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  • Syrian Islamists: No to Democracy, Minority Rights

    12/07/2013 11:46:16 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/12/13 | Dalit Halevy and Maayana Miskin
    Recent statements from various leaders within the Syrian rebel movement show that the rift between secularists and Islamists remains a key issue. A video released by a leading Islamist faction shows Islamist military leader Abu Bilal al-Homsi exhorting his followers to reject the largely secular Free Syrian Army, led by Salim Idris. According to Al-Homsi, Idris has said that the Free Syrian Army under his command is fighting for "democracy, secularism, communism, and the rights of minority groups", including Syrian Druze. Rebels must fight not for democracy or rights, but for Islam, Al-Homsi declared. From the beginning, the purpose of...
  • Egyptian Salafi Cleric Mahmoud Shaaban Calls to Kill National Salvation Front

    02/09/2013 11:30:39 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 1/2/13 | Mahmoud Shaaban
    In brief: Kill the opposition. Allah commands it.
  • Jordanians Protest, Call to End Peace with Israel

    05/05/2012 2:11:48 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/5/512 | Elad Benari
    Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets on Friday demanding an end to the country‘s 18-year-old peace treaty with Israel. According to a report by the dpa news agency, in a series of nationwide protests, demonstrators urged Amman to cut ties with the Jewish State. The protesters burned Israeli flags and chanted “death, death to Israel”, the report said. The protests took place in seven cities across the country, and the protesters urged authorities to expel the Israeli ambassador from Amman, chanting “no to a Zionist embassy on our land.” Protest organizers, including the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood and youth movements,...
  • How Socialism Works in the Real World

    05/14/2009 4:22:27 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 9 replies · 952+ views
    Human Events ^ | 05/14/2009 ET | by Terry Easton
    David Kamerschen is a professor of Economics at the University of Georgia who has fun teaching economics to new students fresh to the field. Lots of people who teach economics, including yours truly, have used a variation of David's illustration over the years. It never fails to hit the mark -- if not Marx. Econ 101 or its equivalent is usually a required course for most college students, most of whom groan when they are forced to take a class in the "dismal science". That's because they never were exposed to real-world lessons in economics when they were in grade...