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Islamic State

Donald Trump rides the immigration wave

Next year's elections don't balance on transgender rights, climate change, Black Lives Matter, or gun control. It's immigration, and only immigration, stupid.

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.

Islamic State: A binary problem

WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 — American photojournalist James Foley may have felt what war correspondent Ernie Pyle called the “unnatural terror of dying on the battlefield” before he was beheaded by his Islamic State captors. However, it’s doubtful he saw himself as a warrior in the struggle between the timid West and the East’s bold jihadists, especially the ...

Islamic State stones women, threatens US

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2014 — Even as America is conducting military airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq, reports that Islamic State jihadi fighters have stoned to death a young woman accused of adultery have been verified by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. On July 18, the woman, clad head to toe in black, was ...