Monday, August 18, 2008
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CBN interview with Raymond Ibrahim and Peter Singer regarding the "Words Matter" debate
Regarding the whole "Words Matter" issue, and how U.S. governmental agencies are dropping theologically-laden words from the lexicon -- which the Danes are sadly emulating -- some time back, one Peter Singer wrote a NY Times piece arguing that dropping...
Iran successfully tests rocket capable of carrying satellites, among other things
As noted here, the same technology is involved in ballistic missile development, and close Iranian ally North Korea has set a strong precedent for using a "space" program as a cover for its missile projects. "Iran successfully test launches rocket...
Zawahiri: "Pervez (Musharraf) has proven himself to be one of the biggest enemies of Islam, if the not the biggest"
Al-Qaeda's number two also tries to portray himself as an "altruistic" defender of Pakistan and its people (and their "charming" language). Still, that Zawahiri is bent on inciting Pakistanis against Musharraf implies that the latter is doing something right? Or...
India: "There is an inter-state network functioning capable of motivating 20-25-year boys to turn against the nation. The worst fears have come true."
A useful summary of the state of affairs in India: "Blasts probe reveals split within Indian society," by Sheela Bhatt for Rediff, August 16: One does not need to be a political scientist to understand the seriousness of the details...
Iran gets in on the "Michael Savage" action
According to this "report," Michael Savage is essentially the Dajjal -- the Islamic "anti-Christ" and root of all evil. In the meantime, while Savage is "fueling Islamophobia in the US," Ahmadinejad is fueling nuclear armaments in Iran -- to battle,...
Islamophobes set off bomb in Baghdad, killing six Shi'ite pilgrims -- no, wait...
Whoops -- actually it wasn't Islamophobes. The culprits were, of course, Sunni jihadists. The Sunni/Shi'ite Jihad continues. "Bomb in Baghdad strikes Shiite pilgrims, kills 6," by Sinan Salaheddin for Associated Press, August 16 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): BAGHDAD Â– Iraqi...
Fitzgerald: The Muslim population of Russia, and the future
The Muslim population of Russia has gone up 40% since 1989. Meanwhile the Russian population of Russia has gone down. There are now 25 million Muslims in Russia. And the Central and East European Affairs editor of The Economist has...
Denmark ends the jihad
In this Denmark is, of course, following the lead of the United States -- and, like the United States, depriving itself of the principal key to understanding the jihadists. To avoid discussing or examining the Islamic element of todayÂ's global...
Philippines: MILF jihadists kill seven in ambush
The jihad proceeds along two tracks. One is violent, as you can see from this story. The other is non-violent. It attempts to compel non-Muslims to comply with Sharia provisions, piece by piece, bit by bit, until that compliance is...
And now, the one-man Al-Qaeda cell
A strategy indistinguishable from the Freelance Jihadist. "One-man cell, the new face of Al Qaeda terror," from ANI, August 15 (thanks to Mackie): Washington , Aug 15 (ANI): The creation of one-man cell seems to be the new strategy of...
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Maldives constitution "does not grant basic rights and freedoms to non-Muslims in the country"
The Maldives, long thought to be one of those non-Arab Muslim nations paradigmatic of "tolerance" continues down the road to "radicalization" "Rights of Non-Muslims restricted by new Maldives constitution," from ICFJ, August 15:The new Maldives constitution does not grant basic...
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India: Muslims decry democracy as being "unfair" to them
Wherever one turns, seems it's only Muslims who complain about democracy -- even if they immigrate in droves to infidel, democratic nations. "Indian democracy unfair to Muslims: Shabana Azmi," from the Times of India, August 17:NEW DELHI: Although Muslims are...
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20 Muslim nations ban U.S. religious workers; US lets in 100s of Islamic clerics annually
Reciprocity. "The Department of Homeland Security, in fact, considers visiting imams as nonthreatening as Buddhist monks." "20 Muslim nations ban U.S. religious workers: Yet State Department allows entry to 100s of Muslim clerics each year," from WorldNetDaily, August 15, 2008...
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One in five Tunisian women abused
And these are just the reported cases. "Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other, and because they spend of their property (for the support of women). So good women...
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UK: Sharia car insurance now available
You no longer have to be concerned that your insurance company is speculating in hog futures. Britain is becoming more diverse, which means Britain is becoming Sharia compliant. One day, if this trend continues, Britain will discover that Sharia is...
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Libya to receive reparations for Reagan air strike
Gotcha again, kuffar "The Bush administration began to consider restoring a relationship with the country in 2003 after Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi promised to end production of weapons of mass destruction, halt terrorist activities and reimburse U.S. families of...
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Salman Rushdie attacks "censorship by fear" over canceled Random House novel
And he's right. "Salman Rushdie attacks 'censorship by fear' over The Jewel of Medina," by James Bone in the Times, August 16 (thanks to all who sent this in): Salman Rushdie has criticised his publisher for withdrawing a controversial novel...
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Pakistan: 33 women burned in acid attacks in 2007
There is, of course, nothing in the Qur'an to the effect of "Throw acid on her" if she is disobedient -- there is just "beat her" (4:34). And it is good to see that at least one of these men...
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Saudi woman arrested for driving
Sharia Alert from the Kingdom of the Two Holy Places. "Saudi Arabia: Woman detained for driving," from AKI, August 12 (thanks to all who sent this in): Qatif, 12 August (AKI) - Saudi religious police have arrested a woman in...
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