Cynthia Yacowar-Sweeney is a Montreal-based freelance writer. She monitors and comments on Mideast media reports and the rising threat of radical Islam in the West. Her articles have been published in IsraelNationalNews/Arutz-7, The Montreal Suburban, The Montreal Gazette, CanadaFreePress, CIJR’s Israfax, IsraelInsider, JewsWeek, The Jewish Tribune, and more.