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  • Witness: Islamists targeted US diplomats with gunfire, RPGs

    09/13/2012 1:10:30 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 27 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | Sept 13, 2012 | NANCY A. YOUSSEF, SULIMAN ALI ZWAY AND JONATHAN S. LANDAY
    <p>BENGHAZI, Libya — The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American officials died in a coordinated assault on the U.S. consulate by gunmen firing assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades and carrying the black flag of an Islamic extremist group, the property’s landlord said Wednesday.</p>
  • Islamic Socialism - bloody legacy (Qaddafi's 'Green Book,' WRC, etc.)

    04/26/2012 6:14:34 AM PDT · by Milagros · 1 replies
    Islamic SocialismFrom the CIA factbook: Following a 1969 military coup, Col. Muammar Abu Minyar al-QADHAFI began to espouse his own political system, the Third Universal Theory. The system was a combination of socialism and Islam derived in part from tribal practices and was supposed to be implemented by the Libyan people themselves in a unique form of "direct democracy.[1] The "Green Book" - Arabism, Islam & socialism, with Islam the main line Author John L. Esposito: Under Qaddafi three interrelated ideas were woven into Libya's ideological identity: Pan-Arabism, socialism, and Islam. Qaddafi's appeals to Islam were influenced by his...
  • Harvard for Tyrants - How Muammar al-Qaddafi taught a generation of bad guys

    03/10/2011 2:25:36 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 1 replies
    foreignpolicy.com ^ | MARCH 4, 2011 | DOUGLAS FARAH
    Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi is well known now for the abuses he has inflicted on his own people during more than four decades of brutal rule in Libya, but few remember the vast campaign of carnage and terrorism he orchestrated across West Africa and Europe when he was at the height of his powers. Nor are his more recent alliance with Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and his long-standing relationship with Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua -- both of whom are busy trampling their constitutions and moving toward dictatorship -- well understood. And the fact that all three governments support the Revolutionary Armed...
  • Religious Visitators, Round 2 (Vatican Investigating American Women’s Religious Conference)

    04/28/2009 10:11:57 AM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies · 579+ views
    NCR ^ | April 28, 2009 | BY JUDITH ROBERTS
    ROME — The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has decided to conduct an investigation of the 1,500-member Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR).Reportedly, the assessment involves concerns about three areas of doctrine: the ordination of priests, the centrality of salvation through Christ, and Church teaching on homosexuality. LCWR officers met April 22 with Cardinal William Levada, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The decision to investigate the LCWR comes on the heels of the decision of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life to conduct an apostolic visitation...
  • Rally Ace Colin McRae Dies In Helicopter Crash [World Rally Champion]

    09/15/2007 9:36:02 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 24 replies · 5,144+ views
    Scotsman.com ^ | Sun 16 Sep 2007 | Gareth Rose and Jeremy Watson
    SCOTTISH rally champion Colin McRae has been killed in a helicopter crash close to his Lanarkshire home. The Twin Squirrel helicopter registered to the former world champion rally driver came down shortly after 4pm yesterday about 200 yards from his 17th-century mansion. Police sources said the blue helicopter used by the 39-year-old multi-millionaire had exploded in a "fireball". Eyewitness David Lowry, who lives nearby, said he watched as the helicopter plunged into a valley. As many as four people are thought to have died in the crash. Jean-Eric Freudiger, McRae's agent, confirmed McRae had been piloting the helicopter. Locals said...
  • Arbitron Ratings for DC: Air America (WWRC) in *LAST PLACE*

    10/20/2005 6:04:25 PM PDT · by tellw · 20 replies · 1,357+ views
    Arbitron ^ | 10/20/05 | Arbitron
    Arbitron Ratings Data Return to market selection page for Washington, DC AQH Share for Persons 12+, Mon-Sun 6AM-Mid Click on any column heading to sort by that field—station, format or survey period.  Station    Format   FA04   WI05   SP05   SU05  WMMJ-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 5.9 5.9 5.8 7.0 WPGC-FM Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio 6.7 6.3 6.4 6.6 WHUR-FM Urban Adult Contemporary 4.1 4.9 5.6 5.5 WGMS-FM Classical 5.1 4.3 5.6 5.3 WKYS-FM Urban Contemporary 4.1 4.8 4.0 4.7 WASH-FM Adult Contemporary 5.0 3.8 3.5 3.6 WMZQ-FM Country 3.5 3.2 4.0 3.5 WIHT-FM Pop Contemporary Hit Radio 3.2 3.8 3.8 3.4 WJZW-FM...