Wednesday, December 10, 2008
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Copenhagen: 300 Muslims riot outside mall
Not just plain, ol' "youth" -- but Muslim youth! "Copenhagen: Muslims riot on Eid al-Adha," from the Copenhagen Post, December 9:Police used pepper spray Monday night to dispel up to 300 Muslim young people who caused disturbances outside Fisketorvet mall...
Nominations are open for the 2008 Jihad Watch Awards!
Last year's Awards Banquet Well, it's that time of the year again, my friends: nominations are hereby open for the renowned and hotly coveted Jihad Watch annual awards! Awarded this year as usual will be two raspberries: 1. American...
Rafsanjani: Muslim anger over Gaza siege will explode and "burn" Israelis
Rafsanjani with Saudi King Abdullah Here again, Rafsanjani has nothing to say about the jihad the "Palestinians" continue to pursue against Israel. The only crime here, as far as he is concerned, is when Israel fights back. More on...
"I don't expect someone who considers himself to be originally from Africa and a member of the oppressed black race in America to repeat what (George W.) Bush has to say"
Rafsanjani with his pal the Thug-In-Chief The mullahs are finding Obama disappointing. "Iran's Rafsanjani says Obama mimicking Bush," from AFP, December 9 (thanks to James): Influential former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday accused US president-elect Barack Obama...
Pakistan: We're ready for war with India
"We do not want to impose war, but we are fully prepared in case war is imposed on us." Yeah, sure. ISI involvement in the Mumbai attacks wasn't a casus belli. Of course not. "Pakistan: We're ready for war with...
Those pesky Maronites: "Lebanese man" found guilty of bomb plot in Germany
Wait, no, scratch that. His name is Youssef Mohammed el-Hajj Dib -- more likely a Muslim than a Maronite. Not that his religion had anything to do with this. Oh, no. To think that would be "Islamophobic." He just probably...
Bostom, Bynum, Rubenstein
Warriors Three people you should know, if you don't already: My friend Andrew Bostom, the redoubtable editor and compiler of the essential collections The Legacy of Jihad and The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism, spoke recently in Fairfield, Connecticut, at...
Controversial Boston mosque tied to Muslim Brotherhood's "grand jihad in eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within"
Islamic Society of Boston Mosque Madness Update. "Texas Terrorism Trial Ties Boston mosque leaders to Extremist Network," from Citizens for Peace and Tolerance (thanks to Jerry): Dennis Hale, President of Citizens for Peace and Tolerance, called today for a public...
Spencer on the Stealth Jihad at Restoration Weekend
At the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Restoration Weekend, November 13-16, 2008, I gave the above talk about the stealth jihad in the United States. And you can see a panel discussion on Jihad On Campus, featuring Melanie Phillips, Tom...
Pakistan arrests 20 suspected Mumbai jihadists, but won't hand them over to India
Our Friend and Ally hard at work against jihad terror! "Pakistan Arrests 20 Mumbai Suspects, Won't Extradite to India," from FoxNews, December 9 (thanks to George): Pakistan will not hand over to India captured terror suspects believed to be responsible...
Spencer, Hedegaard, Geller talk free speech in NYC
Here is an impromptu video Pamela Geller took last Friday night. I was in New York to attend the launch of an important new anti-jihad initiative (more on that later) and ended up talking free speech -- which is...
"A serious setback to human rights"
In "A Modern-day Islamist Inquisition?" at The American Thinker, December 9 (thanks to all who sent this in), Walid Phares explains much of what is wrong with the Organization of the Islamic Conference's attempt to criminalize "defamation of Islam" --...
Debate: Islam -- Threat or Not? Part 4
Here is the fourth part of last summer's FreedomFest 2008 debate between Professor Daniel Peterson and me on the topic of "Islam: Threat or Not?," beginning the Q&A period. You can see Part 1 here; Part 2 here; and...
Bollywood movie stars: no more knowledgeable than Hollywood ones
Shah Rukh Khan is like many Muslims around the world who see that jihad terrorist acts are being carried out by Muslims in the name of Islam and in reference to Islamic teachings, but because they themselves are nominal...
Mumbai attacks consequence of power struggle in Pakistan?
Between Zardari and the ISI. From "Mumbai: Islamist Terror's New Modus Operandi," by Olivier Guitta in Middle East Times, December 1: [...] First, regarding the perpetrators, all the signs point to the involvement of the Pakistani terror group and al-Qaida...
"We are meeting and discussing global jihad issues"
"I'm looking at him like, you're a sociopath." "Journalist Sean Langan tells of life in terror camp, escape from Taliban," by James Gordon Meek for the New York Daily News, December 6 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): WASHINGTON - For a...
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Obama requested to take oath using his middle name "Hussain"
To help stamp out "Islamophobia." "Obama requested to take oath using his middle name 'Hussain,'" from the Economic Times, December 9 (thanks to She Child):NEW YORK: Asking the US President-elect to take oath of the office in his full name,...
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Popular U.K. childrenÂ's dictionary now excludes Christian words and concepts
One of the reasons given is "multiculturalism" -- which, when evoked concerning Londonistan, is often more accurately translated as "dhimmitude," that is, suppressing Christian tradition while permitting, in some cases honoring, Muslim tradition. "Popular U.K. childrenÂ's dictionary now excludes Christian...
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Dhimmi Carter wants to meet with Hizballah
But I don't want to meet with him again (photo of Carters with Spencer, 1984) The two-time Dhimmi of the Year award winner proves his mettle, waiting abjectly for Hizballah to deign to grant him a meeting. Is he...
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Honor killing in Pakistan: Girl clubbed to death by uncle
A manual of Islamic law certified by Al-Azhar as a reliable guide to Sunni orthodoxy says that "retaliation is obligatory against anyone who kills a human being purely intentionally and without right." However, "not subject to retaliation" is "a father...
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Sharia Finance at MIT
"Sharia Finance In The Classroom" -- a course announcement from the MIT Sloan School of Management, posted by Pamela at Atlas Shrugs: Title Spec Sem in Mgmt: Practice of Finance: Islamic Finance Islamic financial institutions have in recent years experienced...
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Fjordman Essay: A History of Optics, part 1
The latest from Fjordman explores the development of optics in the West and in the Islamic world: My history of optics will be published in at least five parts here over the coming days. I will look into all aspects...
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