On this date, August 20, in 636, the first major military clash between Islam and the West was fought. The Battle of Yarmuk is now little remembered, but its outcome forever changed the face of the world, with ripples felt even today.
Ultimately, people who hate, hate. Denigrating Muslims, just as denigrating Jews or any other race or religion, unhelpfully restricts the public from seeing with clear eyes the many causes leading to jihadist terrorism.
The two Iranians, shot at close range several days ago, were tasked with procuring uranium for enrichment purposes, according to Al-Arabiya, which claimed they were under Mossad surveillance from the moment they arrived in Tunisia.
Susan Michael, U.S. director for the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), told JNS that “Islamic extremism originated in the Middle East and is the main cause of persecution of Christians in the world today. It is a dangerous and violent ideology that must be stopped.”
With an official apartheid policy, Lebanon is the worst country in the world for Palestinians, but the Israeli Arab filmmaker couldn’t care less about the facts. His incitement is directed at Israel because propagandists nurture deception—especially self-deception.
Every few days I receive queries from readers who want to know more about the “Emirate Plan,” an idea I have suggested as a solution to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict in Judea and Samaria as well as Gaza.