Saturday, June 7, 2008
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"That's what you get for practising your religion, just going to the mosque and praying"
Ain't it the truth? You sit in the Tim Horton's drive-thru line having an idle conversation about chemical weapons recipes in the "mujahed cookbook," and complaining about police surveillance, and wouldn't you know it? Some Islamophobe hauls off and assumes...
Thomas Sowell on what's at stake in November
Thomas Sowell explains that it all comes down to Iran and the global jihad: [...] While all sorts of gushing is going on in the media, and posturing is going on in politics, the biggest national sponsor of terrorism in...
MILF: Negotiate or else
The truce doesn't seem to have been broken when the MILF drove 1,000 Christian farmers from their land. Some truce. "Philippine Muslim rebels warn 5-year-old truce may collapse unless talks resume," from The Associated Press, June 6 (thanks to Twostellas):...
Bat Ye'or reviews Spencer book
The renowned and pioneering historian Bat Ye'or reviews my book Religion of Peace? Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn't at Middle East Quarterly: Spencer, director of JihadWatch.org, is not a man to recoil from difficulties. In his most recent,...
Pakistan arrests three would-be suicide bombers, seizes a ton of explosives
Looks like they were planning some serious Interior Spiritual Struggle. "Pakistani authorities arrest 3, seize explosives," by Munir Ahmad for Associated Press, June 6 (thanks to all who sent this in): ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani authorities arrested three suspected suicide...
Obama's Gitmo Delegation
Here is a fantastic Investor's Business Daily editorial from June 5 (thanks to all who sent this in) about Obama delegate Yousef Yee, who was once a recurring character at this site. Election 2008: It's fitting that an ex-Muslim chaplain...
Pakistan plotting war with Spain?
Yes, that headline is absurd. But the absurdity comes from this AFP story. AFP tells us that 11 "South Asians," ten Pakistanis and one Indian, were charged with plotting terror attacks against Spain. Only their nationality is mentioned, as if...
US military captures Iranian-trained jihadist near Baghdad
Another sign of Iranian activity in Iraq. "Iraq: US troops detain 2 Shiite militia suspects in raids south of Baghdad," from The Associated Press, June 5 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): BAGHDAD: The U.S. military says it has captured two Shiite...
Spencer: Rejecting Terrorism, But Not Jihad
In FrontPage this morning I discuss the learned analysts' enthusiasm over the fact that many jihadists seem to be turning away from Al-Qaeda (links in the original): Much is being made of Â"The Rebellion Within: An Al Qaeda mastermind questions...
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Shut up, dhimmi: Maclean's counsel not allowed to question conduct of Islamic congress
Sharia implementation in a Canadian court. "Maclean's counsel not allowed to question conduct of Islamic congress," by Sunny Dhillon for the Globe and Mail, June 5 (thanks to Twostellas): VANCOUVER Â— Attempts by Maclean's counsel Julian Porter to question the...
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Federal judge overturns convictions of jihad-supporting Islamic charity leaders
Kathleen M. Sullivan, former Harvard Law prof, says the judge made a "courageous and correct decision," for "never before has there been a tax criminal prosecution for a charity failing to tell you that it's sending out newsletters that somebody...
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Turkish Court blocks government move to drop headscarf ban
Turkey's Constitutional Court steps in to block the Islamization of secular Turkey -- at least in this one particular. "Court annuls Turkish scarf reform," from the BBC, June 5 (thanks to all who sent this in): Turkey's highest court has...
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