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The Islamic Civil War is America’s war now

We did not start this war, but we must finish it, or Islamic totalitarianism will prevail across the entire Islamic world and we will face an existential battle between the West and Islam

Turkey signs NATO’s death warrant

Turkey's decision to shoot down a Russian jet on a mission against ISIS targets in Syria not only killed a Russian pilot but also mortally wounded NATO.

From Lebanon to Najaf: Pray for us there

Lebanon shares much history with France; now that history includes the fight against terrorism. As the writer journeys, he is asked to 'pray for us' when he gets there.

Starting my walk from Washington

BEIRUT, Nov. 20, 2015 —Working and traveling so much in the past few months, I had little time to prepare for the trip ahead. It wasn’t until about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the night before my travel overseas, did I get the chance to do some shopping. Comfortable, durable, high-endurance walking shoes. I needed those, of course. ...

Can there be peace with Islam?

Islam is not a religion of peace; there is no such thing. Religion does not exist to eradicate violence, but to channel violence and to sanctify it.

Walk with me: From Detroit to Karbala

Next month millions will walk to Karbala. They walk to relive the memories of Hussain's sister Zeinab, the eyewitness survivor who would live to tell his story.

The ‘Walking Dead’ and Western Civilization

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2015 − I have always thought the zombies on AMC’s original series “The Walking Dead” are the least interesting element of the show. What’s fascinating are the living characters and how they deal with a radically different world. Spoiler Alert! Last Sunday evening’s show, entitled “Thank You,” saw longtime survivor Glenn Rhee ...