Islam

Deradicalized

Can Terrorists be Deradicalized? by Michael Price. Deradicalization programs that might help prevent events like the Manchester concert bombing have been largely untested. More.

Fury

Fewer Tears, Fewer Lies, And More Righteous Anger by Kurt Schlichter. Enough of changing your Facebook photo to the flag of the abattoir du jour, enough of the candlelight vigils, and enough of the #_____Strong hashtags. No more pleas for […]

Platitudes

Let’s Give The Platitudes Surrounding Terrorism A Rest by David Harsanyi. Following the terrorist attack in Manchester that left at least 22 people dead and dozens injured, most of them children, President Donald Trump referred to terrorists as “evil losers […]

Battlespace

The Return of Marco Polo’s World and the U. S. Military Response by Robert D. Kaplan. The supercontinent is becoming one fluid, comprehensible unit of trade and conflict, as the Westphalian system of states weakens and older, imperial legacies – […]

Works

Terrorism Persists Because It Works by Alan M. Dershowitz. Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But we fail to recognize how friends […]

Murder

Enabling Murder by Bruce Bawer. Western politicians worry more about being called “Islamophobic” than they do about stopping jihadist slaughter. More.

Landslide

What Happened in France? by Bruce Bawer. How could Marine Le Pen have lost in a landslide? Why, after the Brits chose Brexit, and Americans chose Trump, did the Dutch fail Wilders, and the French fail Le Pen? How could […]

Egypt

Egypt and the End of the Secular Middle East by Philip Jenkins. Last month, ISIS terrorists tried to attack the ancient monastery of St. Catherine’s, in Egypt’s Sinai desert. That fact might not sound too surprising, until we recall that […]

Malfeasance

Academic Malfeasance: U. of Arkansas Disinvites Phyllis Chesler by Winfield Myers. The latest speaker to be “disinvited” from an American college is prominent feminist scholar Phyllis Chesler, whose participation in a University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, symposium on honor killing earlier […]

Pity

Pity the Poor Monster by Theodore Dalrymple. France must ask itself why Karim Cheurfi was out of prison. More.

Purge

Inside Turkey’s Purge by Suzy Hansen. As the ruling party expands the ranks of its enemies, life in a fragile democracy becomes stranger and stranger. More.

Upside-down

Upside-down Down Under by Kay S. Hymowitz. Here’s a riddle for our politically twisted times: when is a black woman a white supremacist? Answer: when she speaks out against female genital mutilation, sharia law, and jihadism. More.

Problem

When Liberals “Lie About the Problem of Islamism” It Empowers the Right, Says Sam Harris by Derek Beres. Sam Harris espouses liberal politics, yet he’s received his share of criticism from the left for his views on Islam. He has […]

Revolting

Why France Is Revolting against the Ancien Régime by Michel Gurfinkiel. The old political guard is collapsing in France. A matter of neglected issues: Muslim immigration, the drift towards a two-tier society, and a weird electoral system. More.

Defend

Egypt Has Figured Out How to Defeat ISIS: Defend Christians by Micah Halpern. Al Sisi knows that once ISIS is finished with Egypt’s Christians, they’ll turn to mainstream Muslims. More.

Libel

The ‘Racism’ Libel Against the Trump Administration by David P. Goldman. There is a deep civilizational divide between the Judeo-Christian West and Islam. No Muslim-majority country has yet entered the modern world, with the partial exception of Turkey (which modernized […]

Jihadi

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus by Patrick Kingsley. When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several […]

Counter

How To Counter Political Islam by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. It is refreshing and heartening that President Trump acknowledges the need for an ideological campaign against “radical Islam.” This deserves to be called a paradigm shift. President Bush often referred to […]

Oman

Oman: The Middle East’s Most Surprising Country by Daniel Pipes. Oman, where I have spent the past week, is an Arab country unlike any other. More.

Awakening

Europe’s Turkish Awakening by Burak Bekdil. Turkey, officially, is a candidate for full membership in the European Union. It is also negotiating with Brussels a deal that would allow millions of Turks to travel to Europe without visa. But Turkey […]