On NASA’s Strange Priorities

by Daniel Pipes July 6, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Barack Obama’s grand speeches in Istanbul and Cairo as well as his repeated insistence on “respect” made Americans very aware that he hopes to win Muslim favor. But we did not know how deeply embedded this impulse has become in U.S. policy until this: […]

Full Story

Obama’s new mission for NASA: Reach out to Muslim world

By: Byron York In a far-reaching restatement of goals for the nation’s space agency, NASA administrator Charles Bolden says President Obama has ordered him to pursue three new objectives: to “re-inspire children” to study science and math, to “expand our international relationships,” and to “reach out to the Muslim world.” Of those three goals, Bolden […]

Full Story

The European June: Riots, Stonings, and Brawls

by David J. Rusin •  Jun 30, 2010 at 3:02 pm Islamists’ long march through the West involves three interlocking campaigns, each of which can be advanced violently or nonviolently: provoking conflicts with authorities (governments, courts, police, etc.), intimidating the non-Muslim public, and bullying insufficiently radical Muslims. All three facets were on display in Europe […]

Full Story

Europe: Worst for Jews Since End of WW2

by Hillel Fendel European Jewry is in its worst condition since the end of World War II. This bleak evaluation was delivered by European Jewish Congress President Moshe Kantor on Tuesday. “Jews are afraid to walk the streets in Europe with Jewish symbols”, Kantor said. “Synagogues, Jewish schools and kindergartens require barbed-wire fences and security, […]

Full Story

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 […]

Full Story

Islamist Turkey Overreaches

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online June 8, 2010 As typical Islamist-leftist theater to delegitimize Israel, late May’s Turkish-sponsored “Free Gaza” flotilla was tediously repetitious. As an illustration that Israelis don’t understand the kind of war they now must fight, the outcome was drearily predictable. But as a statement of Turkey’s policies and an augur […]

Full Story

CAIR Instructs the Police about Islam

by Daniel Pipes June 3, 2010 The Council on American-Islamic Relations aspires to guide public policy toward Muslims and toward this end has published a 127-page PDF document for a seminar, “Islam and Muslims: What Law Enforcement Should Know.” How effective is it? As usual with CAIR, it contains its share of eyebrow-raising assertions. Some […]

Full Story