The Internet has become a favored propaganda tool for Islamists, terrorists and al-Qaeda types the world over.
It is used to distribute their videos, release their fatwa's, troll for recruits, shore up their base, coordinate their activities
and influence the mainstream media. It has also given birth to a whole class of ‘anti-jihadists' who now wage their
own propaganda war of commentary, analysis, and occasional mockery using websites and blogs as their personal weapons in the
Terror Wars. The internet jihadist has now been matched by the keyboard crusader.
Some present themselves as scholarly, analytical, ‘think tank' type websites. Others are more confrontational with
jihad-mocking movies and Mohammed cartoon contests. But what they all share in common is a mission to expose fundamentalist
Islam, and the terror it inspires, as an enemy of the West that must be faced and fought without mercy or hesitation. The
Anti-Jihadists have emerged on the web with a vengeance and have joined the blogosphere wars in defense of Western Civilization.
There is not a verse of the Koran or incident in the life of Mohammed that is not analyzed and thoroughly studied with
great interest. And no violent action by a follower of the ‘religion of peace' goes unnoticed. As the blogosphere continues
to expand in readership, power, prestige, and influence, those who see the religion of fundamentalist Islam and its followers
as a threat akin to the communists and fascists of the last century will make their voices heard and their strident opinions
The Christian Middle Eastern Americans Council publishes www.Islamthreat.blogspot.com which describes itself as "The Blog of ‘Anti' Homicide-Bombers, Limb-Amputators and Women-Repressors". The www.GatesofVienna.blogspot.com blog declares ‘we are in a new phase of a very old war' and provides detailed, scholarly columns on the Islamic
threat to the West. Websites such as www.counterterrorismblog.org , www.SiteInstitute.org, and the The Northeast Intelligence Network (www.homelandsecurityus.com ) provide a number of experts and analysts putting every aspect of Islamic terrorism and the misnamed War on Terror under
the microscope. They also provide a treasure trove of information, videos, and propaganda produced by the advocates
of Islamic fascism. Such resources allow you to see the War on Terror through the eyes of the enemy.
In a few short hours one can learn more about the history, conduct, and actions of the Jihadists than you can during a
four year stint at the average American university. You can watch their videos, read their fatwa's and press releases
, and digest the analysis and commentary of everyone from nationally acclaimed experts to average citizens on whether Islam
is radical and inherently violent or a simply misunderstood, happy-go-lucky religion of peace.
No war has ever been as closely followed, analyzed and dissected as the one that we are currently engaged in. The Jawa
Report ( http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/) has led the way in showing the uncensored barbarism of the enemies of the West. There you can find video beheadings as well
as pictures of slaughtered and mutilated hostages and US soldiers which the mainstream media has chosen to downplay, censor
or ignore. The Fourth Rail (www.Billroggio.com), www.Israpundit.com , www.WesternResistance.com and www.jihadidujour.blogspot.com provide a constant daily stream of news and opinions on the War on Terror. And a brave group of former Muslims are
risking their lives and ‘telling the truth about Islam' at www.Islam-Watch.org.
If you are infected by any of the debilitating defeatist diseases of the Left, especially the particularly virulent strains
of Multiculturalism, Political Correctness, Tolerance, or Diversity, you will not enjoy your education by the Anti-Jihadists.
The inoculation of Truth offered can be a jolt, but worth the initial pain and shock to the ideological mind and body that
they may cause to the unprepared. They offer a straight forward, no holds barred, education into such fun topics as
the cult of the Hidden Twelfth Imam, Sharia law, Taqiyya and Kitman, Dhimmitude, Dar
al-Harb and Dar al-Islam and the three choices Islam offers the Kafir (infidel). We live in a world where all
too often bumper sticker slogans, vague conspiracies, Bush bashing, and thirty second sound bites pass as political ideologies
and inundate the public debate. The Anti-Jihadists have earned their seat at the table in the discussion and analysis
of current events.
The often derided pajamahadeen and basement blogger has managed to not only become a growing, and increasingly powerful,
force upon the political scene but upon the educational and information realms as well. Even as soldiers, terrorists and insurgents
wage their wars on battlefields across the world, the battle of ideas is also being fought. The Internet has given the power
to anyone with a computer to partake in the War on Terror. If the pen is indeed mightier than the sword, then the civilized
world still has a chance. If you believe that the United States is the last, best hope for defeating barbarism, saving Western
Civilization, and providing the light of Liberty to the world, then you will enjoy your journey into the heart of the Anti-Jihadist
The various websites mentioned in this column should not be viewed as a definitive listing of Anti-Jihadist resources,
but only as a representative sample of the many websites available on Islamic terrorism.