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  • Islam is not a religion, it is foreign law (From 2010)

    11/17/2015 7:53:33 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 70 replies
    Renew America ^ | September 1, 2010 | JR Dieckmann
    The time has come to question if Islam is protected under our First Amendment rights to freedom of religion. Yes, everyone in America has the right to freedom of religion, but Islam is not a religion. Religious faith is only a part of Islam. The rest is a socially engineered society with its own laws and customs that seriously conflict with American law. Is Great Britain a religion because they have the Church of England? Of course not. Britain has an established charter, civil and criminal laws, and a society that respects those laws. Islam has the Qur'an that provides...
  • Iraq war to be rebranded 'Operation New Dawn'

    02/19/2010 12:29:28 AM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 10 replies · 535+ views
    NST Online ^ | 2/18/2010 | AFP
    President Barack Obama’s administration plans to rebrand its military operation in Iraq “Operation New Dawn,” beginning September 1, a Pentagon memorandum shows. The memo, signed by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, shows the Pentagon approving a request to switch the name of the US military effort in Iraq from its current designation — “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” “The request... is approved to take effect 1 September 2010, coinciding with the change of mission for US forces in Iraq. “Aligning the name change with the change of mission sends a strong signal that Operation Iraqi Freedom has ended and our forces are...
  • Russia: Kremlin Ends Chechnya Operations

    04/19/2009 7:27:42 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 4 replies · 369+ views
    The Moscow Times ^ | 04/17/09 | Nikolaus von Twickel
    Kremlin Ends Chechnya Operations 17 April 2009 By Nikolaus von Twickel / The Moscow Times The Kremlin on Thursday declared that the counterterrorist operation in Chechnya was over, effectively ending a security regime imposed in September 1999 when federal troops poured into the North Caucasus republic and squashed separatists. The decision marks the official end of the second Chechen war, even though open hostilities ceased several years ago, and promises to bolster the standing of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, whose heavy-handed rule has drawn sharp criticism from opposition members and human rights groups. Under the security regime, extra federal troops...