Wednesday, June 11, 2008
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Muslims urged to foil conspiracies against Islam
Conspiracies against Islam: bin Laden, al-Zawahri, and the other "hijackers"? Nope: conspiracies by "the enemies of Islam" designed to "weaken this religion of peace." A bit of introspection would be welcome in this context, but in this piece everyone seems...
"If they come for me, man, there's gonna be a fricking shootout. I ain't goin' to no jail, man."
But maybe he is. "Suspected terror leader plotted attack in fear of looming arrest," by Isabel Teotonio in the Toronto Star, June 10 (thanks to all who sent this in): Fearing his days were "numbered" and his arrest imminent, the...
"Those who were instructing me said that if I believed in serving God it was my duty to fight against the foreigners"
Note that the appeal is, once again, theological -- the very element that the State Department and DHS have now determined to ignore. "The 14-year-old Afghan suicide bomber," by Kim Sengupta in the Independent, June 10 (thanks to all who...
Iran tells Iraq that U.S. troops are "main obstacle on the way to progress"
Or are U.S. troops the main obstacle to Iraq's becoming a full-fledged client state of Iran? Or are U.S. troops in Iraq the main enabler of Iranian meddling in Syria and Lebanon, since they know the Americans will do nothing...
Fitzgerald: The unsung history boys
The keenest and most aware, in every part of the Western world, are now engaged in one vast, but not collective, History Lesson. Those in this class are necessarily a class of autodidacts, given the failure of our governments to...
Fitzgerald: Fun, and indispensable, learning
Up and down the coasts of Europe one can find ruins, the remnants of ancient watchtowers and fortifications. One is seldom provided with any explanation; when something is written very occasionally in a guidebook, there is mention of "invaders." Who...
Jordanian group wants Wilders tried over Fitna
Free Speech Under Assault Update. First the Jordanians demanded the Motoonists, and now Wilders. "Jordan group wants Dutch MP tried over 'anti-Islam' film," from AFP, June 10 (thanks to Morgaan Sinclair): AMMAN (AFP) Â— Some 30 Jordanian media outlets filed...
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Malaysian Prez: Muslims in Britain should live under Sharia
Ultimately, of course, this would mean that non-Muslims in Britain would be living under Sharia law as well. "Malaysian president Abdullah Badawi calls for British Muslims to live under sharia law," by Jonathan Wynne-Jones for the Telegraph, June 9 (thanks...
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Fjordman: Refuting God's Crucible
Fjordman refutes the latest exercise in wishful thinking about Muslim Spain and Islamic history in general: This text is written in response to God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215 by David Levering Lewis, an American historian and...
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Principal who had CAIR lead assembly leaves school
Justice, of a sort. An update on this story. "Principal has new job after 'Islam 101' controversy: Parents outraged over assembly allowed by Friendswood Junior High leader," by Ericka Mellon for the Houston Chronicle, June 5 (thanks to all who...
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