From Harry Truman to Barack Obama, U.S. administrations have long viewed Turkey as a key ally and force for moderation in the Muslim world. In recent years, however, Turkey has moved in a radically different direction: journalists thrown in jail, Twitter and YouTube shut down, and political opponents threatened with prosecution.
Gates of Vienna 3 April 2014
By H. Numan
Our Dutch correspondent H. Numan sends this report on a recent culturally enriched event in a Dutch village that highlighted the reality that Geert Wilders has so often been excoriated for describing.
PJ Media 2 April 2014
By Davis P. Goldman
Saudi Arabia declares atheists terrorists under new laws targeting citizens who 'call for secular thought in any form'
It's refreshing to see someone in the media who doesn't automatically back down from the Hamas front-group CAIR (the Council on American-Islamic Relations). CAIR has been trying to shut down open discussion of honor-violence, most recently by condemning the film The Honor Diaries.