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  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • I Consider Islamism to Be Fascism

    03/10/2008 11:59:15 PM PDT · by parousia · 14 replies · 706+ views
    Middle Eastern Forum ^ | Spring 2008 Quarterly | Sophie Fernandez Debellemaničre
    In Islamism's Cross Hairs, Mohamad Sifaoui is interviewed by Middle East Quarterly on his article: "I Consider Islamism to Be Fascism" MEQ: Do you believe that moderate Islam exists? Sifaoui: Of course, it does. If the majority of Muslims were not moderate, Islamists would have destroyed the Western world a long time ago. Despite its technological lead, its nuclear power, and all its armies, the Western world would never be able to face an Islamist world entirely convinced by the terrorist cause. One billion people supporting Al-Qaeda would reduce the rest of the world to ashes. Islam contains violent texts...