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David J. Rusin

David J. Rusin is a research fellow at Islamist Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum.
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Islamist Campaign Donors Overwhelmingly Back Democrats

Friday, October 31st, 2014 - by David J. Rusin

Key figures at six of America’s most prominent Islamist organizations have favored Democrats over Republicans by a ratio of 12 to 1 since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Rahim Sabadia: Portrait of a Disgraced Defense Contractor

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 - by David J. Rusin

The Sabadia saga is a warning that Islamists and their sympathizers must be kept away from the sensitive technologies and institutions that protect America.

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Western Courts Bend to Islamic Practices

Friday, September 28th, 2012 - by David J. Rusin

Courts that yield to Islamic norms encourage Islamists and cast doubt on the future of equal rights and responsibilities under the law.

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Philadelphia and the Burqa Bandits

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 - by David J. Rusin

The City of Brotherly Love has become the American epicenter of robberies and murders carried out by criminals disguised as fundamentalist Muslim women.

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The BBC Broadcasts Its Own Dhimmitude

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 - by David J. Rusin

The mask has dropped for good.

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Denying Islamists Federal Security Clearances

Friday, January 27th, 2012 - by David J. Rusin

Some government entities are forgoing political correctness and taking this problem seriously. More need to follow suit.

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The Islamist Who Served on the Electoral College

Friday, July 31st, 2009 - by David J. Rusin

Where might Jafar "Jeff" Siddiqui turn up next?

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Meet Your New Neighbors: Islamic Radicals from Gitmo

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 - by David J. Rusin

Jihadists are about to be freed and transplanted to American towns — maybe even yours.

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‘Mumbai Scenario’ Shakes Up the Torture Debate

Friday, February 27th, 2009 - by David J. Rusin

A new challenge to critics who slam the ticking time bomb argument for torture as unrealistic.

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Government Policies Stifle Talk of Islam

Friday, January 9th, 2009 - by David J. Rusin

We won't win the conflict with Muslim radicals if we can't speak about what motivates them.

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Obama Office Operates in Philly’s Islamist Corridor

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 - by David J. Rusin

Yet another link between questionable representatives of Muslim America and the senator’s presidential campaign.

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Most Likely to Succeed — and Serve, and Sacrifice

Monday, May 26th, 2008 - by David J. Rusin

Those who assume young men who choose the military don't have what it takes to succeed in other areas haven't heard of the remarkable servicemen from Chaminade High School.

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Take My Wives, Please: Polygamy Heads West

Friday, February 29th, 2008 - by David J. Rusin

The emergent phenomenon of Muslim men taking multiple wives should be a cause for worry in the Western world, warns David J. Rusin.

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Portrait of the Artist as a Dhimmified Man

Thursday, January 10th, 2008 - by David J. Rusin

Given the history of Islamist violence directed at European artists, writes David Rusin, their fear of critiquing Islam is justifiable. However, the current level of self-censorship is deeply problematic. "Their eagerness to assume the role of subjugated infidels living under Islamic rule can only demoralize the population and embolden the extremists."

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Iranian Universities: Apostates and Dissidents Need Not Apply

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 - by David J. Rusin

The higher education system of the Islamic Republic discriminates against minorities and dissidents, and David J. Rusin says that students who are rejected, expelled, or intimidated are the lucky ones.

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The Sharia Bake Sale

Thursday, October 11th, 2007 - by David J. Rusin

Imagine a campus bake sale at which women are charged three times as much as men. David J. Rusin thinks such an event just might wake up college students to the nature of radical Islam, even if its true horrors could "never be adequately depicted by overpriced brownies."

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Looking Back in Anger

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007 - by David J. Rusin

Memorializing 9/11 is more vital than ever, as the emotion and sense of purpose that swept over this country in 2001 dissipate. But PJM's David Rusin writes that remembering the events in sadness is not enough. We must also remain angry.

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