Did “Islamophobia” Beat Romney?

Did “Islamophobia” Beat Romney?by Robert Spencer Since the election the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and other Islamic supremacists, along with their Leftist allies, have been crowing that the voters rejected “Islamophobia.” They claim that the defeats of Allen West, Joe Walsh, and Adam Hasner, and even of Mitt Romney himself indicate that the…


Can We Survive Four More Years of Obama?

Can We Survive Four More Years of Obama? By Robert Spencer Can America afford four more years of Barack Obama as President of the United States? In the most literal terms, probably not: his reckless deficit spending can’t be sustained indefinitely, and as he has campaigned on a platform of more free goodies for everyone,…


Is the foe religious or political?

Is the foe religious or political?By Robert Spencer Recently the Wall Street Journal published an analysis of Obama’s foreign policy failures that, aside from a few nods in the direction of the reigning politically correct fictions about the relationship of the jihad doctrine to Islam itself, was surprisingly clear-sighted: “Feith and Cropsey: A Foreign Policy…


What Would It Take For You To Go On Jihad?

What Would It Take For You To Go On Jihad? By Robert Spencer What would it take for you to commit mass murder in the name of Allah? Would you do it for money? For love? Out of a sense of justice? Out of a sense of religious duty? Absurd as they may seem, these…


Insulting Muhammad

Insulting Muhammad by Robert Spencer As the world continues to be roiled by riots blamed on alleged insults to Muhammad, the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is attempting to shore up its “moderate” bona fides by claiming that Muhammad didn’t react to insults the way the rioters have. CAIR-St. Louis Executive Director Faizan Syed…


The Fashionable New Cowardice

The Fashionable New CowardiceBy Robert Spencer Without anyone really noticing, cowardice has overtaken the American public square, and is now widely retailed as if it were the sensible, proper response to violent Muslim intimidation. Last week Newsday ran an opinion piece about Pamela Geller’s pro-freedom American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) ad in the New York…


Max Blumenthal Dhimmis Down

Max Blumenthal Dhimmis DownBy Robert Spencer Hard-Left pseudo-journalist and propagandist Max Blumenthal has weighed in on the Muhammad movie riots, and predictably enough, he has come down squarely in favor of restrictions on the freedom of speech and adoption of Islamic blasphemy laws in the West. The way he does so is revealing of the…


Obama Will “Make Netanyahu Pay”

Obama Will “Make Netanyahu Pay”By Robert Spencer The elimination and then restoration (after, and only after, a national outcry) of language calling Jerusalem the capital of Israel from the Democrat Party platform last week was revealing enough, but a more significant abandonment of Israel came when the Pentagon decided to decrease drastically its participation in…


Accommodating Islam When It Inspired Murder

Accommodating Islam When It Inspired Murder by Robert Spencer Abu Sulayman al-Irlandi is a pious man, and he wants to pray. Al-Irlandi, better known as John Walker Lindh or “the American Taliban,” is currently serving a twenty-year prison sentence in Terre Haute, Indiana, for fighting alongside the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan against American troops….


“Institutionalized Islamophobia”? Really?

“Institutionalized Islamophobia”? Really?By Robert Spencer Arab News, an English-language Saudi publication based in Jeddah, published an opinion piece last week by its editor, Rob L. Wagner: “Institutionalized Islamophobia.” Apparently Wagner, an American convert to Islam who lives in Saudi Arabia and is married to a Saudi woman, expressed views that are widespread among English-speaking Muslim…


Exploiting Mass Murder: Islamic Supremacists Using the Sikhs

Exploiting Mass Murder: Islamic Supremacists Using the SikhsBy Robert Spencer A neo-Nazi last week stormed a Sikh temple and murdered six people in Wisconsin. Ever since then, Muslim organizations in the U.S. such as the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), abetted by the mainstream media, have been cravenly exploiting this horror for their own…


The Blue Belt in Olympic Judo

The Blue Belt in Olympic JudoBy Robert Spencer Now the whole story of the Saudi girl who got Olympic rules changed so she could compete in judo wearing a hijab has finally come out. Wojdan Shaherkani, who forced a rule change in the Olympics so she could compete in judo while wearing a hijab, which…


Islam and Sex Slavery

Islam and Sex SlaveryBy Robert Spencer Muslims from the Twin Cities area ran an interstate sex trafficking ring until they were caught and indicted in late 2010. The dirty secret behind such reports is that this behavior is sanctioned in Islam. The Qur’an forbids Muslim men to have sexual relations with “wedded women, save what…


Imam Rauf Meets His Match

Imam Rauf Meets His MatchBy Robert Spencer  “You’re a well-intentioned man…and you want good things to happen to Americans.” So said Bill O’Reilly to the former Ground Zero Mosque imam, Feisal Abdul Rauf, last May, during a Rauf met his match in the intrepid Canadian journalist and author Michael Coren. Coren cut through Rauf’s blandly…


Covering Up Islamic Anti-Semitism

Covering Up Islamic Anti-SemitismBy Robert Spencer When the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles canceled Pamela Geller’s scheduled talk on Islamic Jew-hatred on June 24, it handed a major victory to the virulently anti-Semitic Islamic supremacist foes of Israel. Even worse, the mainstream media, as always taking its talking points from those same Islamic supremacist groups,…


Muslims Assault Free Speech in Dearborn

Muslims Assault Free Speech in DearbornBy Robert Spencer Recently Muslims took offense to a group of Christians at the Arab-American Festival in Dearborn, Michigan, and began pelting them with rocks and other objects, while shouting “Allahu akbar.” (See the Atlas Shrugs video here.) Dearborn police were more concerned about what the Christians had done to…

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