Information operations · Iran · Islam

Iranian TV Personality Who Promoted Compulsory Islamic Dress Under Fire Over Hijab-Less Photos


Azadeh Namdari is accused of hypocrisy, for not wearing a chadori in a non-Islamic country, Switzerland. The offending pictures are easily located, but here are two YouTube videos. That Iran believes that can extend their restrictions outside their country is irrational. Their rationale, however, must be that Islam is absolute, no matter where you are… Continue reading Iranian TV Personality Who Promoted Compulsory Islamic Dress Under Fire Over Hijab-Less Photos

Information operations · Information Warfare · ISIL · ISIS · Islam · Islamic State

Burqas Banned And LGBT Muslims Welcome At Germany’s First ‘Liberal’ Mosque


You might ask what this has to do with information operations, information warfare, public diplomacy, or strategic communications?  The answer is everything.  This should be the basis for countering extremist Islam – through information.  I have personally sat through many lessons in a madrasa, an Islamic school, to learn Islam.  In my opinion, what is… Continue reading Burqas Banned And LGBT Muslims Welcome At Germany’s First ‘Liberal’ Mosque

Islam · Islamic State

Muhammad cartoon contest: Note to jihadists, in America, we shoot back


By Todd Starnes Published May 04, 2015 A pair of would-be jihadists learned a very important lesson over the weekend – in America, we shoot back. The men, believed to be radicalized roommates from Phoenix, tried to launch an attack on a gathering of freedom-lovers in of all places – the Lone Star State. It… Continue reading Muhammad cartoon contest: Note to jihadists, in America, we shoot back

Islam · Islamic State

Pentagon Shows Off Propaganda Weapons in ISIS Fight


By DION NISSENBAUM The air campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria isn’t just about bombs and missiles. The U.S. military is also dropping thousands of leaflets as part of the “Information War” against the militants. On Thursday, the Pentagon released a gruesome image of one of the flyers the U.S. is using in the… Continue reading Pentagon Shows Off Propaganda Weapons in ISIS Fight

ISIL · ISIS · Islam · Islamic State

Public Perception of Muslim Population in Europe


This figure was floated about today. Actual percentage of Muslims versus Public estimate of Muslim population. In other words, Public “Perception” of the number of Muslims in one’s country. Heck, I’ve made estimates that London was over-run by Muslims, with the conspiracy theory stories of ‘Sharia Patrols” enforcing Sharia Law in Muslim neighborhoods.  This is… Continue reading Public Perception of Muslim Population in Europe

ISIL · ISIS · Islam · Islamic State

Here’s How Arab Papers Reacted to the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Massacre


By Jordan Valinsky  January 9, 2015 If you thought the Arab world celebrated the attack on Charlie Hebdo as a blow against blasphemers, some Arab-language newspapers tell a different story. Many newspapers across the Arab world have published cartoons expressing solidarity and support with the French satirical newspaper, much those published by Western cartoonists just hours… Continue reading Here’s How Arab Papers Reacted to the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Massacre