Category: Conflict and War

A Stalking-Horse

It seems the churches in the center of Moscow have received warnings that they are targeted for terrorism. Have the Islamists decided on new targets? If churches are attacked will the media interpret the actions of militant Islam as the religious war it has always been? The Rev. Aleksandr Borisov, a Russian Orthodox priest, told…

Islamic Reformation Beginning?

Ever on the outlook for developments within Islam that mitigate or accelerate the current rush to Armageddon, I found an article in New Statesman (paid subscription required) that investigates the growing movement towards reformation of Islamic law. These changes, which are just beginning, have produced corresponding changes in public policy as well as Islamic society…

Compulsion And Virtue

What really makes the historic American dream and the nature of the country and society it has nurtured different from the goals of Islam and the nature of the countries and societies it has spawned? This is an important issue facing America, indeed all Western societies, as they deal with the radical Islamic terrorist threat…