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  • Trump brings bigots out of hiding

    12/18/2015 5:18:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 18, 2015 | Dana Milbank
    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote: “Let’s not mince words, Donald Trump is a bigot and a racist.” I cited a long list of incidents in which he targeted women, Latinos, African Americans, Muslims, Asians and the disabled. Here’s what I heard back from Trump’s defenders: “Let’s not mince words,” somebody tweeted under the name Helios Megistos. “Milbank is an anti-white parasite and a bigoted kike supremacist.” “[Trump] may well be a bigot and a racist,” one Michael Banfield wrote me via email. “But one thing is certain: The only thing missing from your photo is a [vulgar word...
  • Mullahs host Jew-haters in Iran

    12/11/2006 2:01:18 AM PST · by Biscuit85 · 27 replies · 694+ views
    Persian Journal ^ | Dec 10, 2006
    Mullahs on Monday will open an international conference to examine the veracity of the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews, which Iran's arab-parast President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has labeled a "myth." "For 60 years talking about the Holocaust was a crime in the West but now there is a serious debate about the Holocaust in the media and also in political and popular meetings," Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying on state-run TV on Saturday. Iran's arab regime leader insists that the mass slaughter of six million Jews by Germany's Nazi regime is nothing more than a story contrived by Jews and Western...
  • Six bombs explode in Thailand city

    09/16/2006 10:05:50 PM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 109 replies · 3,488+ views
    CNN ^ | September 16, 2006 | Dan Rivers and Narunart Prapanya
    HAT YAI, Thailand (CNN) -- Six bombs exploded, one every five minutes, in a southern Thailand city, killing at least four people and wounding 30 on Saturday, police said.
  • Iraqi forces find 47 more bodies in Baghdad

    09/16/2006 1:43:07 AM PDT · by Btrp113Cav · 26 replies · 1,090+ views
    Reuters ^ | Saturday, September 16, 2006 | Reuters
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi police found 47 bodies around the capital Baghdad in the past 24 hours, most of whom appeared to have been the victims of sectarian violence, police said on Saturday.
  • American Appears in New al-Qaida Tape

    09/03/2006 1:37:45 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 39 replies · 1,680+ views
    Comcast & AP ^ | September 2, 2006 | LEE KEATH
    CAIRO, Egypt - An American thought to be an al-Qaida activist appeared in a videotape with the terror group's deputy leader Saturday and called on his countrymen to convert to Islam and for U.S. soldiers to switch sides in the Iraq and Afghan wars. The 48-minute video, posted on an Islamic militant Web site, had footage of al-Qaida's No. 2 leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, and of Adam Yehiye Gadahn, a 28-year-old American who the FBI believes attended al-Qaida training camps in Pakistan and served as an al-Qaida translator. It was the second time Gadahn appeared in the same video with al-Zawahri....
  • Who Gave Kofi Annan the Fake Torah? (and other mishugas)

    08/25/2006 10:09:31 AM PDT · by Jeffdunetz · 487+ views
    Yid With ^ | August 25, 2006 | Shelly Benoit (Yidwithlid)
    I have never been a big fan of Kofi Annan. He has presided over a UN that is pro-terror, Anti-Israel, Anti-American and (if that is not enough) has taken bribes via the Oil for Food Scandal. It has been puzzling to understand why Annans UN is so morally corrupt and partial to terrorists, That is, until today when studying the Torah parsha Shoftim, and I read these words: You shall not judge unfairly: you shall show no partiality; you shall not take bribes, for bribes blind the eyes of the discerning and upset the plea of the just. Justice, justice...
  • A Negotiation with Islamo-Fascism (RUSH)

    08/21/2006 6:10:38 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 104 replies · 2,266+ views
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | August 21, 2006 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT Listen to Rush RUSH: You know, the Muslims began a crusade years and years and years ago, and the Catholic Church didn't do anything about it for a hundred years. The Catholic Church got in gear and beat it back, but it took a long, long time. All the time they're trying to talk to them. All the while they're trying to negotiate. All the while they're trying to come to a mutual understanding. It's dangerous because these are people that genuinely want to wipe us out, and there's a significant portion of our population that does not...
  • What Iranian Threat?

    08/21/2006 5:04:30 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies · 755+ views
    NRO via IranvaJahan ^ | August 21, 2006
    What Iranian Threat? August 21, 2006 National Review Online John R. Thomson Why would a professed theocracy consistently act in a revolutionary way? Just what is behind that countrys consistently anti-freedom, anti-American acts in the Middle East, in East Asia, and even in Latin America? And when is it well beyond time for the United States and its allies to take action against a founding member of the Axis of Evil? Consider Iran. Iran orchestrated the Hezbollah-Israel war as its latest well-timed offensive act using the radical Shia organization it spawned almost 25 years ago. Commencing as it did on...
  • Young mother among 11 charged in relation to 'airline plot'

    08/21/2006 4:23:53 PM PDT · by Dane · 16 replies · 639+ views
    The Irish Examiner ^ | August 21, 2006
    Young mother among 11 charged in relation to 'airline plot' :: latest A young mother of an eight-month-old baby and a 17-year-old youth were among 11 people charged in Britain tonight in connection with the alleged airliner bomb plot. Scotland Yards terror chief also revealed dramatic details of the massive investigation, including confirmation that officers had uncovered bomb-making equipment. Charges against the 17-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, alleged he had a book on bombs, suicide notes and the wills of people prepared to commit acts of terror. The mother, a 23-year-old from east London, was charged...
  • Islamic Fascists?

    Islamic Fascists? What's in a Name? August 21, 2006 Shortly after British authorities announced that they had foiled a plot to bomb transcontinental flights, President Bush called it a "stark reminder" that the United States is "at war with Islamic fascists." The president's comments triggered a series of responses. The Saudi government rejected even the possibility of Islamic fascism. A spokesman for King Abdullah said that "what Islam is being charged with today, such as fascism, is primarily the result of Western cultural heritage." Closer to home, American liberals, of course, called it politically incorrect to say this. The Council...
  • Islamic academic: 'dying for your beliefs is just' (Things are not looking good for England)

    08/21/2006 9:40:23 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 29 replies · 791+ views
    London Daily Mail ^ | 8/21/06 | Ben Taylor
    A British-based Muslim radical appeared to back suicide bombing yesterday when he claimed that dying for your beliefs was 'just'. Dr Azzam Tamimi told an 8,000-strong crowd that standing up for your principles was the 'greatest act of martyrdom'. The 51-year-old was speaking at the ExpoIslamia convention in Manchester. The Palestinian-born academic - who previously boasted he would carry out a suicide bombing in Israel - also repeated his public backing for Hamas, which remains banned in the UK. He said: "The greatest act of martyrdom is standing up for what is true and just. Martyrs are those who stand...
  • Caption the protest against America march in London (Londonistan Islamofacist alert)

    08/21/2006 8:50:05 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 40 replies · 1,384+ views ^ | August, 2006 |
    An extract of Asim Qureshi's speech: " ... when we see the examples of our brothers and sisters, fighting in Chechnya, Iraq, Palestine, Kashmir, Afghanistan, then we know where the example lies ... we see Hezbollah defeating the armies of Israel, we know what the solution is, and where the victory lies ... we know that it is incumbent upon all of us to support the jihad of our brothers and sisters in these countries when they are facing the oppression of the West. Allahu Akhbar!" "Poster reads: "Send Muslim armies to defend the innocent". Speakers Taji Mustafa and...
  • U.S. Names Two Syrian Generals as Terror Supporters

    08/21/2006 12:38:19 AM PDT · by Marius3188 · 18 replies · 551+ views
    State Department ^ | 15 Aug 2006 | State Department
    Treasury Department freezes the generals' U.S.-based assets Washington The U.S. Treasury Department August 15 froze the U.S.-based assets of two Syrian generals as a result of their support for terrorist organizations and their contributions to Syrias military occupation of Lebanon. In his position with Syrias General Intelligence Directorate, Major General Hisham Ikhtiyar contributed to Syrias policies in Lebanon and provided support for Hezbollah, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC), and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the Treasury says. Another Syrian military chief, Brigadier General Jama'a Jama'a, served as commander of Syrian military intelligence in Beirut. Assistant...
  • Profiling and Fascism (The anti-semanticists at CAIR would rather keep you confused.)

    08/20/2006 11:17:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 632+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 8/21/2006 | Jed Babbin
    It would be unkind to compare Sheik Saud Al-Shuraim to Mr. Yves Leterme, so let's begin. One is working hard to extinguish free speech on the subject most important to him by moving our Constitutional fences. The other is employing freedom of speech to overstimulate a political debate. One is the imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, the other premier of the Flemish region of Belgium. Mr. Leterme, reflecting on his nation's division between the Dutch-speaking people of Flanders and the two million French-speaking Belgians, said that the Belgian nation was an "accident of history" with "no intrinsic value."...
  • 'Islamofascism'

    08/20/2006 2:07:55 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 22 replies · 930+ views
    BY ROGER SCRUTON Sunday, August 20, 2006 12:01 a.m. EDT The term "Islamofascism" was introduced by the French writer Maxine Rodinson (1915-2004) to describe the Iranian Revolution of 1978. Rodinson was a Marxist, who described as "fascist" any movement of which he disapproved. But we should be grateful to him for coining a word that enables people on the left to denounce our common enemy. After all, other French leftists--Michel Foucault, for example--had welcomed the revolution as an amusing threat to Western interests. It is only now that people on the left can acknowledge that they are just as much...
  • The Terrorists Among Us

    08/20/2006 2:06:52 PM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies · 1,078+ views
    City Journal ^ | Summer 2006 | Theodore Dalrymple
    While I was on a visit to Toronto recently, police arrested 17 men, the oldest of them 43 but most much younger, on charges of plotting a terrorist attack. They wished, apparently, to blow up the parliament in Ottawa and publicly behead the prime minister. Cops caught them in the process of buying three times as much material for explosives as Timothy McVeigh used in the Oklahoma City bombing. Reporting the arrests, the New York Times called the men South Asiansthough one of them was an Egyptian, two were Somali, and most had been born in Canadathus concealing by an...
  • Islamic academic claims 'martyrs stand up in defiance of Bush & Blair'

    08/20/2006 12:02:39 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 24 replies · 1,200+ views ^ | 20/08/2006 | Keith Hall
    The audience at a Muslim rally today were told that dying for your beliefs was "just" and the "greatest act of martyrdom". Dr Azzam Tamimi, a firebrand Islamic academic and self-styled Hamas sympathiser, claimed he is prepared to become a suicide bomber. An 8,000 strong crowd in Manchester were told that Tony Blair and George Bush were not pursuing a path which was "just and fair". He said the government was attempting to make the war on terrorism a war on Islam. Dr Tamimi, 51, was speaking at the ExpoIslamia convention at the Manchester Evening News Arena. The Palestinian, who...
  • If you want sharia law, you should go and live in Saudi Arabia [Brit muslim speaks out]

    08/20/2006 9:38:05 AM PDT · by aculeus · 48 replies · 2,156+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | August 20, 2006 | by Shahid Malik
    Last Tuesday, after a 90-minute meeting with John Prescott, the deputy prime minister, to discuss the challenges of extremism and foreign policy, I emerged and was immediately asked by the media whether I agreed that what British Muslims needed were Islamic holidays and sharia (Islamic law). I thought I had walked into some parallel universe. Sadly this was not a joke. These issues had apparently formed part of the discussion the day before between Prescott, Ruth Kelly, the communities minister, and a selection of Muslim leaders. I realised then that it wasnt me and the media who were living in...
  • UK ExpoIslamia features suicide-bombing advocate

    08/20/2006 9:05:41 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 447+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8/19/06 | WorldNetDaily
    Today, thousands of UK Muslims are converging on the city of Manchester for ExpoIslamia a convention that promises to present Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims in its clearest and most original form using artists, comedians and guest speakers, including one who has said that, if he had the chance, he would sacrifice himself as a suicide bomber in Israel. The day-long event, bearing the theme "A Call to Humanity," is the fifth in a series of ExpoIslamia conventions held across the UK. "Whilst a few espouse a 'Clash of Civilizations,' the vast majority who believe in...
  • Pakistan orders 400 terrorists to be put on watchlist

    08/20/2006 7:21:44 AM PDT · by Srirangan · 2 replies · 291+ views
    Pakistan has ordered over 400 members of banned terrorist groups to be put on a watchlist and has proceeded to detain them. This comes as international pressure rises on Islamabad after the role of Pakistan based terrorists and organizations becomes evident in the recent London terror incident. The Inter-Provincial Coordination Committee (IPCC), which met in Islamabad on Saturday, has put 400 'alleged extremists' on its watchlist. They would be proceeded against under the Anti-Terrorist Act and detained for a year. However, their cases would be reviewed every three months, local daily The News quoted officials as saying. There was no...
  • 'Rauf may be key figure linking Qaeda leaders to foiled plot'

    08/20/2006 6:52:28 AM PDT · by Valin · 6 replies · 349+ views
    Zee News ^ | 8/20/06
    London, Aug 20: Rashid Rauf, regarded as one of the prime suspects in the terror plot to blow up the US-bound planes from Britain, may be the pivotal figure linking senior al-Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan to the alleged plotters. Rauf, arrested in Pakistan, was the Pakistani equivalent to the Avon Lady. A successful cosmetics salesman who traveled frequently on business, Rauf was above suspicion in his middle-class neighbourhood, 'The Sunday Times' said in a report today. According to the report, the man now considered one of the prime suspects in the plot, moved into a smart area of Bahawalpur in...
  • Pakistan blames West for terrorism(WTF?)

    08/20/2006 4:25:19 AM PDT · by milestogo · 14 replies · 454+ views
    Pakistan blames West for terrorism Duncan Campbell reports on the resentment that Pakistan feels when portrayed in the West as the epicentre of terrorism Duncan Campbell in Islamabad Sunday August 20, 'These plots are essential for Bush to keep up the fear of terrorism, so that the American public is constantly fearful,' said Dr Shireen Mazari, director general of the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad. On the issue of al-Qaeda's alleged involvement, Dr Mazari said: 'I think it's becoming a brand name that attracts disparate groups.'The cartoonist Maxim, in the Nation, has a balder interpretation but one that...
  • Al Qaeda is hiring

    08/20/2006 12:17:54 AM PDT · by HuckFinn8119 · 9 replies · 335+ views
    In April 2006, officials from the Intelligence Bureau and RAW, the pillars of India's security apparatus, held several meetings to dissect the latest dictats from Al Qaeda's Osama bin Laden. Two words that Laden mentioned in his short message had India's intelligence community worried. "Unlike his earlier pronouncements which were primarily targeted at the West, Laden emphasised on 'Hindu' and 'Kashmir'. It was reason enough for us to start looking for a possible Al Qaeda footprint in India," a senior intelligence official told Outlook. Barely four months later, as details started emerging in the thwarted Heathrow terror plot, links surfaced...
  • Is Islamofascism Really Fascism?

    08/19/2006 10:10:09 PM PDT · by theothercheek · 23 replies · 468+ views
    The Stiletto ^ | August 18, 2006 | The Stiletto
    The Washington Post, columnist David Ignatius asks, Are We Fighting Islamic Fascists? and answers a bold, Yes and no. His argument for yes is pretty strong: Ernst Nolte's "Three Faces of Fascism," a classic study of the social forces that created fascist movements in France, Italy and Germany during the 1920s and '30s concludes Fascism is "resistance to transcendence" rebellion against the liberating but destabilizing transformations of modern society. In the countries where it took root, fascism began as a middle-class assault on the liberal elites who were creating that era's version of globalization. Jews were a...
  • Al-Zawahiri's Connection to the Balkans

    08/19/2006 8:29:04 PM PDT · by Doctor13 · 54 replies · 2,606+ views
    Banner of Liberty ^ | 19 August 2006 | Stella L. Jatras
    A Time/CNN report stated, "Al-Qaeda terrorists came within 45 days of attacking the New York subway system with a lethal gas similar to that used in Nazi death camps. They were stopped not by any intelligence breakthrough, but by an order from Osama bin Laden's deputy, Ayman Zawahiri. Al-Qaeda's decade long activities in the Balkans were well known, as reported in The Wall Street Journal article of 1 November 2001: "For the past 10 years, the most senior leaders of al Qaeda have visited the Balkans, including bin Laden himself on three occasions between 1994 and 1996. The Egyptian surgeon...
  • Cleric Who Urged Jihad To Be Freed From Prison (UK)

    08/19/2006 7:40:08 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 456+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 8-20-2006 | Jamie Doward
    Cleric who urged jihad to be freed from prison Jamie Doward, home affairs editor Sunday August 20, 2006 The Observer (UK) An Islamic cleric who influenced at least one of the 7 July bombers and whose videos may have been seen by several of the terror suspects arrested earlier this month, is to be freed from prison in weeks. Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal encouraged Muslims to attend training camps so they could wage jihad on the West. He was jailed in February 2003 for nine years, reduced to seven on appeal, after being convicted of soliciting murder and inciting racial hatred....
  • 7 British Terror Suspects Also Pakistani Citizens

    08/19/2006 7:19:32 PM PDT · by Qaz_W · 2 replies · 307+ views
    L.A. Times via AINA ^ | 8-19-2006 | Paul Watson and Mubashir Zaidi
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Officials investigating the alleged plot to blow up transatlantic airliners say at least seven of the suspects arrested in Britain had dual citizenship and made frequent trips here in the last three years, gaining information on how to make detonators and explosives. Most of the suspects detained in Britain also had met with Rashid Rauf, 25, whom Pakistani authorities arrested two days before the alleged cell was broken up on Aug. 10, a senior Pakistani government source said. Officials say Rauf, who is related by marriage to a prominent Islamic militant, was a key figure in the...
  • It is time to call a spade a spade.

    08/19/2006 6:53:39 PM PDT · by SouthJrzReaganite18 · 9 replies · 627+ views
    August 19th, 2006 | SouthJrzReaganite18
    It is time to call a spade a spade. This is a letter to my generation, to my country. The great American experiment is failing. It is not because of a criminal president and a corrupt regime as some would have you believe. It is because we are allowing a great enemy to infiltrate our country because we are too afraid to call him out for what he truly is. Islams irreconcilable wing of fascists are the greatest threat America has ever known, and they have come here. A picture has been painted for these people as freedom fighters. And...
  • Suicide of the West

    08/19/2006 6:41:20 PM PDT · by Battleofbritain · 24 replies · 1,129+ views
    National Review ^ | Melanie Phillips
    It (Britain) fails to acknowledge the religious nature of this world war, with even more alarming signs of an emerging Sunni and Shia strategic alliance in Iraq and Gaza, and with al Qaeda supporting Hezbollah in Lebanon. When President Bush said we were in a war against Islamic fascism, he was merely stating a demonstrable truth. ... A recent Pew opinion poll across Europe revealed that, while Britain was the most respectful country of all towards its Muslim citizens, they repaid the compliment by hating their home country, the west and the Jews more than Muslims anywhere else. Why? The...
  • Charges Expected Within Days Over Airline 'Terror Plot' (UK)

    08/19/2006 6:03:35 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 528+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-20-2006 | Sean Rayment
    Charges expected within days over airline 'terror plot' By Sean Rayment, Security Correspondent (Filed: 20/08/2006) Terrorism charges against the suspects allegedly involved in a plot to blow up transatlantic airliners are "imminent", The Sunday Telegraph has learnt. The police are "hugely optimistic" that they will be able to bring charges against many of the suspects in the very near future, according to security sources. Police explore a section of woods where a cache of liquid explosive is believed to have been found It is also thought that anti-terrorist officers have found the liquid explosive which police believe was intended to...
  • Greeley's al-Qaeda connections make headlines around the world

    08/19/2006 5:49:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 2,747+ views
    Greeley Tribune ^ | 8/19/06 | Mike Peters
    Many people believe you couldn't have found a more conservative, religious and docile town in America than Greeley in 1949. There were many churches, and no bars or liquor stores allowed in town. But a six-month stay here in Greeley by an Egyptian student in 1949 made him so angry that he wrote books to express his anti-American diatribe. His name was Sayyid Qutb (SIGH-yid KUH tahb) and he became one of the founders of Islamic terrorism. Television specials, literary magazines, stories in major newspapers, thousands of blogs and now a new book have noted Greeley's influence on the man...
  • The Mufti of Egypt: The True Face of the Blood-Sucking Hebrew Entity has Been Exposed

    08/19/2006 5:37:14 PM PDT · by tobyprissy · 13 replies · 484+ views
    August 18, 2006 No.1255 The Mufti of Egypt: The True Face of the Blood-Sucking Hebrew Entity has Been Exposed In an article in the Egyptian government daily Al-Ahram, Egyptian Mufti Sheikh Dr. 'Ali Gum'a expressed his support of the resistance in Lebanon and stated that the lies of the "Hebrew entity" expose "the true and hideous face of the blood-suckers... who prepare [Passover] matzos from human blood." [1] The following are excerpts from the article: "Greetings to the Lebanese people, to the Lebanese government, and to the Lebanese resistance - to the small and beautiful country that has proved to...
  • Radical Muslim to address Islamic convention

    08/19/2006 5:28:32 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 31 replies · 742+ views
    Irish Examiner ^ | 19/08/2006 | Irish Examiner
    A radical Muslim who has said he is prepared to be a suicide bomber is to speak at an Islamic convention in Manchester, England this weekend. Dr Azzam Tamimi is a guest at tomorrows ExpoIslamia convention, which is expected to attract around 10,000 visitors. The local Jewish community expressed dismay at the speakers invited to the day-long event at the Manchester Evening News arena. Dr Tamimi, 51, from Palestine, is a self-described Hamas sympathiser and adviser to the group, a proscribed terrorist organisation in the UK. In a BBC interview he has said martyrdom means giving, sacrificing yourself for a...
  • War on terror is also war against liberal media and politicians

    08/19/2006 11:39:42 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 23 replies · 1,011+ views
    The Courier ^ | Aug. 17, 2006 | GORDON BISHOP
    Terrorists around the world love Americas liberal politicians and liberal media who support these so-called insurgents and freedom fighters. Insurgents? Freedom fighters? No, they are cold-blooded murderers with a mission to destroy every Jew, Christian and infidel if they do not convert to radical Islam. And every American, by definition, is an infidel. Which means the liberal politicians and liberal media are not infidels because they do not support the global war on terror. Only those who believe in our Christian God (not their God, Allah) are destined to have their heads cut off by a sword. This is what...
  • Britain bomb plot suspects father detained

    Saturday, 19 August, 2006, 11:07 AM Pedestrians walk past the house of Rashid Rauf in Bhawalpur some 400kms south of Islamabad (picture) ISLAMABAD: The authorities have detained the father of British airline bomb plot suspect Rashid Rauf, making him the third member of the family in custody worldwide, security officials said in Islamabad yesterday. Senior officials said Abdul Rauf, 52, met his son shortly before the arrest in early August of 25-year-old Rashid, who is described by Pakistan as a "key man" in the conspiracy with links to Al Qaeda. It was not clear whether Pakistan-born Abdul, who has lived...
  • Inside the Islamic group accused by MI5 and FBI

    Thousands of young Muslim men are attending meetings in east London every week run by a fundamentalist Islamic movement believed by western intelligence agencies to be used as a fertile recruiting ground by extremists. Tablighi Jamaat, whose activities are being monitored by the security services, holds the tightly guarded meetings on an industrial estate close to the area where some of the suspects in last week's terror raids were arrested. This week it emerged that at least seven of the 23 suspects under arrest on suspicion of involvement in the plot to blow up transatlantic airliners may have participated in...
  • It's the Policy, Stupid - Political Islam and US Foreign Policy (Gallup Islam Study)

    08/19/2006 8:07:02 AM PDT · by Nicholas Conradin · 16 replies · 679+ views
    Harvard International Review ^ | August 19, 2006 | John L. Esposito
    US foreign policy and political Islam today are deeply intertwined. Every US president since Jimmy Carter has had to deal with political Islam; none has been so challenged as George W. Bush. Policymakers, particularly since 9/11, have demonstrated an inability and/or unwillingness to distinguish between radical and moderate Islamists. They have largely treated political Islam as a global threat similar to the way that Communism was perceived. However, even in the case of Communism, foreign policymakers eventually moved from an ill-informed, broad-brush, and paranoid approach personified by Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s to more nuanced, pragmatic, and reasonable policies...
  • Show links Darwin, Hitler ideologiesHolocaust was fallout of evolution theory

    08/19/2006 6:39:43 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 708 replies · 8,094+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Posted: August 19, 2006 | World Net Daily
    Show links Darwin, Hitler ideologies Holocaust was fallout of evolution theory, says new production -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: August 19, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern 2006 Charles Darwin should share with Hitler the blame for the 11 million or more lives lost in the Holocaust, a new television special explains. And, the program says, the more than 45 million American lives lost to abortion also can be blamed on that famous founder of evolutionary theory. The results of Darwins theories "This show basically is about the social effects of Darwinism, and shows this idea, which is scientifically bankrupt, has probably been...
  • Europe's Mosque Hysteria (UPI Cranial-Rectal Inversion Alert)

    08/19/2006 3:25:23 AM PDT · by dirtboy · 37 replies · 1,472+ views
    The Wilson Quarteryly ^ | 8/18/2006 | Martin Walker
    For the first time since the Ottoman Turks were hurled back at the siege of Vienna in 1683, Europe has been gripped by dark, even apocalyptic visions of a Muslim invasion. The Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci has sold more than a million copies of her 2004 book The Force of Reason, in which she passionately argues that Europe is no longer Europe, it is Eurabia, a colony of Islam, where the Islamic invasion does not proceed only in a physical sense but also in a mental and cultural sense. Servility to the invaders has poisoned democracy, with obvious consequences for...
  • London Airline Plot - Son-in-law of Zawahiri was mastermind

    08/19/2006 1:29:22 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 6 replies · 971+ views (Pakistan) ^ | August 19, 2006 | Ismail Khan
    PESHAWAR, Aug 18: A son-in-law of Al Qaeda No 2 Dr Ayman Al-Zawahiri is believed to be the mastermind of the plot to blow up transatlantic flights and he met one or some of the plotters at a place close to the Pakistan-Afghan border, credible sources told Dawn. The mastermind in the planes bombing plot is Zawahiris son-in-law, said the sources who did not want to be named. He is the guy being looked for, they added. Osama bin Ladens top lieutenant is known to have several sons-in-law. One of them was reported to have been killed in a...
  • Britains Plans for Addressing Its Muslims Concerns Lag (Massive Terror Plot foiled; Bush blamed)

    08/19/2006 1:03:06 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 12 replies · 589+ views
    New York Times ^ | Saturday, August 19, 2006 | SARAH LYALL
    After four British Muslims blew up themselves and 52 others in a series of attacks here on July 7 last year, the British government convened a task force of prominent Muslims and pleaded for help in combating homegrown extremism. Continues...=========================================================== Massive Air Terror Plot foiled; Bush blamed A group of homicidal Islamic maniacs tried to blow up a bunch of airplanes in midflight, so naturally liberals think there must be some "rational" explanation for how such wonderful people with their peaceful religion could possibly fall under Karl Rove's spell like this. Whether it's hacking someone's head off with a dull...
  • Rangel Says Term Islamofascist an Insult

    08/18/2006 10:56:41 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 20 replies · 440+ views
    AZCONSERVATIVE ^ | 17 August 2006 | John Semmens
    In an appearance on the TV show Hardball Representative Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) objected to President Bushs the use of the term Islamofascist to describe the terrorists who blow up airplanes and buildings indiscriminately killing innocent men, women and children. We gave Hitler, a white man, the benefit of the doubt in the 1930s, said Rangel. I know that turned out badly, but why shouldnt brown men get the same benefit? Shouldnt our policies be racially balanced. Besides, they havent killed that many people yet, Rangel continued. There ought to be some minimum number of deaths before we start calling them...
  • Silence For Security Forces At The Crossroads Of Terror (Pakistan)

    08/18/2006 5:51:03 PM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 295+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-19-2006 | Isambard Wilkinson
    Silence for security forces at the crossroads of terror By Isambard Wilkinson in Bahawalpur (Filed: 19/08/2006) If there is a crossroads of terror in Pakistan, it must be the town of Bahawalpur in southern Punjab. Home of at least one known terrorist organisation and several radical madrassas, or religious schools, Bahawalpur has became a focus for investigations in Pakistan following the foiling of an alleged plot to blow up aircraft flying across the Atlantic. Normally the local people might take pride in the actions of the jihadists. Only last month the relatives of one of the London bombers, Shehzad Tanweer,...
  • Muslim Myopia

    08/18/2006 6:42:33 PM PDT · by wjersey · 9 replies · 793+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8/16/2006 | IRSHAD MANJI
    LAST week, the luminaries of the British Muslim mainstream lobbyists, lords and members of Parliament published an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair, telling him that the debacle of both Iraq and Lebanon provides ammunition to extremists who threaten us all. In increasingly antiwar America, a similar argument is gaining traction: The United States brutalizes Muslims, which in turn foments Islamist terror. But violent jihadists have rarely needed foreign policy grievances to justify their hot heads. There was no equivalent to the Iraq debacle in 1993, when Islamists first tried to blow up the World Trade Center,...
  • New Clues in the Hunt for bin Laden? (AQ Bigwig Nabbed in Pakistan)

    08/18/2006 4:33:09 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies · 671+ views
    ABC News ^ | August 18, 2006 | Brian Ross and Christopher Isham
    Pakistani officials say the arrest of a top al Qaeda commander could provide clues to the whereabouts of hidden terror cells around the world and to his superiors, Ayman al Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden. Pakistani police tell ABC News they arrested Matiur Rehman based on leads in the investigation of the foiled plot to blow up U.S.-bound airplanes from London. U.S. law enforcement officials say they have been notified by their counterparts in Pakistan that Rehman is in custody. U.S. intelligence officials say they cannot confirm his arrest and remain skeptical of the reports. Rehman is regarded as the...
  • 'The rich variety of Muslim immigration'

    08/18/2006 4:28:50 PM PDT · by aculeus · 12 replies · 639+ views
    New ^ | August 18, 2006 | Roger Kimball
    The current issue of The Wilson Quarterly features an essay by Martin Walker, editor of United Press International, called "Europe's Mosque Hysteria." The basic message: "Don't worry, be happy." Sure, there are "significant numbers of potential terrorist cells" throughout Europe that reject such Western delicacies as democracy, a respect for individual liberty, the separation of church and state, freedom of religion, women's rights, and so on (I expand a bit on the list that Mr. Walker supplies), but, hey, "there are other, more promising currents" of Islamic thought. "Muslims are being changed by Europe," Mr. Walker assures us, "just as...
  • Pakistan locates terror kingpin

    08/18/2006 2:29:30 PM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 6 replies · 563+ views
    News ^ | August 18, 2006 | News 24 .comStaff
    Islamabad - Pakistan has informed US-led coalition forces that an al-Qaeda kingpin linked to an alleged plot to blow up airliners is based in eastern Afghanistan, security officials said on Friday. The senior Pakistani officials said the unnamed al-Qaeda member was based in Afghanistan's volatile eastern province of Kunar, which borders Pakistan's militant-infested north-western tribal areas. The information came from the interrogation of Rashid Rauf, a Briton whose arrest by Pakistani agents in early August allegedly led to the uncovering of the conspiracy to bomb US-bound planes, they said. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, did not identify the...
  • Al-Qaeda behind Jetliner terror plot: Pak

    08/18/2006 2:22:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies · 414+ views
    Press Trust of India ^ | August 17, 2006
    Interrogations of suspects in Pakistan lead its investigators to believe that the alleged plot to blow up US-bound jetliners was sanctioned by the Al-Qaeda leadership, a senior intelligence official said on Thursday. The terror group's No 2 leader, Ayman al-Zawahri probably cleared the plot, the official said on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the ongoing investigation. The latest investigations by Pakistan also indicate that a British national arrested in Pakistan, Rashid Rauf, planned the plot and recruited people in Pakistan. He had also made contacts with people in Britain to take part, the official said. He said...
  • What Is 'Islamofascism'? A history of the word from the first Westerner to use it.

    08/18/2006 1:30:30 PM PDT · by humint · 25 replies · 1,333+ views
    weeklystandard ^ | Stephen Schwartz
    "Islamic fascists"--used by President George W. Bush for the conspirators in the alleged trans-Atlantic airline bombing plot--and references by other prominent figures to "Islamofascism," have been met by protests from Muslims who say the term is an insult to their religion. The meaning and origin of the concept, as well as the legitimacy of complaints about it, have become relevant--perhaps urgently so. I admit to a lack of modesty or neutrality about this discussion, since I was, as I will explain, the first Westerner to use the neologism in this context. In my analysis, as originally put in print directly...
  • Islamist jailed for threats against Danish PM

    08/18/2006 9:12:14 AM PDT · by ncountylee · 14 replies · 477+ views
    Reuters/thanhniennews ^ | August 17, 2006
    A leader of the Danish offshoot of Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir was sentenced to three months in prison by a Copenhagen court on Thursday for threatening Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Fadi Abdullatif, the spokesman of Hizb ut-Tahrir ("Party of Liberation" in Arabic), was found guilty of threatening Rasmussen in fliers distributed in 2004 calling for the elimination of Western leaders who would prevent Muslims from joining the insurgency in Iraq, a court official said. Abdullatif was also found guilty of breaking anti-racism laws by calling for the killing of Jews on the Islamist organisation's Danish Web site. Abdullatif has...