2017's top embarrassing jihadi moments

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- The first six months of 2017 have provided some highlight moments for Islam's 21st century jihadi warriors, but not the type that would particularly make the Prophet Muhammad more…

PA can't make it any clearer: There is no peace option

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- As violence erupted in Jerusalem over stepped up security measures there, Westerners all too willing to support Palestinians regardless of their actions contrary to maintaining peace were given more…

2 Islams in need of national debate

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- A two-minute clip from the 1989 British comedy film "Erik the Viking" demonstrates, symbolically, what is wrong with the West today – and, most particularly, Western Europe. An more…

Is N. Korea responsible for U.S. destroyer crash?

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- Upon first learning about the collision of the destroyer USS Fitzgerald with the Philippine-flagged cargo ship ACX Crystal on June 17, I thought something just did not seem more…

The West's endless 'whack-a-caliph' campaign

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- On June 16, the Russian military reported it believes it killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the brutal leader of ISIS. If so, it would mark a severe blow, albeit more…

Normalizing beheadings and violence

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- While criticism over "comedienne" Kathy Griffin's outrageous photo, holding in hand the bloodied and severed head of President Donald Trump, was warranted, some additional observations need to be more…

Chris Christie, child marriage and Islam

by Lt. Col. James Zumwalt -- As a number of states in the U.S. have outdated laws on the books permitting underage marriages, their legislatures now seek to raise the age of consent. A more…