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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

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Iran: Students (i.e., "Muslim youth") raid British Embassy

Trying to emulate their "righteous forbears" of 1979 at the US embassy? Surely Khomeini would be proud. Even though "Britain has called for an urgent ceasefire," that's not good enough. Nothing will ever be good enough -- not allowing...

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Protesters gather at Obama's vacay spot, demanding he support jihad against Israel

It's 1968 out there, man The Anointed One apparently had nothing to say. Yet. "Pro-Palestinian protesters at Obama's Hawaii house," by Ross Colvin for Reuters, December 30 (thanks to James): KAILUA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A small group of placard-waving...

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UK airport security deemed "total failure"

Twins separated at birth? A 26 year-old man traveling to Pakistan using his sister's passport "passed three security checks unchallenged before boarding a flight to Islamabad." Just one of the reasons why the UK may well be al-Qaeda's next...

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Israel's UN ambassador: "The main goal is to destroy completely this terrorist gang" -- Hamas

Who could object? "Shalev: Israel seeks to 'destroy' Hamas," from AP, December 30 (thanks to Dan): Israel will push forward with its offensive in the Gaza Strip until it "completely destroys" Hamas, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Gabriela Shalev,...

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Did a Hamas lie find its way into a Washington Post headline?

Gee, what are the odds that the mainstream media would swallow uncritically Hamas propaganda? Meryl Yourish has the details (thanks to James)....

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Hamas lives! Israeli defense officials recommend suspending Gaza ops, exploring ceasefire options

If they do this, they will thereby ensure that the bloodthirsty Hamas jihadists will survive to kill again. Is #8, here, just around the corner? "Barak asks gov't to OK more reservists," from the Jerusalem Post, December 30 (thanks to...

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Will Israel really neutralize Hamas? Don't count on it

Debbie Schlussel thinks not: [...] There have been many of these occasion, temporary Israeli attacks on HAMAS or temporary blockades of funds or supplies to Gaza. And they are a waste of time because Israel doesn't mean business. Eventually, Israel...

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Hey, Israel's response really is disproportionate!

It really is. And I condemn it! Jonathan Mark explains why in "Israel's Response Is Disproportionate" in Jewish World Review, December 30 (thanks to Doc Washburn): I condemn Israel's disproportionate attack on Hamas because, so far, it has only lasted...

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5,000 demonstrators and riots in Londonistan over Gaza

Welcome to the wonderful new multicultural London. This is all part of the "Palestinians'" grievance theater -- if they mount a protest this big, they must have some serious grievances, no? And if they turn violent, well, we better...

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Israeli Arab Knesset members: a "fifth column for the Hamas"

Ahmad Tibi: What's his nationality? If one believes that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is a struggle over land, such that once the just-right negotiated settlement is found, peace will dawn, and if one thinks that poverty causes terrorism and that...

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Israel calls Gazans to warn them to flee for their safety

Here is more evidence of why the reaction to the Israeli actions in Gaza from the UN, the EU, and the other usual suspects is so hypocritical and reeking of a double standard. Did Hamas call people in southern Israel...

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"One Solution for World Peace: Wipe Off Israel and Zionism"

An AP Photo by Dita Alangkara. Caption: Muslim students shout slogans during a protest against Israeli airstrikes in Gaza outside Egyptian embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Dec. 30. 2008.... Thanks to Brian C. Ledbetter at Snapped Shot, who observes:...

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Taliban "beheading and burning their way" through Pakistan's Swat valley

The Taliban's paradise is taking shape in the Swat valley and beyond: Among other things, polio has resurfaced, and the girls' schools have to close in less than three weeks. They must be so proud of their "progress." "Scenic Pakistani...

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Turkey: Italian priest's attacker gets four years in prison

Stabbed for being a priest If a Christian had attacked and stabbed a Muslim in Turkey, would he too get four years, or would he be executed? This story also reminds that "moderate" Turkey's "small Christian community has been...

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Saudi minister warns against growing Saudi racism

Â"Regrettably, we have become overwhelmed by arrogance and even racism, and we have begun to imagine that we are better..." Racism is one thing; being "overwhelmed by arrogance," on the other hand, and believing "that we are better," is simply...

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Australia: Topless bathing to be banned to "protect" Muslims

Who needs "protection" from whom? After all, Australia wants all people from far and wide to feel welcome, and "at home," especially "If they've come from a Middle Eastern or Asian country [general PC-code for "Muslim country"] where women...

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Saudi Arabia: Doctor halts wedding of 5-year-old girl

Sharia Alert: "We cannot technically impede a marriage with a girl of this age. However, we can delay the process (by refusing to carry out the [state-mandated pre-marital] tests)." "Saudi Arabia: Doctor stops wedding with five year-old," from Adnkronos International,...

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Simple Shimon: "Nobody in this world understands what are Hamas' goals and why it continues to fire missiles"

Dazed and confused Mr. Peres, I am very glad to clear this up for you. The Hamas Charter quotes the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood in this way: "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will...

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Indian gov't minister: "Islamic terrorism" an incorrect term made up by Westerners angry over 9/11

Pranab Mukherjee is largely repeating himself. "Term 'Islamic terrorism' wrong : Pranab," from the Press Trust of India, December 29: Kolkata, Dec 29 (PTI) Describing as "unacceptable" the term 'Islamic terrorism', External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said a "disinformation...

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

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MILF rebuffs Philippine president's New Year greeting

Being a jihadist means never having to say you're sorry: it's always the other guy's fault. "MILF rebuffs Arroyo's New-Year greeting," from GMANews.tv, December 30 (thanks to James): MANILA, Philippines - Accusing her of an inconsistent peace policy, the Moro...

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British terrorism expert predicts dire reaction to Israeli incursion

"Terrorism expert" For the record, this "British terrorism expert" also happens to be Egyptian-born, Muslim brotherhood spokesman, Kamal El-Helbawy, who once questioned whether Israeli children are legitimate targets -- this before Israel's latest "blame-all" incursion. One must wonder, therefore,...

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Death to All Juice

From a pro-jihad, anti-Israel demonstration on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Pamela has more....

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UK: Muslims claim Jesus would have been locked up in prison

Palestinian "freedom fighter"? Mujahid fi sabil Allah? Why would he be locked up? Because, according to Muslims, Â"Jesus was indeed a Muslim and like the Muslims today [such as Osama bin Laden, Ayman Zawahiri, Mullah Omar, et. al.], called...

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Next Al-Qaeda target "most likely" to be UK

Due in part to the fact that Britain -- particularly Londonistan -- shelters "a substantial community of people who have links with, and can easily travel to, Pakistan." "Al Qaeda may hit UK next," from the Dawn, December 29:LONDON, Dec...

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Iran's "Combatant Clergy Society" signing up volunteers to fight jihad against Israel

Combative clergy Combatant Clergy? But...but...don't they have to study Islam to become clerics? And wouldn't they get the picture, in all that study, that Islam is a Religion of Peace™? Why is it that, all around the world, so...

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"When Christians kill Muslims, it's the Crusades. When Jews kill Muslims it's murder, and when Muslims kill Muslims, it's like talking about the weather. Nobody really cares about it."

That quotation comes from Dan Gillerman, in this posting from July. Gillerman's observation is once again highly appropriate as Egypt fires on Gaza residents fleeing the territory and the Taliban kills 14 children, among countless other examples that appear in...

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Suspected al-Qaeda operative at El Paso detention facility awaiting deportation after prison term

Mohamad Kamal Elzahabi's story is all too familiar: He got into the U.S. on a student visa, and entered into a sham marriage to stay in the country. "Suspected operative for al-Qaida held at center in El Paso," by Diana...

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Afghanistan: Car bomb kills 14 children, Taliban claims responsibility

Despite Karzai's statement below, there has been no eruption of outrage from the Muslim world -- a reaction that is a certainty when non-Muslims fight back against jihadists. "Afghan car bomb kills 14 children," from CNN, December 28 (thanks to...

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Pakistani Taliban enforces sharia on tribal region

An update on the Taliban's encroachment in Pakistan, while Islamabad diverts troops from the area. "Taliban Â'enforce shariaÂ' in lower Orakzai Agency," by Abdul Saboor Khan for the Daily Times, December 28: HANGU: The Taliban have announced the enforcement of...

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"We [Christians and Muslims] all share the same God, the same principles of loving one another, of peace and justice"

"How we do that, the difference is in the details, and that's one of the things this class is going to address." At least that's how First Methodist church Rev. Susan Boegli sees it. "Details," indeed -- such as those...

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Female genital mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan: "we will never stop because Islam and our elders require it"

The mainstream media and Islamic advocacy groups in the United States constantly tell us that female genital mutilation is a cultural practice that has nothing to do with Islam. They do this despite the fact that the among the schools...

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Muslims bring child slaves to the U.S.

This story makes no mention of Islam, but it is Islam that enables this practice to continue: the Qur'an takes slavery for granted, and there has never been an anti-slavery movement in the Islamic world. It is only in the...

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UK: "The Government, the Opposition, the police, schools, the Church of England, the BBC and now Channel 4 are all helping Muslims construct a parallel Islamic state"

At last, someone says it. "Indulgence of Islam is harming society," by Damian Thompson in the Telegraph, December 26 (thanks to all who sent this in): Channel 4's decision to invite President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to deliver its "alternative" Christmas message...

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Monday, December 29, 2008

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Ban Ki-Moon, call your office: Egyptians open fire on Palestinians

All these Palestinians were trying to do was get out of Gaza. They lobbed no rockets into Egypt. They indulged in no genocidal rhetoric about wiping Egypt off the map and driving all the Egyptians into the sea. They never...

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Hizballah Top Dog: "Northern Israel will burn as Gaza is burning"

"He speaks via a video hook-up from his hideout due to fears of assassination by Israeli agents." What a lion! "Hizbullah Vows to Open Second Front in Gaza Conflict," by Hana Levi Julian for Israel National News, December 29 (thanks...

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Palestinian photo-victimology

AP photo caption (thanks to James): Palestinian children and a man wounded in Israeli missile strikes are seen in the emergency area at Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008. Israeli warplanes demolished dozens of Hamas security...

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Hamas threatens to "hunt down" Livni and Barak "inside the Knesset compound"

"The heroes in the Strip will continue to fight and prove the youth and fighters of Islam and the Palestinian organizations cannot be defeated." "Fighters of Islam"? But this is a struggle for land, isn't it? All the learned experts...

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Gaza jihadists send 20 rockets into southern Israel

Disproportionate Response. "Over 20 rockets launched on S. Israel -- spokesman," from KUNA, December 28 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): GAZA, Dec 28 (KUNA) -- More than 20 rockets were launched from Gaza on southern Israel, said a military spokesman on...

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Those evil Zionists: Israeli hospital treats Gazans

Hospital patients in bomb shelter, courtesy Hamas Which didn't keep this hospital from being a target of Hamas rockets. "Fear of rockets sends Israeli hospital underground," by Aron Heller for Associated Press, December 28 (thanks to Michael): ASHKELON, Israel...

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Diana West: Friends and Enemies

Diana West surveys the world's mad reaction to Israel's defending itself -- including that of putative U.S. allies Iraq and Afghanistan. It's quite simple, really: Israel strikes back at jihad, finally, and the world takes sides. So far, the sides...

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Hizballah Top Dog predicts divine victory for Hamas

The pious man Not that this has anything to do with religion. "Nasrallah Predicts Divine Victory for Hamas, Agitates Egyptians Against Their Government," from Naharnet, December 28 (thanks to Michael): Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday ordered his resistance...

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"Popular" Saudi cleric issues fatwa inciting Muslims to "avenge" themselves upon Israel

Jumping on the bandwagon. While the Saudi king plays "diplomat," the Saudi sheikhs command Muslims "to strike anything that has a link to Israel, calling it a legitimate target for Muslims everywhere." "Saudi cleric issues fatwa urging Muslims to avenge...

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Thousands of Muslims protest against Al-Qaeda "hijacking" their religion -- no, wait...

Pro-Hamas demo in Lebanon: "Oh our people in Gaza, you are honorable" -- Hamas is honorable? Actually they're protesting against Israel defending itself, after making nary a peep about the Hamas Qassams lobbed at Israeli civilians. And why are...

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UK: BBC's "favorite" Muslim organization launches "witch-hunt" against Muslims who helped expose hate literature in UK mosques

By asking all Muslims to "expose them," in order to "protect our community" -- not Britain in general but rather the Muslim community living in Britain, that is, the umma. This is the price Muslims who help infidel governments must...

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Tensions rise as Pakistan moves to redeploy troops

While the world is fixated on Israel, tensions rise between India and Pakistan, thanks to aggressive steps taken by the latter. Pakistan is even deploying its troops from "fighting" the Taliban and al-Qaeda -- fellow Muslims deemed heroes by many...

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Iranian Top Dog: "All the Islamic world's pious people" must fight Israel

Tehran anti-Israel rally with banner in English -- Gee, who could the intended audience be? A call to jihad. "Iran orders Muslims to defend Palestinians," by Dudi Cohen for Ynet News, December 28 (thanks to Michael, who comments: "North...

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Hamas won't let wounded leave Gaza

Propaganda tools Why? Because they need them for propaganda purposes. "Hamas 'bars injured leaving Gaza,'" from the BBC, December 28 (thanks to UsorThem): Egypt says the Hamas militant group, which controls Gaza, is preventing hundreds of wounded Palestinians from...

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And now, a word from Damascus

From the Hate Mail Bag: this guy sent me several messages this morning from an IP address that traces to Damascus. This was the best one: What is the guilt of all those innocent people who were killed with F-16...

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UN top dog calls on Israel to stop

Ban Ki-Moon with Saudi King Abdullah: Yes, master Ban Ki-Moon, tool of the largest voting bloc in the UN, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, does his masters' bidding. "UN chief calls for immediate halt of violence in Gaza,...

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Dialogue of Civilizations: Creating an alternative reality

Roy W. Brown was outraged by the speech by Ambassador Taib, adviser to the Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, at the UN, Geneva on December 19. Here, in typical post-modernist literary style, he has deconstructed the...

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Malaysia: Religious department to act against any blogger who insults Islam

But that's just a religious department; it does not speak for Malaysia in general, and certainly not the government in particular, right? Actually, as this report indicates, "the police and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission are still trying to...

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Al-Azhar's Grand Sheikh under fire for shaking hands with Shimon Peres

And Tantawi ain't the only one: Not gonna play well in Cairo "Lo! those who disbelieve, among the People of the Scripture and the idolaters, will abide in fire of hell. They are the worst of created beings." -- Qur'an...

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Turkey in the European Union: A Bridge Too Far

A book review by Henrik Raeder Clausen: Turkey in the European Union: A Bridge Too Far By Philip Claeys & Koen Dillen ISBN 978-90-78898-13-9 Published by Uitgeverij Egmont, Belgium Public debate about admitting Turkey as a full member of the...

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U.K.: Model's death puts spotlight on Islamic polygamy in Britain

What safeguards are in place -- are there any? -- to keep Islamic clerics in Britain and the state-approved sharia courts from being complicit in the abuses that result from polygamous marriage? Those abuses can range from the failure to...

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Muslim women in Ireland warned that wearing burqa may cause vitamin D deficiency and related disorders

This article is another in a series of several stories that have appeared over the years about vitamin D deficiencies brought on by Islamic prescriptions for veiling. And the problem is not limited to "cold climates." "Ireland too grey for...

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Sunday, December 28, 2008

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Saudi top dog to Bush: Get the Israelis to stop

Going steady The Saudis have told Bush to jump. Will Bush say, "How high?" "Bush, Saudi King talk amid Israel-Gaza bloodshed," from AFP, December 27 (thanks to Michael): CRAWFORD, Texas (AFP) — Saudi King Abdullah told US President George...

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Proportionate response

"The EU also criticized what it called Israel's disproportionate use of force..." Question: Was four years of war, followed by eight years of occupation of Japan and the destruction of Japan's native religion (by compelling the Emperor to go on...

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"Clash of Civilizations" author Samuel Huntington dies

"Islam's borders are bloody, and so are its innards" Though he was no theologian or historian of Islam, but rather a political scientist---a profession that typically ignores the metaphysical, the abstract---the late Samuel Huntington was objective enough to appreciate...

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Agence France Presse cheerleads for the jihad

A Palestinian rock-throwing Santa illustrated the story Agence France Presse headline on Israel's action in Gaza: "Gaza braces for invasion as Barak threatens children." (Thanks to Michael.)...

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Palestinian propaganda machine in high gear: Hamas calls Israeli strikes "Holocaust"

They know how to tug on the West's guilty heartstrings. They know no one, or hardly anyone, will stop to consider the fact that the Jews didn't send 200+ rockets into Germany before the real Holocaust. They know no one,...

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Raymond Ibrahim: Examining an Orientalist Excerpt

Carl Brockelmann: "Islamophobe" or Scholar? Recently reading through Professor Carl BrockelmannÂ's History of the Islamic Peoples (1948), I was struck by a particular passage that, inasmuch as it is objective and thoroughly grounded in Islamic law and Muslim practice,...

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Fox in the tank

"Israel Vows to Expand Deadly Gaza Airstrikes." They're "deadly," but Israel nevertheless, in defiance of all reason, and all decency, "vows" to "expand" them. "At least 200 Palestinians killed as Israeli warplanes pound Gaza; Hamas vows revenge until 'the...

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Moral Myopia and Hypocrisy Alert: World condemns Israeli action in Gaza

Crocodile tears: "A Jordanian woman cries during a demonstration against the Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip in Amman" -- Reuters Where were they all when Gaza was shooting Kassams at Israeli civilians? First, the predictable: Egypt, Jordan,...

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Ask yourself the question

Rushdie's coffin, from an exhibit in Tehran "Ask yourself the question that if the Kashmir problem were resolve tomorrow, if Israel-Palestine reached a lasting peace, do we believe that al-Qaeda would disband? Do we believe that Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad...

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Hamas: We can't believe they actually did it

Their surprise is entirely warranted, with Olmert still in power. In any case, their victimology mill is already grinding into high gear. Watch for staged photos of civilians being hit, coming soon from all the wire services. "Hamas source: IDF...

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Â"There are some people who want to turn Bosnia into a Muslim stateÂ"

Bosnia is flooded with Wahhabis and Saudi money, mosques and madrasas are springing up everywhere, women are in hijabs -- but no worries. Bosnia is a secular, moderate Muslim country and will stay that way, and you better not dare...

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Iran and Hamas do Christmas

Caroline Glick sums up the festive week (thanks to Tommy): Both Iran and its Hamas proxy in Gaza have been busy this Christmas week showing Christendom just what they think of it. But no one seemed to have noticed....

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U.K.: Mosque "committed to peace, diversity and interfaith dialogue" hosts conference featuring "spiritual advisor" to 9/11 jihadists

A spokesman for the mosque insists the conference organizers are just using their facilities. But no one seems perturbed enough about this "misunderstanding" and "hijacking" of Islam to cancel the conference or appearances by speakers like Anwar al-Awlaki and...

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Pakistani textbook: "Previously, India was part of Pakistan"

In other words, India is controlled by infidels who have no right under Islamic law to do so; the partition was just an act of reclaiming some of the land for its rightful owners. More wild historical revisionism and incitement...

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Wave of jihadist attacks hits southern Philippines in time for Christmas

"Officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front denied that its forces had tried to attack civilians. Eid Kabalu, a spokesman for the front, instead blamed the military for stepping up its offensives in the past several days." Of course. Fighting...

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Iraq: Jihadist "emirs" flee in jailbreak

They were able to reach the armory and get weapons: Costly incompetence at best, collaboration at worst. "Qaeda Â'emirsÂ' flee in deadly Iraq jailbreak," from Agence France-Presse, December 26: RAMADI, Iraq - A local Al-Qaeda chief known as Â'Imad the...

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Saudi Arabia holds conference on violence against women, but ignores the elephant in the room

That elephant is, of course, Qur'an 4:34, which states: "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...

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Saturday, December 27, 2008

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Somalia: Leader of dominant Shebab group says he is ready "to take orders from Sheikh Osama bin Laden"

The "Shebab" -- that is, "the youth" -- are now in control of 80% of Somalia. If the youth of any civilization are that civilization's future, and if wherever one looks, Islam's youth are the most militant in their views,...

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Palestinian rockets misfire, kill 2 schoolgirls, wound three other children

The Masked Armies of Allah Collateral damage of the jihad. "Palestinian rocket misfires, kills 2 girls in Gaza," by Ibrahim Barzak for the Associated Press, December 26, thanks to JCB:Gaza Strip – A crude rocket fired by Palestinian militants...

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"Western civilization is rotten through and through and only continues because of the absence of its rightful heirs, namely the Muslims"

Doing a little light reading today, I came across this: "The truth is that Western civilization is rotten through and through and only continues because of the absence of its rightful heirs, namely the Muslims, who have themselves forgotten their...

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Outraged that India would try to defend itself against Mumbai jihadists and those who sent them, Pakistan moves troops to Indian border

Projection and belligerence from the practiced practitioners of the double game. "Pakistan troops move to Indian borders," by Sajjad Malik for the Daily Times, December 26: ISLAMABAD: Pakistan troops were deployed on Thursday to protect vital points along the Line...

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Do I exaggerate the stealth jihad?

The always acute and perceptive David Yerushalmi of SANE sent me the following message about Jacob Laksin's review of my book Stealth Jihad, and my response to that review. Dear Mr. Spencer: I saw your response to Jacob LaksinÂ's...

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Mumbai jihadists sexually mutilated their victims, including rabbi and his pregnant wife

Barbarity upon barbarity from those who style themselves as the warriors of the one true God. "Terrorists sexually Humiliated guests before killing them," by Santosh Mishra for the Mumbai Mirror, December 25 (thanks to all who sent this in): Disturbing...

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Fitzgerald: Are Muslims who kill Infidels "insane"?

When a Jordanian soldier shot and killed Israeli third-graders who had come from their school to visit a "Peace Garden" planted on both sides of the Israel-Jordan border, he was described as "insane." When an Egyptian soldier, on the other...

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Fitzgerald: Israel in a state of confusion

"The enemy is in a state of confusion and doesn't know what to do" -- from this article, quoting Hamas If the "enemy" is Israel, the statement is true. And it is just as true if the "enemy" is not...

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Fitzgerald: Olmert: The schlemiel as head of state

Ehud Olmert said this week to the people of Gaza: Â"Don't let Hamas, which is acting against the values of Islam, put you in danger. Stop them. Stop your enemies and ours.Â" Olmert did not have to say that Islam...

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Fitzgerald: Carl Ernst for the King Faisal Prize!

Carl Ernst is the one who pushed on unwitting colleagues the notion that incoming freshmen to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill should be forced to read that comically bowdlerized version of the Qur'an, Michael Sells' Approaching the...

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Bangladeshi police seize explosives, books on jihad in raid

"You got jihad books in my explosives!" "You got explosives in my jihad books!" But they don't mix well. "Bangladeshi Police Seize Explosives, Books on Jihad in Raid," from the Associated Press, December 25: DHAKA, Bangladesh — Police in northern...

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"Christians have been here longer than Muslims, 600 years longer. We are the roots of Iraq"

The historical presence of non-Muslims in lands currently controlled by Muslims is obvious, but often overlooked. And the fact of their presence is crucial in answering the skewed or nearsighted historical narratives that inform many a discussion on foreign policy:...

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Friday, December 26, 2008

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Olmert to Gazans: "Don't let Hamas, which is acting against the values of Islam, put you in danger"

Olmert, in his belief that Hamas "is acting against the values of Islam" (which ones? As established by what authorities, in what way, in what sources?), apparently thinks that the Vast Majority of Peaceful Gazans -- you know, the people...

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Well done, good and faithful servant: UNC academic propagandist receives award from Iran's Thug-In-Chief

The unbiased academic University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill professor Carl Ernst flew to Tehran on Tuesday night to accept an award from Iranian Thug-In-Chief Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Even though Ernst reportedly "cringes" at some of Ahmadinejad's "policies," UNC-CH...

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Lebanese army finds, defuses Katyusha rockets aimed at Israel

Complications from Hizballah, just as Israel considers an operation in Gaza. "Lebanese army finds seven missiles pointed at Israel," from Agence France-Presse, December 25: Lebanese security forces found seven missiles directed at Israel in southern Lebanon on Thursday, an army...

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Hamas: Israel "is in a state of confusion and doesn't know what to do"

As they ramp up their jihad on Christmas Eve. "Hamas mocks Israel's nonresponse to Kassams," by Khaled Abu Toameh in the Jerusalem Post, December 25 (thanks to Dan): Hamas on Wednesday remained as defiant as ever and said it would...

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Merry Christmas

The Byzantine icon above is the work of the 16th-century iconographer Theophanes the Cretan. There are many things that are un-Islamic about it: 1. It is an image of human beings, which violates the traditional Islamic prohibition of images;...

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Tony Blair: "I regularly read the Koran, practically every day"; Muhammad "an enormously civilizing force"

I regularly read the Qur'an myself -- practically every day. Nothing wrong with that. But does Blair ever read the uncomfortable bits? The wife-beating verse (4:34)? The verse enjoining warfare against and the subjugation of Jews and Christians (9:29)? The...

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Taliban gives all girls' schools 15 days to close in Pakistan's Swat district

"The government cannot give us protection. Taliban have established a parallel government in 90 percent area of the district and they execute everyone who opposes them ... From 9.00 in the morning till 3.00 in the afternoon, you can see...

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Thursday, December 25, 2008

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Can Muslims say "Merry Christmas"?

Apparently not. This guarded opinion-piece by a Muslim demonstrates as much by relying on a hadith -- one, however, that is no where near as indicative as others. More telling hadiths report Muhammad saying: "Do not greet the Jews and...

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Nazareth: Merry Christmas, Infidels -- Allah has no Son

As Iran's Thug-In-Chief prepares his "convert to Islam" Christmas message to Britain, Muslims in Nazareth are greeting pilgrims with their own brand of Christmas cheer. "As Christmas Approaches, Muslims Erect Â'Allah Has No SonÂ' Banner in Nazareth," by Julie...

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Ahmadinejad: Merry Christmas, "bullying, ill-tempered and expansionist powers"

"Isa doesn't love you, this I know, 'cause the Mahdi tells me so..." More on this story. "Iran's Ahmadinejad: Merry Xmas, bullying powers," by David Stringer for the Associated Press, December 24 (thanks to all who sent this and...

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Thug-In-Chief: Merry Christmas, Infidels

Yes, the rot within is this advanced. "President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran to give alternative Christmas Day message," by Matthew Moore in the Telegraph, December 24 (thanks to all who sent this in): President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will...

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Gaza jihadists bombard Israel with rockets, mortars

Business as usual for Hamas and friends. "Palestinian terrorists bombard Ashkelon with Grad rockets," from the Jerusalem Post, with additional reporting from the Associated Press, December 24: Palestinian terrorists on Wednesday morning fired over 60 rockets and mortar shells from...

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Spencer: Five Convicted in Fort Dix Plot

In the featured article at Human Events today, I discuss the Fort Dix verdicts: According to a recent survey, fewer Americans believe terrorism is a threat now than at any time since September 10, 2001. But if five Muslim...

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"ThatÂ's why the Christians have something called baptism. They put the child in water, and he becomes a Christian. So what was he originally? A Muslim."

"As the Prophet Muhammad said, everybody is born Muslim, and their parents convert them to Judaism, to Christianity, or to Zoroastrianism." Yes, he really did say that: "No child is born but has the Islamic Faith, but its parents...

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Hamas Parliament votes for Sharia in Gaza

"Such punishments include whipping, severing hands, crucifixion and hanging." Can full dhimmitude for the Christians there be far behind? "Hamas pushes for Sharia punishments," from the Jerusalem Post, December 24 (thanks to all who sent this in): The Hamas parliament...

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France: Senate looks at easing limits on Islamic finance

"The report stressed the great importance of Islamic finance in France and indicated the legal amendments required at a financial level to adapt French laws to the Islamic financial system." Integration: You're doing it wrong. "France: Senate looks at easing...

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

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New York: Muslim satellite TV company owner pleads guilty to broadcasting Hizballah TV

How many subscribers to Al-Manar did he have? Where are they now? Have they dropped their support for the jihad and Islamic supremacism? Does anyone know? Does anyone care? "New York man admits he helped air Hezbollah TV," from The...

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Pakistan to India: If you strike, we'll retaliate

And the escalating tensions are all India's fault, of course. "Pakistani army warns India of response," from The Australian, December 24 (thanks to JE): ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's military would retaliate within minutes if India carried out a surgical strike within Pakistan,...

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The global jihad: It's all your fault

In "Spencer Responds to the "Muslim Leaders" who Respond to the Verdicts in the Fort Dix 5 Trial," December 23, the folks at SANE take my article here and go me one better: [...] In short, the defense by the...

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"It is the duty of the United States Forces to respect the laws, customs and traditions of Iraq...." -- i.e., Sharia?

The ever-perceptive Diana West reveals the sorry truth about SOFA dhimmis: We've all heard about Couch Potatoes. Get ready for SOFA Dhimmis. What is SOFA? The Status of Forces Agreement the United States has signed with Iraq providing the legal...

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Lawsuit: AIG bailout promotes Sharia in the U.S.

Stealth Jihad Alert -- an update on this story. "AIG Bailout Promotes Shariah Law, Lawsuit Claims," by Catherine Herridge for FoxNews, December 22 (thanks to Angela): The U.S. government's bailout of the American International Group is helping promote Shariah law,...

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Tentative headstone design for Aqsa Parvez

Pamela Geller has taken up a collection to provide honor killing victim Aqsa Parvez with a headstone -- at present Aqsa lies in grave #774 in Meadowvale Cemetery in Brampton, Ontario. Pamela and I have been in touch with...

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Spencer lapsing into Spengler?

Jacob Laksin, a senior editor at FrontPage and a fine writer and journalist (with terrific taste in ties), has reviewed my book Stealth Jihad over at Pajamas Media. It's a generally positive review. Laksin concludes this way: SpencerÂ's intermittent...

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US to Russia: Don't sell missiles to Iran

There are conflicting reports as to whether or not Russia actually has sold missiles to Iran. In any case, it wouldn't be surprising if it had -- extreme in its short-sightedness, Putin's Russia has never shied away from aiding the...

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Spencer: Muslims in the U.S. convicted of jihad, Muslim leaders furious -- at the government

In the featured article at FrontPage today, "Shilling for the Ft. Dix Six," I discuss the Fort Dix verdict and the reaction to it: The Fort Dix jihad plotters are guilty, and Muslim spokesmen in America are outraged –...

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India's Foreign Minister: Pakistan in "denial" and "shifting the blame" on Mumbai

As the great philosopher once said to me, Well, duh. "Pakistan militants 'world threat,'" from the BBC, December 22 (thanks to all who sent this in): Militant groups in Pakistan are "the greatest danger to peace and security in the...

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FBI: Madoff scandal is so large, we had to shift agents away from counterterrorism ops

Hey, thanks, Bernie Priorities. "Synagogue of $ufferers: Bernie's Scam Hits Elite Temple," by Stefanie Cohen and Kelly Magee for the New York Post, December 21 (thanks to Joel): [...] Meanwhile, the FBI admitted that the Madoff scandal had grown...

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Muslims on Fort Dix jihadists: They wuz framed!

No they ain't, say their friends and supporters It was all a joke, says Mohamed Younes! Of course! When Mohamad Shnewer was in a particularly joking mood back in 2006, he showed a fellow plotter who turned out to...

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Georgia: Police to get sensitivity training after arrest of headscarf wearer

Victorious Originally AP reported that "Valentine violated a court policy that prohibits people from wearing any headgear in court, police said after they arrested her Tuesday." Now, apparently, that policy is out the window, and court officials are in...

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Iran: 80-year-old bride needs father's permission to marry

But he abandoned her when she was two, and no one knows for certain whether he is alive or dead. Sharia Alert from the Islamic Republic: "Bride, 80, blocked until dad says yes," by Robert Tait in the Guardian via...

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Iraqi Christians flee jihadists, take refuge in monastery

"They told me I should become a Muslim like the other Shias in that area. They held my hands in the fire and beat me with sticks and rifle butts calling me an infidel." The jizya is also being collected,...

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

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"Lies are attributed to the motives of the soon to be founding fathers of the United Islamic States"

It isn't often that the day's headlines answer the day's offerings from the Hate Mail Bag, but so it was today. First, the hate mail: "Of course, he is exercised about "attempts to equate Islam with terrorism" by non-Muslims, who...

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Yemeni Jew-Killer: Jews must "either convert to Islam or leave Yemen, or I would kill them"

Jews be warned Will he be punished -- especially considering Islam's prophet said, Â"I will expel the Jews and Christians from the Arabian Peninsula and will not leave any but MuslimsÂ" (Sahih Muslim, book 19, no. 4366)? More on...

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Five found guilty in Fort Dix jihad plot

They were found guilty of conspiring to kill soldiers. So much for the defense's insistence that they were "all talk." "Five found guilty of plotting to kill Fort Dix soldiers," from CNN, December 22 (thanks to Doc Washburn): (CNN) --...

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Chertoff: "What we're confronting is an ideological conflict with an extremist world view that I don't think is an accurate representative of Islam, but uses the language or hijacks Islam for an extremist agenda"

The spectral Chertoff The same old tired line from the same old tired Chertoff, even as he eases out the door. Consider: while Muslim and non-Muslim spokesmen have spilled oceans of ink since 9/11 asserting that Islam condemns "terrorism"...

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US strike kills eight jihadists in Pakistan

The U.S. is still throwing money at its duplicitous friend and ally Pakistan, but at least is not waiting for it to act. "Eight dead in Pakistan missile strike," from Agence France-Presse, December 22: A SUSPECTED US missile strike on...

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Chag Chanukkah sameach...

&#1495;&#1490; &#1495;&#1504;&#1493;&#1499;&#1492; &#1513;&#1502;&#1495; ...to all Jewish Jihad Watchers....

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OIC at the UN: Â'Dialogue for DhimmisÂ' & more Â'Stealth JihadÂ'

Comments by David G. Littman of the Association for World Education, UN-Geneva. See his previous articles on Stealth Jihad at the United Nations here and here. On December 10 – Human Rights Day – a high level seminar and debate...

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Fitzgerald: If we cut off the jizya, could things become even worse?

A Jihad Watch commenter recently asked: Â"A theoretical question or two, especially in light of HughÂ's many posts over the years that money extended to Muslim countries is not only wasted but is financial support which comes back to bite...

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Egyptian police torture, rape convert to Christianity from Islam

Recently in the Hate Mail bag I received a missive berating me for not acknowledging Egypt as a "moderate Muslim country." "Egyptian Convert to Christianity Tortured, Raped in Egypt," from AINA, December 20 (thanks to Pamela): (AINA) -- Martha Samuel,...

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Egypt: Authorities refuse to enforce court ruling that granted custody to Christian mother rather than father who converted to Islam

Establishing the precedent of allowing police to go around court orders for the sake of advancing Islamic supremacy in society could create even bigger problems for Egypt in the future. "Egypt - Muslim refuses to give child to Christian mother,"...

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Monday, December 22, 2008

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Monday, December 22, 2008

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US throws good money after bad in Pakistan

"Ruby just smiled and said, 'Ah, you know some babies never learn.'" Learn what? Learn this: Pakistan's double game exposed "US agrees to increase military assistance," from Dawn, December 21 (thanks to Jeffrey Imm): WASHINGTON, Dec 20: The United States...

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Indians protest against jihad at the UN

While some Indians remain in denial about jihad, others know the score. All free people should be standing with them. Pamela was at this protest, and has more....

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Indian pol: "There is a sinister ploy to link terrorism with Islam"

It isn't his sinister designs that Mukherjee has in mind All right, you "Islamophobes." Knock it off. Stop trying to link Islam with terrorism. Everyone knows there are just as many Methodist terrorists worldwide as there are Islamic terrorists....

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British defense secretary: "Taliban and Al-Qaeda are like Nazis"

Not that their beliefs and goals have anything to do with Islam, of course, or that Muslims who are not part of the Taliban or Al-Qaeda have any responsibility to halt the spread of such beliefs among Muslims. "'Taliban and...

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Blogging the QurÂ'an: Suras 97-114

"Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant?" Sura 97, Â"The Night of PowerÂ" (more precisely Â"DecreeÂ" or Â"DestinyÂ") is disputed as to whether it comes from the Meccan or Medinan period, but this...

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Bush shoe-thrower "incensed by bullet-riddled Koran"

Avenging the book with his shoes Â"He talked incessantly about the subject.Â" He must have been a charming dinner companion. "Bush attacker Â'incensed by bullet-riddled Koran,Â'" by Marie Colvin and Ali Rifat for the Times, December 21 (thanks to...

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Oops: British Medical Association loses track of 132 "refugee" doctors

Â"ThereÂ's no suggestion ALL these missing guys are terrorists. But we have to think of nightmare scenarios. If the BMA canÂ't maintain records and have lost contact with potentially risky people, it could have serious repercussions for our nationÂ's security.Â"...

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France charges three for links to jihadist recruitment ring

An update on this story. "Suspected extremists charged in France," from Agence France-Presse, December 21: Three people detained in and around Paris on suspicion of links to Islamic extremist groups that send fighters to Iraq were charged on Saturday, a...

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Fitzgerald: A tribute to Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu is the Turkish "historian of Islamic science" whose outward appearance is so deceptively modern and secular and sweet-reasonable. Then one realizes that that is merely camouflage and that his mental baggage, while not quite as primitive as that...

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Taliban "kangaroo-wrangler" set free

Now do I really look like a jihadist to you, hmmm? He doesn't even have a beard -- of course he must have been "deluded" and is now on the "right track." Soon, he will even tell us "his...

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Malaysia: No Muslims for I-Dance contest

"Peaceful protest" After this protest, the leader assured that there would be no further protests, but rather that "they would 'wait and see' before deciding on the next course of action" -- an obvious threat of Islamist reprisal. Sharia-Alert:...

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Saudi court says no to divorce for eight-year-old girl

She has to wait until puberty. "Lawyer Jtili said he was going to appeal the verdict at the court of cassation, the supreme court in the ultra-conservative kingdom which applies Islamic Sharia law in its courts." "Ultra-conservative kingdom." As if...

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Bosnia: "Nationalists with Islamist leanings" ban "Grandfather Frost" from schools

"There are increasingly tight links between the Bosniak nationalists and the Islamic community." But no worries. The Muslims in the Balkans are secular, moderate, and Westernized, and they love America -- right? Right? (An unrelated note: there is, by the...

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Indonesia: Christian teacher accused of making "anti-Islamic comment," Muslims destroy 69 buildings, including 2 churches

Police are questioning the teacher, who is of course being considered the cause of all this. Proportionate Response Alert: "Indonesia: Village To Be Rebuilt Following Islamic Rampage," from Compass Direct, December 17: AMBON, Indonesia, December 17 (Compass Direct News) –...

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

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Sunday, December 21, 2008

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BBC "favorite" Muslim-spokesman: "Any Muslim killed fighting Israel goes to paradise"

As to all those who disagree with this position, well, they can simply "piss off!" -- according to Mr. Ashgar Bukhari, leading spokesman of The Muslim Public Affairs Committee (MPAC), "one of the media's favourite Muslim organisations." "Any Muslim killed...

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CAIR demands formal apology, "sensitivity and diversity training" from Yum! Brands, parent company of Long John Silver's restaurants

A Jesus message -- you know, one of Islam's prophets -- was found in the children's meal. That this particular Long John Silver's is located in the Mall of America, where catering to Islamic requests/demands appears to be standard, such...

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OIC chief: "Attempts to equate Islam with terrorism should be stopped. Stereotyping and demonization of Muslims should be combated"

Against free speech, but for it Of course, he is exercised about "attempts to equate Islam with terrorism" by non-Muslims, who make this equation simply by reporting accurately on the terrorists' own stated justifications for their actions. He is...

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The OIC calls on the media to suppress the truth

Roy W. Brown, former president of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, offers in this Jihad Watch exclusive an analysis of the Organization of the Islamic Conference's attempts to destroy the freedom of speech: On 2 December 2008, the General...

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Minnesota Islamic center, imam implicated in Somalis' leaving U.S. to join jihad in Somalia

There must be some high-level "misunderstanding" of Islam going on there. An update on this story. "Somali youth leaving Minneapolis to fight," from UPI, December 19: MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The FBI and members of the Minneapolis Somali community...

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Netherlands: Home Affairs Ministry says there are more "potentially radical Muslims" in the country now than last year

Tiny Minority of Extremists Alert. "More Potential Terrorists in Netherlands Now than Last Year," from NIS News, December 20: THE HAGUE, 20/12/08 - The estimated number of "potentially radical" Muslims in the Netherlands has increased. Home Affairs Minister Guusje ter...

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Facebook halts jihadist "invasion" of site for propaganda, recruiting

SuperPoke Jihad suffers a setback. "Jihadist Group Trying to 'Invade' Facebook Gets Shut Down," by Joel Mowbray for Fox News, December 19: A quickly growing jihadist group that used Facebook to spread its radical message has been shut down by...

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Pakistan: Officials allow Muslims to demolish 30 Christian homes for stables

"[W]hile the stable will keep the Muslims' animals warm and dry, these 30 Christian families are now homeless." "Officials Allow Muslims to Demolish 30 Christian Homes for Stable," by Jeremy Reynalds for ANS, December 19:WASHINGTON D.C. (ANS) -- A human...

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Somali jihadists destroying Muslim and Christian shrines

Piety Both Islamic and Christian shrines. The Islamic ones are manifestations of a cultural Islam that the Wahhabis of al-Shabab reject, deeming such shrines "un-Islamic." And the Christian ones of course are sites of infidel idolatry. Sharia Alert: "Somali...

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