John Brennan, the man who recently defended jihad as a"legitimate tenet of Islam,” has come to to personify the misguided phenomenon of westernizing Islamic concepts.
As Muslims fume over Western cartoons of Muhammad, check out the disturbing things non-Westerners publicly say — and get away with — about the prophet. (And don't miss Zombie: "Fatwa Headbutt: Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks attacked.")
The recent killings of Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Ayub al-Masri are all well and good, but without killing the ideology that fuels them, Islamists will continue to morph and multiply.
Fourteen-hundred years is a very long time for “Islamophobic” stereotypes to persist.
Not from America, but from America’s mindset. (And don't miss Bill Whittle at PJTV: Obama Bans "Islam")
Almost anything is permissible if it can help advance the jihad.
For many young Westerners, jihad is merely divine sanctioning for their otherwise violent and anti-social behavior.
To English audiences, jihadists talk of ending oppression; to Arabic ones, they talk of oppressing the infidel.
How Hasan put Islamic teachings on jihad, proselytism, and spiritual calmness into action before and during the Fort Hood massacre.
An in-depth look at the Islamic teachings behind the Fort Hood massacre. First up: Hasan's loyalty to Muslims and deception of infidels.
When the president favorably quotes a Koranic passage popular among jihadists, the answer should be clear.
The arch-terrorist's real reason for waging jihad has nothing to do with Israel or U.S. foreign policy.
The answer is clear, though Obama's commitment to helping Muslims overcome U.S. rules governing charity is not.
Of all American leaders, he knows enough about Islam to understand that apologies and feel-good talk are destined to fail.
Understanding the difference is more crucial than ever.
If we refuse to call terrorists by their proper name — "jihadists" — we will never defeat them. (Also read Phyllis Chesler: Extraordinary Activists Who Stood Against Radical Islam in Times Square.)
The Somali pirates are simply acting on centuries-old doctrines of Islamic warfare.
In the ancient world and throughout much of the Middle East today, bowing is just about the worst thing someone can do.
Political correctness and fear have led to the whitewashing of Islam in books used by American students.
How fear of being pounded by hammers and eaten by serpents for eternity can drive a person to jihad.
Al-Qaeda, the Palestinians, and the Council on American-Islamic Relations have all perfected the use of deception to advance Islamist goals.