3 Media Spins from the Manchester Bomber’s Associates

6/3/2017 In the days immediately following the Manchester bombing, the perpetrator’s family and mosque began trying to spin the media in a direction favorable to the Islamist narrative. There were three types of spin that are worth pointing out, as they are continually used by the Islamists and their apologists whenever they and their ideology come under scrutiny. Cry “Islamophobia” and Claim Anti-Muslim Persecution Islamists often honestly see “Islamophobia” and bigotry in the West everywhere, as they view the West as inherently anti-Islamic and hostile towards them. It’s the best political example of projection if there ever was one. Other…
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5 Lessons from the Manchester Bombing

5/30/2017 Suspects continue to be arrested following the suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena, with 13 people arrested in the U.K. and Libya at the time of this writing. One person detonated the explosive but the attack was the product of a global Islamist insurgency—and insurgencies can be defeated if we learn from their operations. Here are 5 lessons from the bombing and follow-up investigation, in no particular order: Manchester is a hub in the Islamist insurgency network. It was a single bomb set off by a single jihadist, but he belonged to a hub in the Islamist insurgency. Apparently…
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