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Will the Future Belong to the West or Islam?

Islamic terrorism has shown no signs of receding. Growing Muslim populations, both at home and in Muslim settlements in the West, and the increase in travel and communications, the infrastructure of globalism, spread it from the most backward to the … Continue reading

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Why the Burkini Ban is Right

Does it matter what Muslim women wear to the beach? Arguably, the government should not be getting involved in swimwear. But the clothing of Muslim women is not a personal fashion choice. It’s not about modesty. It’s not about religion. It’s about putting a “Do Not Rape” sign on Muslim women. And putting a “Free to Molest” sign on non-Muslim women. In the Islamic worldview, sexual violence is the fault of the victim, not the perpetrator. Continue reading

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The Myth of Iran’s Peaceful Nuclear Program

If Iran were really serious about abandoning a drive for nuclear weapons, it would have shut down its nuclear program. Not because America or Europe demanded it, but because it made no economic sense. For a fraction of the money it spent on its nuclear ambitions ($100 billion to $500 billion), it could have overhauled its decaying electrical grid and actually cut costs. But this isn’t about electricity, it’s about nuclear bombs. The peaceful nuclear program is a hoax. The deal accepts the hoax. Continue reading

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In Syria, Assad’s Shawarma Republic is Burning

Syria is burning, not because of the Arab Spring or Tyranny or Twitter, or any of the other popular explanations. The fire in Syria is the same firestorm burning in Iraq, in Turkey, in Lebanon and throughout much of the Muslim world. It has nothing to do with human rights or democracy. There is no revolution here. Only the eternal civil war.

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, the Military and Democracy

Egypt’s revolution involved two sets of Western educated elites tugging at a poor post-feudal population that wants cheap bread and some kind of stability, but is filled with simmering anger over a multitude of things.

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