Entries by Robert Spencer

NY gang boss resurfaced at Florida mosque, sending jihadists overseas

What happens to turn a former Marine into someone who wants to murder top generals? Why, conversion to Islam. We have seen this phenomenon many times with converts: they believe that their new religion requires them to turn traitor. No one, however, in this politically correct age seems interested in recognizing or studying this phenomenon. […]

U.S. Special Forces evacuate Yemen

“This counterterrorism campaign will be waged through a steady, relentless effort to take out ISIL wherever they exist, using our air power and our support for partner forces on the ground. This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us, while supporting partners on the front lines, is one that we have successfully pursued in Yemen and […]

Iran’s Supremo: Introduce youth of U.S., Europe to “Islam of jihad”

The way things are going, given the denial and self-deception of our leaders and the mainstream media, and the complacency and ignorance they’ve fostered among the people, the youth of America and Europe will be introduced to the Islam of jihad soon enough. “Iran’s Ayatollah: Introduce Youth of America, Europe to ‘the Islam of Jihad,’” […]

U.S. Air Force veteran charged with trying to join the Islamic State

“Pugh converted to Islam in 1998 while living in Texas and became radical in his beliefs, according to ABC News. In 2001, while Pugh was a mechanic for American Airlines, a coworker reported to the FBI that Pugh said he sympathized with Osama bin Laden and was expressing anti-American sentiment, ABC reported. Pugh’s Facebook page includes pro-Palestine and anti-Israel […]

Australia: Muslim cleric quotes Qur’an to incite Muslims against Jews, “strongest people in enmity towards the believers”

“You shall find the strongest people in enmity towards the believers to the Jews and the polytheists.” That’s Qur’an 5:82. “Fight them until there is no fitna [‘strife’], and religion belongs to Allah alone.” That’s Qur’an 8:39. “Fitna is worse than killing.” That’s Qur’an 2:191 and 2:217. Will some moderate Muslim leader please explain how […]