Islam

Death

TAC reviews The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam by Douglas Murray.

Beyond

Beyond Liberal Islam by Zaheer Kazmi. Western liberalism is not the apex and terminus of human history, and it ought not to serve as the measure of Islam. More.

Refugees

Bruce Bawer reviews Hello, Refugees! by Tuvia Tenenbom.

Hislam

Chetna Prakash reviews Women, Faith and Sexism: Fighting Hislam by Susan Carland.

Jerusalem

Trump’s Recognition Of Jerusalem Makes ‘Peace’ More Likely by David Harsanyi. Later today Donald Trump is expected to make a largely symbolic but important gesture, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel — not as an international capital or shared […]

Coup

Saudi Arabia’s Earth-Shaking Coup by Myron Magnet. Can the crown prince remake the kingdom and its religion? More.

Apartheid

CJ reviews Islamic Gender Apartheid: Exposing a Veiled War Against Women by Phyllis Chesler.

Moderate

What It Takes To Make Saudi Islam ‘Moderate’ by Sigal Samuel. Can you curb religious fundamentalism by “eliminating fake and extremist texts”? More.

Palestinians?

When Was the “Palestinian People” Created? Google Has the Answer by Jean Patrick Grumberg. All people born in British Mandatory Palestine between 1923-1948 (today’s Israel) had “Palestine” stamped on their passports at the time. But when they were called Palestinians, […]

Bias

Taxpayer-Funded Bias on Middle East Invades K-12 Classrooms by Mitchell Bard. While much attention is devoted to the politicization of Middle East studies on college campuses, biased perspectives on Western values, Israel, Islam and terrorism are also infiltrating K-12 education. […]

Freedom

Kurds Need A Street: A (Classical) Liberal Case for Kurdistan by Jonah Cohen. The eyes of the world are fixed uneasily upon a referendum about to be held in the Kurdish region of Iraq. Kurds will, undoubtedly, vote for an […]

A Right

There’s No Such Thing as Islamophobia by Pascal Bruckner. Critique of religion is a fundamental Western right, not an illness. More.

Spectre

A New, Old Challenge: Global Anti-Libertarianism by Tom G. Palmer. A spectre is haunting the world: the spectre of radical anti-libertarian movements, each grappling with the others like scorpions in a bottle and all competing to see which can dismantle […]

Wrong?

Is it Wrong to Blame Islam? by Spencer Case. Jihadi terrorists claim to act on the authority of Islam. Could they be right? Some very influential people seem to think that it is morally wrong even to consider this hypothesis. […]

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 […]