The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa

The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag — online activism about the plight of girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria — has been embraced by numerous celebrities, including Alyssa Milano. This situation has gained worldwide attention and highlights a reality that American media have in recent years deliberately ignored: The persistent menace of violent Islamic jihad […]

What Kind of ‘Militants’ Are They?

Probably radical Lutherans, I’d guess: For two weeks, retired teacher Samson Dawah prayed for news of his niece Saratu, who was among more than 230 schoolgirls snatched by Boko Haram militants in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Chibok. Then on Monday the agonising silence was broken. When Dawah called together his extended family members to […]

Islam’s Terrorist African Caliphate

Will America stand idle while this happens? Islamist militants stormed a village in remote northeast Nigeria on Monday, torching houses and spraying them with bullets in an attack that killed 18 people, witnesses said. The latest Boko Haram assault, on Sunday night, came hours before Nigeria’s four top military chiefs handed over to fresh commanders […]

Islamists Target African Christians

Pamela Geller today highlights the atrocities against Christians in Nigeria attributed to the Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. Boko Haram “has killed hundreds in its campaign to impose Sharia law” since 2010, the BBC reports, describing the latest attacks: The violence comes on the same day that the Pope — as part of his Christmas Day address — prayed for […]

Terrorism: Obama’s Against It

“I strongly condemn the separate and outrageous terrorist bombing attacks in Egypt and Nigeria.” Nice of him to make this clear, considering his long association with unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers. Associated Press video of the reaction in Egypt: This whole throwing-rocks-at-the-police thing doesn’t strike me as the Christian thing to do, but consider how Christians […]