Thursday, June 12, 2008
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Toronto jihadists: "There was clear, overt, military context to the training"
More paintball jihad, as we saw a few years ago in Virginia, with CAIR rep Randall Ismail Royer. "Paintball was practice, says terror-cell mole," by Isabel Teotonio for the Toronto Star, June 11 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): They were supposed...
Ahmed Bedier in deep with Doudou
Guess who met with Doudou DiÃ¨ne, United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, in Miami on June 2 at a hearing on Islamophobia and anti-Muslim discrimination. That's right: none other than...
Secret Islamic state in Scotland? A dinna kin!
Dinna fash yersel! It's just a muckle nuisance, pure! "'Muslim base' discussed, court told," from The Press Association, June 11 (thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist): Two Muslims supporters of "violent jihad" discussed setting up a secret Islamic state in a...
Thug-In-Chief: Iran's enemies "cannot do a damned thing"
Ahmadinejad taunts the West. "Enemy cannot do a damn thing: President," from IRNA, June 11 (thanks to Sr. Soph): President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that enemies "cannot do a damned thing" over the national nuclear program. The president made...
Googling Jihad Watch
I was over at Daniel Pipes' site yesterday and was intrigued by an entry he has about how high entries from DanielPipes.org come up when googling various people and things. These things are fluid, of course, but here are my...
Spencer: The Stealth Jihad in Turkey
In Human Events today I discuss one of the world's most skillful practitioners of the stealth jihad: Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan (news links in the original): Anyone opposed to the global jihad should be watching recent developments in Turkey very...
Spencer: What the Cartoons Have Unleashed
In FrontPage today I discuss the accelerating campaign by Muslim states to blame the irrational rage of Muslims on the West, and to use it as a pretext to destroy free speech (news links in the original): Who is responsible...
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Fitzgerald: John Esposito and his credentials
In response to someone's relaying criticism levelled at him by Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch several months ago, John Esposito did not bother to respond. Or rather, his response consisted of an attack on the "scholarly" background of Robert Spencer...
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Fitzgerald: Lawrence Wright, who came to the party late
Ahmed Rashid, the Pakistani journalist who is always being interviewed on NPR, was discussing this Â"rethinking-within-Al-QaedaÂ" business on NPR, at the same time as Lawrence Wright appeared. He was very skeptical of WrightÂ's notion, and he had a grasp of...
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Indonesian "militants" plan march to demand government ban on Islamic Defenders Front
The motives of Pasukan Berani Mati ("suicide troops," according to the article) and exactly what was the last straw among the many crimes of the Islamic Defenders Front are not clear, but any pressure on the government to ban the...
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Indonesia: "Islamic Defenders Front" threatens to kill church leader
Islamic Defenders Front Update. "Indonesia: Islamists threaten to kill church leader," from Compass Direct News, June 5: JAKARTA, June 5 (Compass Direct News) Â– Members of the Islamic DefendersÂ' Front (FPI) in Tangerang, Banten province, confronted and threatened to kill...
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Jordan: Sharia court annuls ex-Muslim's marriage; "Marriage depends on the creed, and the apostate has no creed"
Islamic Tolerance Alert. "Jordan: Court annuls Christian convert's marriage," from Compass Direct News, June 9: ISTANBUL, June 9 (Compass Direct News) Â– A Jordanian Islamic law court has annulled the marriage of a former Muslim because of his conversion to...
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"In my culture, not to be a virgin is to be dirt"
We have seen this in Europe before -- in fact, in Britain the National Health Service pays for it. Eurabia Alert: "Surgery Offers Muslim Women Illusion of Virginity," by Elaine Sciolino and Souad Mekhennet in the New York Times, June...
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