Jihad in Frankfurt Posted By Robert Spencer Like so many jihad plots and actual jihad attacks and attempted attacks these days, the jihad murder of two U.S. airmen and the wounding of two others outside the Frankfurt Airport in Germany Wednesday was initially dismissed as having nothing to do with terrorism. According to the […]

THE NEW YORK TIMES EULOGIZES JUDITH COPLON A SPY FOR RUSSIA… Another American Spy for the Soviets Dies … and the Left Regards Her as a Hero Posted By Ron Radosh SAM ROBERTS They are not useful idiots — but simply idiots. Every day, it seems, The New York Times reports on the death of another American Communist, or an American Communist who saw fit […]

DAR-AL-HIJRAH: D.C.s OWN TERROR FACTORY: PATRICK POOLE When five young Muslim-American men were captured in Pakistan in December 2009 attempting to join up with a terrorist group, it was no surprise that they were quickly linked to the Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia. Newsweek reported [1] that at least one of the men attended Dar al-Hijrah, while another recent […]

MOSQUES FLOURISH IN AMERICA, CHURCHES PERISH IN THE MUSLIM WORLD RAYMOND IBRAHIM As Muslims prepare to erect a mega-mosque near the site of the 9/11 atrocities, it is well to reflect that the sort of tolerance, or indifference, that allows them to do so is far from reciprocated to churches in the Muslim world. I speak not of Islamist attacks against churches — such […]


The Arab Revolt, 2011; A Bush Redux? By:  Kenneth J. Bialkin, Chairman America-Israel Friendship League The world is watching the spreading demands for change by Arab citizens to throw off the shackles of autocratic and repressive rulers.  So far, the governments of Tunisia and Egypt have fallen and demonstrations continue in Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan and […]

ROBIN SHEPHERD ON THE MIDEAST REVOLUTIONS: HOPE FOR THE BEST BUT PLAN FOR THE WORST Understanding the MidEast revolutions: Hope for democracy; plan for something worse So which is it to be: the end of communism or the rise of the ayatollahs? As we consider the extraordinary wave of revolutions sweeping the Middle East there is a certain inevitability about the struggle for an appropriate frame of historical reference […]


Our patronizing President lectures the Jews Ed Lasky President Obama just can’t seem to be able to stop scratching that itch. At a meeting with Jewish leaders regarding his approach toward Israel he delivered a lecture, patronizing in tone and foolish in content. From the JTA: President Obama reportedly urged Jewish communal leaders to […]

YEHUDA MIRSKY: ON JOSEPH SOLOVEITCHIK THE SPIRITUAL LEADER OF MODERN ORTHODOXY AND A GREAT THINKER AND SCHOLAR Religious virtuosity comes in many forms. One of them is the ability to reconcile seeming irreconcilables, like faith and freedom, piety and intellect, revelation and science. The dream of synthesis has lured many in the past two centuries. One who seemed to live it was Joseph B. Soloveitchik, the spiritual leader of modern Orthodoxy in America […]

EVEN JERKS ARE PROTECTED BY THE SUPREMES Free Speech for Jerks Antiwar bullies unite left and right on the Supreme Court. Even jerks are protected by the First Amendment, as the Supreme Court reaffirmed again yesterday with an 8-1 decision in the important free speech case, Snyder v. Phelps. The jerks at issue are members of the Westboro Baptist Church who […]

OBAMA IS MAKING US MORE DEPENDENT ON FOREIGN OIL PETER C. MAFFIT Is the Middle East the only reason gasoline prices are rising and how much damage will they do to our economy? Gasoline and diesel prices are going up. That is a certain. The issue is how high is high and how long is long? Why? Expectations of political instability in the […]