Islamic apologism and the persecution of dissenters

‘Islamist,’ ‘Terrorist’ Now Forbidden Words

Clarion Project, by Meira Svirsky, July 12, 2017: Doublespeak is language that deliberately distorts or even reverses the meaning of words. For example, when critics of radical Islam expose this extremism for what is it, their critics call them “Islamophobes;” when those who call themselves “social justice warriors” campaigning for tolerance exhibit just the opposite… Continue reading ‘Islamist,’ ‘Terrorist’ Now Forbidden Words

Turkey

Erdogan Claims Victory in Referendum Making Him Dictator

PJ Media, by Rick Moran, April 16, 2017: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is claiming victory in a referendum that will greatly expand his powers, changing the country from a nominal parliamentary democracy into a presidential dictatorship. But opposition groups are protesting the vote, which resulted in a closer outcome than expected. Erdogan will apparently be denied… Continue reading Erdogan Claims Victory in Referendum Making Him Dictator

Islam in Europe

Europe: Combating Fake News

Gatestone Institute, by Fjordman, April 1, 2017: If present demographic trends continue, in a few decades, native Swedes could easily become a minority in their own country. Swedish ambulance personnel want gas masks and bulletproof vests to protect their staff against the escalating attacks, similar to equipment used by staff working in war zones. Most dangerous,… Continue reading Europe: Combating Fake News

Islam

Siraj Wahhaj on non-Muslims, Adultery and Theft

Islamist Watch, by David M. Swindle  •  Feb 11, 2017 We have recently published two compilations of sermons by the Islamist cleric Siraj Wahhaj, one of the most popular preachers at some of American Islam’s biggest conferences. One features his views on jihad, which can be found here; and another exhibits his hatred of homosexuality, which… Continue reading Siraj Wahhaj on non-Muslims, Adultery and Theft

Islamic State

Islamic State Using Funds to Recruit Children Among Illegal Alien Population

Shariah Finance Watch, by Christopher W. Holton, Feb. 5, 2017: The Islamic State is paying the smugglers’ fees of child “refugees” to attract new recruits. Europol has identified as many as 88,300 unaccompanied minors among the illegal alien population overrunning Europe. Both the ISIS and the Islamic State affiliate in Nigeria–Boko Haram–have been recruiting in… Continue reading Islamic State Using Funds to Recruit Children Among Illegal Alien Population

Feminism/ Male rights

The Left’s newest star

Breitbart, by Alex Vanness, Febtuary 3, 2017: Linda Sarsour is a principal organizer for Woman’s March on Washington following President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Her rise to liberal stardom following the march has occurred in spite of her support for anti-feminist views and outrageous attacks on anti-Sharia women leaders. Sarsour, who serves as the executive director… Continue reading The Left’s newest star

Islam in America · The Donald Trump Presidency

22,000 ‘high-risk travelers’ banned from flights to U.S. last year

WND, by Leo Hohmann, February 1, 2017: The Trump administration has said it decided to focus its 90-day ban on travelers from seven “countries of special interest” because these nations make it nearly impossible to access reliable data upon which to vet their citizens seeking to enter the U.S. on visas. Syria, Somalia, Sudan and… Continue reading 22,000 ‘high-risk travelers’ banned from flights to U.S. last year

How to stop political Islam

Gorka Debunks ‘Muslim Ban’: Most Populous Muslim Countries Left Out of Trump Executive Order

Breitbart, by John Hayward, January 31, 2017: Dr. Sebastian Gorka made his final appearance as national security editor for Breitbart News on Tuesday’s Breitbart News Daily–and his first asdeputy assistant to President Donald Trump. In his new capacity, Dr. Gorka naturally addressed the biggest news of the day, President Trump’s executive order on immigration and… Continue reading Gorka Debunks ‘Muslim Ban’: Most Populous Muslim Countries Left Out of Trump Executive Order

The Donald Trump Presidency

Breitbart national security editor and Fox News contributor expected to join Trump White House

Business Insider, by Oliver Darcy, January 24, 2017: Sebastian Gorka, the Breitbart national security editor and a Fox News contributor, is expected to join President Donald Trump’s White House, a source familiar with the matter told Business Insider. The source said that the position is likely in the National Security Council. A Fox News spokesperson said… Continue reading Breitbart national security editor and Fox News contributor expected to join Trump White House

Islam in America

Son of Muslim Brotherhood Official Visits White House

Washington Free Beacon, by Adam Kredo, January 19, 2017: The son of a Muslim Brotherhood official who was imprisoned in Egypt until mid-2015 visited the White House earlier this week, according to photos posted on social media. Mohamed Soltan is an American citizen who served as the unofficial spokesperson for a Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated protest movement that sought to… Continue reading Son of Muslim Brotherhood Official Visits White House

Israel

Hamas, ISIS Affiliates, See Opportunity in Terror Truck Attack

by Yaakov Lappin Special to IPT News January 11, 2017 Hamas launched a public relations campaign in recent days, aimed at capitalizing on a deadly truck attack in Jerusalem Sunday that killed four Israeli soldiers. The campaign sheds a light on Hamas’s plans to encourage and launch jihadist atrocities, but also on its vulnerability to… Continue reading Hamas, ISIS Affiliates, See Opportunity in Terror Truck Attack

Islam in America

Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Pictured in Islamic Garb – Posted on Weapons Forum About Jihadi Videos

The Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft, January 7, 2016: On Friday a lone shooter killed 4-5 people and injured several more at the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport in Florida. The gunman was later identified… Shooter Identified: Esteban Santiago Esteban Santiago was born in 1990 in New Jersey. He grew up in Puerto Rico and currently… Continue reading Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Pictured in Islamic Garb – Posted on Weapons Forum About Jihadi Videos

Islamic State

Terror flash: ISIS scraps large-scale plots for social media-inspired lone killers

By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times, January 4, 2017: A confidential government report says terrorist groups such as the Islamic State have all but abandoned trying to put together huge plots such as the Sept. 11 attacks and warns counterterrorism agencies of a “new landscape” where lone killers strike and massacre quickly thanks to… Continue reading Terror flash: ISIS scraps large-scale plots for social media-inspired lone killers

Islamic State

Berlin truck terrorist pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in video

Long War Journal, by Thomas Joscelyn, December 23, 2016: The Islamic State’s Amaq News Agency has released a video of Anis Amri, the Tunisian man suspected of driving a large lorry into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Dec. 19. Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in the attack. Amri was reportedly… Continue reading Berlin truck terrorist pledged allegiance to Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in video

Islam in America

IPT EXCLUSIVE: DHS Hires CAIR to Train French Officials

by Steven Emerson IPT News December 14, 2016 The Florida chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) facilitated a training session last week for a French police delegation, in conjunction with the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s Community Engagement Office in Tampa, the Investigative Project on Terrorism has confirmed with… Continue reading IPT EXCLUSIVE: DHS Hires CAIR to Train French Officials