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Muslim leaders: We stand against terrorism

WASHINGTON — American Muslim leaders said they stand against terrorism committed in the name of Islam, trying to distance themselves … Continued

The overreach of Palestinian ‘statehood’ at the United Nations

EPA Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian National Authority meets with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations … Continued

Pat Robertson: D.C. earthquake ‘means we’re closer to the coming of the Lord’

The U.S. Geological Survey says a fifth aftershock from Tuesday’s earthquake in Virginia was recorded early Thursday morning. Pat Robertson, … Continued

Media know-nothings first declare Norwegian terrorist Muslim, then Christian

Virginia Mayo AP Flemish right wing party member Tanguy Veys holds his hands over a copy of a manifesto written … Continued

Flaws of the King hearing on Islam

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Peter King’s Muslim hearings: extremism and fear are our common enemies

Representative Peter King’s (R-N.Y.) congressional hearings on the extent of radicalization in the American Muslim community are not designed to … Continued

The truth about Muslims in America

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Peter King’s hearings: Islamophobia draped in the American flag

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) heads the House Homeland Security Committee. (Washington Post) Representative Peter King, Chair of the House Homeland … Continued

Silent clergy no new thing

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued

A terrorist is a terrorist is a terrorist

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued

Terrorists who falsely claim justification in Islam

What should we call terrorists, some of whom claim to be motivated by their religion? Can one be an Islamic … Continued

The real 9/11 memorial dispute: a question of sacrilege

The latest improbable chapter in New York City’s interminable debate over how to memorialize those who died in the 9/11 … Continued

Obama faith adviser says she was misled

By Jacqueline L. Salmon A Muslim member of President Obama’s Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships says she was misled … Continued

Geert Wilders on Capitol Hill

There is a foreign element threatening America. He believes the Qur’an promotes violence. He creates videos of Muslims committing terrorist … Continued

Media’s Complicity in Spreading Terror

The terrorists’ guns and grenades may have been muted in Mumbai, but their most devastating weapon – the media – … Continued

Cosmic Companionship

I have a very personal reaction to the question of the religious meaning of this election. Over the long months … Continued

Pride and Other All-Consuming Sins

The Qur’an describes Satan’s fatal flaw as that of pride. “I am better than him!” Satan cries when God would … Continued

Daily Life is a Jihad

1. WHAT IS JIHAD? UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS DOES ISLAM SANCTION THE USE OF VIOLENCE? WHAT WOULD YOU TELL SUICIDE BOMBERS … Continued