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The Counter-Islamist Grid responded to educate local media being inundated by propaganda by a local Islamist mosque seeking to foment tensions on the Temple Mount.

This article was published in March 28, 2019 edition of The California Courier, a weekly newspaper covering Armenian news since 1958. As a professional researcher into American Islamism, I have to sometimes observe incidents of disturbing extremism. But even I was shocked and even a little angered by the anti-Armenian propaganda I’ve discovered being distributed by the […]

This article originally appeared on the American Thinker as “Does CAIR Support Anti-Semitism“ While the nation debates anti-Antisemitism, a Florida House bill to condemning anti-Antisemitism faces opposition.  House Bill 741 would officially denote the State of Florida’s opposition to anti-Antisemitism and define anti-Antisemitism for Florida hate crimes legislation. The bill defines anti-Semitism to include: “…calling for, aiding, […]

This article originally appeared in the American Thinker. Shortly after the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reported on March 6 that the Al Aqsa Mosque in North Philadelphia held three anti-Semitic sermons over a four-month period, each delivered by guest imam Abdelmohsen Abouhatab (Nov. 16, 2018, “Oh Servant of Allah, There is a Jew behind me, come and […]

This article originally appeared at the Washington Examiner under the title “She’s not naive: Ilhan Omar is on the road, raising money for extreme Islamist groups“ It won’t be “all about the Benjamins baby” for protesters outside the Woodland Hills Hilton tomorrow. That’s where the Council on American Islamic Relations’ Los Angeles chapter will be holding its […]

This Article originally appeared in The Tower as “Columbia Unmoored: Academics Appropriate the Holocaust“ Where is the line between criticizing Israel’s policies and anti-Semitism? Look no further than two late-January events at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute (MEI) that demonstrated how far Middle East studies academics are willing to go to promote anti-Semitism under the […]

In March, recently fired CNN contributor Marc Lamont Hill will be the keynote speaker for a Chicago-based group the Israeli government recently declared to be “terrorists in suits.” Hill, who was fired by CNN following a speech at the United Nations where he used the anti-Israel eliminationist rhetoric “from the river to the sea,” will […]

When it comes to voting, we count on the media to provide us with background on the candidates, including scrutinizing their credentials and histories.  But that scrutiny is increasingly one-sided.  That’s especially true in local races. Take, for example, last summer’s race for Irving, Texas’s city council between Albert Zapanta and Shayan Elahi.  Nonpartisan candidate Zapanta was roasted by the […]

This article originally appeared at The American Thinker under a different title. New York congressman Max Rose criticized Ilhan Omar on Twitter for “invoking hurtful stereotypes and caricatures of Jewish people to dismiss those who support Israel.”  Omar had come under fire for, once again, using blatantly anti-Semitic tropes under the guise of merely “critiquing” Israel. Yet just last […]

From his location in Doha, Yusuf Al Qaradawi, one of the most influential Muslim Brotherhood leaders, runs an international network of Islamist activists from the Middle East to Dublin and Boston.

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