Faisal Shahzad, Jihadi, Explains Terrorism

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 25, 2010  Islamic Terrorist Faisal Shahzad   Jaw-dropping court testimony by Faisal Shahzad, the would-be Times Square bomber, singlehandedly undermines Obama administration efforts to ignore the dangers of Islamism and jihad.  Shahzad’s forthright statement of purpose stands out because jihadis, when facing legal charges, typically save their skin […]

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Will the Media Remember Gilad Shalit?

After 4 years in Hamas captivity, make sure that the mainstream media doesn’t forget the tragic plight of the kidnapped Israeli soldier. This Friday marks the fourth anniversary of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s kidnapping and incarceration by Hamas in Gaza. Israel has, during this period, allowed tonnes of humanitarian aid to enter Gaza and has […]

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Behind Bars: Photo Bias Breaks Out of Gaza

Are Gazan children really behind bars or does the imagery fail to give the bigger picture? Images can be a powerful weapon to be deployed in the battle for public opinion and Israel is constantly a victim of photo bias. A single photo can say more than thousands of words printed in a story. Perhaps […]

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The Left’s New Enemy: “Empire”

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 22, 2010 We know what Marx, Lenin, Stalin, and Mao wanted (state control of everything) and how they achieved this goal (brutal totalitarianism); but what do their successors today want and how do they hope to achieve it? It’s a curiously un-examined subject. Ernest Sternberg of the University […]

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California’s Middle East Studies Profs Target Israel

by Cinnamon Stillwell FrontPage Magazine June 15, 2010 [Ed. note: title differs slightly from publisher’s.] In recent months, two University of California campuses, Berkeley and San Diego, have been embroiled in fierce debates following the introduction of anti-Israel divestiture resolutions by their respective student senates. Both were defeated, but not before a number of California’s […]

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Where Does Obama Get the Authority to ‘Inform’ a Private Company That It Must Surrender Its Money?

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 By Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief (CNSNews.com) – In his first-ever address from the Oval Office on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said he was going to “inform” the chairman of BP that he must surrender the company’s money to an independent party that will distribute it to people and businesses determined […]

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Iran is Harboring Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden’s hiding place was pinned down for the first time Monday, June 7, by the Kuwaiti Al-Siyassa. as the mountainous town of Savzevar in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorasan, 220 km west of Mashhad. He is said to have lived there under Tehran’s protection for the last five years, along with Ayman […]

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