Monthly Archives: March 2009

Celebrating Mo’s Birthday in Algeria—What to Leave In, What to Leave Out

As per this classic Islamic miniature, and Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s modern sermon, “The Prophet Muhammad as a Jihad Model”     March 16th, Algerian Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem, representing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, inaugurated the tenth national week of the Holy Koran in … Continue reading

From The Armenian Golgotha to The Holocaust—Foreshadowing Attitudes of the German Military?

Grigoris Balakian, 1876-1934: “The German officers would often speak of us as Christian Jews and as blood sucking usurers of the Turkish people.” This past week I was privileged to receive an advance copy of the soon to be released … Continue reading

Jamie Glazov on Why The Left Actively Promotes, or Apologizes for, Totalitarian Islam

Support for Castro and Ahmadinejad: The Genocidal Harvest of Leftist Self-Loathing   In a recent blog, I described how a courageous modern “traditional liberal” politician, Geert Wilders, aptly warns of the dangers posed by the ancient, but living totalitarianism of … Continue reading

Hurgronje on Reforming Islam

“…most Muslims are absolutely ignorant of the details of the doctrine of jihad.  But so long as not one single Muslim teacher of consideration dreams of regarding these laws of the middle ages as abrogated, while a great proportion of … Continue reading

The Wall Street Journal and Ayatollah Fadlallah’s “Disarming Twinkle”

  The “Disarming Twinkle” Defense for Jihadism and Raw Islamic Jew-Hatred?     Wall Street Journal Editorial Features Editor Robert Pollock’s distressingly uninformed interview of the “spiritual” leader of Hezbollah, Ayatollah Fadlallah ignores, and/or effectively trivializes all of the following: … Continue reading

Geert Wilders and Totalitarian Islam

  Jacob Burckhardt and Robert Conquest: Truth telling titans in the annals of Western historiography During a thoughtful, revealing interview with the Boston Globe’s Jeff Jacoby (published March 8, 2009), Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders clearly unnerved the mainstream conservative journalist … Continue reading