Citizen Warrior 20 February 2012
MULTICULTURALISM is a philosophy that appreciates ethnic diversity within a society and that encourages people to learn from the contributions of those of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
There is nothing wrong with multiculturalism. In fact, it's wonderful. It makes the world a better place. It enriches everybody. But wholesale, indiscriminate, across-the-board, reckless multiculturalism is incomplete. It is missing one simple distinction, and that makes it blind.
FrontPage Magazine 20 February 2012
By Bruce Thornton
Thirty years ago, after Jimmy Carter’s disastrous attempt to rescue the embassy hostages in Iran, the Ayatollah Khomeini warned, "Carter still has not comprehended what kind of people he is facing and what school of thought he is playing with. Our people is the people of blood and our school is the school of Jihad.” Despite the graphic proof of Khomeini’s words in the carnage of 9/11, many in the media, politics, and foreign policy establishment still refuse to comprehend the enemy we are facing.
Today's Zaman 20 February 2012
By LAMIYA ADILGIZI
Tens of thousands of Azerbaijanis along with Turks are preparing to stage a large rally in downtown Istanbul next week to remember what they call "one of the most brutal massacres” in modern history.
swissinfo 20 February 2012
By Simon Bradley
An initiative to create a democratically elected body representing Switzerland’s 400,000 Muslims, a so-called "Swiss umma”, is steadily gaining ground.
British author and former foreign correspondent John Bradley warns that the Arab Spring has been hijacked by dangerous extremists. Eleanor Hall: The World Today
FrontPage Magazine 20 February 2012
By Raymond Ibrahim
The following article was first published by the Stonegate Institute.
For Egypt’s Christian Copts, the New Year began with threats that their churches would be attacked during Christmas mass (celebrated on January 7). Because many were eyeing the situation—several Coptic churches were previously attacked, including last Christmas (eight dead) and New Year’s day (23 dead), not to mention ominous harbingers around the world, such as the Nigerian Christmas day church bombings (40 dead) —the Muslim Brotherhood proclaimed it would "protect” the Copts during their church services. Happily, Coptic Christmas came and went without incident.
Schachtschneider for President! At EuroKonferenz II in Berlin, February 18th , professor Karl Albrecht Schachtschneider held a lecture about the euro as a danger for democracy. Professor Schachtschneider, know for challenging the constitutionality of EU-related legislation, was then asked if he would be a candidate for president of Germany, which he accepted.
Gates of Vienna 17 February 2012
Berlin is well-known for its no-go zones, which police dare not enter except in large numbers. The following news report from German TV (via Politically Incorrect) is yet another installment in the ongoing chronicle of urban deterioration in Berlin.
The cop featured in the report has made an interesting decision: he wants to work in Afghanistan, which he thinks will be no more dangerous than Berlin.
Islam versus Europe 17 February 2012
By Cheradenine Zakalwe
Two teenage girls ‘taken to flat and raped by gang who thought they could do as they pleased’
Two teenage girls were lured from their home town to a dingy Birmingham flat where they were subjected to a degrading weekend of sexual attacks by a group of men who "believed they could do with them as they pleased”, a court was told yesterday.