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In the News

Dawa: The Invisible Counter-Enlightenment In Our Midst

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Conatus News
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Is dawa, the proselytising of Islam, a means by which Islamists profit from freedom of religion to subvert society? Aayan Hirsi Ali warns of its dangers.

In the News

O Jerusalem! & C.

quoting George P. Shultzvia National Review
Friday, December 8, 2017

Like you, maybe, I have been looking at the issue for, what? Thirty-five years? In my observation, there will never be a right time to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, or to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. There will always be an impediment.

Mousque of Al-aqsa in Old Town - Jerusalem, Israel
Interviews

Kiron Skinner: Should Trump Be Worried About Allies' Reaction To Israel Embassy Decision?

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia Fox Business
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner examines President Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Analysis and Commentary

Still Blind After All These Years

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine Online
Thursday, December 7, 2017

President Trump last week retweeted some videos posted by England’s Britain First party, and the usual suspects fell all over themselves condemning the president in an orgy of mass virtue-signaling. The usual question-begging epithets flew thick and fast: “racist,” “fascist,” “hateful,” “bigotry,” Islamophobic,” “extremist,” “far-right,” all the dull clichés trotted out to mask the chronic appeasement of Islamic jihad on the part of bipartisan internationalists.

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Area 45: Remembering Pearl Harbor

interview with Victor Davis Hanson, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Remembering Pearl Harbor on the seventy-sixth anniversary and the lessons learned from World War II’s successes and failures and how they apply to current world tensions.

Interviews

Samuel Tadros At The 3rd Annual Archon International Conference On Religious Freedom

interview with Samuel Tadrosvia Hudson Institute
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Samuel Tadros discusses the plight of Christians in the Middle East. 

In the News

America’s Role On The World Stage: A Conversation With NBC News And MSNBC

featuring Michael McFaulvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The national security experts and intelligence contributors of NBC News will discuss the United States’ role on the global stage and its position as a world leader in diplomatic scenarios.

Interviews

Kiron Skinner: What Message Is US Sending With Jerusalem Embassy Move?

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia America's News HQ (Fox News)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner discusses the background and reasons for moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Interviews

Kiron Skinner: The Significance Of Trump Moving The US Embassy To Jerusalem

interview with Kiron K. Skinnervia America's News HQ (Fox News)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Kiron Skinner weighs in on moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Featured

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The New York Times
Monday, December 4, 2017

In June, Saudi Arabia — along with two other Persian Gulf states and Egypt — picked a fight with Qatar, on the grounds that the country is funding Islamic terrorism. The move was almost satirical, given that Saudi Arabia itself has long funded the spread of fundamentalist Salafi Islam, which is often associated with extremism.

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