Saudi Arabia


Altruism: The Fuel of Jihad

June 24, 2014

In “Terrorism, Altruism, and Moral Certainty,” the Afterward to my book Loving Life, I explain that “Islamic terrorists are religious altruists: They selflessly commit human sacrifices for the sake of a supernatural ‘other’—an alleged God.” A Muslim professor at the Islamic University in Gaza recently acknowledged this too.

Faith-Based Saudi Censorship, A Lesson for America

May 11, 2014

American Christians calling for censorship based on religious beliefs should look to Saudi Arabia for an indication of what faith-based government means. There, government recently sentenced “prominent Saudi blogger [Raif Badawi] to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam,” Fox News reports.

Saudis Fight for Women’s Right to Drive

October 26, 2013

The theocratic regime in Saudi Arabia is an enemy of reason and human life on multiple counts, not the least of which is its constant effort to spread Islam across the globe and to destroy America and Israel by funding mosques and schools that “educate” children about the evil of. . . Continue »

On the Anniversary of 9/11, Relativism and Religion Still Paralyze American Self-Defense

September 11, 2013

[Published on September 11, 2013; unfortunately still relevant.] Twelve years have passed since September 11, 2001, when Islamic terrorists attacked the United States, murdered nearly three thousand Americans, and tore apart the lives of countless more. During these years, Islamic terrorists have continued plotting, attacking, and killing Americans, not only. . . Continue »

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Interview with Cynthia Farahat on Growing Up in Egypt, Discovering Ayn Rand, and Fighting Islamists

February 10, 2012

Cynthia Farahat is an Egyptian political activist, writer and researcher. She co-founded the Liberal Egyptian Party (2006–2008) and served as a member of its political committee. In 2008-2009, she was program coordinator and program officer at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty in Cairo, a multi-national free market think tank.. . . Continue »

Of Saudi Savages and American Children

September 28, 2011

Nina Shea’s recent article, “Saudis’ Vile, State-Sponsored Textbooks,” reveals nothing new, but the old news it relays is worth dusting off and shouting from the rooftops every now and then. It’s particularly relevant, for instance, in connection with the Saudis’ and other Islamist regimes’ agitations for Palestinian statehood and their. . . Continue »