Religion, Not Poverty, Encourages Muslims to Join Islamic State

Feb. 24 2015

The Obama administration famously refuses to identify radical Islam by name, preferring such nebulous terms as “violent extremism.” And the president himself routinely denies or downplays the religious nature of the ideology behind Islamic terrorism, instead depicting the attraction to Islamic State (IS) as a result of joblessness or “bad governance” in countries from which many jihadis hail. Ayaan Hirsi Ali points to the disconnection between this view and reality:

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More about: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Barack Obama, ISIS, John Kerry, Politics & Current Affairs, Radical Islam

BDS, Unable to Harm Israel, Has Turned Its Sights on Jews in the Diaspora

Feb. 26 2021

March 15 marks the beginning of this year’s Israel Apartheid Week, during which campus groups around the world hold rallies and events for the purpose of defaming the Jewish state and mustering support for the movement to boycott, divest from, and sanction it (BDS). Richard Kemp comments:

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More about: Anti-Semitism, BDS