Reflections on My Muslim Ex-Friends


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When the personal is unforgivably political.

The Lesson of Muhammad-Gate


At the Daily Beast, John Avlon has a strong round-up of reactions to Comedy Central’s decision to censor images and references to Muhammad in the latest episode of South Park, including Islam-reform advocates Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Irshad Manji, and South Park Conservatives author  Brian Anderson.  They reinforce the same messages that NewsReal has been [...]

Anti-Muslim College Columnist Attacks Those Who Fight Islamofascism


The one who stands up for the woman being caned is “anti-Muslim,” right?
Is it accurate to describe those who opposed Nazi totalitarianism in World War II as “anti-German”? How about those who fought against the Stalinists in the USSR during the Cold War? Were they “anti-Russian”?
Such arguments are absurd. Anyone who would suggest it would [...]

“Reviving the Islamic Spirit” or Promoting Islamic Dominance?


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Canada’s “largest Muslim convention” is silent on jihad and on violent and oppressive cultural traditions within the Muslim world.