House Majority to Clinton: Calm Down on Israel

More than 75 percent of Congressmen in the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressing support for Israel and demanding an end to the highly-publicized state of tensions with Israel. Signed by 327 Representatives, out of 435, the letter calls on Clinton and the Obama Administration […]

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The Cartoon Jihad and the Path to Self-Censorship

by David J. Rusin  •  Mar 28, 2010 at 12:54 pm Islamists do not wish to debate their opponents; they wish to silence them. This means demonstrating the high costs, whether legal or physical, of speaking out. Recent news items show how the fear of violence can drive capitulation — and, therefore, how violent Islamism […]

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Islamist Gülen Movement Runs U.S. Charter Schools

by Stephen Schwartz American Thinker March 29, 2010 A secretive foreign network of Islamic radicals now operates dozens of charter schools — which receive government money but are not required to adopt a state-approved curriculum — on U.S. soil. The inspirer of this conspiratorial effort is Fethullah Gülen, who directs a major Islamist movement in […]

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White Elephant in Baghdad

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online March 30, 2010 Iraq’s recently-concluded, inconclusive elections will be followed in August by the pullout of American troops, making this a good time to ask what American taxpayers have achieved with the US$45 billion spent on reconstructing Iraq since 2003 and what steps to take next. U.S. Embassy Baghdad […]

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George Mitchell on Israeli Building in Jerusalem

by Daniel Pipes March 17, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Mar. 26, 2010 update: Rick Richman clarifies just how preposterous this “crisis” is by transcribing an interview George Mitchell gave in January 2010, where he indicates he has no problem with the Israelis building in Jerusalem. After noting that the 10-month moratorium on building […]

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President Obama and the Secret Deal to Kill Whales

Presidential Protection for Whales Recent U.S. presidents have had a record of protecting whales: President Reagan championed the global ban on commercial whaling in the early 1980s. The Clinton Administration strongly supported the creation of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary around Antarctica. The Bush administration held the line against commercial whaling. During his campaign, President […]

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Popping Linda Sarsour’s Balloon

by Daniel Pipes March 16, 2010 updated Mar 22, 2010 According to a flattering profile about her, Linda Sarsour of Brooklyn has “got her hands in everything” as director of the Arab American Association of New York, the Coordinator of Community Initiatives for the YWCA Brooklyn, a member of the Coalition for Muslim School Holidays, […]

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