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Islam

extreme vetting

Ever since Donald Trump called for a complete ban on Muslim travel to the United States, the Republican presidential candidate has been gradually moving away...
orlando shooting

Attorney General Loretta Lynch thinks you’re stupid. Or, at least, her boss does. According to CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid, the Department of Justice is...
Radical Islam

According to Barack Obama, “ISIL is not Islamic.” According to the Daily Beast, “reports indicate” that Orlando shooter Omar Mateen “was not that pious a...
Barack Obama

After the president's statement on Sunday, which focused on the anti-gay "hate crime" aspect of the attack on Pulse and disregarded the specific fact that the shooter...
Islamism

It is easy to despair over the state of Islam after a horrible terrorist attack such as the one in Orlando. Omar Mateen appears to...
San Bernardino

On December 6, 2015, President Barack Obama delivered a prime time address to the nation from a rare setting: the Oval Office. The president’s advisors,...
Bernard Lewis

Yesterday was the 100th birthday of Bernard Lewis, preeminent historian of the Middle East and Islam. Today, Mosaic Magazine published my essay for the occasion....
Kosovo

Years ago, one of the arguments I made in favor of Bill Clinton's intervention in Kosovo was that, if the U.S. hadn't acted, Islamist groups...
Britain

In the wake every terror atrocity that Europe has suffered, politicians and commentators have scrambled to cobble together explanations about why some Muslims turn into...
Islamist terrorism

This week, I traveled to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, to take part in a student-organized international affairs symposium featuring a discussion on...
Lahore

In the West, noble and heartfelt expressions of solidarity with the mounting number of European victims of Islamist terrorism are proliferating proportionate to the increasing...
donald trump

As the world digests the latest news of a terror outrage — this time in Brussels — it seems as if a lot of Americans...