Jihad Watch: News Index – 16th February 2012

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Robert Spencer: Why We Don’t Need Words Like ‘Islamist’

Feb 15, 2012 04:46 pm | Robert

Since I previously had an exchange with Andy McCarthy about the utility of the term “Islamist” (article here; video with transcript here); I read Raymond Ibrahim’s new piece, “Why We Need Words Like ‘Islamist,'” with great interest. Raymond initially states the controversy this way: Is the problem Islam or Islamism?…

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This boy wants Salman Rushdie dead

Feb 15, 2012 03:16 pm | Robert

Imbibing Islamic supremacist rage and hate from an early age. Video courtesy Pamela Geller….

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Iran helping al Qaeda plot attack on West

Feb 15, 2012 02:39 pm | Robert

The world moves closer to the edge. “Iran helping al Qaeda plot attack on West, intelligence sources say,” from the New York Post, February 15 (thanks to Anne Crockett): LONDON — Iran and al Qaeda’s core leadership under Ayman al Zawahiri have established an operational relationship amid fears the terror…

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Raymond Ibrahim: Why We Need Words Like ‘Islamist’

Feb 15, 2012 01:12 pm | Raymond

Over at PJ Media (via RaymondIbrahim.com), I discuss the reason why words like “Islamist” are useful. Based on some comments on PJ Media, which misunderstand the point of the article (probably by not even reading it and just going by the title), some clarifications may be in order: 1) I…

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“Anything that is not complimentary of Islam is inflammatory”

Feb 15, 2012 11:07 am | Marisol

More on the implications of the Hamza Kashgari case and the scandal of silence about it in the West, as well as the appropriation of Interpol to arrest him. “How the West Is Fanning Islamic Extremism,” by Ali Sina for Faith Freedom, February 14: Hamza Kashgari, a Saudi columnist may…

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“This is Adis. We love death. You love your life! There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger!”

Feb 15, 2012 10:57 am | Marisol

911 dispatchers never know from one day to the next what horrifying thing they may hear on the other end of the line. One of them got this. More on this story. “Recording of 911 call reveals terror suspect Adis Medunjanin howling a prayer to Allah,” by John Marzulli and…

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Egypt: 20,000 Muslims attempt to torch church, kill pastor

Feb 15, 2012 10:47 am | Marisol

The Tiny Minority of Extremists has a consistent pattern of turning out less tiny than advertised. As we are increasingly seeing in Egypt and Tunisia, they do not even need absolute power to wreak havoc on human rights and civil society. It is also worth remembering that the repair or…

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Egypt: Senior scholar at al-Azhar “misunderstands” Islam, says Jews are “a source of evil and harm in all human societies”

Feb 15, 2012 10:30 am | Marisol

Funny how this sort of thing keeps happening. “Senior Al-Azhar Scholar: The Jews Are ‘A Source of Evil and Harm in All Human Societies’,” from MEMRI, February 14: In the first article, published October 20, 2011, [Isma'il 'Ali] Muhammad describes the “Jewish character”: “A prominent [fact] is that the Jewish…

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Norway: Iraqi-born cleric who came to country as “refugee” on trial for death threats against politicians, encouraging suicide bombing

Feb 15, 2012 10:13 am | Marisol

Alternate headline: “Norway seeks ‘asylum’ from Mullah Krekar.” An update on this story. “Iraqi-born Islamist cleric in Norway terror trial,” by Bjoern H. Amland for the Associated Press, February 15: An Iraqi-born cleric pleaded not guilty in a Norwegian court Wednesday to charges of making death threats against politicians and…

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Ilario Pantano’s remarks at AFDI’s CPAC 2012 panel

Feb 15, 2012 10:07 am | Robert

The panel topic was “Islamic Law in America.”…

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Indonesia: Irony-impaired jihadists attack peaceful protest against “hard-line” Islamic group

Feb 15, 2012 10:05 am | Marisol

Several recent protests against various forms of Islamic supremacism and jihadist violence have found themselves needing a “Thank You for Proving Our Point” sign or two in the crowd. Here is yet another. “Breaking: Indonesia Artist Attacked During Peaceful Protest Against Religious Violence,” by Anita Rachman for the Jakarta Globe,…

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Pamela Geller: Opening remarks at AFDI’s CPAC 2012 panel

Feb 15, 2012 10:01 am | Robert

Pamela Geller here introduces the AFDI panel at CPAC 2012: “Islamic Law in America: How the Obama Justice Department is Selling us Out.” She explained the urgency of this issue, otherwise ignored at CPAC, detailing how the Obama Justice Department is not just tolerating, but actively aiding the assertion…

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Report: Sudan’s ruling party considers changing name to “Hizbollah,” “Party of Allah”

Feb 15, 2012 09:44 am | Marisol

No, not that kind of Party of Allah. At least not until after “martyrdom.” The name change would be but one more sign of the intensified emphasis on Sharia in Khartoum. Whether or not they intend to allude to their hoodlum friends in Lebanon, they would call themselves the…

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