Why So Many Muslims Embrace Religious and Ideological Warfare

By VICTOR SHARPE, AMERICAN THINKER— Mahatma Gandhi is quoted in the book, Gandhi: The Power of Pacifism, by Catherine Clement, as follows: “While Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsees and Jews, along with several million adherents of an animistic religion, all coexisted in relative harmony, one religion that would not accept compromise stood out from the rest:…

Make no mistake, it was Jihad

By MICHAEL MUKASEY, WALL STREET JOURNAL— If your concern about the threat posed by the Tsarnaev brothers is limited to assuring that they will never be in a position to repeat their grisly acts, rest easy. The elder, Tamerlan—apparently named for the 14th-century Muslim conqueror famous for building pyramids of his victims’ skulls to commemorate…

The Palestinian promo for the next intifada

By DR. REUVEN BERKO, ISRAEL HAYOM— An Al-Jazeera journalist asked Palestinian Prisoner Affairs Minister Issa Karaka if the Palestinians intend to kidnap IDF soldiers to free Palestinian prisoners serving time in Israeli jails. Karaka skillfully bypassed the tendentious question. Actually, Israeli defense sources have reported on some 18 attempts to kidnap soldiers as of late.…

Legal implication of the UN Resolution on Palestine

By ALAN DERSHOWITZ — JPOST — The actions of the General Assembly have removed the incentive necessary for Palestinians to negotiate with Israel.– The General Assembly vote declaring that Palestine, within the pre-1967 borders, is a “state”, at least for some purposes, would have nasty legal implications, if it were ever to be taken seriously…

Sudan threatens Israel after Khartoum arms factory hit

By ELI LEON, ISRAEL HAYOM— A mysterious explosion at a state-owned military factory complex rocked the southern reaches of the Sudanese capital Khartoum early Wednesday, prompting the Sudanese government once again to blame Israel for violating its sovereignty and attacking its facilities. Sudanese Information Minister Ahmed Belal Osman told reporters on Wednesday that four aircraft…