Islamists expand war to Europe

By Claude Salhani ] The self-appointed caliph of the Islamist State had promised he would extend the war to the West and it appears that he is keeping his word. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi could be dispatching cells all across Europe, according to a Lebanese intelligence source cited in the French language daily, L’orient-Le Jour. […]

France weighs the tragic cost of appeasement

By Claude Salhani – – Thursday, January 8, 2015 This article was first published in The Washington Times. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jan/8/claude-salhani-france-weighs-cost-of-terrorist-app/ The attack on the offices and staff of the French satirical paper, Charlie Hebdo, by three heavily armed men shouting out the name of God in Arabic is nothing less than a declaration of war by […]