Why Would Anyone Want to Blow Up Times Square?

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online May 5, 2010 When news comes of Muslims engaging in violence, the triad of politicians, law enforcement, and media invariably presumes that the perpetrator suffers from some mental or emotional incapacity. (For a quick listing of examples, see my collection at “Sudden Jihad or ‘Inordinate Stress’ at Ft. Hood?“). […]

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Palestine Betrayed

by Efraim Karsh Yale, 336 pp., $32.50 Reviewed by Daniel Pipes National Review May 17, 2010 Nakba, the Arabic word for “catastrophe,” has entered the English language in reference to the Arab–Israeli conflict. As defined by the anti-Israel website The Electronic Intifada, Nakba means “the expulsion and dispossession of hundreds of thousands [of] Palestinians from […]

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Jeb Bush carries the Bush political torch

By: Jonathan Martin April 28, 2010 04:54 AM EDT Talk privately to just about any leading Republican about the 2012 presidential race, and you’ll often hear a sentence that starts with: “If his last name were …” They’re talking about the former two-term governor of one of America’s largest states who is a reformer, a […]

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The Unique Assault on Israel

by Daniel Pipes April 29, 2010 updated May 2, 2010 No contemporary state faces such an array of threats as does Israel – indeed, probably no state in history ever has. Consider their range: Weapons of mass destruction: Iran, Syria Conventional military attack: Egypt Terrorism: Hizbullah, Fath, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad Economic blockade and boycott: […]

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Israeli Diplomat Attacked in UK

Palestinian protesters tried to attack the deputy ambassador of Israel to Britain. Protesters lunged at Talya Lador-Fresher following her lecture Wednesday at the University of Manchester. The envoy, who was not hurt, told Britain’s Jewish Chronicle that she feared she would be physically assaulted by the protesters. Lador-Fresher was removed from the area by a […]

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Excuses for Islamists

by Eric Golub FrontPage Magazine April 30, 2010 A conference at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 16, 2010, offered “Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror.” Co-sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, the Critical Race Studies Program, and the UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near […]

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My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory

by Daniel Pipes National Post April 29, 2010 [DP note: The title is slightly changed]   This month, Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak declared that Israel must withdraw from Palestinian territories. “The world isn’t willing to accept — and we won’t change that in 2010 — the expectation that Israel will rule another people for decades […]

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