Thuggery Wins Again

Thuggery Wins Again by Robert Spencer Maybe in this cowed and cowardly age, the denouement was inevitable: on Wednesday night, the Great Neck Synagogue on Long Island canceled a speech by Pamela Geller that had been scheduled for Sunday. This was after Islamic supremacists, led by one Habeeb Ahmed of the Nassau County Human Rights…


Will the Pope Be A Prophetic Voice?

Will the Pope Be A Prophetic Voice?By Robert Spencer  We have seen Pope Francis exemplify Christ’s extreme humility. Will he also imitate Christ and the Biblical prophets in challenging the powerful and rebuking the unjust? It created an international sensation when the new Pope washed a Muslim woman’s feet during Maundy Thursday mass. Numerous Leftists…


The Spiritual Journey of Magdi Allam

The Spiritual Journey of Magdi Allam by Robert Spencer The highest-profile convert to Roman Catholicism in recent memory, Magdi Cristiano Allam, has left the Catholic Church. Allam, who was baptized in the Vatican by Pope Benedict XVI on Easter day 2008, explained that what “more than any other factor drove me away from the Church”…


The Jihad Against Gays

The Jihad Against Gays By Robert Spencer In response to San Francisco officials’ self-defeating hostility to AFDI’s jihad truth ads, Pamela Geller devised a brilliant new ad campaign for that city, calling attention to Muslim persecution of gays. Theresa Sparks, the transgender head of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, falsely claimed that Geller was…


Why I Am Not A Conservative

Why I Am Not A Conservativeby Robert Spencer Many years ago, when I interviewed the great avant-garde saxophonist Charles Gayle, I asked him about bitter criticism he had received for his tendency to preach a pro-life message in the middle of his concerts. “Yeah,” he said with some amusement, “they always call me ‘right-wing.’ Man,…


Nidal Hasan’s courtroom jihad

Nidal Hasan’s courtroom jihadBy Robert Spencer It doesn’t seem to have occurred to anyone that Nidal Malik Hasan (I will not dishonor the U.S. Army by referring to him as “Major Hasan”), the Army psychiatrist who murdered thirteen people at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009 in the name of Islam and jihad, might still…


Countering Muslim Disinformation

Countering Muslim Disinformation By Robert Spencer According to Islamic supremacist hate groups such as the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), no one would have any problem with Islam if it weren’t for bigoted non-Muslims who irresponsibly “link Islam to terrorism” – and this link, they claim, gives rise to acts of violence against Muslims….


Who’s An Authority?

Who’s An Authority? by Robert Spencer The Roman Catholic diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts invited me last June to speak at their Catholic Men’s Conference this coming March 16; however, under pressure from the Boston Globe and Islamic supremacists in the area, the diocese has canceled my appearance. I am planning to buy an exhibitor’s table…


Debating Islamic supremacists

Debating Islamic supremacistsBy Robert Spencer TNN reported Monday that “a group of scholars who are also members of the powerful All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has invited controversial author Salman Rushdie to debate on Islam and the Prophet’s life. This is a significant change of position from the general Muslim view which has…


Deception and Denial Are Not Reform

Deception and Denial Are Not Reform by Robert Spencer Deception and denial are not reform, and yet Muslim spokesmen in the West constantly confuse these things with one another, and expect non-Muslims not to notice. The Change This campaign is an initiative of a Muslim women's charity in Scotland that claims that Muslim men who…


The Monstrous Moral Inversion of the “Islamophobia” Industry

The Monstrous Moral Inversion of the “Islamophobia” Industry by Robert Spencer A steady stream of articles appears about the “Islamophobia” industry, a supposedly well-coordinated, well-funded band of bigots, hatemongers and racists who are doing their utmost to disrupt what would otherwise be a peaceful and harmonious welcoming of Muslims into the United States and other…


“Islamophobia”: Causes and Remedies

“Islamophobia”: Causes and Remedies by Robert Spencer Imagine a political analyst in 1940 who studied the low opinion that Americans had of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany, and concluded that the problem was not the genocidal anti-Semitism, the international aggression, or the vile racist ideology, but bad press. Imagine further another analyst who pointed out…


Anwar al-Awlaki on Capitol Hill and the Problem of “Extremists” and “Moderates”

Anwar al-Awlaki on Capitol Hill and the Problem of “Extremists” and “Moderates”By Robert Spencer In 2002, PBS produced a documentary on the life of Muhammad, Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet. I wrote in a National Review article at the time that the documentary presented an “attractively packaged, sanitized version of Islam.” It features Islamic apologist…


Atlas Exclusive: Robert Spencer: Jihad with a Human Face

Jihad with a Human FaceBy Robert Spencer Pamela Geller has described the new #MyJihad ad campaign from by the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as an “insult to our intelligence,” and that it certainly is. In one of the CAIR ads, a hijabbed woman lifts a barbell while explaining, “My Jihad is to stay…


Muslims In France Sue to Stop Free Speech

Muslims In France Sue to Stop Free SpeechBy Robert Spencer France 24 reported last week that “two Muslim groups are suing the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo after it published inflammatory cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. In a law suit that will revive the debate between freedom of speech and dangerous provocation, the weekly magazine’s…


Hamas-linked CAIR, UPI whine about fictional “anti-Muslim” media bias

Hamas-linked CAIR, UPI whine about fictional “anti-Muslim” media biasBy Robert Spencer UPI last week published one of the most outstanding examples ever of mainstream media denial and obfuscation of the nature and magnitude of the global jihad, and its eagerness to carry water for Islamic supremacists: “Study: News stories aid anti-Muslim groups.” Anti-Muslim fringe groups…


Grover Must Go

Grover Must GoBy Robert Spencer Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) has become the latest Republican politician to see the writing on the wall and break with anti-tax guru Grover Norquist. America has voted for socialism, and socialism is what it is going to get, and the statesmanlike Saxby is not going to be the one who…

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