death. The US loves life. That is the big difference between us." – Osama bin Laden
The issue of Islamofascism and jihadist terrorism is one that affects each and every man, woman
and child throughout the world. And while the catalyst for the actions of
Islamofascists -- and Muslim terrorists who use the the religion of Islam as justification for violence
-- is a very complex issue, their crude and violent actions
result in two very indisputable realities: the stifling oppression and death of human beings, most often innocent
Of course, the subject of Islamofascism -- and the tool of terror so often used
in the name of Islam -- cannot be accurately or intelligently discussed without addressing the religion of Islam;
without a cursory understanding of the religion of Islam itself. In
what can be described as a Western Culture held hostage by a significant and
vocal faction that adheres to the multicultural tenets of political correctness
(see our pillar on
Progressivism), a discussion of this subject can
lead to demonization and an unwillingness to accept proof of facts and
realities. Nevertheless, the facts must be sought out, examined, verified and accepted. Only when we
understand the issue; only when we have acquainted ourselves with and accepted
the facts regarding this subject matter, can we hope to engage in serious and
The goal of BasicsProject.org’s informational and educational program on the
subject of Islamofascism -- and the violence and oppression it inflicts around the
world -- is not to
create subject experts; there are a plethora of organizations from a variety of
different countries that strive to provide their patrons with an advanced
knowledge of the subjects, and we applaud them for their work. Our mission is to
bridge the gap between the complete non-conversancy and novice knowledge of the
The BasicsProject.org program addressing the subject of Islamofascism and
related Islamist terrorism is, to borrow from the collegiate lexicon,
an “intro-to-101” crash course that, when completed, will provide a solid
cursory understanding of the issue so that the more advanced and complex
subject-specific information offered by more issue specific organizations can be better valued.
In essence, we are offering an introduction to the subject matter so that you
may better understand and use the information from established think tanks,
research organizations and advocacy groups.
In our attempt to move the reader from non-conversancy to a novice state of
understanding of the subject, we will examine several aspects of the issues and
will quest to provide:
▪ A scholarly and understandable definition of “terrorism.”
▪ A brief and elementary history of the genesis of Islam as a religion.
▪ An overview of Islam’s complex ideology.
▪ An overview of Islamist radicalism in the Middle East.
▪ An overview of Islamist radicalism around the world.
▪ An overview of radical Islamism in the United States.
▪ The concepts of tahadiya and houdna (ceasefires) in the Islamic
▪ An introduction to The Muslim Brotherhood and the Ikhwan in America.
▪ The strategy of the War of Ideas.
▪ The concept of Radical Islam’s End-Game.
▪ A strategy for survival.
The BasicsProject.org Islamofascism pillar provides “advanced resources”; a
cursory introduction to reference materials, and links to organizations where
you will find more information on the issues presented, on the subjects of:
▪ Islamist Terror Organizations
▪ Regional Conflicts
Additionally, the advanced resources section provides links to:
▪ Reports, Studies & Testimonies
▪ Suggested Reading
▪ Suggested Viewing
▪ Educational CD Series
▪ FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists
The Briefing, a boots-on-the-ground,
twice-weekly report from Jerusalem by NewMediaJournal.us Senior Middle East
Correspondent and author Howard Linett, providing first-source information on events most
often not reported by the mainstream media regarding Middle Eastern security
And finally, BasicsProject.org offers a featured in-depth analysis on a chosen
topic related to Islamofascism, Islamist terrorism and/or Middle Eastern
history as it pertains to radicalized Islam in our
In Focus section. This section
provides analysis and examination from some of the foremost experts on the
subject matter presented.
In addition to all of this, BasicsProject.org maintains the Islamist Terrorism
Section at our daily publication,
providing the most uneditorialized news stories on the subject of Islamist
terrorism from around the world.
In the end, the efforts of BasicsProject.org on the issue of Islamofascism is
not to demonize a religion, but to expose a violent, totalitarian and oppressive
activist faction within the religion of Islam so that: a) the non-Muslim world
can better understand the ideological motivations for some of the most horrific
acts of violence and human cruelty taking place today, and, b) to help shore-up
emerging reformation efforts from within the Muslim community, through a better
understanding of the fundamentalist Islamic culture, so that the Muslim
community itself can expunge violent and oppressive ideology from their own
Welcome to BasicsProject.org’s Islamofascism educational and informational