New Europe 20 May 2012
By Robert Ellis
Russia’s age-old ambition of securing a foothold in the Mediterranean has been achieved not only through the establishment of a naval base at Tartus in Syria but also because of its long-standing relationship with Cyprus.
Vlad Tepes Blog 18 May 2012
By Vlad Tepes Blog
In this video interview, the popular Canadian blogger "Vlad Tepes" inquires Tommy Robinson, leader of the English Defence League, about the purpose of his organisation and the obstacles that leftwing extremists, Islamists and the British establishement have thrown in the way of his grass roots movement.
A full text transcript is posted below the video.
New French president wastes no time in bowing down to Islam – BANS PORK from Presidential Elysee Palace
FrontPage Magazine 18 May 2012
A number of books published in recent years have demolished the myth of an allegedly tolerant Islamic culture that preserved the Greco-Roman heritage. Ibn Warraq’s book Why the West Is Best is among the better and more accessible titles in this field. As I concluded in one of my earlier essays, the only part of the ancient Greek heritage that proved to be more compatible with Muslim than with Christian European culture was slavery, and possibly anal sex with young boys in certain parts of the Islamic world.
AINA (press release) 18 May 2012
By Daniel Pipes
The year 1880 saw the publication of a book that ranks as the single most important study of Islam ever. Written in German by a young Jewish Hungarian scholar, Ignaz Goldziher, and bearing the nondescript title Muslim Studies (Muhammedanische Studien), it argued that the hadith, the vast body of sayings and actions attributed to the Islamic prophet Mohammed, lacked historical validity. Rather than provide reliable details about Mohammed's life, the hadith, Goldziher established, emerged from debates two or three centuries later about the nature of Islam.
Sadistic killer who battered two OAPs to death and attacked five others with a 'caveman's club' is facing life
Right Side News 18 May 2012
By Soeren Kern
Muslims cast the deciding voted that thrust Hollande into the Elysée Palace. He also pledged to change French electoral laws so that Muslim residents without French citizenship would be allowed to vote in municipal elections as of 2014, enabling the Socialist Party to tighten its grip on political power.
American Thinker 18 May 2012
By Andrew G. Bostom
Tuesday, former President George W. Bush delivered a speech in Washington, D.C. at an event entitled "Celebration of Human Freedom," sponsored by his presidential foundation, the George W. Bush Institute. The former president observed astutely that "freedom is a powerful force but it does not advance on wheels of historical inevitability."