Thursday, November 27, 2008
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Jihadists target Penn Station
"These discussions reportedly involved the use of suicide bombers or explosives placed on subway/passenger rail systems." More on the New York City jihad plot. "Sources: Al Qaeda Targets Amtrak N'east Corridor," by Marcia Kramer for CBS, November 26: NEW...
Intel chiefs expected Al-Qaeda spectacular -- and got it in Mumbai
They expected it to become between the election and the inauguration. And now it has. "Intelligence chiefs were expecting Al-Qaeda spectacular," by Michael Evans in the Times, November 27 (thanks to W): Western intelligence services have been expecting an al-Qaeda...
20,000 Muslims attack Christian church in Egypt
More disturbing -- but telling -- details regarding this story. "20,000 Muslims Attack a Church in Cairo," from AINA, November 26:One thousand Christians were today trapped inside the Coptic Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in West Ain Shams,Cairo, after...
Karzai drops political jargon, makes troubling philosophical observations
Such as, "The Afghans don't understand any more how a little force like the Taliban can continue to exist, can continue to flourish, can continue to launch attacks with 40 countries in Afghanistan, with entire NATO force in Afghanistan, with...
Jihad group claims Mumbai attacks
The Deccan Mujahideen -- warriors of jihad. Is it all right to mention that fact? As Pamela asks, "Are we allowed to talk about it, or is this insulting to Islam and in violation of the UN resolution against 'defaming...
Mumbai shooters targeted Americans, British
More on Mumbai, or Bombay, as it used to be more commonly known, in calmer days. "Foreigners targeted in coordinated Bombay attacks," by Rhys Blakely in the Times, November 26 (thanks to Alan): Gunmen stalked a hotel in Bombay looking...
Shootings at Mumbai luxury hotels: "No doubt in my mind" they were jihad attacks
Mumbai Shootings Update. "Unknown terrorists have conducted a coordinated attack across Mumbai's major tourist hubs, with over a dozen deaths and many injuries reported," from SkyNews, November 26 (thanks to Alan): Gunmen have targeted luxury hotels, a popular tourist attraction...
Series of coordinated "terror attacks" hit Mumbai
Mumbai on high alert No indication yet as to the perpetrator, but of course there are many Islamic jihadists who desire to hit India. They may not be responsible for these attacks, but we have seen coordinated jihad attacks...
Police flooding into NY subways after warning of jihad bomb attack
Happy Thanksgiving. "Exclusive: NY Rail Plot Details Based on 'Reliable' FBI Source," by Richard Esposito for ABC News, November 26 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): Uniformed police officers have flooded New York City's Penn Station, home to the Long Island Rail...
Taliban repeats: We are not negotiating
An Are-They-Or-Aren't-They? Update. I would say, "Only his hairdresser knows for sure," but the hairdresser has been blown up. "Afghanistan: Taliban leader rejects prospect of truce," by Syed Saleem Shahzad for AKI, November 25 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): Kandahar, 25...
Debate: Islam -- Threat or Not? Part I
Last summer at FreedomFest 2008 I debated Dr. Daniel Peterson, a professor at Brigham Young University and author of Muhammad: Prophet of God, on the topic "Islam: Threat or Not?" The panel was moderated by Matt Sanchez, war correspondent...
Two German citizens arrested on charges of supporting al-Qaeda
Eurabia Alert. "2 Germans accused of supporting al-Qaida arrested," by Patrick McGroarty for the Associated Press, November 25: BERLIN (AP) Â— Two German citizens suspected of distributing propaganda over the Internet supporting al-Qaida and other terrorist organizations were arrested Tuesday,...
Egypt: 13 Injured in Clashes between Muslims and Christians
Once more, the Egyptian press depicts Islamic discrimination/persecution against dhimmi Christians as a product of "sectarian strife," wherein both parties are equally guilty, or "intolerant." But why shouldn't it, when the Western press does the same thing? See the Pact...
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Pope: "[A]n interreligious dialogue [between Christians and Muslims] in the strict sense of the word is not possible"
The Pope evinces that he knows what the average Muslim -- let alone their ulema -- know. If theology represents the dividing-line between Christians and Muslims, and yet, if theology is eschewed at "inter-faith conferences," never broached, what is achieved?...
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Afghanistan: girls attacked with acid were "warned" a week earlier not to go to school
"Warned" And for all the Taliban's atrocities, here's Karzai expressing "dismay" at their tenacity and widespread influence, at the fact that 40 countries are unable to defeat them. More on this story. "Afghan acid attack girls warned not to...
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Malaysia: Eight Islamic groups included as petitioners against Catholic weekly in dispute over use of the word "Allah"
"The interior security minister had prohibited the Herald from using the word 'Allah' in its articles, affirming that its use ' by non-Muslims could increase tension and create confusion among Muslims in the country'." Funny how there's no concern about...
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Shocker in modern, moderate Indonesia: Survey finds most Islamic studies teachers oppose pluralism
Tiny Minority of Extremists Alert. "Most Islamic studies teachers oppose pluralism, survey finds," by Abdul Khalik for the Jakarta Post, November 26 (thanks to Kyros): Most Islamic studies teachers in public and private schools in Java oppose pluralism, tending toward...
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Film producer plans dreary, propagandizing Muhammad biopic
As you can see below, Nonie Darwish and I don't think this film is going to make cinematic history. Raymond posted this article here yesterday, but I didn't want to let it pass without chiming in as well. "Critics Decry...
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Afghanistan: Female member of parliament threatened by fellow legislators
"In parliament, she says, she is often greeted with screams of Â"kill herÂ" when she stands up to speak, and she has had no shortage of personal threats from fellow MPs." "AfghanistanÂ's women lawmakers speak out as conditions worsen," by...
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British law aimed at preventing forced marriages goes into effect
A small step forward. If authorities enforce penalties properly and aren't deterred from pursuing cases for fear of "alienating" or allegedly "radicalizing" Muslim populations, that will be another step forward. British law aims at preventing forced marriage," by Jennifer Quinn...
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