Destroy ISIS & the Islamic State Now

Gen. Allen: Destroy the Islamic State Now The brutal murder of the brave American journalist James Foley is meant to directly terrorize the world’s media, the international community, and the United States. If all the actions of the Islamic State, or IS, to date weren’t sufficiently reprehensible, this act and the potential for other similar … Continue reading

Islamic State has 50,000 members in Syria #ISIS

BEIRUT – The jihadist Islamic State has more than 50,000 fighters in Syria and recruited 6,000 last month alone, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. The group, which relies on activists, doctors, and lawyers on the ground in Syria for its reporting, said July saw the Islamic State’s largest recruitment yet. … Continue reading

Occupation hypocrisy: Gaza vs. Cyprus

By Victor Davis Hanson LIMASSOL, Cyprus | Cyprus is a beautiful island, but it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island — the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees never returned home after being expelled from their homes … Continue reading

Forgotten Facts about the Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Muslim Colonists: The Yazidi in Iraq and the Christian Copts in Egypt are not “occupiers” or “settlers;” neither are the Jews in Israel. They are both victims of a common enemy that seems to want a Middle East free of non-Muslims. The current Palestinian narrative is that all Muslims in Palestine are natives and … Continue reading

ISIS Must Be Destroyed

by KEITH KOFFLER I try, when I make decisions about important matters, to first figure out what, if anything, is unacceptable, and then work backwards from there. It makes the decision process easier. Say I’m thinking about what job to take. If I am told that at one of the jobs, the boss in a … Continue reading

A Case for Kurdistan

By Bruce Walker Most nations in the Middle East – Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey – are quilts of national and religious minorities.  Each of these four nations has within its borders unhappy Kurds, who want nothing more than their own self-governing Kurdistan.  While America has historically helped the Kurds, we have also, too often, treated … Continue reading

The Fifth Crusade against Islam

By Fay Voshell Things are bad when even Pope Francis, known as a holy and peaceable man, is pragmatically calling for the world to act against the atrocities happening in Iraq. Things are very bad indeed when Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, the Vatican’s nuncio to Iraq, recently told Vatican Radio concerning military action “This is something … Continue reading

How the UN Oppresses the Islamic World

by Roger L Simon People reading the title of this article should be excused for doing a double-take. To most of us the United Nations has been — especially in the last few decades — a debating society dedicated to the promulgation of anti-Semitism. It seems all the organization does is pass resolutions condemning Israel, … Continue reading