners in Britain has doubled in the last decade to nearly 12,000. Many of these prisoners, the media reports, are at "significant risk" of

 

Turmoil in the world of Islam

Deccan Chronicle 20 June 2014

The wars in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Libya, the campaigns of terror in Nigeria, the Philippines, Indonesia, India and Xinjiang, all together accounting for most

 

World ablaze in an orgy of jihad

Toronto Sun 20 June 2014
By Tarek Fatah

The world is ablaze in an orgy of jihadi terror and war in the lands of Islam and no one seems to know what to make of it, let alone how to resolve the crisis. The brutality

 

How the West Facilitates Hamas's Mission

Gatestone Institute 20 June 2014
By Khaled Abu Toameh

The reconciliation agreement that was signed between rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas in April, and the subsequent formation of a unity government, was supposed to put

 

Israel Spares No Expense to Rescue Kidnapped Nationals

The Phyllis Chesler Organization 20 June 2014
By Dr. Phyllis Chesler

Everything is happening all at once: The IDF has launched a massive manhunt on the West Bank. They have also asked journalists to use the hashtag #EyalGiladNaftali and to

 

Where are Islamic militants in Iraq getting their weapons? The answer surprised us

Public Radio International 20 June 2014
By Christopher Woolf

Many of the weapons used by the Islamic militants known as ISIS were simply captured from its enemies in Syria and Iraq. But ISIS also has foreign backers — some of whom are

 

Islam 2nd Largest Religion in 20 US States

OnIslam.net 9 June 2014

CAIRO – New data released from the US census authority has found that Islam is the second largest religion in twenty American states after Christianity that appeared as the

 

Terrorist Groups Rise 58% Since 2010

FrontPage Magazine 9 June 2014
By Arnold Ahlert

One of the principal narratives of the 2012 Obama re-election campaign — as in al Qaeda has been "decimated” and put on a "on the path to defeat” — has itself been decimated.

 

Islam’s Long History of Intolerance and Violence

AmmoLand 9 June 2014
By Alan Caruba

New Jersey - I keep wondering why, here in the United States where three thousand died in a 2001 attack on the Twin Towers by terrorists affiliated with al

 

Orthodox Muslims Use a Schoolyard Bully's Technique

Citizen Warrior 9 June 2014

When a bully wants to pick a fight with someone, what does he do? He could just come up and hit his victim. But usually that's not what happens. More likely, a bully will call

 

87% female students of Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University ‘abused by faculty staff’

Saudi Gazette 9 June 2014

RIYADH — A study by Imam Muhammad Bin Saud University’s media college for women has revealed that 87 percent of female students have complained of being abused by university

 

Iran's Plan to Destabilize Egypt

Gatestone Institute 9 June 2014
By Anna Mahjar-Barducci

The Iranian regime's new enemy, it seems, is Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Iran's mullahs apparently fear Sisi's secular stance against Islamist movements, and see

 

Islam and Security in Bosnia-Herzegovina

acdemocracy.org 8 June 2014
By Leslie S. Lebl

Eighteen years after the Dayton Agreement we hear little, if anything, about Bosnia. Though politicians such as President Bill Clinton and his envoy, the late Richard Holbrooke, were credited with ending the violence, it was the U.S.-led NATO military mission that drove the level of violence down and prevented the failure of the new political arrangements.

 

Salafism in Germany: "Something Must Be Done Immediately"

Gatestone Institute 8 June 2014
By Soeren Kern

Salafism is the fastest growing Islamist movement in Germany, and Salafist jihadists pose one of the greatest threats to national security, according to a new German intelligence report.

 

Islamic values high in Norway

The Foreigner 8 June 2014
By Sarah Bostock

Norway is ranked sixth when it comes to Islamic values, a new global list due for release this year shows. US-based researchers looked at 208 countries in the world.

They

 

The Greatest Murder Machine in History

American Thinker 6 June 2014
By Mike Konrad

When one thinks of mass murder, Hitler comes to mind. If not Hitler, then Tojo, Stalin, or Mao. Credit is given to the 20th-century totalitarians as the worst species of tyranny to have ever arisen. However, the alarming truth is that Islam has killed more than any of these, and may surpass all of them combined in numbers and cruelty.

 

Syrian Jihad Comes to France

FrontPage Magazine 6 June 2014
By Stephen Brown

Last February, French authorities broke up a terrorist plot they described as "imminent,” seizing nine hundred grams of explosives from the apartment building of a twenty-three

 

Analysts Debate Long-Term Effects of Islamists in Europe

Arutz Sheva 6 June 2014

Politicians, security experts weigh if the EU severely underestimated the risks Islamist pose to the West, compare Belgium attack to 9/11.

 

Extracts from a report on terrorism in Europe by Europol

Vlad Tepes 6 June 2014

France is on the first rank among countries exposed to terrorism in Europe. That is the result of the annual report from Europol published last Thursday on the evolution of terrorism. They report that between 2009 and 2013, the number of arrests of islamist activists has doubled in Europe. France had the greatest number of islamist activists.

 

How the Media Distorts Radical Islam's Record

Breitbart 3 June 2014
By Dr. Phyllis Chesler

We have all suffered the glaring omissions, false moral equivalencies, and unfair and unbalanced reporting in the formerly distinguished mainstream media venues. This media has

 
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