About Andrew G. Bostom

Obama, Speak First at Touro

By February 9, 2009

Barack Obama’s recent inauguration as our 44th President demonstrates the promise and progress of the unique, living American experiment in governance begun when George Washington delivered his inaugural address on April 30, 1789. Mr. Obama’s inaugural rhetoric, and symbolic granting … Read More

Confronting Hamas’ Genocidal Jew-Hatred

By January 2, 2009

As my colleague Robert Spencer observed, Israeli President Shimon Peres appeared flummoxed by Hamas’ intransigence in comments made to Haaretz, reported December 30, 2008. "This shooting has no point, no logic, and no chance," Peres told Haaretz after Hamas’ open … Read More

Electric Cars, Their Grid, and Climate Scientology

By December 19, 2008

A report in The Jerusalem Posts suggests that President-elect Obama is quite favorably-inclined towards the electric car program being developed in Israel as a joint venture with Renault-Nissan: The incoming Obama administration is "closely monitoring" the innovative electric car project … Read More

What a Real “War Within Islam” Would Look Like

By December 12, 2008

Mordechai Nisan, writing a decade ago, observed that already by the mid-1990s the world’s then over 50 Islamic nations had amassed considerable economic and military power-both of which have further increased during the subsequent 10-years: The Muslim umma  [global community] … Read More

The Long History of Jihad on the Subcontinent

By November 30, 2008

Sixty hours of jihadist terror depradations throughout India’s financial capital, Mumbai — during which nearly  200 innocent victims were murdered, and 300 wounded — apparently ceased this Saturday, November 29, when Indian commandos slew the last three gunmen inside a … Read More

From Islamic Eschatology to Annihilationist Muslim Jew Hatred

By November 19, 2008

Part 3 focuses on the Antisemitic motifs in Islamic eschatology and how they have become enmeshed with the "corporeal" Antisemitism from Islam’s foundational texts to engender a contemporary atmosphere of genocidal Muslim Jew hatred. This third and final installment also … Read More

Antisemitism in Islam’s Foundational Texts

By November 18, 2008

  Having introduced the living uniquely Islamic institutions of jihad war and dhimmitude in Part 1, Part 2 examines how jihad and dhimmitude operate in tandem with central Antisemitic motifs from Islam’s foundational texts. Palestinian cleric Wael Al-Zarad during a … Read More

Understanding the Islam in Islamic Antisemitism

By November 17, 2008

Recently Jewcy posted a short opinion piece "On Islamic Antisemitism" which consisted almost entirely of extracts from brief, superficial works on the subject by Bernard Lewis, Daniel Pipes, Robert Wistrich, and Efraim Karsh–none of whom, despite their other areas of … Read More