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The End of Kurdish Autonomy in Syria? – Jonathan Spyer (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 18, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 18, 2019 The End of Kurdish Autonomy in Syria? – Jonathan Spyer In the early years of the revolt against his regime, Assad was desperately short of loyal manpower and unilaterally withdrew his forces from Syria’s northeast in June-July 2012. The Kurds had to fight for their lives from the beginning as the jihadists of Jabhat al-Nusra […]

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Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 18, 2019  /  International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 17, 2019 Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK) Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, was arrested last week and charged with plotting to blow up St. Paul’s Cathedral in a suicide attack on behalf of the Islamic State.

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ANALYSIS: SYRIA IN GAZA, WITHOUT THE RUSSIANS, by Herb Keinon (J. Post)

By   /  August 19, 2018  /  International, Islam, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 17, 2018   Eran Lerman, a former senior official in the National Security Council who is currently vice president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, put forth a couple of years ago a model through which it is possible to understand much of the turmoil in the Middle East. There are, he said, […]

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ELIMINATE ISRAEL, ELIMINATE ISLAMIC TERRORISM?, by Raymond Ibrahim (FPM)

By   /  March 4, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 2, 2018 A look at Muslim logic and Western naivety. …”More emboldened jihadis have of late dropped the façade.  In an article unambiguously titled, “Why We Hate You & Why We Fight You,” the Islamic State confessed that “We hate you, first and foremost, because you are disbelievers.”  As for any and all political “grievances,” […]

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Dawa: Sowing the Seeds of Hate by Judith Bergman (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Nov. 4, 2017 “In Western countries, dawa aims both to convert non-Muslims to political Islam and to bring about more extreme views among existing Muslims. The ultimate goal of dawa is to destroy the political institutions of a free society and replace them with strict sharia.” — Ayaan Hirsi Ali in her book, The Challenge of […]

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Surprise! Study Shows Islamic Terrorism is Islamic by Judith Bergman (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 31, 2017  /  Islam, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 31, 2017 Although the internet evidently did play a role in the radicalization process, the study showed that face-to-face encounters were more important, and that dawa, the proselytizing of Islam, played a central role in this process, as the men themselves became missionaries for Islam. The third factor was the establishment of a “them and […]

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Growing cooperation between Hamas and Islamic State Affiliate picked up by IDF

By   /  July 8, 2015  /  Israel  /  No Comments

By Zack Pyzer Palestinian terror group Hamas, the under-pressure organization in control of the Gaza Strip, have found themselves in a seemingly mismatched alliance. In recent months Hamas have been largely cut-off from the world, thanks mostly to cooperation between Israel and Egypt. Successful blockades and anti-smuggling initiatives on both land and sea borders have starved the group of […]

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