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  • The War Is Over?

    04/26/2012 4:26:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 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...
  • Rumors of War III (1 hour+ video)

    04/26/2012 4:07:49 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 25, 2012 | Daily Beck
    This is a documentary about Islam, jihad, and CAIR. It is a rehash for most FRepeers, since we are ahead of the knowledge curve compared to the general public. It is a good educational source for those who are just now waking up to the threat of Islam. Video is from Glenn Beck TV. Posted as an FYI.
  • Russia, U.S. to Hold Anti-terror Drills in May

    04/26/2012 8:42:03 AM PDT · by JohnKinAK · 25 replies
    CRIEnglish.com ^ | 4/20/2012 | Xinhua
    Airborne troops from Russia and the Untied States would hold joint anti-terror drills in the U.S. state of Colorado between May 24 and 31, spokesman of the Russian Defense Ministry Col. Alexander Kucherenko said on Thursday. According to the spokesman, it will be the first time that the Russian airborne forces have held exercises with the U.S. airborne forces on the U.S. territory. "According to the exercise scenario, soldiers of the two countries will hold a tactical airborne operation, including the reconnaissance of imaginary terrorists' camp and a raid," Kucherenko said. "After the operation, a helicopter will evacuate the soldiers,"...
  • Report: Russian Troops to ‘Seize’ CIA Facility in Elaborate War Game… on U.S. Soil

    04/26/2012 7:37:15 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 43 replies
    http://www.theblaze.com ^ | April 26, 2012 | Liz Klimas
    According to reports, the U.S. and Russian military will be engaging in an anti-terrorism exercise that will involve Russian paratroopers using U.S. weapons to “take and hold” the main facilities of the CIA and Denver International Airport in Colorado and the National Security Agency in Utah. (Related: Learn about the hypothetical ‘war games’ the U.S. and China have been playing) The European Union Times has more on the report announcing this exercise from the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation: Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel Alexander Kucherenko publically announced this 24-21 May “anti-terror drill” this Friday past noting that this...
  • The War on Terror Is Over

    04/23/2012 6:47:37 PM PDT · by Drill Thrawl · 16 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 'The War on Terror Is Over' | DANIEL HALPER
    In the wake of the Arab Spring, the Obama administration is grappling with how to handle Islamists, radical adherents to Islam. Particularly, the issue has come to the fore in regards to Egypt, which, as Reuel Marc Gerecht notes, "is now certain" to elect "an Islamist" as its leaders the next time the Egyptian people go to the polls. But some in the Obama administration are now seeing things differently. "The war on terror is over,"a senior official in the State Department official tells the National Journal. "Now that we have killed most of al Qaida, now that people have...
  • Buddhists demand demolition of Mosque and Muslim shrine

    04/21/2012 5:36:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    Vlad Tepes ^ | 4/21/2012 | People of Shambhala.
    Over 1,000 protesters in the area of Dambulla, Sri Lanka, have rallied against the Masjidul Khaira mosque, which they claim did not obtain the proper planning permission. The protesters, led by Ven Inamaluwe Shri Sumanagala, included a large number of Buddhist monks, who waved the international Biddhist flag and carried placards. The issue of planning permission does not seem to be the real objection to the mosque, however. According to the Ceylon Times, Akmeemana Dayarathna Thera, one of the monks on the rally, said, “We asked them to remove the mosque as Dambulla was declared a holy city with a...
  • Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville (Starting today, Wednesday 18 April)

    04/18/2012 7:07:43 AM PDT · by xzins · 113 replies
    The Constitution Party ^ | 17 Apr 12 | CP
    04/17/2012 Constitution Party National Convention to Meet in Nashville Amidst Unprecedented Voter Dissatisfaction with Obama and Romney Constitution Party National Chairman, Jim Clymer, announced the 2012 National Convention of the Constitution Party which will be held April 18-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. “American voters who support limited, constitutional government, traditional American values, the protection of American jobs and preservation of individual liberty can take heart! They will not be limited to a difficult choice between Obama and Romney as the one likely to be the least threat to their life, liberty, property and other interests. The Constitution Party will be offering...
  • Multiple Attacks On Kabul, Taliban Claims "Spring Offensive"

    04/15/2012 6:46:22 AM PDT · by edpc · 13 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 15 April 2012 | Amie Ferris-Rotman and Rob Taylor
    KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, assaulting Western embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic area and at the parliament in the west. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the assault, one of the most serious on the capital since U.S.-backed Afghan forces removed the group from power in 2001.
  • Sarkozy's comeback hopes crumble, polls show

    04/13/2012 5:13:48 PM PDT · by Cincinna · 15 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 13 2012 | Brian Love 
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy defended his economic record on Friday as a slew of opinion polls suggested his prospects of re-election were crumbling just over a week from round one of a vote where Socialist Francois Hollande is the clear frontrunner.      Four polls published in less than 24 hours showed Hollande extending his lead, with the conservative incumbent's modest gains of the past month starting to evaporate ahead of a two-round contest taking place on April 22 and May 6. A CSA poll showed Hollande winning the May 6 run-off with 57 percent of the vote. Three other polls...
  • Stephen Hayes: What the U.S.-Iran Talks Will Ignore

    04/13/2012 7:10:48 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 3 replies
    WSJ ^ | Apr. 12, 2012 | Stephen Hayes
    excerpt- Anything that retards Iran's nuclear progress is helpful. But even if the talks "solved" the nuclear issue—virtually inconceivable, given the measures the Iranians have taken to preserve their program—a bigger problem would remain: the Iranian regime itself. Whatever progress is made in the context of overlapping short-term interests, it will do little to change the long-term strategic problems presented by a hostile Iran. And Iran is hostile. It is one of the most underreported stories of the past decade: As we went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq, Iran went to war with us. Tehran has provided weapons to...
  • Outrage! Radical Islamists Attack Christians.. Carson Says It Is Not About Religion

    04/12/2012 1:55:55 PM PDT · by Milagros · 4 replies
    Gather ^ | April 11, 2012 | Renee Nal
    Outrage! Radical Islamists Attack Christians in Nigeria Again; Johnnie Carson Says It Is Not About Religion April 11, 2012 08:40 PM EDT Another deadly attack by radical Islamists in Nigeria happened over Easter at the All Nations Christian Assembly Church. A car bomb exploded in the church parking lot, killing at least 36 people. This despicable act, sadly, is not unusual, as there are attacks nearly every day, being traced to the group Boko Haram.On Christmas day, an attack on a Christian church killed 44 people. Christians are fleeing the north after being threatened by the Boko Haram. The north...
  • Boko Haram kills 36 in Kaduna (Islamofascism vs Easter/Passover)

    04/08/2012 9:26:33 PM PDT · by Milagros · 4 replies
    Tribune, Nigeria ^ | 09 April 2012
    Boko Haram kills 36 in Kaduna - 3 sect members killed in Maiduguri - 10 killed in Nasarawa community clash - Britain condemns explosion, Pope prays for peace in Nigeria Written by Hassan Ibrahim, Christian Okeke, James Bwala and Umar Muhammed Monday, 09 April 2012 ShareA powerful explosion that rocked a popular bus stop on Junction Road, Kaduna, on Sunday, left about 36 people dead. Most of the victims were okada riders and petty traders doing business near the Ahmadu Bello Stadium roundabout. Although the police were yet to come out with an official figure of the casualties, spokesman for...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood comes to America

    04/03/2012 4:19:34 PM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    CNN ^ | April 3, 2012 | Lauren Bohn
    Sondos Asem, right, and her mother, Manal Abu Hassan, use social media in their Cairo living room Editor's note: Lauren Bohn is a 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow and multimedia journalist based in Egypt. She's a Pulitzer Center grantee and a 2012 Overseas Press Foundation fellow. (CNN) -- Sondos Asem has butterflies, formulating answers to questions she expects to be asked and practicing her diction with the devotion of a high school debate champion. The gentle 24-year-old graduate student at the American University in Cairo is in a hotel room in downtown New York, figuring out what to wear on national television....
  • Officials from Egypt's Brotherhood at White House (Huge Story)

    White House officials held talks with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood in Washington this week, as the Islamist group threw itself into the fray in Egypt's presidential election. The meeting on Tuesday with low-level National Security Council staff was part of a series of US efforts to broaden engagement with new and emerging political parties following Egypt's revolution last year, a US official said. The White House pointed out that Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, and other US lawmakers and officials had also met with Brotherhood representatives in Egypt and elsewhere in recent months. "We believe that it...
  • US tightens screws on Pakistan with $10 million bounty

    04/03/2012 6:04:47 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 12 replies
    The US has offered a $10 million bounty for the Pakistani militant accused of plotting the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai, which killed 166 people, including several US citizens. The move was welcomed in India, but could anger rival Pakistan, which has been considering changes to its fraught relationship with the US. Hafiz Mohammad Saeed lives openly in Pakistan, occasionally giving speeches and appearing on talk shows, and founded the Pakistani militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in the 1980s. The US considers it a terrorist group and Pakistan officially banned LeT in 2002 under US pressure, but the group still operates...
  • Al-Qaida's online forums go dark  

    04/02/2012 4:31:33 PM PDT · by Cindy · 47 replies
    UPI ^ | Published: April 2, 2012 at 2:37 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: "WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- A blackout of al-Qaida's main Web sites is in its 11th day, and officials think the forums may have been brought down in a cyberattack. While no one has claimed credit for disabling the sites..." SNIPPET: "The loss of information typically confuses and frustrates the readers of the Web sites. "It leaves the rank-and-file to guess which messages and which messengers are genuine al-Qaida, and provides undercover operators with new opportunities to disrupt the movement," said A. Aaron Weisburd, senior fellow at the Homeland Security Policy Institute."
  • Islamist revolution for sale in TO bookstore (Canada)

    04/01/2012 11:30:59 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 11 replies
    Sun News ^ | April 1, 2012 | TERRY DAVIDSON | QMI AGENCY
    TORONTO - An Islamic bookstore in east Toronto is selling books that urge Muslims to usurp the Western world and install an Islamic State in its place. The books, written by deceased Islamic scholar Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi - are available at the Islamic Circle of North America bookstore in Scarborough. "Islam wishes to destroy all States and Governments anywhere on the face of the earth which are opposed to the ideology and programme of Islam regardless of the country or the Nation that rules it," Maududi wrote in Jihad in Islam. "Islam requires the earth - not just a...
  • Tip of the Iceberg: The Effects of Immigration From the Third World (Video)

    03/29/2012 10:32:18 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 17 replies
    YouTube/BBC ^ | 3/29/2012
    This is what one VERY RAPIDLY INCREASING non-indigenous subpopulation of the UK want for Britain....Sharia law, Sharia courts, death for gay men and women, death for adultery, death for unbelievers, death for apostasy, amputation for theft, subjugation of women, animal cruelty and child cruelty. Watch this 4:35 minute video of a liberal reporter who goes back to her hometown in the UK to see what it has become in just 10 years since not living there. HYSTERICAL when she sees for herself that her entire community has become one giant Islamic patch of protests and hate. Must watch reality come...
  • Man arrested at Philadelphia Airport after allegedly trying to pass security with homemade bomb

    03/29/2012 7:58:59 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 29, 2012
    <p>A 29-year-old man told authorities he had an “oh, s---“ moment when he realized he was carrying homemade fireworks on board a San Francisco-bound plane early Thursday morning at Philadelphia International Airport, MyFoxPhilly.com reported.</p> <p>The Dallas, Pa. man was arrested after he allegedly tried to pass through the security gate with what was described by officials as a homemade bomb, the report said.</p>
  • London 2012 Olympics: terrorists 'plotting cyanide poison hand cream attack'

    03/28/2012 2:18:26 AM PDT · by Milagros · 17 replies
    Telegraph ^ | March 26, 2012
    Terrorists linked with al-Qaeda are plotting a cyanide poison attack on London Olympics by mixing chemicals with hand cream, it has been reported... Extremists have posted "detailed instructions" on a website with links to the terror group on how launch an attack this summer's games in the capital. One member, called Abu Hija Ansari claimed the cyanide should be mixed with an unidentified hand cream so it could be absorbed through human skin.. Writing in Arabic, he said anyone planning such an attack should wear "medical gloves" as they produce their lethal mixture. "Through skin: 1 – cyanide, 2 –...