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  • Claremont McKenna’s Pro-Islamist Professor

    02/21/2011 7:06:12 AM PST · by SJackson · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 2-21-11 | Charles C. Johnson
    Instead of censuring Bassam Frangieh for his support of terrorist organizations, the college administrators regard him as a major asset. Claremont McKenna College is a nationally recognized leader in training Defense Department officials and State Department personnel (including numerous ambassadors). Professor Bassam Frangieh is head of Claremont McKenna’s Arabic Department and Middle East Studies program, where he teaches tomorrow’s diplomats about the Middle East, plans study-abroad programs — and supports recognized terrorist groups, namely, Hezbollah and Hamas. In the wake of Hamas’s election victory in 2006, Frangieh told an interviewer that he looks to Hamas with “great joy” and supports...
  • Claremont Scandal Continued: Bassam Frangieh’s Anti-American Views

    01/19/2011 4:16:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    big peace ^ | 1/19/11 | Charles C. Johnson
    Bassam Frangieh, Claremont McKenna College’s resident Hamas, Hezbollah and Saddam Hussein-supporting head of Arabic and Middle East Studies, trains the next generation of Arabic diplomats at one of America’s top colleges. We’ve already exposed his anti-Israel views, but today, we’ll expose his anti-American ones. Bassam Frangieh, Claremont McKenna College’s resident Hamas, Hezbollah and Saddam Hussein-supporting head of Arabic and Middle East Studies, trains the next generation of Arabic diplomats at one of America’s top colleges. We’ve already exposed his anti-Israel views, but today, we’ll expose his anti-American ones.
  • Hayward men get six months for BB gun hate-crime shooting (Muslims go on Rampage with BB gun)

    04/26/2010 12:51:35 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 53 replies · 1,595+ views
    http://www.insidebayarea.com ^ | 04/22/2010 | By Eric Kurhi
    SAN FRANCISCO — Three Hayward cousins have pleaded guilty to shooting a man in the face with a BB gun because they thought he was gay, and were sentenced to six months in jail. Mohammad Habibzada, 24, Shafiq Hashemi, 21, and Sayed Bassam, 21, also will be on probation for three years and must complete as much as 400 hours of community service, including 40 hours of hate-crime sensitivity training, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. Police said the men went to San Francisco on Feb. 26 armed with an air rifle and video camera, targeting people who...
  • Eight Area Men Sentenced on Federal Racketeering Charges Involving Conspiracy...

    04/02/2010 3:41:06 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 579+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Eight Area Men Sentenced on Federal Racketeering Charges Involving Conspiracy to Transfer Cash and Checks to the Palestinian Territories ST. LOUIS, MO—The United States Attorney’s office announced today that eight members of a criminal enterprise operating out of five St. Louis area convenience stores have been sentenced on charges of federal racketeering or related charges. As far back as 2000, the RICO conspiracy has involved bank fraud, receipt of stolen property, conducting an unlicensed money transmitting business, purchasing contraband cigarettes for resale, evading reporting requirement on exporting monetary instruments, and transporting monetary instruments...
  • 3 Held in Alleged Anti-Gay BB shooting in S.F.

    03/04/2010 3:22:41 PM PST · by Cindy · 26 replies · 946+ views
    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE.com ^ | Thursday, March 4, 2010 | Jaxon Van Derbeken, Chronicle Staff Writer
    SNIPPET: "(03-03) 17:42 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- Three cousins from Hayward have been charged in San Francisco with a hate crime and assault for allegedly firing a BB rifle at the face of a man they believed was gay, an attack the men videotaped, authorities said Wednesday." SNIPPET: "Mohammad Habibzada, Shafiq Hashemi and Sayed Bassam, all 24, are scheduled to be arraigned today in San Francisco Superior Court. They are free on $50,000 bond apiece." SNIPPET: "Investigators believe the assailants chose the victim because he appeared to be gay. When the men were pulled over, police found a video camera...
  • Identifying Moderate Muslims

    11/23/2004 2:24:40 PM PST · by stevejackson · 29 replies · 1,575+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | November 23, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    Editor's note: Readers may also be interested in Moderate Islam or Fata Morgana? and freemuslims.org Speaks Out.There is good news to report: The idea that "militant Islam is the problem, moderate Islam is the solution" is finding greater acceptance over time. But there is also bad news, namely growing confusion over who really is a moderate Muslim. This means that the ideological side of the war on terror is making some, but only limited, progress.The good news: Anti-Islamist Muslims have found their voice since September 11. Their numbers include distinguished academics such as Azar Nafisi (Johns Hopkins), Ahmed al-Rahim (formerly...