Leftist Historians Call 1,400 Years of Jihad a ‘Myth’

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Raymond Ibrahim, A response to “Dead Wrong: The Anti-Muslim Myth.” An especially stark example of how Leftists thrive on distorting history—a tactic pivotal to their very being—recently appeared. In a video titled “Dead Wrong: The Anti-Muslim Myth,” … Read more

America’s 234-Year-Old Shock at Jihad

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Raymond Ibrahim, When will we – or at least the rest of us – learn? Exactly 234 years ago this week, two of America’s founding fathers documented their first exposure to Islamic jihad in a … Read more

Another Christmas in the Age of Jihad

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Robert Spencer, Oppression of Christians in Muslim lands and appeasement of Muslims in post-Christian lands. Another Christmas is upon us, and the story is familiar: in Muslim lands, Christians are oppressed and in constant danger … Read more

Jihad and Criminality: Inseparable Bedfellows

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Raymond Ibrahim, The high cost of characterizing jihadists as “criminals,” “psychopathic thugs” and “murderers”. It’s official: Islamic jihad and generic criminality are intimately connected. According to an earlier UK study: The lines between terrorism and … Read more

Reversing the Roles of Crusade and Jihad

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Raymond Ibrahim, The lesson of a new book is clear: Islam can do no wrong and the West can do no right. The following book review of William R. Polk’s book, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year … Read more

Turkey: Seeking to Relive the Glory/Gory Days of Jihad

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Raymond Ibrahim, What transforming church-museums into mosques is really all about. Turkey’s little remarked on but ongoing mistreatment of historic churches is reflective of that nation’s growing sense of Islamic supremacism. Before the Turks invaded … Read more