Terrorism in Australia

An Islamic terrorist took over a coffee house in Sydney, holding 17 hostages for 16 hours until police moved in.  Two hostages and the gunman were killed.  The terrorist was an Australian of Iranian heritage, though he was reportedly a Sunni activist.  Authorities believe he acted alone and was not part of a larger plot.  (Though, arguably, foreign threats may be easier to counter than those of domestic origin.) [Read more...]

Torture Report

The Senate released a report detailing the way the CIA used brutal interrogation techniques during the War on Terrorism.  The report said that not only was the torture–which included waterboarding and “rectal rehydration”–immoral, but  that it was ineffective in uncovering terrorist threats.  The CIA strongly disputes that last part. [Read more...]

The End Times according to Islam

A major element in today’s jihadist movement is the Islamic doctrine of the End Times, according to Dr. Timothy R. Furnish in a lecture at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.  From an account of the lecture:

To establish a world ruled by Islamic law, Jesus and the Mahdi will battle against the deceiver al-Dajjal and then convert everyone to Islam to usher-in the end times. Wait … what? Jesus?

[Read more...]

ISIS & al-Qaeda form alliance

The Islamic State and al-Qaeda have been bitter rivals and have fought each other on the battlefield.  But now the two terrorist groups are joining forces. [Read more...]

Terrorists attack Canada

Days after Islamic terrorists used a car to kill a soldier in Ottawa–Canada’s capital–a terrorist killed another soldier at the National War Memorial and rushed inside the Canadian Parliament building.  After some 30 shots were fired, a Sergeant-of-arms killed the attacker.  Mounties reportedly were searching for other gunmen throughout the city. [Read more...]

What Denmark does to its jihadists

Denmark has more of its citizens per capita joining ISIL and al-Qaeda as foreign fighters than just about anywhere.  Most countries prosecute such jihadists as terrorists when they come back home.  But Denmark  gives them jobs, spots in universities, and other perks. [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X