Monthly Archives: July 2008

Hamas Apostate: “An entire society sanctifies death and the suicide terrorists”

Hat tip Simon McIlwaine of AFI.   Remarkable, and yet banal observations for those not hopelessly blinkered by overwhelmingly clear realities “on the ground,” and sadly, in the warped “Islamic religious ethos” of Palestinian Muslim society.   Once again, “apostasy” … Continue reading

“The First Time Ever They Saw Jihad?”—Israel’s Chelmite “Leadership”

  Chelmite “Policymakers” in Israel The penultimate award for Israel’s feckless, Chelmite leadership can now be awarded, and Roberta Flack should be invited to dispense it.   Jonathan Spyer observes:   On Wednesday, the Israeli security cabinet held its first … Continue reading

Jihad Abettors: Our “Marshmallow” Pakistani “Allies”

  Earlier I have discussed the re-vitalized jihadist nature of Pakistan since at least Zia ul-Haq’s ascendancy in the 1970s, which engendered, ultimately, the Taliban itself. And regardless of faux, pseudo-secular, Western leaning leaders like Benazir Bhutto, or Musharraf, all … Continue reading

Release of Paperbound Version of “The Legacy of Jihad”

The paperbound version of “The Legacy of Jihad” is now available (for only $13.57) at   You can read my updated Preface here.   And Professor Johannes J. G. Jansen’s review can be read here.    

Turkey: The “Evasive Neutral”—Again?

 From the “It’s Getting Better All The Time”—NOT—File     Despite the ominous global and regional threat posed by an Iran armed with nuclear weapons, Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul announced several months ago, Saturday April 29 that Turkey will … Continue reading

Audio Link to My Interview Today (7/21/08) With Dennis Prager

  Audio link to my interview with Dennis Prager earlier today, Monday July 21, 2008, about The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism.   We also delved into the pressing (and profoundly depressing) contemporary subject of Shi’ite Iran’s annihilationist Jew hatred.   With regard … Continue reading

Middle East Strategy at Harvard (MESH) Blog Praises “The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism”

Kramer…     …no this one, accepts praise for The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism at MESH   Under the heading “Summer Reading 2008,” Anthropologist Philip Carl Salzman, author of the essential study (also published by Prometheus), “Culture and Conflict in … Continue reading

Dennis Prager Show interview today (7/21/08) at 2 PM EST/ 11 AM PST

I will be interviewed later today, Monday, July 21st on the Dennis Prager Show at 2 PM EST/ 11 AM PST, about “The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism.”   Live audio streaming can be heard on KRLA

Shi’ite Iran’s Genocidal Jew Hatred (Part 4)

Continued from part 3   Conclusions   Holocaust scholar Daniel Goldhagen has put forth the controversial argument that the Nazis melded centuries of annihilationist German Jew hatred to a state machinery capable of implementing the systematic mass murder of Jews. … Continue reading

Shi’ite Iran’s Genocidal Jew Hatred (Part 3)

Continued from Part 2   The Pahlavi Reforms   Reza Pahlavi’s spectacular rise to power in 1925 was accompanied by dramatic reforms, including secularization and westernization efforts, as well as a revitalization of Iran’s pre-Islamic spiritual and cultural heritage. This … Continue reading