Thursday, August 7, 2008
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Bush aide Karen Hughes gave money to jihadist groups
So says Steve Emerson. "Terrorism Expert: Karen Hughes Gave Money to Bad Guys," by Kenneth R. Timmerman for NewsMax, August 3 (thanks to PRCS): A longtime adviser and close confidant of President Bush funneled millions of dollars in U.S. government...
Glenn Reynolds: "Will other religious groups take the lesson that violence works?"
In an entry about this story, Instapundit expresses an all-too-common assumption: FREE SPEECH UPDATE: You still can't write about Muhammad. Will other religious groups take the lesson that violence works? Because, in a world of the spineless, it does, and...
Bali bombers: Behead us, please
It is, they say, the Islamic method of killing. I trust Ibrahim Hooper will be on the next plane to Bali to explain to these guys how they have Misunderstood Islam. "Bali bombers challenge execution, want beheading," from Reuters, August...
Osama's cabbie convicted on jihad terror charges
Just put the missiles in the trunk, will ya, Hamdan? And step on it -- Kola Boof is waiting. "Military Jury Convicts Bin Laden's Driver on Some Charges in Guantanamo Terror Case," from FoxNews, August 6 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm):...
Taliban: Do as we say or our children detonate
More children being brainwashed into committing suicide by craven jihadis. "Child suicide bombers ready to strike across Pakistan," by Qaiser Felix for Asia News, August 6:Karachi (AsiaNews) Â– Leaders of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have warned that their boys and...
"God will protect me. God is watching. I strangled my daughter."
That's what he said. Yet Muslim spokesmen in the mainstream media (both liberal and conservative) are routinely allowed to get away with bland denials that honor killing has anything to do with Islam. A manual of Islamic law certified...
Jihad terror suspect denies she tried to kill Americans
Aafia Siddiqui Update: "Terrorist Suspect Denies She Tried To Kill Americans," by Ross Goldberg for the New York Sun, August 6 (thanks to Ruth King): An American-educated Pakistani neuroscientist is denying charges that she tried to murder Americans in Afghanistan....
Al-Qaeda praises Algerian suicide bomber who "was very careful to avoid spilling the blood of even one Muslim"
The families of the four wounded Muslim police officers might beg to differ. "Algeria: Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for suicide attacks" from Adnkronos, August 6:Algiers, 6 August (AKI) - Al-Qaeda's branch in North Africa has claimed responsibility for two recent...
Iraq: three al-Qaeda-linked female suicide bombers found during recent raid
Phenomenon of female suicide bombers becoming more endemic to Iraq. "Iraq nets three women would-be bombers in anti-Qaeda sweep" from AFP August 6:BAQUBA, Iraq (AFP) Â— Iraqi forces have arrested three women who were plotting suicide bombing missions against soldiers...
Obama's Muslim-Outreach Adviser tied to Muslim Brotherhood, quits
The Muslim Brotherhood Â"must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and Â'sabotagingÂ' its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers...
Islamic superheroes, including burqa-clad Batina ("the Hidden"), teach "virtues valued by Islam"
Ninety-nine, to be exact (though a few of these, well, may not be considered "virtuous" by some peoples). "Islamic Superheroes Going Global" by Camille Agon for Time, August 5:Like other kids the world over, Middle Eastern children have long fantasized...
Former Democratic presidential candidate issues "fatwa" against al-Arian prosecutor
An update on this story. "Former Presidential Candidate Urges Crowd to Stalk Federal Prosecutor" from Fox News, August 5:Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel was caught on tape last week telling a crowd in Washington, D.C., that they should harass...
Spencer: Obama's Special Insight?
In Human Events today I discuss Obama's pretensions to a special understanding of the Islamic world: As the Iranian nuclear crisis continues to simmer, the question grows more urgent: would a President Obama really be able to wring concessions from...
Spencer Blogging the QurÂ'an: Sura 37, Â"The RanksÂ"
"A cup from a gushing spring is brought round for them, white, delicious to the drinkers, wherein there is no headache nor are they made mad thereby" The latest in my Blogging the Qur'an series at Hot Air: Â"The...
Mullah Krekar sues Norway for "inhuman treatment"
Yes, that Mullah Krekar: The same one who has been a leader of a jihadist group responsible for suicide bombings in Iraq, convicted of terrorism in Jordan, and ordered bombings from Oslo. And it isn't his first lawsuit against Norway....
Taliban burn down 10 schools on arson spree in northwestern Pakistan
They might call it "Operation Invincible Ignorance." "Taleban 'burn Pakistan schools'," from BBC News, August 5: Suspected pro-Taleban militants have burnt down three more girls' high schools in the Swat valley of north-west Pakistan, officials say. Ten schools have been...
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California Democrats kill bill allowing schools to fire jihadists
I have long argued that the jihad threat is not a Left or Right issue, but threatens all free people. Most, however, continue to play politics. "Democrats kill ban on terrorists in schools: 'Citizens should be outraged lawmakers are playing...
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Random House drops novel on "lust, love and intrigue" in Muhammad's harem -- for fear of violence from Muslims
This story is disturbing on many levels. One is that some Muslims now feel free to make threats of violence even in the U.S. Another is that Random House so readily folded, rather than show some guts and stand up...
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Malaysia: Eight Islamic religious councils petition to be "respondents" in case involving use of "Allah" by a Catholic magazine
An update on this story. "'Herald' suit: January hearing for 8 councils," from the New Straits Times: KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court set Jan 7 to hear applications by eight Islamic religious councils to intervene in a court case involving...
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Malaysia: Woman can't petition court in order to renounce Islam without using her Islamic name
This technicality is suspicious in light of Malaysia's existing policies and track record of making every possible effort to deny a citizen's efforts to leave Islam of his or her own free will. In any event, the court found a...
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