Islam

Boy Soldiers

Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram by Sarah A. Topol. The four children, from a fishing village in Nigeria, were among thousands abducted by Boko Haram and trained as soldiers. They learned to survive, but only […]

Betrayal

Kamala Harris, Speak Up. Don’t Be Silent on Women’s Rights by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani. There is a real discomfort among progressives on the left with calling out Islamic extremism. Partly they fear offending members of a […]

Dilemma

Defending Muslims, Critiquing Islam by Phil Zuckerman. The dilemma of a contemporary secular humanist. More.

Gift

Terrorism Is Not Random by Kevin D. Williamson. Tim McVeigh was God’s gift to the Left, and the Left will forever keep his memory alive, tending it like a kind of sacred flame. Al-Qaeda attacks the United States on September […]

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 […]