Dissident Muslims Are the West’s Best Allies in the War on Jihadism

Just as dissidents living in the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact satellites played a key role in bringing about the fall of Communism, so, too, writes Giulio Meotti, can Muslims who speak out against radical Islamism help bring about the victory of democratic liberalism. Meotti describes some of the most prominent of these brave individuals:

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More about: European Islam, Islam, Moderate Islam, Palestinian Authority, Religion & Holidays, Soviet Union, Women in Islam

Thoughts on Yitzhak Rabin’s Assassination, a Quarter-Century On

On the Jewish calendar, today is the 25th anniversary of Prime Minister Yitzḥak Rabin’s assassination at the hands of a fellow Jewish Israeli. Rabin, after a long and impressive career in the military and in politics, had not long beforehand signed the Oslo Accords, and was murdered by a zealous opponent of that decision. Reflecting on the occasion, David Horovitz writes:

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More about: Israeli politics, Oslo Accords, Yitzhak Rabin