We’ve all been well-educated on the tagline, “See something, say something.” The phrase followed the idea that we should be observant in a climate of terror and report suspicious activity. Yet, “See something, say something“ is about more than just reporting on each other; it predicates the idea that we should be able to talk with […]
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When Muslim Community Patrol & Services rolled their police-cruiser-like cars onto the streets of New York City in November 2018, there was no prior media briefing, no public announcement, no ceremony or grand unveiling. Summary Not surprisingly, the sight of official-looking cars – made to look like police New York City cars — emblazoned with […]
Masked members of Antifa blocked the way of an elderly woman using a walker, berating her by yelling, “Nazi Scum, off our streets!” (See video below) The woman was trying to attend a fundraising event featuring Maxime Bernier, founder of the People’s Party of Canada, considered by the protesters as right-wing and, thus, unacceptable. The video shows […]
President Trump announced the U.S. will bar Iranian government officials and their relatives from entering the U.S. The announcement came at same time that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was in New York for the UN General Assembly, “Given that this behavior threatens peace and stability in the Middle East and beyond, I have determined that it is […]
Reda Eldanbouki is a lawyer and the head of the Women’s center for Guidance and Legal Awareness in Egypt. He leads the battle for human and women’s rights and fights FGM in Egypt. He’s also a dear and close friend of Clarion. A few days ago, Eldanbouki was brutally attacked while trying to save a young woman from […]
Smoke billows from an attacked Aramco oil facility in Saudi Arabia on September 14, 2019. – Cruise missiles and drones caused major damage to the state-owned energy giant that supplies five percent of the world’s oil. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)After the massive attack on the Saudi’s national oil company Aramco, which the United States says Iran […]
Last month, veteran Muslim journalist Dalia Al-Aqidi faced Twitter censorship after inviting Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to an interview. Both women are refugees and Muslim Americans, which would have made for an eye-to-eye conversation between the leaders. However, Ilhan Omar ignored the requests from another Muslim American woman, which came on the heels of also spurning interview questions from American Muslim […]
FIFA officials will make a visit to Iran after a young woman set herself on fire after being arrested for attending a soccer match. FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football) gave the Islamic Republic until August 31 to allow women to enter soccer stadiums, but the deadline passed with no signs of compliance. Unfortunately, it appears […]
France slapped the U.S. in the face with its $15 billion Iran bailout offer, which would serve to undo all the progress made by the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Iran. What should the consequences be? Listen to Clarion’s National Security Analyst and Shillman Fellow Ryan Mauro discuss this on I24 News as well as […]
You may think that Islamists and neo-Nazis/white supremacists are complete opposites. After all, they’re willing to take physical violence against each other to the streets. Both use the threat of the other one as a recruiting tool to boost numbers. But their bitter enmity is surface level. When we look at the views of Islamists […]
Following the recent mass shootings, Americans are coming together to explore new methods for preventing violent extremism (PVE). For starters, we need to rethink how we look at the label of “lone wolf” terrorist. The new buzzword for these “lone wolf” acts of terrorism that has popped up is “stochastic (randomly occurring but statistically predictable) […]
In a recent congressional testimony on “Google and Censorship through Search Engines, liberal professor Dr. Robert Epstein warned of Google interference in the upcoming presidential elections. Speaking to Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Epstein states that his “research over the past six years shows that Google, via various deliberate manipulations, moved between 2.6 million to 10.4 million votes […]
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Julian Castro have agreed to speak at the convention of a radical Islamist group with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and hostility towards progressive Muslims and values. Sanders and Castro will participate in a “presidential forum” held by the Islamic Society of North America(ISNA) during its convention in Houston August 31, 2019. […]
Just last week, longtime celebrity Mario Lopez went on The Candace Owens show where he made a statement on transgender kids that shouldn’t have been controversial. Lopez questioned the ability of a three-year-old to make definitive determinations about switching genders. He said it was “dangerous” for parents to support children that young who identify as transgender. Lopez […]
In the podcast below, former ISIS bride Tania Joya (now an ex-Muslim) and Muslim reformer Shireen Qudosi answer the question: Are Muslims slaves under Islam? Joya and Qudosi met up on Capitol Hill where both were discussing Clarion Project’s new film, Kids: Chasing Paradise. Joya appears in the film and Qudosi is Clarion’s national correspondent. In this provocative interview by The […]