The British are monitoring 22,000 terrorists organized into more than 200 networks as well as 30 active terror plots in the UK alone. Robert Spencer summarizes it succinctly: “Britain has seen a marked increase in militant Islamist plots since it embarked upon a policy of appeasement and see-no-evil, speak-no-evil, hear-no-evil regarding the Muslim community.” It’s crucial to remember that the terror threat is very much … Continue reading 22,000 Terrorists, 30 Plots
Britain declares that the war on terror is over. That’s a relief, I guess—but doesn’t it depend who won? Seriously, this seems to confirm the hypotheses of Dr. Sanity and ShrinkWrapped that many people’s reactions to terror are based on displacement and denial. Continue reading War on terror?
Andrew McCarthy argues that Benazir Bhutto was murdered by the real Pakistan—something that should give us pause in pushing for democracy in the Islamic world. If he’s right, however, why did al-Qaeda have to assassinate her? Couldn’t they have just won an election? Then again, perhaps murder is easier than politics. Continue reading McCarthy on the Bhutto Assassination
If we think of Islam as a meme propagating itself in quasi-evolutionary terms, we get an interesting interpretation of various aspects of Islamic ideology, as Amil Amani adumbrates. Continue reading The Muslim Meme
Iran is developing close economic ties with Nicaragua as well as Venezuela, Equador, and Bolivia. (HT: Powerline) Nothing good can come from that. Continue reading New Axes of Evil
Well, it wouldn’t be the first. Julia Gorin and Fjordmann on Kosovo independence and the history of Islamic aggression in the Balkans. Continue reading “…the current world war began officially in Yugoslavia.”