Israel’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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The Good News – and the Bad. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 27, 2021 — Israel recently signed agreements establishing relations with four Muslim nations: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Both good and bad news surround this development. The bad news is bland and predictable: a permanent peace between Israel and its Muslim neighbors is, according to Islamic law, …

Raymond IbrahimIsrael’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
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Does Telling Muslims ‘How to Behave’ Prompt Hatred and Terror?
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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JANUARY 16, 2021 — Does a firm stance against Islam provoke anger, resentment, and violence from Muslims?  And does the opposite—pandering to and appeasing Muslims—win their appreciation, respect, and cooperation? Far too many in the West are convinced that the answer to both of these questions is an emphatic yes. Recently, on Dec.7, 2020 in Berlin, for instance, in a …

Raymond IbrahimDoes Telling Muslims ‘How to Behave’ Prompt Hatred and Terror?
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Macron’s Vain Hope for an Enlightened Islam
By MARK DURIE

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In the course of a few weeks, France, which has the highest proportion of Muslim citizens in Europe, has been subjected, once again, to bloody assassinations by attackers shouting “Allahu Akbar”. The first was the beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty, who had been discussing the Charlie Hebdo cartoons with his class. This was followed two weeks later by the killing …

TribuneMacron’s Vain Hope for an Enlightened Islam
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MIDDLE EAST FORUM: Muhammad and Islam’s Sex Slaves By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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Once again, Islamic State Muslims are pointing to Islam in order to justify what the civilized world counts as atrocities. According to an October 13 report in the Telegraph, Islamic State jihadists have given detailed theological reasons justifying why they have taken thousands of women from the Iraqi Yazidi minority and sold them into sex slavery. A new article in the …

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Islam and Democracy – Much Hard Work Needed By Daniel Pipes

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First published by Canada's repected National Post, as "Muslims can embrace democracy, but I'm not optimistic," on February 7, 2011, and reprinted with express permission: http://www.danielpipes.org/9435/islam-democracy.  With anti-regime demonstrations raging in Egypt, and the possibility of a new government led by or involving the Muslim Brotherhood, many are asking whether Islam is compatible with democracy? The answer is yes, it potentially is, but it …

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Ed Koch Commentary: Tolerance Must Be a Two-Way Street BY Edward I. Koch

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What should we do to deal with people like Pastor Terry Jones who threaten to burn the Koran? Having the President and other members of the administration publicly and privately plead with them, as was the case with Jones, is foolish and, indeed, counterproductive.  Never reward bad behavior.  When this current dingbat Jones is out of the limelight, we can …

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Paladino Says Bloomberg Misinformed About Ground Zero Mosque

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Buffalo, NY, August 9, 2010 —  Carl Paladino fired back at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg who last week said Mosque opponents, like Paladino, should be ashamed of themselves and called on New York State Public Service Commission members, who must now approve use of property for the mosque deal, to reject the proposal.  

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