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Political Islam Threatening North America

Left: Canadian PM Trudeau participating in prayers in a Surrey, British Columbia mosque. Credit: LifeSiteNews. A Warning to America: The Growing Islamist Threat in Canada Canadian Sunni Islamists pose a special threat to Canada, according to a leaked Canadian Security Intelligence Service report. “The Service has never before faced a terrorist threat of the scope, scale and complexity of Sunni Islamist-inspired ...

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Iran, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Da’esh “Lite” in North America

Left: The famous mud-mosque in Mali, where al Qaeda has been active, has been used by Taha Ghayyur as an advertisement of his presentation at the Al-Falah Islamic Center as part of Black History Month – “Discover the Forgotten Legacy of African Islam” on Feb. 19, 2016.  Recent mass demonstrations in Iran and the government’s violent crackdown has been met with ...

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The “Radicalization” Elephant in the Room: Violence Against Women

Left: ISIS considers women as “war spoils” and has adopted special regulations how to rape and manage their slavery. Around the globe from Europe, Pakistan, the Middle East to Minnesota everyone seems to be talking about extremism and radicalization these days. Rohan Gunaratna, an al Qaeda expert, defines radicalization as “a movement in the direction of supporting or enacting radical ...

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Obama’s illogic

Left: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and US President Barack Obama. (Photo: Cihan), Nov.13, 2015 The confusion in the President’s thinking and strategy about the current terrorist crisis is frightening in its implications. As the tragic events in Paris confirm, surprise remains one of the most important aspects of warfare, in this instance by the Islamic terrorists of Daesh [ISIS ...

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Obama, ISIS, the Pope and the Palestinians

While  cache of computers, cell phones, and documents that was captured during the raid will provide important information about ISIS financial operations in Iraq and Syria and possibly on its support of its branches in North Africa, South-East Asia and beyond. But this will not stop ISIS.  What would? Certainly not supplying new arms to the failing Iraqi army that flees and leaves its ...

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