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  • Donald Trump: George W. Bush War in the Middle East the Biggest Mistake in U.S. History

    09/20/2018 9:46:50 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 135 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Sep 2018 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump said former President George W. Bush’s decision to go to war in the Middle East was the biggest mistake in American history, in an interview published on Wednesday. “The worst single mistake ever made in the history of our country — going into the Middle East by President Bush,” Trump said in an interview with The Hill.TV. “Obama may have gotten ‘em out wrong, but going in is to me the biggest single mistake made in the history of our country.” Trump said that the American Civil War was “different” and that he could understand the motivations...
  • U.N. Official Killed in West Bank

    11/22/2002 1:31:30 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 29 replies · 217+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | Nov 22, 2002 | NICOLE WINFIELD
    A British aid worker was killed Friday in a U.N. compound in the West Bank during a gunbattle between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen — the first senior U.N. official to die in over two years of fighting. The United Nations accused Israeli soldiers of preventing an ambulance from immediately reaching Iain Hook, a senior manager for UNRWA, the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees. The Israeli army said he was evacuated from the U.N. compound in the Jenin refugee camp as soon as possible. The death occurred hours after Israel reoccupied the West Bank town of Bethlehem for the...
  • State in firing line if ban on Israeli settlement imports passes [Ireland]

    09/14/2018 8:12:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Irish Times ^ | Sat, Sep 15, 2018 | Simon Carswell, Public Affairs Editor
    The State could face infringement proceedings by the EU or a third party if a Bill that would ban imports from Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories is passed, the European Commission has warned. A Government official privately sought the advice of the Commission’s trade directorate last week on the proposed legislation, which is sponsored by Independent Senator Frances Black and passed its first vote in the Seanad in July with the support of Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, Labour and some independents. Fine Gael opposes the passage of the Control of Economic Activity (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018 on the basis...
  • Losing a War

    08/28/2018 12:48:22 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 36 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | August 27, 2018 at 4:53 AM | Thomas Joscelyn
    The United States lost its bearings in Afghanistan long ago. Some of the Taliban’s most senior leaders escaped in late 2001, as did Osama bin Laden. They eventually regrouped and launched an insurgency that continues to engulf Afghanistan in violence. The Bush administration entered the war with a light footprint that was supposed to demonstrate the overwhelming technological superiority of American forces. The Taliban openly ridicules this view in its statements. The Bush administration added more soldiers to the fight over time, but the war effort was always secondary to other concerns. President Obama and his advisers made a conscious...
  • Muslim spokesman at Illinois conference says Muslims are “being coerced (tr)

    08/24/2018 11:17:03 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    The Geller Report ^ | 8/24/18 | Pamela Geller
    into accepting liberal values, into accepting feminism” Consider carefully what Dr. Abdur-Rafay says here: “Moreover, we’re being coerced, we’re being coerced into accepting liberal values, into accepting feminism, and undermining Islamic injunctions on homosexuality and marriage itself. In the post-9/11 era, the battle for Muslim hearts and minds seeks to produce a good Muslim- a good Muslim who believes in a secular Islam and an American Islam.” Yet the political and media elites want us to take for granted that all Muslims in the U.S. believe in a secular Islam, an American Islam, that accepts feminism and gay rights and...
  • U.N. chief suggests options for improved Palestinian protection

    08/17/2018 5:03:59 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Al-Reuters ^ | August 17, 2018 7:10 PM | Michelle Nichols
    The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of U.N.-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up U.N. civilian presence or expanded U.N. assistance, Secretary-General António Guterres wrote in a report on Friday. The United Nations General Assembly requested the report in a resolution adopted in June that condemned Israel for excessive force against Palestinian civilians and denounced the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israeli civilian areas, but did not mention Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza. The resolution asked for proposals to ensure “the safety, protection and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under...
  • New Mexico Child-Terrorist Training Camp Leaders Go Free- dangerous jihadists back into our midsts

    08/15/2018 5:33:38 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 15, 2018 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Democrat judge sends dangerous jihadists back into our midsts. New Mexico state judge Sarah Backus on Monday released five Islamic radicals on a $20,000 “signature bond,” which requires no payment.  The decision came as a shock, given what local law enforcement had discovered.  At a ramshackle compound near the Colorado state line, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 39, Lucas Morton, 40, Jany Leveille, 35, Hujrah Wahhaj, 38, and Subhanah Wahhaj, 35, trained 11 children to use firearms and attack schools. The compound had been under surveillance but police only launched a raid when one of the children texted that they were all...
  • Palestinian Congressional Candidate ASSAULTS Jewish Journalist at Political Event [Michigan, MN]

    08/14/2018 2:13:03 PM PDT · by familyop · 47 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | August 12, 2018 | Peter D'Abrosca
    A journalist was assaulted by a soon-to-be congresswoman while asking her questions at a political rally for U.S. Congressional candidate Ilhan Omar in Minnesota on Saturday. Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian Muslim who won her primary in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District on Tuesday, forcefully grabbed Jewish journalist Laura Loomer and stole her phone when Loomer approached her to ask questions at the rally. In the Middle East, violence against Jews may be tolerable. In America, where Tlaib – running unopposed after her primary win – and is set to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, it is not. In fact,...
  • NEW MEXICO JIHADIS CAN LEAVE JAIL UNTIL CHILD ABUSE TRIAL, JUDGE RULES

    08/14/2018 6:33:38 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    Dailycaller.com ^ | 8-13-2018 | Chuck Ross
    A New Mexico state judge ruled Monday that five alleged Muslim extremists accused of training children to conduct school shootings do not have to remain in jail while they await trial for child abuse. Judge Sarah Backus released the five defendants, Siraj Wahhaj, Hujrah Wahhaj, Subhannah Wahhaj, Jany Leveille, and Lucas Morten, on a $20,000 "signature bond," according to the Albuquerque Journal. That means that the defendants will not have to pay money unless they violate the conditions of their release. Backus said that New Mexico state prosecutors were unable to show that the five defendants should have their bail...
  • Did we just dodge 9/11 2.0?

    07/29/2018 7:29:24 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 14 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/29/18 | William Kay
    After the July 22, 2018 Danforth attack the media and police utterly betrayed themselves by conspiring to suppress the Islamic terrorist link. On July 22, 2018 Faisal Hussein, a Canadian-born 29-year-old male of Pakistani heritage and Muslim faith, opened fire with a handgun on citizens along Toronto’s Danforth Avenue, killing two and wounding 13. After an exchange of gunfire with police Faisal Hussein turned his gun on himself. Faisal was known to police. He had posted favourable comments on jihadi websites and had recently visited Afghanistan.
  • France: A Second Jihad in the Bataclan?

    07/15/2018 5:50:37 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    The Gatestone Institute ^ | 7/15/2018 | Guy Millière
    "The French Suicide" ("Le suicide français") is a book published by the author Éric Zemmour in October 2014. Just one year later, on November 13, 2015 in Paris, a horror took place at the Bataclan Theater, when three terrorists fired into the crowd during a concert, murdered 130 people, and injured 413. Some of the victims had been tortured. The French population reacted as usual: shock and horror quickly gave way to resignation and submission. Flowers, candles and teddy bears were placed at the scene of the attacks. The government promised to act, but did almost nothing. A ceremony was...
  • Hero SAS dog saves the lives of six elite soldiers in Syria by ripping out jihadi's throat..

    07/09/2018 5:17:47 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 71 replies
    Daily Mail Company ^ | 04:41 EDT, 8 July 2018 | Updated: 10:19 EDT, 8 July 2018 | George Martin For Mailonline
    The dog had been out on patrol in northern Syria with a team of six crack troops As the soldiers left their armoured convoy they were hit with a frenzied ambushA source said the unnamed Belgian Malinois took out three jihadis on its own The SAS commander in charge credited the dog with saving all his men's lives An SAS team was saved after a brave military dog fought off a jihadi who attacked a patrol in northern Syria.The unnamed Belgian Malinois, a fierce breed of sheepdog known for its bravery, had been out on a routine patrol with a team...
  • Terror suspect plotted July 4 explosion in Cleveland, FBI says

    07/02/2018 7:47:58 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 50 replies
    KSBW ^ | Jul 2, 2018
    CLEVELAND — Officials say a man has been arrested for an alleged plan to attack downtown Cleveland on July 4. FBI agents said Monday they began investigating the suspect, identified as Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts, back in 2017. Investigators say they received tips that Pitts, also known as Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq, had made statements in support of Al-Qaeda. Pitts, an American citizen with an extensive criminal background, also expressed a disdain for the U.S. military. Officials say Pitts spoke to undercover agents about the impact an explosion would have on Cleveland's upcoming July 4th parade. Anderson says the Pitts was arrested...
  • In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant (MUSLIM) ‘Ghettos’

    07/02/2018 10:29:26 AM PDT · by Milagros · 25 replies
    NYTimes ^ | July 1, 2018
    Starting at the age of 1, “ghetto children” must be separated from their families for at least 25 hours a week, not including nap time, for mandatory instruction in “Danish values,” including the traditions of Christmas and Easter, and Danish language. Noncompliance could result in a stoppage of welfare payments. Other Danish citizens are free to choose whether to enroll children in preschool up to the age of six. Denmark’s government is introducing a new set of laws to regulate life in 25 low-income and heavily Muslim enclaves, saying that if families there do not willingly merge into the country’s...
  • From 9/11 to Spygate: The National Security Deep State

    06/14/2018 9:37:14 AM PDT · by detective · 9 replies
    Front Page ^ | June 14, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    On September 4, 2001, Robert Mueller took over the FBI. At his confirmation hearings, fraud had overshadowed discussions of terrorism. And as FBI Director, Mueller quickly diverged from the common understanding that the attacks that killed 3,000 people had been an act of war rather than a crime. In 2008, Abdullah Saleh al-Ajmi, who had been unleashed from Guantanamo Bay, carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq. Al-Ajmi had been represented by Thomas Wilner who was being paid by the Kuwaiti government. Wilner was a pal of Robert Mueller. And when the families were having dinner together, Mueller got up...
  • [B61623] Jet Blue Flight 1623 / via Twitter [false alarm]

    06/27/2018 1:52:43 AM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 47 replies
    Flight Radar link / tweet ^ | Q / multiple sources
    Review of flight Radar suggest this is not a routine response to radio problem As a pilot my gut tells me the pilot likely entered squak code 7500 instead of 7600. One digit makes all the difference in the world as to the response you get. Looking forward to the report on this one
  • The very first Islamic State arrest in Luxembourg

    06/25/2018 7:51:14 PM PDT · by Sam_Damon · 5 replies
    RTL.lu ^ | June 25, 2018 | Staff
    A Luxembourger suspected of having links with the banned terrorist organisation called Islamic State (IS) was arrested last Wednesday. The man, suspected of playing a role in IS propaganda, was held on remand, the Luxembourg prosecutor's office announced on Sunday. The detainee, of Luxembourg nationality, is "suspected of being involved in the dissemination of messages and propaganda material for the Daesh (Arabic language acronym) terrorist group", declared the prosecutor's office in a press release.
  • 1 dead, 3 injured after bus hits Dutch concert-goers

    06/18/2018 12:29:32 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/6/18 | David Rosenberg
    One person was killed and three more injured at a concert in the Netherlands early Monday morning, when a bus slammed into concert-goers. The incident occurred at the “Pink Pop” music festival in Limberg in the country’s south. According to police, a small white bus slammed into a crowd of concert-goers, running down four. The vehicle then sped off. Authorities are searching for the driver and have opened an investigation into the incident. .....
  • U.S. Special-Operations Member Killed in Somalia

    06/09/2018 7:09:04 AM PDT · by Theoria · 12 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 08 June 2018 | Nancy A. Youssef
    A U.S. special-operations forces service member was killed and four others were wounded in Somalia Friday after they came under small-arms and mortar fire from suspected members of an al Qaeda affiliate, the Pentagon said. A local service member also died, defense officials said. Three of the wounded U.S. service members and the one local fighter who was wounded in the attack were medically evacuated, the Pentagon said. The fourth wounded U.S. service member was treated in country, the Pentagon said. The attack, at about 2:45 p.m. local time in Jubaland in southwest Somalia, happened during what was supposed to...
  • How a 4-Hour Battle Between Russian Mercenaries and U.S. Commandos Unfolded in Syria

    06/01/2018 8:33:06 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 61 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 24, 2018 | Thomas Gibbons-Neff
    At the outpost, American soldiers watched a column of tanks and other armored vehicles turn and drive toward them around 10 p.m., emerging from a neighborhood of houses where they had tried to gather undetected. A half-hour later, the Russian mercenaries and Syrian forces struck. The Conoco outpost was hit with a mixture of tank fire, large artillery and mortar rounds, the documents show. The air was filled with dust and shrapnel. The American commandos took cover, then ran behind dirt berms to fire anti-tank missiles and machine guns at the advancing column of armored vehicles. For the first 15...