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Palestinians: Metal Detectors or Lie Detectors - Who Is Violating What?
Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:00 PM

Crucially, and contrary to Palestinian claims, there has been no Israeli decision to ban Muslims from entering the Temple Mount. For the first time since 1967, the Palestinians are denying Muslim worshippers free access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The
Modernizing America's Nuclear Capabilities Is a Must
Thursday, July 27, 2017 11:00 AM

In 1989, America had 1,000 nuclear missile silos, and a small number of additional bomber and submarine bases and submarines at sea, facing 13,500 Soviet warheads. Today, the U.S. has 450 such silos facing 1,750 Russian warheads. That is a switch from a
UK Terrorism: 'Enough' is Not 'Enough'
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:00 PM

Were terror attacks like this simply something that the British public would have to get used to, as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, had suggested? What if the public did not want to get used to them? That the UK authorities allowed the "Al-Quds Day"
Silicon Valley Censorship
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 11:00 AM

If it is ever "toxic" to deem ISIS a terrorist organization, then -- regardless of whether that is the result of human bias or an under-developed algorithm -- the potential for abuse, and for widespread censorship, will always exist. The problem lies
Palestinians: Abbas's Security Doubletalk
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:00 PM

So, who is taking Abbas's threats to suspend security cooperation with Israel seriously? Not Israel, not the Americans, and certainly not many Palestinians. Abbas is caught between two bad places -- both of his very own making. On the one hand, he knows
Norway's Political Elites Cheer for Islam
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:00 AM

If current levels of immigration continue, native Norwegians will be a minority in their own country within a few decades. In some parts of inner city Oslo, they are already a minority. Ethnic Norwegians living in these areas are called "infidel whore."
Hero Imams
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:00 PM

More than 60 Islamic leaders and imams -- from France, Belgium, Britain, Tunisia, and of different Islamic faiths -- in a move that may be unprecedented, are touring Europe to denounce Islamic terrorism and to pay homage to the victims of terror in
U.S. Abuses Its Mandate to Spread Democracy and Freedom in Iran
Monday, July 24, 2017 11:00 AM

Mohammad Reza Yazdanpanah was fired, he believes, for refusing to produce a report painting Israel in an evil light, while defending Omar Shakir, Israel and Palestine Director at the NGO Human Rights Watch. Instructed by duty editor Keyvan Hosseini to do
A Month of Islam and Multiculturalism in France: June 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:00 PM

"I am in fundamental disagreement with these left-wing people who do everything to dissociate fundamentalism from Islam. Islam has been radicalized for fifty years. On the Shiite side, there was Imam Khomeini and his Islamic revolution. In the Sunni
Deny the Holocaust, but Don't Question Sharia?
Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:30 AM

Why is it encouraged, even praised, to deny the unimaginable suffering that millions went through during the Holocaust, but if anyone dares to question Sharia their lives are in danger? If you dare even to joke about Islam, your punishment can range from
Trump Kicks the Iranian 'Can' Down the Road
Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:00 AM

Over the past six months, in one way or another, President Donald Trump has kicked several of the cans inherited from Barack Obama down the road. After several attempts at abolishing it, the so-called Obamacare has been kicked into legislative oblivion.
Metal Detectors and Palestinian Lies
Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:00 PM

The slain police officers were stationed there to ensure the safety of Muslim worshippers. The Palestinian spin doctors are attempting to divert attention from the terror attack by making it look as if the crisis began when Israel installed the metal
Sweden: A Failed State?
Friday, July 21, 2017 12:00 PM

The Swedish state, in true Orwellian style, fights those Swedish citizens who point out the obvious problems that migrants are causing. When police officer Peter Springare said in February that migrants were committing a disproportionate amount of crime
The Worst Ideological Enemy of the US is Now Europe
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:00 PM

The vast majority of these European courts -- whether the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) or the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) -- in their attempt to be moral and just, have dismissed the sovereign laws of Italy as irrelevant, and
Is Turkey Becoming Another Iran?
Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:00 AM

Evolution will no longer be taught in Turkish secondary schools, after being described as a "controversial subject" by the government. So, the question naturally arises what exactly will Turkish schoolchildren be taught instead. The answer is "jihad."