On the heels of Bernie Sanders’ announcement about his bid for the Dem nomination in the 2020 presidential race, he has hired “veteran Democratic operative Faiz Shakir,” a man deemed to be a “Progressive Superstar”. A bit about this “superstar’s” background: Shakir has served as national political director to the American Civil Liberties Union since early 2017. […]
About Robert Spencer
Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and the author of twelve books, including two New York Times bestsellers, The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) (both Regnery). His latest book is Did Muhammad Exist? An Inquiry Into Islam's Obscure Origins (ISI).
Spencer has led seminars on Islam and jihad for the United States Central Command, United States Army Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army's Asymmetric Warfare Group, the FBI, the Joint Terrorism Task Force, and the U.S. intelligence community.
Spencer is the Associate Director of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI). He is a weekly columnist for FrontPage Magazine and has written eleven monographs and well over three hundred articles about jihad and Islamic terrorism.
Entries by Robert Spencer
Even if none of this happens, although there is little or nothing to prevent it, the issuance of the threat is an end in itself, as it serves to “strike terror in the enemies of Allah” (Qur’an 8:60). “ISIS fanatics call for lone wolf attacks in Paris in poster showing the Eiffel Tower up in […]
They don’t talk to the police because they don’t trust them, because the police are not Muslims. The Qur’an teaches that Muslims are “the best of people” (3:110) and non-Muslims are “the most vile of created beings” (98:6). But no one will admit that is the cause, and so the police keep trying “outreach” programs […]
“Bernie Sanders on Ilhan Omar: ‘We Will Stand By Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters’: But will they stand by him?” My latest in FrontPage: Jewish Insider reported Thursday: SCOOP: HEARD LAST NIGHT — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on a conference call hosted by Jim Zogby, Co-Chair of the DNC’s Ethnic Council, when asked about the controversy over Rep. […]
The Islamic State declared its caliphate on June 29, 2014, and it looks as if it will last less than five years. Time to bring our troops home and work on containing jihad activity and preventing jihadis from coming here, rather than keeping American troops on endless missions in foreign countries. “IS militants cling to […]
Consistency? Honesty? Integrity? Those are for the common folk, not for the elites. “Money in politics? Ilhan Omar will fly to LA for fundraiser with … terror-tied CAIR,” by Jordan Schachtel, Conservative Review, February 13, 2019: Newly elected Rep. Ilhan Omar will jet off to Los Angeles next month to keynote a fundraiser for the Council […]
His statements about Trump show that after Abdur Raheem Rafeeq gets out of prison, he has a bright future ahead of him as a Democratic Congressman. “Man who allegedly planned Cleveland terror attack indicted for threatening to kill Trump and family,” by Drew Scofield, 23ABCNews, February 13, 2019: A Maple Heights, Ohio man who was previously […]
Questions for Bernie: Yes, but will they stand by you, when the chips are down? Remember the Communist Tudeh Party in Iran, which supported Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution, only to be banned and persecuted by the Khomeini regime. If a first-term Jewish Congresswoman had posted a series of tweets criticizing jihad mass murder and […]
The reporter was from CNN, so she was probably astounded that he wasn’t behaving as her adoring sycophant. “Omar Snaps at CNN Reporter for Asking More Questions About Anti-Semitic Tweet Controversy,” by David Rutz, Washington Free Beacon, February 13, 2019: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) grew angry with CNN reporter Manu Raju on Wednesday after he […]
If the Left and the establishment media had any standards of decency whatsoever at this point, Omar would be long ago. The Republican establishment likewise has been unaccountably silent. Only President Trump has had the courage to speak up and tell the truth about this. “Now Trump says new Rep. Ilhan Omar should RESIGN and […]