This is Part 2 of my debate with Andy McCarthy, author of The Grand Jihad, on the Islamist-Left alliance. In this interview I ask Andy — even if we grant that there is an alliance between Islamists and the Left — can we condemn the Left for this alliance? I ask: if there [...]
Andy McCarthy says the Left – the hard Left, the Obama Left (his words) – and Islamists have an alliance to take down a common enemy: the freedom culture. He says that both the Left and Islamists want to see an authoritarian state and gives specific examples of how these two groups have partnered. I [...]
Andy McCarthy and I discuss whether the challenge that confronts the West is Islam itself.
1:20 – Is Islam an inherently violent religion?
1:45 – How can you explain the hundreds of millions of peace-loving Muslims?
2:35 – Andy explains the difference between Muslims, Islamists, and jihadists.
4:15 – What is Sharia, and why is it so important to [...]