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War on Terror (News/Activism)

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  • Egypt's Islamic dominated Parliament mulling laws legalizing child marriage and sex with corpses

    04/26/2012 5:21:33 AM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Here is yet more delightful evidence that Sharia is benign and completely compatible with U.S. Constitutional values, as we are constantly told. "Egypt’s women urge MPs not to pass early marriage, sex-after-death laws: report," by Abeer Tayel for Al Arabiya, April 25 (thanks to Stephen): Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) has appealed to the Islamist-dominated parliament not to approve two controversial laws on the minimum age of marriage and allowing a husband to have sex with his dead wife within six hours of her death according to a report in an Egyptian newspaper. The appeal came in a message...
  • The War Is Over?

    04/26/2012 4:26:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | April 26, 2012 | Cal Thomas
    "The war on terror is over," or so claims an unnamed senior State Department official, as reported by National Journal's Michael Hirsh in his recent article "The Post al-Qaida Era." Really? Well, if the war is over, I must have missed the peace treaty signing ceremony. I also haven't noticed a decline in incendiary rhetoric, or the disarmament -- or at least laying down of arms -- that usually accompanies the end of war. Does this mean we can do away with full-body scanners and TSA pat-downs? Those who believe the war against radical Islamists is over never really...
  • French presidential candidate launches ‘Ni*gas in Paris’ Ad campaign

    04/25/2012 11:25:47 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 04/23/2012 | Taylor Bigler
       French Socialist presidential candidate François Hollande debuted a campaign video set to Jay-Z and Kanye West’s hit song, “Ni*gas In Paris.” The video, which translates in English to “48 Hours with François Hollande,” features the candidate making campaign stops and his supporters excitedly talking about him. While there are moments of the song that are blocked out with audio clips from his speeches and supporters, most of the song’s extremely explicit lyrics (“ni**a,” “motherf***er,” “s**t,” to name a few) are still in tact. Although the song is in English, the explicit words are hardly new to French ears.  “48...
  • Israel's top general says Iran unlikely to make bomb

    04/25/2012 11:07:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    al-Reuters ^ | Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:12pm EDT | Jeffrey Heller and Maayan Lubell
    Israel's military chief said he does not believe Iran will decide to build an atomic bomb and called its leaders "very rational"—comments that clashed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's assessment. Lieutenant-General Benny Gantz's remarks, in an interview published on Wednesday in the left-wing Haaretz newspaper, drew little attention in Israel on its annual remembrance day for fallen soldiers, when political discourse is suspended. But they will add fuel to an internal debate on the prospects of Iran weaponizing its uranium enrichment program and the wisdom and risks of any Israeli military strike to try to prevent Tehran from becoming a...
  • Philadelphia Muslims offer $20,000 reward to find criminals wearing Islamic garb

    04/25/2012 10:24:07 PM PDT · by Cronos · 32 replies
    msnbc ^ | 25 Apr 2012 | Jim Gold
    Philadelphia-area Muslims are offering a $20,000 reward to find criminals cloaking their identities beneath Islamic women's clothing, saying the crooks are feeding mistrust of their faith. ..Officials say perpetrators have worn Muslim garb in five Philadelphia bank robberies since December. Also, Sharif Wynn, charged with an April 18 killing in an Upper Darby barber shop, allegedly wore a woman's robe as part of a robbery ruse that turned out to be a love triangle gone bad. “These types of bizarre incidents feed into that cottage industry of Muslim bashers,” Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the national Council on American-Islamic Relations, told...
  • Kyodo: N. Korea May Conduct Nuke Test within One Week(Russia says)

    04/25/2012 6:53:25 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies
    Arirang News ^ | 04/26/12
    Kyodo: N. Korea May Conduct Nuke Test within One Week With the international community keeping a close eye on North Korea's next move after its attempted rocket launch earlier this month, speculation is rising that the regime might be very close to conducting a third nuclear test. Citing a Russian security official Japan's Kyodo News reported Wednesday that Pyeongyang's nuclear test was imminent. The official said that although no details can be revealed, there is concrete background backing up such speculation. He added that Russia would be very disappointed if North Korea went ahead with the test just 100 kilometers...
  • Court reinstates driver’s license charges [just some Bosnians looking for commercial licenses]

    04/25/2012 6:47:13 PM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies ^ | 4-24-12 | Nicholas K. Geranios
    A federal appeals court has reinstated charges against six men allegedly involved in a bribery-based scheme to illegally obtain commercial driver’s licenses. The federal charges were initially dismissed by U.S. District Court Judge Edward F. Shea of Pasco, but the appeals court reversed his decision on Tuesday. Two of the defendants were charged with a conspiracy to defraud and deceive the Washington Department of Licensing by receiving bribes from four defendants to falsely obtain commercial driver’s licenses. They did that by helping the applicants cheat on exams and obtain false certifications showing skills tests were successfully completed. The scheme also...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood in America-Key Findings

    04/25/2012 3:56:40 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 1 replies
    Center for Security Policy ^ | 25 April 12 | Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
    This Course draws exclusively upon information in the public domain and that obtained from first-hand accounts. There is, assuredly, considerably more information that would be helpful to making to a full threat assessment. The findings below, based solely on what is currently available, should prompt those with access to classified information, subpoena power and other investigative tools to bring them to bear urgently for that purpose. Shariah is a totalitarian, brutally repressive and supremacist doctrine. Its adherents – notably, the Muslim Brotherhood – seek to bring it here. Shariah is principally about power, not faith. Accordingly, acting to realize its...
  • Mexico:)Nuevo Laredo Car Bomb Injures Two

    04/25/2012 2:08:26 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 11 replies
    KGNS ^ | April 24, 2012 | Staff
    New images are coming in of that brazen attack carried out in front of a Nuevo Laredo police station. A car bomb went off. in west nuevo laredo just after eight a-m Tuesday. It happened only hours after seven men were killed in the streets. Witnesses say they heard the loud explosion and saw flames several miles away. Two people were reportedly hurt in the attack and transported to area hospitals. No police officers were hurt, eventough their offices are only a few hundreds feet away. Soon after the incident a massive gunfire reportedly broke out between the Mexican military...
  • Op-Ed: The 100% Sharia-Compliant Iranian EMP Nuclear Weapon

    04/25/2012 1:59:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/4/12 | Mark Langfan
    When Iran says "Nuclear weapons are a grave sin” it sounds almost as good to pundits as “Peace in our time” sounded to the useless idiot pundits in 1938 - but this article shows how Iran can keep its word and destroy the West. Read carefully. Much has been, and will be, said about the Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei’s February 2012 informal speech to a group of Iranian nuclear scientist’s wherein he is translated in English to have said: “There is no doubt that the decision makers in the countries opposing us know well that Iran is not after nuclear...
  • Fort troops deploy to Afghanistan

    04/25/2012 9:48:21 AM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — This morning 16 soldiers of the 2nd Battalion 13th Aviation Regiment on Fort Huachuca, began their ear-long deployment to Afghanistan. The soldiers who fly and maintain the Army’s Gray Eagle. The unmanned aerial systems is a critical component of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance needed in the country. The battalion, is part of the 1st Aviation Brigade, which has its headquarters at the Fort Rucker, Ala., Army Aviation Center of Excellence. The soldiers department around 5:30 a.m. today, after a short ceremony, at which family members and others attended. See Thursday’s Herald/Review for more details.
  • Partners in Crime

    04/25/2012 9:33:02 AM PDT · by bayouranger
    The Islamic Society of North American (ISNA) is an organization linked to the Muslim Brotherhood. ISNA was an un-indicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, the largest terror financing trial ever held. If you go to the ISNA website you find a very interesting list called the Partners of ISNA. Here is a partial list of church Partners: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presbyterian Church (USA) The Union for Reform Judaism United States Conference of Catholic Bishops United Methodist Church Unitarian Universalist Association How do these Partners of ISNA work? They work very hard serving Mohammed and Allah. Their...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss GI's WikiLeaks case

    04/25/2012 9:07:25 AM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 4/25/12 | DAVID DISHNEAU
    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- A military judge refused on Wednesday to throw out the charges against an Army private accused of providing reams of sensitive documents to Wikileaks in the biggest leak of government secrets in U.S. history. Army Col. Denise Lind denied the defense motion to dismiss all 22 charges during a pretrial hearing in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning. The ruling means the hearing that's mainly concerned with the exchange of evidence will continue. It's scheduled to run through Thursday. The defense has filed a separate motion seeking dismissal of the most serious charge, aiding the...
  • Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives

    04/25/2012 7:11:05 AM PDT · by cll · 6 replies
    Amazon ^ | 4/30/2012 | Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.
    From a top-level operative in the counterterrorism unit of the CIA comes an explosive memoir about the behind-the-scenes fight against al-Qaeda after September 11. Since the death of Osama Bin Laden, interest in counterterrorism is at an all-time high. Most people don’t know that Bin Laden’s death is the culmination of years of covert operations and tactics largely overseen by Jose Rodriguez from 2001 to late 2007 and built on by his successors. Like a real-life Jack Bauer from television’s 24, Rodriguez’s sometimes controversial tenure as Chief of the Agency’s Counterterrorism Center involved CIA officers capturing and detaining key senior...
  • Syria opposition: Int'l community hypocritical

    04/25/2012 4:48:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 04/25/2012
    "When killing happens in Palestine, int'l community presses Israel more than they have pressed Assad regime," activist says. The international community is harder on Israel over the deaths of Palestinians than it has been over Syrian President Bashar Assad's 13-month siege against opposition activists in Syria, an opposition activist charged on Wednesday. "When killing happens in Palestine, even though the United States is an ally of Israel, the whole international community presses Israel more than they have pressed the Assad regime," said Mousab al-Hamadi, an opposition resident from Hama province, where activists say 31 people were killed on Monday by...
  • Algeria: Christian gets five years in prison for "shaking the faith" of Muslims

    04/25/2012 4:47:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4-25-12
    "Believer awaits appeal decision after 'shaking the faith' of Muslims," from Mission News Network, April 23 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): ...An Algerian Christian was sentenced to five years in prison for "shaking the faith" of Muslims last May. Currently, "Kadar" is awaiting a decision on his appeal. Kadar, who regularly shares his faith with Muslims in the city of Oran, was discussing his belief in Christ with a man at an outdoor food court last May when the man became angry and accused Kadar of insulting Muhammad. Police arrested Kadar and found a large amount of Christian materials...
  • Jihadist Junket [Occupy Wall St. visits Tehran]

    04/25/2012 4:44:23 AM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Apr 24th, 2012 | Matthew Vadum
    - FrontPage Magazine - - Jihadist JunketPosted By Matthew Vadum On April 24, 2012 @ 12:45 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 1 Comment Three New York City sociology professors traveled all the way to Tehran earlier this year to badmouth their country in front of America’s Islamofascist enemies, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reports.All three are leftists who support the increasingly violent, anti-American, anti-Semitic Occupy Wall Street movement. The Iranian leadership and left-wing groups in the U.S. such as the terrorist-linked Code Pink also support the movement as a way of weakening America.The teachers’ jihadist junket aimed...
  • Recent Casualties Afganistan (a family friend)

    04/25/2012 2:32:05 AM PDT · by nevergore · 16 replies
    Tulsa World -AP ^ | 4-24-2012 | Tulsa World -AP
    Two soldiers died Sunday in a roadside bombing in Paktia, Afghanistan. They were 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Walsh, 28, of Cobb, Ga., and Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf, 22, of Boynton Beach, Fla. Both were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
  • Temple Denial

    04/24/2012 4:42:07 PM PDT · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | Apr 24, 2012 | Benny Morris
    Leafing through a popular Palestinian tourist guidebook, Palestine: A Guide, by Mariam Shahin, I came across the following sentence concerning the Temple Mount compound (in Arabic, al-haram al-sharif, the noble sanctuary) on Mount Moriah in Jerusalem's Old City: "It is this whole area that fanatic Israelis want to destroy in order to 'rebuild' a temple, which they claim once stood there." Of course, there are a handful of Israeli "fanatics" who would like to destroy the compound's two Muslim mosques—the Dome of the Rock and al-Aksa—and rebuild the Jewish Temple on the site. The overwhelming majority of Israelis reject them...
  • Annan calls Syria situation 'bleak'

    04/24/2012 3:55:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/24/12 | Edith M. Lederer and John Heilprin - ap
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International envoy Kofi Annan told the U.N. Security Council Thursday that the situation in Syria is "bleak" and expressed alarm at reports that government troops are still carrying out military operations in towns where U.N. observers are not present. He expressed particular concern at media reports that government troops entered the central city of Hama on Monday after U.N. observers departed, firing automatic weapons and killing a significant number of people. "If confirmed, this is totally unacceptable and reprehensible," he said. The joint U.N.-Arab League envoy said the speedy deployment of the 300-strong U.N. observer force...