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  • Cash Cow: A Forced Marriage Graphic Novel

    Cash Cow: A Forced Marriage Graphic Novel

    When she wouldn’t agree to the marriage, 12-year-old grace was abducted on a motorcycle by her suitor. Her kidnapper (and soon husband-to-be) plotted the abduction with Grace’s father. It’s a story of “over there” but it happens here too. Southern California, 1995: a bright, mischievous and spirited 16-year-old Fatima went to school with us. She […]

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    | July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
  • What Does it Actually Mean to Pray for Something?

    What Does it Actually Mean to Pray for Something?

    We bow our heads in prayer during invocations and benedictions. We offer prayers for “name that city” when a terrorist attack hits.  But between these moments, God is forgotten, faith is forgotten, humanity is forgotten. A prayer isn’t a spiritual pit-stop in our day, even if it happens five times a day.  A prayer isn’t […]

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    | July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
  • Qatar-based AJ+ Campaigns to Deny “Radicalization” Exists

    Qatar-based AJ+ Campaigns to Deny “Radicalization” Exists

    Source: CounterJihad On September 20, 2001, George W. Bush declared a “Global War on Terror.” It had been just nine days after the attack on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, and the world was still unsure what this war would look like. Americans anticipated direct military strikes in a contained assault. It’s been a decade […]

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    | June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
  • Egypt’s Al-Azhar University Sees Freedom as a “Ticking Time-Bomb.”

    Egypt’s Al-Azhar University Sees Freedom as a “Ticking Time-Bomb.”

    Source: CounterJihad While the average Muslim will tell you Islam is a flawless faith passed from the Heavens to mankind in timeless perfection, the reality is that Islam is one of the most hybrid, evolving (and devolving) faiths. It is deeply complex. Much of what is seen as “Islam” today is Islamic law and interpretation […]

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    | June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
  • What World War II Can Teach Us About Radical Islam

    What World War II Can Teach Us About Radical Islam

      Source: The Federalist On March 18, international counterterror authorities celebrated the capture of Salah Abdeslam, the ISIS-linked Belgium national heavily responsible for last year’s Islamic terror attacks in Paris. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel awoke Tuesday morning to find ISIS had rocked Brussels again. Two explosions at the Brussels airport and a third at the city’s train station […]

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    | June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

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USCMO: An Inside Look at the US Council of Muslim Organizations

USCMO: An Inside Look at the US Council of Muslim Organizations

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad It’s difficult to identify the allegiance of a ship at sea when that ship keeps changing its sails. That scenario is no different from the Muslim Brotherhood, a notorious band of chameleons whose sails are stars and stripes, but in whose hearts soars the twin-sword flag of the Brotherhood. In the U.S., the […]

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Islamist See Victory in London Mayor’s Attack on Donald Trump

Islamist See Victory in London Mayor’s Attack on Donald Trump

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad Last week, Sadiq Khan, London’s new Muslim mayor, made his first dent as an internationally recognized political figure. Instead of tackling key issues on his homefront, he chose to antagonize half of the American people in an already contentious presidential election. Stateside, Trump campaign is fumbling with an on-again, off-again blanket immigration ban […]

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London, Europe’s Largest City, Now Has A Muslim Mayor

London, Europe’s Largest City, Now Has A Muslim Mayor

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad On Thursday May 5, 45-year-old Labour MP Sadiq Khan became London’s first Muslim mayor. His nomination wasn’t without contention, as even Prime Minister David Cameron railed against Khan’s extremist background and associations. While journalists have billed Khan as a human rightslawyer before his entrance into the political arena, the truth is far less benevolent. In […]

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How CAIR’s Tirade Against Ryan Mauro Exposes the Hamas-linked Group

How CAIR’s Tirade Against Ryan Mauro Exposes the Hamas-linked Group

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: CounterJihad Yesterday, national security analyst Ryan Mauro delivered a lecture to hundreds of law enforcement personnel in New York. It represented an embarrassing failure for the Muslim Brotherhood- and Hamas- linked lobby group CAIR, which called on law enforcement agencies to investigate whether any officers planned on attending the training conference. CAIR worked to discredit Mauro […]

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Muslim Heroism Means Reforming A Decrepit Faith

Muslim Heroism Means Reforming A Decrepit Faith

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: The Federalist Yesterday, at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, the audience for President Obama’s speech reflected an Islamist’s vision of today’s Muslim-American community. That setting, promoted by the media and the White House, was meant to teach the American people—and, certainly, the growing number of Muslims in America—what an authentic Muslim looks like. It […]

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The Soft Bigotry Of Jimmy Kimmel’s Low Muslim Expectations

The Soft Bigotry Of Jimmy Kimmel’s Low Muslim Expectations

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Source: The Federalist Between laughs and fluffy, getting-to-know-you questions this past Wednesday, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel challenged presidential candidate Ted Cruz on his articulated policy of “patrolling” Muslim neighborhoods in response to the recent terror attacks in Brussels. During the talk, Kimmel pushed back against the candidate, arguing: Don’t you feel that human nature is […]

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Senator Ted Cruz Gets in Ring to Take on Radical Islam in “Willful Blindness” Hearing

Senator Ted Cruz Gets in Ring to Take on Radical Islam in “Willful Blindness” Hearing

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, June 28, Senator Ted Cruz lead a critical Congressional hearing on the willful blindness of the Obama administration on the prohibition of language in the fight against radical Islam. The Obama administration is a long time aggressor in obstructing the use of key language, engaging in an ongoing Orwellian purge of identifiers that link the acts of radical groups […]

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War on Terror: Language in an Asymmetrical War

War on Terror: Language in an Asymmetrical War

| May 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

I recently wrote a piece for CounterJihad on the most recent concerted effort to manipulate a key weapon in the war on terror: language. Titled, “The Left’s New Strategy is to Deny ‘Muslim Radicalization’ Exists, the article shows how foreign interests use proxy ideologies to subdue free speech and inquiry on radical Islam. You can […]

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Film Review: Gulaab Gang

Film Review: Gulaab Gang

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

VICE calls them India’s Flux of Pink Ladies, a 400,000 strong army of women warriors clad in pink sarees and wielding staffs. They’re a new class of vigilante women in a country that has abandoned feminine sanctity, even though some Hindu gods are indestructibly powerful women. That sanctity was reclaimed in Gulaab Gang, an Indian […]

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The Case for Trump

The Case for Trump

| May 11, 2016 | 6 Comments

Muslim Reformer Shireen Qudosi on why we must simply walk into Mordor and support Donald Trump. The Friday before the Indiana primaries, I was approached by the Trump campaign’s Foreign Policy Advisor, Walid Phares, to see if I’d be interested in joining them as a Muslim reformer. I had to ask myself whether this was […]

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Let’s Talk About Islamism: Defining the Problem

Let’s Talk About Islamism: Defining the Problem

| April 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Let’s Talk About Islamism is a Facebook group created in response to the difficulty people have in tackling Islamism. Our conversation shows the diversity of viewpoints and brainstorms productive solutions to the issue. This series blog is collated from the Facebook group conversations by co-moderators Elliot Friedland and Shireen Qudosi, and is rich with intermixed […]

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New QC Feature: Revolutions

New QC Feature: Revolutions

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is a fascinating time in living history – a time of revolutions across many spheres. Our new Revolutions feature will push the envelope on Islamic reform: reform is – and will need to be – a revolution. And at the same time we’re going to cover stories and other counter movements that look to dramatically change […]

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The Higher Jihad

The Higher Jihad

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The word “jihad” strikes a nerve among most Americans, Muslim or otherwise. For Westerners, jihad invokes images of an Islamic Red Dawn. For Muslims, it leaves many of us unsettled and often unable to answer questions about what jihad means exactly. We shuffle uncomfortably and stumble for an answer; we’re not entirely sure. We’ve seen […]

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Maher vs. Aslan: The Real Issue is Language

Maher vs. Aslan: The Real Issue is Language

| October 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Muslims have been hailing “touchdown!” ever since Reza Aslan went on air calling Bill Maher’s arguments “facile” and a pair of CNN Tonight hosts as “stupid.” Maher was grilled for his blanket statement on Muslim nations, throwing out that, “People were not giving enough attention to Islamic violence and oppression.” CNN Tonight hosts Alisyn Camerota […]

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