The Israel-Iran Proxy War in Nairobi: Dr. Emmanuel Navon Dr. Emmanuel Navon heads the Political Science and Communication Department at the Jerusalem Orthodox College, and teaches International Relations at Tel-Aviv University and at the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center. He is a Senior Fellow at the Kohelet Policy Forum.   The horrific attack perpetuated by Al-Shabab in Nairobi is a painful reminder of the Islamist […]

ROGER KIMBALL: A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT FREEDOM Out in beautiful Colorado Springs a few days ago, I was chatting with some friends about the philosophy of Michael Oakeshott [1]. (If you don’t know his work, I recommend it, in particular the brilliant essay “Rationalism in Politics [2].”) One of our merry band mentioned an essay by the Swiss-born French writer Benjamin […]

DAVID HORNIK: ISRAEL: LEPER OR LIGHT UNTO THE NATIONS? PART 7 It’s reported that since Syria’s civil war erupted two and a half years ago, over 120 Syrians have come to Israeli hospitals for medical treatment. They appear to come mainly to Ziv Hospital in Safed, in the upper Galilee, and to the Western Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, also in upper Galilee on the […]

CLAUDIA ROSETT: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY You might suppose that the United Nations General Assembly in New York is done with its opening exertions for 2013, now that the new UN celebrity, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, has flown home to help his boss, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, tend to such projects as — how has Rouhani described it? —  ”our […]

HOWARD GORDON TALKS ABOUT TV’S ANTI-TERROR EVOLUTION: BARRI WEISS Howard Gordon, the lead writer for ’24’ and co-creator of ‘Homeland,’ talks about the collision of news and popular culture in post-9/11 America. Imagine this: The daughter of a British soldier, left traumatized by her parents’ divorce, finds a surrogate family among her Muslim neighbors. The teenager converts to Islam and marries a Jamaican […]

PETER HUESSEY: HOW MUCH FOR A NUCLEAR DETERRENT? **** Major policy changes are masquerading as simple budget cuts. What is the right number of nuclear weapons? As many as lead the military planners in Russia and China to conclude, “Not today, comrade.” There are no budget savings that could justify, after the fact, the cost of a nuclear exchange between superpowers. Although the […]

Al Qaeda Quickly Constructing Main Mideast Base in Syria by Yaakov Lappin Al Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s official arm in Syria, is quickly entrenching itself in the north and east of Syria, where the Assad regime’s rule has collapsed. Jihad will spread outwards to the region, then threaten global security — possibly with biological and chemical weapons. Al Qaeda is quickly constructing its main regional […]

Inviting CAIR to Church Posted By Ryan Mauro When a Unitarian church in Florida decided to teach its congregation about Islam around the time of this year’s anniversary of 9/11, it brought in an extremist official from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) who has promoted 9/11 conspiracy theories. The group may no longer be embraced by the FBI, but CAIR’s list […]

Saudi Woman in Hijab Robs 5 American Banks Posted By Daniel Greenfield The great thing about Hijabs and Burkas and Niqabs  and Abayas and Chadors and Jilbabs and the rest of the whole Dr. Seuss meets Islamic Misogyny forms of mobile purdah is that they double as disguises. Which is handy when you’re robbing banks. Ranya al-Huthaili, who was arrested earlier this month on charges of […]

Steven Emerson on His Face-Off With Jihad — on The Glazov Gang

This week’s Glazov Gang was joined by Steven Emerson, the Executive Director of The Investigative Project on Terrorism.

He took us behind the scenes of his battle against our deadly enemy: