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  • Where is Muqtada Now?

    09/01/2004 10:34:41 AM PDT · by forty_years · 7 replies · 669+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | September 1, 2004 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    So where is Muqtada al-Sadr and his Mehdi Army now? After taking serious losses against American and Iraqi forces and cynically hiding behind Shiite Islam’s most holy shrine in Najaf, these cowards have melted back into Iraqi society. Or have they? There are many questions to be answered regarding al-Sadr’s future, as he most certainly will oppose the growth of democracy in Iraq. Will al-Sadr and his thugs be held accountable for the violent crimes they committed in Najaf? During their reign of terror, they apparently held a kangaroo court. After Iraq’s top Shiite, Ayatollah Ali Sistani, pressured al-Sadr to...
  • Dutch Center-Right Coalition Stands up to Islamism

    07/22/2004 10:09:48 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 10 replies · 1,173+ views ^ | July 22, 2003 | Andrew Jaffee
    Dutch Center-Right Coalition Stands up to Islamism By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 22, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende and his center-right coalition are standing up to Islamism, the true enemy of all civilized nations in the 21st century. Balkenende said Muslim groups “were sowing hatred, and [he] promised new anti-terror measures” in a speech to the European Parliament yesterday. On February 18 of this year, Dutch lawmakers promised to expel approximately 26,000 asylum seekers after digesting a parliamentary report which concluded … that the country's 30-year experiment in tolerant multiculturalism had been a failure, and has...
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Wants To Bring Elections Forward

    06/23/2004 7:31:23 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 419+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-24-2004 | Jack Fairweather
    Iraqi prime minister wants to bring elections forward By Jack Fairweather in Baghdad (Filed: 24/06/2004) Iraq's elections should be brought forward by several months, the country's interim prime minister told The Telegraph yesterday. Dr Iyad Allawi said the vote should be held by the end of the year, or even earlier. "We are working on a framework of six months," he said. Iyad Allawi: working on a 'framework of six months' "Personally, I would bring the election date sooner. That depends on the situation we find ourselves in." Dr Allawi, a neurosurgeon who developed links to MI6 and the CIA...
  • U.S. Endorses Selection of Iraq PM

    05/29/2004 1:31:06 AM PDT · by familyop · 6 replies · 169+ views
    AP via Free Lance-Star ^ | 29MAY04 | HAMZA HENDAWI
    The United States has warmly endorsed a decision by the Iraqi Governing Council to select a longtime exile with strong ties to the CIA to be the new prime minister of Iraq's interim government despite U.N. concerns over his past links.Friday's selection of Iyad Allawi _ a Shiite Muslim council member who headed an exile group made up of former Saddam Hussein military officers _ was an assertion of influence by the U.S.-picked body as the June 30 date for the return of Iraqi sovereignty draws near."He is certainly a fine and capable leader who appears to have broad support...
  • Saddam foe tapped to lead Iraq

    05/29/2004 12:44:48 AM PDT · by familyop · 3 replies · 128+ views
    Knight Ridder, Wichita Eagle, Wash. Post ^ | 29MAY04 | ROBERT MORAN AND RON HUTCHESON
    Some are unhappy that the U.N. was bypassed in the selection of a Shiite physician to head the interim government. BY ROBERT MORAN AND RON HUTCHESON Knight Ridder Newspapers BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iyad Allawi, a Shiite doctor who survived an assassination attempt by agents of Saddam Hussein and later tried to overthrow the former dictator, was tapped Friday to be the new prime minister of the Iraqi interim government. Allawi, a neurologist by training, will be the top official in the transitional government when it begins functioning with the transfer of sovereignty on June 30. Elections for a permanent government...
  • "Waaah! We Wanna Apology!!" CARTOON of the American media and President Bush

    04/14/2004 8:04:37 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 40 replies · 256+ views ^ | 4/14/2004 | IPWGOP
    The American media throws a temper tantrum after President George W. Bush's prime time news conference.
  • Little Press Coverage of Muslim Hatred of Jews, Arab Hatred of Arabs

    10/17/2003 6:39:43 PM PDT · by stevejackson · 3 replies · 204+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 17, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Little Press Coverage of MuslimHatred of Jews, Arab Hatred of Arabs By Andrew L. Jaffee, October 17, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir accused Jews of controlling the world. The Lebanese Parliament denied Palestinians the right to own land in The Lebanon. The Saudi government quashed a protest by its own citizens who were seeking political reforms. One would think these would be front-page headlines, but were either completely ignored or buried. These stories were not even mentioned on the ABC, NBC, or CBS evening news broadcasts. It seems the American mass media has an agenda that seeks to...
  • Terrorist Arafat Clings to Power (Same Old, Same Old)

    09/07/2003 3:11:20 PM PDT · by forty_years · 2 replies · 242+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | September 7, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Terrorist Arafat Clings to Power (Same Old, Same Old) By Andrew L. Jaffee, September 7, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Yasser Arafat today named Palestinian Authority (PA) parliamentary speaker Ahmed Qurei as new prime minister. Qurei will replace Mahmoud Abbas, who resigned yesterday. The BBC describes Qurei as: ...a leading member of the mainstream Fatah faction who helped to negotiate the Oslo peace accord with Israel 10 years ago. ... Palestinian officials describe him as an Arafat loyalist who's unlikely to challenge the veteran leader. "Arafat loyalist" means he's tainted by terror, and will continue the PA's rampant mismanagement and corruption. Same...
  • Abrams, Not Ventura, Will Get MSNBC Primetime Slot

    08/16/2003 3:31:15 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 4 replies · 239+ views
    yahoo news ^ | 8.15.03 | Andrew Grossman
    NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Jesse Ventura is not headed for primetime on MSNBC, the network announced on Thursday. Instead, the former independent governor of Minnesota will host a weekly Saturday show this fall from Minneapolis and serve as a political analyst for all of MSNBC's programs. He will also host a weekday radio show. MSNBC will keep its current primetime lineup intact with "The Abrams Report" remaining in the 9 p.m. time slot. Hosted by NBC News' chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams, the show gained 13% in viewers in July from June, the only cable news program to do...
  • Austrailian Prime Minister on Human Shields

    03/04/2003 11:42:05 PM PST · by hippy hate me · 466+ views
    Prime Minister of Austrailia Gov. Website ^ | 03-05-03 | PM of Austrailia, Newsroom
    .......... PRICE: I spoke to an Australian women from Sydney who is in Baghdad, she was there this morning, Donna Mulhearn, 34 year old woman from Sydney. I asked her if she’d have a message for you this morning. If you don't mind, I'll just play this to you. It's very short. MULHEARN: I'd like to say, Mr Howard please, please, please do what you can to stop a military attack on Iraq. These people do not deserve to be attacked. These are now people with names and faces. These are children I've played with. These are men and women...
  • FBI Joins Interrogation Of Prime Suspect

    09/14/2002 3:45:55 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 133+ views
    Independent (UK) ^ | 9-15-2002 | Raymond Whitaker
    FBI joins interrogation of prime suspect By Raymond Whitaker 15 September 2002 An international tug of war broke out yesterday as American and Pakistani investigators questioned one of the most senior al-Qa'ida suspects to be captured since the 11 September attacks on New York and Washington last year. Ramzi Binalshibh, who was arrested after a three-hour gun battle in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Wednesday, the anniversary of the attacks, is considered one of the chief planners and organisers of the operation. If he had not been denied a US visa, it is believed, he would have piloted one...
  • New Method Said to Solve Key Problem in Math

    08/09/2002 6:39:54 AM PDT · by I Hired Craig Livingstone · 26 replies · 479+ views
    The New York Times ^ | August 8, 2002 | Sara Robinson
    Three Indian computer scientists have solved a longstanding mathematics problem by devising a way for a computer to tell quickly and definitively whether a number is prime — that is, whether it is evenly divisible only by itself and 1. Prime numbers play a crucial role in cryptography, so devising fast ways to identify them is important. Current computer recipes, or algorithms, are fast, but have a small chance of giving either a wrong answer or no answer at all. The new algorithm — by Manindra Agrawal, Neeraj Kayal and Nitin Saxena of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur...