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  • British lawmaker accuses Israel of causing rise in jihadism

    July 21, 2016 | 2:12 pm

    A British lawmaker who said Israel would eventually disappear accused the Jewish state of being a major cause in the rise of jihadism worldwide.

    Following the statement Thursday by Jenny Tonge, a House of Lords member from the Liberal Democrat party, the Board of Deputies of...

  • Jihadism is not nihilism

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 20, 2015 | 10:17 am

    In the partisan battle over describing the Islamic State, Democrats have fastened on a philosophical term from 19th century European intellectual history. They’re being too clever by half.

    “Extremist nihilism” is what Barack Obama has called ISIS’s ideology. In the second...

  • Hate in Translation

    By Rob Eshman

    March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    This week I received close to 1,000 copies of the same e-mail -- a very disturbing notice that the Web site Facebook features many user-generated pages devoted to memorializing and supporting Arab terrorists.

    One e-mail would have sufficed to alert me to this, but now, as I write...