Tuesday, July 15, 2008
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Former CIA agent: "We do not face a global jihadist 'movement'"
Glenn L. Carle "was a member of the CIA's Clandestine Service for 23 years and retired in March 2007 as deputy national intelligence officer for transnational threats." In "Overstating Our Fears" in the Washington Post, July 13, he says this:...
400,000 people, including me, on terror watch list
I'm on it. Sometimes it holds me up when I'm flying somewhere. I have also heard from one other "Robert Spencer" who has the same problem. I am, however, willing to put up with a bit of inconvenience in support...
Canada: Jihadist wrote of waging violent jihad against Western economies
Now that's some interior spiritual struggle. "Disputed emails about economic jihad allowed at terrorism trial: judge," from the Canadian Press, July 14: OTTAWA Â— An email message in which Momin Khawaja wrote of the need to wage violent jihad against...
Shariah Finance Watch!
Speaking of great websites, the fearless Allyson Rowen Taylor is running the superb Shariah Finance Watch, the mission of which she defines thusly: Shariah Finance Watch is a blog that wants to educate the perils of the West conforming to...
Turkey: honor-killings perfectly acceptable
Though this study is revealing, it fails to note the correlation between religion and honor-killings. In other words, of all the honor-killings that occur, what percentage of them are at the hands of Muslims, Christians, Jews, etc.? Who, pray tell,...
Afghanistan to U.S.: You ain't goin' after Iran from here
Afghanistan, says Karzai, "wants to be a friend of Iran as a neighbour which shares the same language and religion." Of course. And Washington has never taken sufficiently into account the strength of those ties of religion. This is part...
Iranian missile test commander: "O Messenger of Allah!"
This MEMRITV footage of the Iranian missile test (via LGF, with thanks to Junk -- I can't find it at MEMRITV; has it been taken down?) begins with the test commander intoning: In the name of Allah, the compassionate,...
Five jihadists plead guilty to transatlantic airline plot
These are the guys who have made it impossible for you to carry your double latte, or your toothpaste, onto the airplane. "Five men plead guilty in trans-Atlantic airline plot," from CTV.ca, July 14 (thanks to Visvas): Five of eight...
D. C. Watson opens website!
D. C. Watson, a friend of Jihad Watch since its inception (as well as an occasional contributor -- see, for example, his illuminating list here), has started a new website, Watson37.com. D. C. explains: The 1400-year-old running Islamic jihad is...
Pakistan to U.S.: You ain't huntin' for Osama here
Isn't it super how the new regime in Pakistan has stepped up its fight against the jihadists? Friend and Ally Update: "Pakistan: U.S. can't hunt bin Laden on its turf," from AP, July 13 (thanks to Mackie): NEW YORK (AP)...
Spencer Blogging the QurÂ'an: Sura 33, Â"The Confederates,Â" verses 21-73
"Ye have indeed in the Messenger of Allah a beautiful pattern of conduct" A few years ago Khaleel Mohammed, a professor at San Diego State University and a popular "moderate Muslim," said this about me: "He misquotes verses of...
Indian army acknowledges jihad
Better late than never, as proper context is always necessary in war. What's important to note here is that India is officially at least recognizing the concept of "jihad" (and not as a struggle within the self). Proper language relays...
Baghdad: 70 al-Qaeda militants surrender
Setback for al-Qaeda? "Iraq: Al-Qaeda militants surrender to US forces," from AKI, July 14: Seventy militants, many of whom are reportedly linked to al-Qaeda cells in Iraq, have surrendered to US forces in the Sunni area of Biji, west of...
Obama camp fuming over Obama-as-terrorist cartoon
Said Obama spokesman Bill Burton: "The New Yorker may think, as one of their staff explained to us, that their cover is a satirical lampoon of the caricature Sen. Obama's right-wing critics have tried to create. But most readers...
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Christians riot, burn British Embassy, demand speech restrictions in response to BBC drama in which Christian beheads Muslim!
Just kidding. But some Christians are, quite understandably, not happy, with the BBC's smear of Christianity and ongoing whitewashing of Islam and jihad. Where are Ban Ki-Moon and the UN, ready to protest against "hateful incitement" against Christians? An update...
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Pakistan: 13- and 10-year-old girls abducted, raped, and forced into the fold of Islam
More Christian girls being forced to convert to the religion of peace. As this report notes, the Muslim majority, including the police, are either actively or passively aiding the abductors, a common Â"phenomenonÂ" in Muslim majority countries, such as Egypt,...
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Islam: the perpetually Â"misunderstoodÂ" religion
Shows like this, once again, beg the question: why is it only Islam that always needs to be "demystifiedÂ"? Why is Islam the only religion that is so Â"misunderstoodÂ"? Where are the series dedicated to "demystifying" Judaism, Hinduism, BuddhismÂ—you know,...
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