Tag: Islam

CIA director warns of Istanbul-type attack in U.S.

The terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport on Tuesday has the Islamic State’s signature all over it, CIA Director John Brennan said in an interview published Wednesday, adding that the terrorist group is likely planning similar attacks in the United States.   “I am worried from the standpoint of an intelligence professional who looks […]

DHS whistleblower: Why Obama is ‘so adamant to protect Islam’

Appearing this week on CBN News, former Department of Homeland Security officer Philip Haney gave an insider’s perspective on the Obama administration’s dedication to avoiding offending Muslims at the expense of national security.   Haney, who details his experience as a whistleblower in his new book “See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes […]

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.   The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this year in Turkey, part […]

Al Qaeda urges lone wolves to target whites, to avoid ‘hate crime’ label

Lone wolf jihadists should target white Americans so no one mistakes their terror attacks for hate crimes unrelated to the cause of radical Islam, Al Qaeda writes in the latest edition of its online magazine.   In an article first reported by The Foreign Desk, Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called for more […]

Norway’s Parliament Approves Sending Troops to Syria

Norwegian lawmakers have given consent to sending troops to join coalition forces in Syria in the international struggle against Islamic State militants.   According to the approved government plans, a contingent of some 60 Norwegian soldiers will provide training, advice and operational support for Syrian groups fighting the radical Islamists in the country. Earlier plans […]

Trump wants to profile Muslims — here’s what happened the last time

Donald Trump thinks racially profiling Muslims is a good idea, according to an interview with CBS’ John Dickerson on Face the Nation Sunday.   “I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump explained. Dickerson had asked the presumptive GOP nominee whether he still supported the […]

Andrew McCarthy: Obama Administration ‘Becoming Sharia-Adherent’

Former prosecutor and National Review contributing editor Andrew McCarthy appeared on Monday’s Breitbart News Daily to discuss his latest column, “Obama: Anti-Anti-Terrorist” with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon. When Bannon welcomed McCarthy by noting that “you basically imply there are Islamic supremacists inside the national security apparatus of the United States government,” McCarthy replied, “I […]

Obama Administration Has History of Scrubbing Allah from Transcripts

TEL AVIV – Monday’s release of the text of Orlando terrorist shooter Omar Mateen’s 9-1-1 call is not the first time the Obama administration purportedly scrubbed “Allah” from a transcript. To this day, the official White House transcript of a Rose Garden ceremony with the father of released soldier Bowe Bergdahl transcribes every word besides […]

South Korea Warns of Islamic State Threat Against US Bases

South Korea is taking increased security measures to prevent a potential attack from the Islamic State (IS), after the country’s intelligence agency warned that the terrorist group may be targeting both U.S. military installations and civilians on the Korean peninsula.   The South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) Sunday said that IS released a list […]

Orlando Highlights Islam’s Complicated Relationship With Homosexuality

Islam’s approach to homosexuality has been in the spotlight since the massacre at an Orlando gay club — criminal or compassionate? Prejudiced or progressive?   While ISIS death squads enforce an extreme version of Islam that punishes gays with death, the religion’s history is far more nuanced. And like most relationships, when it comes to […]