Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up, she embraced Islam and strove to live as a devout Muslim. But she began to question aspects of her faith....
There are dangerous hate groups in America. So a group called the Southern Poverty Law Center promises to warn us about them. They release an annual list of hate groups in America. The media cover it, but John Stossel says they shouldn't. It's a scam.
Is it Stand-Next-To-A-Jew-At-Your-Own-Risk Day again already? Gosh, where does the time go? Here's a brief synopsis of recent events: The United States Government officially recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel; Muslim mobs in Sweden begin (aka resume) firebombing synagogues in Swedish cities.
An Islamic charter drafted by Islam’s Mohammad is consistent with the religious freedom provisions enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, a senior official from the terror-affiliated Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) argued before a House panel.
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.
It is now 38 years since Monty Python’s Life of Brian was released in November 1979, despite protests. But are we truly free to engage in blasphemy today?
The statistics involving this barbaric practice are staggering, and no one is talking about it — except, incredibly, to condone it.
Feminists do a disservice to their sisters in Islam when they ignore practices they would never tolerate in their own lives.
By focusing on the acts of violence after 9/11 we ignored the ideology that justifies, promotes, celebrates, and encourages violence.
There is a new film out by Pamela Geller, Can’t We Talk About This? Those were the last words spoken by Theo Van Gogh as he was being murdered at 9 in the morning on a main thoroughfare in Amsterdam. I urge you to watch and support this film.
Jerusalem Post contributor Caroline Glick criticized National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster’s leadership of the National Security Council on Friday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Alex Marlow.
Far too many feminists in the West prove reluctant to condemn practices that harm their sisters in the developing world.
He’s a former Muslim extremist who speaks out against such extremism — yet he’s been labeled an extremist.
In April, Commentary asked a wide variety of writers, thinkers, and broadcasters to respond to this question: Is free speech under threat in the United States? We received twenty-seven responses. We publish them here in alphabetical order.
As he leaves behind a maelstrom of domestic political troubles, President Trump must be one of the few people in the world who goes to the Middle East for some peace. However, the region badly needs some of Trump’s characteristic disruption.
Twenty-six states have yet to outlaw female genital mutilation, making the job of law enforcement and prosecutors so much harder.
Imagine what the American left would do if conservative Republican Christians engaged in a barbaric practice to mutilate little girls, to kill off their sexual desire while leaving them fertile when they come of age.
Over the weekend, I swung by Judge Jeanine's show to talk about one of the most malign trends of our time: the ever more open refusal by one side to permit those on the other side to speak.
The French daily Le Figaro captured the tragic condition of Muslim dissidents: "Seen as 'traitors' by their communities, they are accused by the elites in the West of 'stigmatizing'".
It had to be galling. Geert Wilders, a member of Dutch Parliament, was found guilty three months ago of "inciting discrimination against Dutch Moroccans" - the very people who have been trying to kill him since at least 2003.
Too many feminists in the West are reluctant to condemn cultural practices that clearly harm women.