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  • WHIT3Y PRESENTS...Taliban Suicide Bomber Academy

    09/21/2009 1:26:33 AM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies · 1,264+ views ^ | 20 September 2009 | n/a
    WHIT3Y PRESENTS... Taliban Suicide Bomber Academy SNIPPET: "How much you want to bet that "Umar Studio" is really LEE Media?"
  • Somalia's Aweys calls for more suicide attacks

    09/21/2009 1:04:11 AM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 769+ views
    LONG WAR ^ | September 20, 2009 1:40 PM | Bill Roggio
    Note: Photo included. Photo caption: "Hizbul Islam leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys." # A senior Islamist leader and ally of al Qaeda has called for additional suicide attacks against African Union peacekeepers operating in Mogadishu. Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, the leader of Hizbul Islam, or the Party of God, called for more suicide attacks during a sermon in the town of Elashabiyah, just outside Mogadishu. "I also call upon the people to carry out more attacks against the African forces; they came to Somalia to assist our enemy, kill them ... in any way possible and use suicide attacks to...
  • Zbig Brzezinski: Shoot Down Israeli Planes If They Attack Iran

    09/20/2009 10:21:23 PM PDT · by Tzvi · 52 replies · 2,823+ views
    Israel Natrional News ^ | September 21, 2009 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Zbig Brzezinski, who enthusiastically campaigned for U.S. President Barack Obama, has called on the president to shoot down Israeli planes if they attack Iran. “They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going to sit there and watch?” said the former national security advisor to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter in an interview with the Daily Beast. “We have to be serious about denying them that right,” he said.
  • Muslims mass-producing children to take over Africa, says Archbishop

    09/20/2009 9:35:24 PM PDT · by pissant · 35 replies · 1,802+ views
    London Times ^ | 9/20/09 | Ruth Gledhill
    One of the most powerful figures in the Anglican Church believes that Africa is under attack from Islam and that Muslims are “mass-producing” children to take over communities on the continent. Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, 56, was elected Primate of Nigeria last week and his elevation could exacerbate tensions at a time when Anglicans are working to build bridges with Muslims. Dr Michael Nazir-Ali resigned as Bishop of Rochester earlier this year to work in countries where Islam is the majority religion. Nigeria is split almost half and half between Christianity and Islam. There are about 17 million practising Anglicans in...
  • General Warns of Afghan Loss Without More U.S. Troops (NY Times Breaking News)

    09/20/2009 9:28:41 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 8 replies · 1,139+ views
    New York Times ^ | Sep 20, 2009, 11:57 P.M. ET
    Breaking News Alert The New York Times Sun, September 20, 2009 -- 11:57 PM ET ----- The top military commander in Afghanistan warns in a classified assessment of the war there that he needs additional troops within the next year or else the conflict "will likely result in failure." The grim assessment is contained in a 66-page report that the commander, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, submitted to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Aug. 30, and which is now under review by President Obama and his top national security advisers.
  • Commander Calls for More U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

    09/20/2009 9:24:29 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 47 replies · 2,671+ views
    New York TImes ^ | Sept 20, 2009 | ERIC SCHMITT and THOM SHANKER
    WASHINGTON — The top military commander in Afghanistan warns in a classified assessment of the war there that he needs additional troops within the next year or else the conflict “will likely result in failure.” The grim assessment is contained in a 66-page report that the commander, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, submitted to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Aug. 30, and which is now under review by President Obama and his top national security advisers. The disclosure of details in the assessment, first reported by the Washington Post and confirmed by a senior Obama administration official, coincided with new...
  • DEMOGRAPHICS SHIFT(musings&calcs&prognostications by me)

    09/20/2009 9:06:32 PM PDT · by mamelukesabre · 44 replies · 1,308+ views
    today | me
    A video sent to me by a friend got me looking for a little spreadsheet calculation I did a year or so ago. I found it on my computer finally. Thought I'd share it with you all. There are approximately 700 million people in europe and approximately half that number live in USA. USA is being swarmed by illegal immigrants from the south and so is Europe, although europe's immigrants are turks and pakistanis and to some degree from north africa(egyptians, mostly). Native europeans have essentially stopped reproducing. A similar phenomenon is happening in USA with european-americans. Euro-americans are being...
  • Iranian Protestors tear down Hezbollah anti-Israeli banner

    09/20/2009 8:52:10 PM PDT · by freedom44 · 74 replies · 3,477+ views
    Iran: Green Movement ^ | 9/20/09 | Iran: Green Movement
    Banner reads: "Palestine a source of unity; Israel the common enemy". Iran: pro-Democracy demonstrators tear down a Hezbollah sponsored anti-Israel banner. Iranians, majority Persian, have heavily criticized the Iranian government for its foreign policy. Iranians bringing down the Hezbollah banner chanting "burn it, burn it"
  • Christian hotel owners face ruin after 'defending their faith' in row with a Muslim guest

    09/20/2009 6:38:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 1,856+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | Sept. 20, 2009 | Liz Hull
    It started as a religious discussion over the breakfast table at a private hotel. Several months later, the Christian owners face ruin after a Muslim guest complained that she had been insulted. Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang are being prosecuted under controversial public order laws designed to target yobbish and abusive behaviour on the streets. If convicted they face a fine of up to £5,000 and a criminal record. They have also lost 80 per cent of their bookings and have been forced to put the business up for sale. The charges relate to a heated conversation the couple had with...
  • Levin takes on McCain over Afghanistan strategy

    09/20/2009 6:25:06 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 1,026+ views
    WASHINGTON (CNN) – The chairman of the Senate Armed Forces Committee responded Sunday to recent criticism from former White House hopeful Sen. John McCain, the ranking Republican on the committee. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Michigan, has lately suggested that the proper course for the United States to pursue in Afghanistan is to beef up the country’s own army and police forces before planning on sending in any additional American troops.
  • Obama Adviser Brzezinski Shoot Down Israeli Planes on Way To Iran

    09/20/2009 6:18:59 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 18 replies · 1,378+ views
    Daily Beast/The Lid ^ | 9/20/09 | The Lid
    Former National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski who was a foreign policy adviser to President Obama during the campaign, has suggested that the United States should shoot down any IDF Plane on the way to attack Iranian nuclear facilities. Brzezinski was interviewed by the Daily Beast:
  • Barack Obama in diplomatic dance to avoid Gaddafi and Ahmadinejad at UN

    09/20/2009 6:09:57 PM PDT · by Saije · 6 replies · 598+ views
    London Times ^ | 9/21/2009 | James Bone
    President Obama will get his much-sought photo opportunity with two Middle Eastern leaders when he makes his UN debut this week — but he will spend the rest of the time avoiding two others. The White House has announced that Mr Obama will host a meeting of Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, and Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian Authority, tomorrow as he makes his first appearance at the annual UN General Assembly session. Mr Obama is performing a carefully choreographed diplomatic dance. American diplomats have been busy behind the scenes trying to ensure that his star turn...
  • Outrage As Feds Curb Shoe Bomber Prison Rules

    09/20/2009 5:19:04 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies · 1,170+ views ^ | 9/20/2009 | Jessica Fargen
    Airplane shoe bomber Richard C. Reid no longer faces severe limits on his prison activities or communications after the Obama administration quietly ended years of hard-nosed curbs against the British-born al-Qaeda terrorist. This summer the Justice Department halted six years of measures that kept Reid from associating or praying with fellow jailed Muslim terrorists, and limited his access to the news media and pen pals.

    09/20/2009 5:03:22 PM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 835+ views ^ | 20 September 2009 | n/a
    Note: Graphic included. NEW SUPER-SEKRIT SOFTWARE FOR JIHADI MOBILE DEVICES... Posted on 20 September 2009 @ 21:42
  • Judge Urges Mediation in 'Honor Killing' Custody Case (Rifqa's Dad Blasts her Christian Pastor)

    09/20/2009 4:54:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies · 1,514+ views
    A Florida judge declined today to decide whether a 17-year-old girl should be sent home to her Muslim parents in Ohio or allowed to stay in Florida with a couple of Christian pastors. Circuit Judge Daniel Dawson instead urged the lawyers, the girl, her parents and the pastors to settle the custody issue in mediation. In the meantime, Fathima Rifqa Bary was ordered to remain under the jurisdiction of Florida's Department of Children and Families. The teenager, who goes by the name of Rifqa, has told Florida authorities that she fled her home in July because she had secretly converted...
  • In 1981, what passport did Obama use to travel to Pakistan?

    09/20/2009 4:31:40 PM PDT · by Cybercorrespondent · 71 replies · 3,109+ views
    Cybercorrespondent's blog ^ | 9/20/2009 | Cybercorrespondent
    In 1981, Pakistan was on the U.S. State Department's "no travel" list and Obama could not have used a US passport to travel to Pakistan. If he used a British passport, it would mean that he was born in Kenya. Because Obama’s stepfather that adopted him was Indonesian and both his mother and him became Indonesian citizens themselves, a country that did not allow dual citizenships, if he used an Indonesian passport, it would raise even more questions that the American people need answers to. Then there is the question of forgery. Watch these videos and form you own opinion....

    09/20/2009 4:21:49 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 624+ views ^ | Posted on 20 September 2009 @ 21:43 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "(check out comment #7, page 1)"
  • Joel Rosenberg at the Values Voter Summit (About Iran,Russia, radical Islam)

    09/20/2009 3:44:44 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 7 replies · 601+ views
    Dakota Voice ^ | 9-18-09 | Bob Ellis
    Author Joel Rosenberg spoke tonight at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. Rosenberg is the author of several best-selling fiction novels about intrigue in the Middle East (I’ve read all but the last one) and several non-fiction books about the Middle East. Rush Limbaugh highly recommends Rosenberg’s works, and his first fiction book (The Last Jihad) was somewhat prescient of the Iraq War. His father is Jewish and his mother is Gentile, by the way, and by his writings he seems to be a genuine Christian…with a LOT of knowledge of Jewish history. Rosenberg said these...
  • Kremlin says Israel promised not to strike Iran [ATTACK WOULD BE 'WORST THING THAT CAN BE IMAGINED]

    09/20/2009 3:05:53 PM PDT · by null and void · 31 replies · 1,400+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:52pm EDT | Conor Humphries
    Israel promised Russia it would not launch an attack on Iran, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview aired on Sunday in which he described such an assault as "the worst thing that can be imagined." Medvedev denied Moscow was backing Iran but said it had the right to supply defensive weapons and said sanctions against Tehran should only be used as a last resort. An attack would lead to "a humanitarian disaster, a vast number of refugees, Iran's wish to take revenge and not only upon Israel, to be honest, but upon other countries as well," "But my...
  • Pakistan's security gains contrast Afghan turmoil

    09/20/2009 2:07:22 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 4 replies · 339+ views
    AP ^ | Sun Sep 20 , 2009 | ROBERT KENNEDY
    ISLAMABAD – A successful army offensive, a shift in public opinion against the militants and the killing of top Taliban leaders have given grounds for cautious optimism in Pakistan as progress across the border in Afghanistan appears stalled amid spiraling violence and post election turmoil. The Obama administration has made it clear it sees victory in the fight against Islamist extremism as dependent on successes in both South Asian nations. Forging a common strategy for "AF-Pak," as the region is now dubbed in Washington, is a key priority.
  • Young Muslims use punk to loosen their religion

    09/20/2009 1:59:24 PM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 40 replies · 1,771+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 20, 2009 | Kate Shellnutt (!!!)
    Second-generation Americans have found a new way to show their faith, through noisy rock music that reflects their beliefs and considers their questions of identity The notion of Muslims playing punk rock may seem like incongruous cultures -- profanity-laden lyrics following the religion's traditional greeting ("Salaam aleikum"), melodic Middle Eastern strumming punctuates noisy guitar feedback, purple and red mohawks and Arabic-scripted tattoos. But for the second-generation Americans leading this contemporary cultural movement, Muslim punk isn't just an irreverent juxtaposition. "It makes sense," said 23-year-old Marwan Kamel, a Syrian-American and the lead guitarist for Al-Thawra, an experimental punk band whose name...
  • Najibullah Zazi admitted receiving 'weapons and explosives' training from al-Qaeda

    09/20/2009 1:00:23 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 7 replies · 602+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/20/09 | James Gordon Meek
    An alleged al-Qaeda terror operative told investigators he received training in "weapons and explosives" from Osama Bin Laden's goons last year, according to documents released Sunday. Najibullah Zazi admitted he visited Pakistan's wartorn tribal areas for the training, documents said. Zazi, 25, was collared by the FBI late Saturday night in Aurora, Colo., along with his father, Mohammed Wali Zazi. Also arrested was Ahmad Wais Afzali, 37, the imam of a mosque in Flushing, Queens.
  • Foreign troops in Foreign troops in Afghanistan to honour Peace Day to honour [UN] Peace Day

    09/20/2009 12:46:58 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies · 475+ views
    AFP ^ | September 20, 2009 | AFP
    KABUL — Afghan and foreign troops will cease offensive operations in the intensifying war against Taliban-led insurgents to observe the UN's International Day of Peace, the defence ministry said Sunday. Afghan defence minister Abdul Rahim Wardak has ordered his troops to remain on the defensive for Peace Day on Monday, and not to attack rebel positions unless attacked, his spokesman Mohammad Zahir Azimi told AFP. "The people of Afghanistan are more thirsty for peace than any other nation. They have experienced decades of war and they want peace now," Azimi said. The directive follows a similar order from US General...
  • Federal Agents Arrest 3 Men (Muslims) in Terror Inquiry

    09/20/2009 12:42:30 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 12 replies · 662+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 20, 2009 | David Johnston and William K. Rashbaum
    Federal authorities arrested an airport shuttle bus driver and his father in Colorado and another man in New York City on Saturday night, charging them with lying to investigators about an alleged terrorist plot to detonate an improvised explosive against an unknown target in the United States. Acting swiftly late Saturday after a week in which investigators worked intensely in New York and Denver to put together a case, F.B.I. agents arrested Najibullah Zazi, 24, his father, Mohammed Wali Zazi, 53, who both reside in Aurora, Colo., and Ahmad Wais Afzali, 37, who lives in Flushing, Queens. The arrests indicated...
  • Obama Advisor Brezinski Calls for U.S. to Defend Iran Against Israel

    09/20/2009 12:35:09 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 28 replies · 1,700+ views
    conservatives4palin ^ | 9/20/09 | Doug Brady
    As a political junkie, one the most baffling aspects of national elections is the Jewish vote. American Jews vote overwhelmingly for Democrat candidates in national elections. 2008 was no exception, as reported in an editorial at immediately following the election: Despite the tense rift between Republican and Democratic Jews over the course of the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, exit polls on Tuesday showed that Barack Obama received about 77 percent of the Jewish vote. These numbers were higher even than the 2004 election, when Democratic candidate John Kerry received 74 percent of the Jewish vote. Al Gore received the...
  • Obama: Afghan troops decision can wait

    09/20/2009 12:31:03 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 29 replies · 723+ views
    AP ^ | September 20, 2009 | ANNE GEARAN
    President Barack Obama says he hasn't asked his top commander in Afghanistan to sit on an expected request for U.S. reinforcements in a backsliding war, but he gave no deadline for making a decision about whether to send more Americans into harm's way.
  • Shoe Bomber Re-United with Pen Pals

    09/20/2009 12:23:38 PM PDT · by Joiseydude · 5 replies · 475+ views
    AmericanThinker ^ | September 20, 2009 | Ralph Alter
    The Boston Globe reports on the latest round of terrorist appeasement from that man-made disaster called the Obama Administration in a story revealing the removal of many of the restrictions imposed upon the nefarious shoe-bomber, Richard C. Reid. Confined to life in prison in the Supermax prison in Florence,Colorado along with Ramzi Yousef and Zacarias Moussaoui, the bumbling Al-Qaedan cannon fodder had formerly been restricted "from associating or praying with fellow jailed Muslim terrorists, and (had) his access (limited) to the news media and pen pals." Counter-terrorism experts consulted by the Globe suggested that Reid is considered a "dim bulb"...
  • Major Terrorist Attack Foiled (AG Holder Better Stop His Witch Hunt)

    09/20/2009 12:22:55 PM PDT · by no-llmd · 6 replies · 446+ views
    Strata-Sphere ^ | September 20, 2009 | AJ Strata
    ...will President Obama be willing to utilize enhanced interrogation techniques to save innocent American lives? The president and his radical AG are going after the very people who may have stopped another 9-11. What would a truck full of explosive do to a NFL football crowd? It would be a nightmare of course. - end update The good news out this weekend is that our vigilant and unsung defenders in the NSA, CIA, FBI and FIS Court have been able to detect and stop a serious attack on America. The men and women who work tirelessly to legally detect and...
  • Swedish girls suffer widespread harassment: report

    09/20/2009 12:16:22 PM PDT · by Bushwacker777 · 85 replies · 11,102+ views
    The Local ^ | Sept. 20 | TT/The Local
    "Every third young Swede has been subjected to repeated harassment, threats or violence over the past year. Six percent of young girls have been raped, a new report from Swedish researchers shows."
  • A Muslim holiday and classes go on

    09/20/2009 12:00:29 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 14 replies · 548+ views
    The Albany Times Union ^ | September 18, 2009 | Dennis Yusko
    Area schools are increasingly accommodating Muslim students and staff on Islamic holidays, but not canceling classes as with Jewish and Christian observances. Many Capital Region schools in recent years have put Eid al-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha on their education calendars, which allows Muslims to take the days off as unmarked absences and make up missed lessons.
  • 6 Flags Muslim Family Day Sweeps Across America!~Video

    09/20/2009 11:55:38 AM PDT · by Islaminaction · 73 replies · 2,050+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | September 20Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    Shortly after the massive 50,000 Muslim gathering on Capital Hill, an expected 54,000 Muslims will be gathering at 6 Flags Parks across America for Muslim Family Day. The event first started in September 2000 at the NJ 6 Flags in which approximately 2000 Muslims attended. This year it will take place in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Louisville, New Jersey, San Antonio, San Francisco, and Washington DC.
  • Islamofascism cannot win

    09/20/2009 11:10:16 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 13 replies · 779+ views
    Hold the line.. We are the sons and daughters of Vikings and Romans. We can not be defeated. Our enemy is ignorant and evil. We ourselves choose how to deal with it. Believe in the noble idea of Freedom. Believe. God will not let down a soldier of Christianity. 800 years ago, in 1210, my tiny Sweden began to expand. Today, we are among the richest and most successful nations on Earth. No other nation would wish a war with us. Our stealth subs could simply eraze any adversary out of world history. Then we would send in our "Kustjägare"...
  • Government Of Iran Cutting Off Internet Communication To Rest Of The World

    09/20/2009 10:42:40 AM PDT · by Iraqs Inconvenient Truth. · 6 replies · 609+ views ^ | 06/18/09 | Craig Labovitz
    <p>In the previous blog post about the Iranian firewall, we explored macro level Iranian traffic engineering changes (showing that Iran cut all communication after the election and then slowly added back Internet connectivity over the course of several days). Like many other news reports and bloggers, we also speculated on Iran’s intent — how was the government manipulating Internet traffic and why?</p>
  • Obama: No Plans to Ask Justice to Drop CIA Interrogation Probe

    09/20/2009 10:26:30 AM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 73 replies · 3,365+ views ^ | 09-20-2009 | FoxNews
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama says he has no plans to ask the Justice Department to end its criminal investigation into the harsh interrogations of suspected terrorists during the Bush administration. Seven former CIA directors have asked the president to do just that. In a letter to Obama on Friday, they warned that the probe could discourage CIA officers from doing the kind of aggressive intelligence work needed to fight terrorism. Obama tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that he appreciates that the former CIA chiefs are wanting "to look after an institution that they helped to build." Obama says he wants...
  • New York City Terror Plot and Post-9/11 Catch-22

    09/20/2009 10:25:44 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 7 replies · 522+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 20, 2009 | Rusty Shackleford
    ...Do we arrest potential terrorists too early and allow them to plead to lesser charges? Or do we wait and risk an attack? How seriously has law enforcement taken the plot? Serious enough for the FBI to have sent out warnings to local law enforcement to be on the lookout for bombs and bomb-making material. Was a terrorist attack “imminent”? We may never know how close the alleged plotters were to actually carrying out their attacks. If this New York Post article is to be believed, sometime prior to the raid Zazi was warned that he was the subject of...
  • New York City Terror Plot and the Post-9/11 Catch-22

    09/20/2009 10:25:38 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 3 replies · 260+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Sept. 20 | Rusty Shackleford
    Last week’s raids on a number of apartments in New York City and the subsequent questioning of an Afghan immigrant serve once again to remind us that our nation is at war — and that the war is not limited to the battlefields abroad. The threat of terror attacks against targets in the homeland remains high. The case raises important questions about how domestic terrorism should be fought. Should law enforcement wait until a threat becomes “imminent” before acting? If not, then at what point should law enforcement intervene given that much of a plot’s details may remain unknown? It...
  • Pak had nuke links with Iran, N Korea: A Q Khan

    09/20/2009 9:43:35 AM PDT · by milestogo · 1 replies · 492+ views
    Pak had nuke links with Iran, N Korea: A Q Khan In a damning revelation of Pakistan's nuclear proliferation, its disgraced scientist A Q Khan, the father of the country's nuclear weapons programme, has admitted to the Pakistani nexus in the controversial atomic programme of Iran and North Korea, a media report said on Sunday. The disgraced 74-year-old Khan, who has been dubbed as the maestro of the world's largest nuclear black market, has made the revelation in a four-page letter addressed to his Dutch wife Henny, the 'Sunday Times' reported today. The letter was written to his wife after...
  • UK:Two Christians Arrested for "Offending" a Muslim!

    09/20/2009 9:17:51 AM PDT · by Islaminaction · 18 replies · 908+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | September 20Th, 2009 | Christopher Logan
    Once again we see just how backwards things in the UK are. Last week the Manchester Council was calling for an upcoming anti-Islam protest to be canceled. Now two Christians have been arrested for discussing Islam with a Muslim. Apparently non-Muslims there now have restrictions on their free speech, while Muslims can openly call for holy war.
  • Libya's Al-Qaddafi Denied Posh NYC Townhouse for U.N. Visit

    09/20/2009 9:17:10 AM PDT · by Joiseydude · 10 replies · 480+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Sunday, September 20, 2009
    Keep on moving, Muammar. Agents for Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi were met with a strong-arm from a real-estate broker they approached to rent a posh townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side for his visit to the city this week. The broker, with characteristic New York chutzpah, told them to take a hike back to the desert. "They kept asking, 'What would be the price? What would be the price?' I thought about it and said, 'Why don't you send Megrahi back to Scotland, and then maybe we can work something out.' They hung up on me immediately," said Jason Haber,...
  • 3 men in terror probe charged with making false statements ( ZAZI & Father +1)

    09/20/2009 7:38:23 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 43 replies · 1,116+ views
    CNN) ^ | CNN)
    AURORA, Colorado (CNN) -- Federal agents have charged a 24-year-old Colorado resident, his father and another man with making false statements during an extensive terror investigation that stretches to Pakistan. Najibullah Zazi is accused of making false statements to officials about an alleged bomb plot in the United States. The Justice Department said Sunday it is investigating several other people in connection with the plot to detonate bombs in the United States. Najibullah Zazi and his father, Mohammed Wali Zazi -- both originally from Afghanistan -- were arrested Saturday night. They were handcuffed without incident after authorities raided Zazi's home...
  • Saga of a Muslim Soldier

    09/20/2009 7:30:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 36 replies · 1,465+ views
    RJ Magazine ^ | 9-20-09 | Daniel J. Hill, aka Abdullah Al Amin
    “I have been an American Muslim for almost fifty years, and built two ­­­­mosques. At the same time, the old rabbi remains one of the finest mentors of my life. And so, I have given great thought to the question: Why do many Muslims and Arabs so hate Israel and the Jews?” The basis of most prejudices is ignorance. The ignorance of most young children stems from a lack of education, or miseducation. Born into a Roman Catholic family in 1938, I was baptized shortly after birth, took first communion at about age seven, attended Catholic parochial school in first...
  • FBI Arrests Three Men in Terror Plot that Targeted New York (Queens mosque leader, too...)

    09/20/2009 7:16:48 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 21 replies · 977+ views
    The FBI arrested three men overnight on charges they lied to federal agents during an investigation of a terror plot against New York City that authorities say was "the real deal." Agents in Denver arrested Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year old airport shuttle driver, who authorities say appears to be the ringleader of the alleged plot. Also charged with lying to the FBI was Zazi's father, Mohammed Zazi. In New York, the FBI arrested the leader of a Queens mosque, Ahmad Afzali, who authorities allege had been a New York police department informant but "went bad" and tipped off Zazi, his...
  • Brezinski Calls for Obama to Shoot Down Israeli Jets; "A Liberty in Reverse"

    09/20/2009 7:00:12 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 198 replies · 9,875+ views
    DB: How aggressive can Obama be in insisting to the Israelis that a military strike might be in America’s worst interest? Brzezinski: We are not exactly impotent little babies. They have to fly over our airspace in Iraq. Are we just going to sit there and watch? DB: What if they fly over anyway? Brzezinski: Well, we have to be serious about denying them that right. That means a denial where you aren’t just saying it. If they fly over, you go up and confront them. They have the choice of turning back or not. No one wishes for this...
  • Obama: Need Afghan strategy before more troops

    09/20/2009 6:53:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies · 641+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9-20-09
    * Obama says has not received troop increase request * Request could be in range of 30,000 * McCain says Obama should make up his mind WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in interviews aired on Sunday he wants to wait to determine the proper strategy for U.S. forces in Afghanistan before considering whether more troops should be sent there. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Army General Stanley McChrystal is expected to ask for a troop increase in the coming weeks to stem gains by a resurgent Taliban. McChrystal has finished preparing his request, which some...
  • Report: IDF, U.S. Military To Simulate Iran Missile Strike On Israel

    09/20/2009 6:27:09 AM PDT · by Strategy · 5 replies · 3,541+ views
    Haaretz ^ | September 20, 2009
    The Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. military will soon hold a training exercise in which they will simulate missile attacks on Israel from Iran, Syria, Lebanon and Gaza, the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported Sunday. The exercise will be carried out as part of the ongoing maneuvers between Israel and the United States, the London-based paper said, which will reportedly be the broadest-ever this year.
  • National security adviser says Iran advancing in making medium-range missiles

    09/20/2009 6:20:29 AM PDT · by GWConservative · 9 replies · 980+ views
    Washington Times online ^ | Sunday, September 20, 2009 | Bill Gertz
    White House National Security Adviser James L. Jones says President Obama's decision to abandon a long-range missile defense site in Eastern Europe was driven by U.S. intelligence concerns that Iran is further along than previously thought in developing medium-range missiles that could strike Western Europe and the Middle East with nuclear warheads. "We think they are heading toward weaponiz[ing] these missiles, which obviously we want to dissuade them from doing," the retired four-star Marine general told The Washington Times, explaining why U.S. officials dramatically shifted from years of focus on guarding against longer-range intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). Gen. Jones also...
  • Christians hauled before court after defending their beliefs with Muslim guest (UK)

    09/20/2009 6:05:01 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 26 replies · 1,592+ views
    Mail Online ^ | 9/20/2009 | Jonathan Petre
    A Christian couple have been charged with a criminal offence after taking part in what they regarded as a reasonable discussion about religion with guests at their hotel. Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang were arrested after a Muslim woman complained to police that she had been offended by their comments. They have been charged under public order laws with using ‘threatening, abusive or insulting words’ that were ‘religiously aggravated’. The couple, whose trial has been set for December, face a fine of up to £5,000 and a criminal record if they are convicted. Although the facts are disputed, it is thought...
  • Taking to the skies

    09/20/2009 5:15:48 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies · 509+ views
    Jerusalelm Post ^ | DAVID HOROVITZ
    In the coming year, despite the current tranquility, Israel's best and brightest may have to act again in order to protect us. Listen to that quiet. In the communities adjoining Gaza, where children grew up drawing rudimentary pictures of square houses with grass, sun and incoming missiles, there's an unfamiliar tranquility only rarely disturbed by the occasional Kassam. Give or take the odd rogue Katyusha, all is calm on the Lebanese border, too, as Hizbullah jockeys further north to cement its political position in the drawn out process to form a new government in Beirut. Most conspicuously, all is intriguingly...
  • Our irredeemable international system

    09/20/2009 5:14:45 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies · 450+ views
    Jerusalelm Post ^ | -- | CAROLINE GLICK
    Our international institutions are irredeemably corrupted. From the United Nations to the International Criminal Court and their affiliate and subordinate bodies, these institutions are rotten at their core. It isn't that they don't function. They function just fine. The problem is that through their regular functioning, they advance goals antithetical to those they were established to achieve. Instead of promoting global security, human rights, freedom and international peace, they facilitate war and aggression, human suffering and tyranny. The UN General Assembly is now convening its 64th session. As they do every year, heads of state from across the globe are...
  • Sher Mohammad Qasab dies in custody

    09/20/2009 4:53:33 AM PDT · by csvset · 15 replies · 837+ views
    DAWN ^ | Sep 20,2009 | staff
    PESHAWAR: A top Taliban commander who was injured in a military operation in which he was arrested last week, died from his injuries on Sunday, the Pakistani military said. 'Sher Mohammad Qasab, who had multiple bullet wounds succumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning,' it said in a statement. The army had Wednesday arrested Sher Mohammad Qasab, who is one of the most senior Taliban commanders on a most wanted list in the Swat valley that offered Rs10 million in reward money. 'A team of army doctors was treating Sher Mohammad Qasab but he could not survive,' the statement said....