FrontPage Magazine 29 April 2010
By William Kilpatrick
In the war against jihad it might seem that President Obama’s plan to remove all discussion of Islam and jihad from our national security document would rank higher as a threat to Western security than recent attempts to link the pope to 40 year-old sex crimes in Milwaukee.
The Centre For Social Cohesion 29 April 2010
By Robin Simcox
You don't normally have to look far to find a European court willing to weaken British anti-terrorism legislation. The European Court of Human Rights has been doing a pretty handy job for a while now, and the European Court of Justice has today happily stepped in to perform a similar function.
The Terror Finance Blog 29 April 2010
By Rachel Ehrenfeld and Aylana Meisel
On his recent surprise visit to Afghanistan, President Obama properly criticized the government for ignoring corruption and mismanagement. At the same time, the United States' current policy allows Afghan opium production, the major funding source for the Taliban.
Prophet of Doom 28 April 2010
Foreword by Henrik R Clausen
While it is a core axiom of Islamic theology that the Islamic scripture is flawless and that the life and conduct of Muhammad is an example to follow for all faithful Muslims, the attempts of the Quran and the Hadith to resolve scientific and medical questions casts some doubt over that assertion. Below is a selection of quotes from the Islamic scripture on these subjects, that you may judge for yourself which is more credible, Islamic scripture or Western science.
Global Politician 28 April 2010
By Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
Greece authorities are dusting off an old contingency plan to pull out of the eurozone and reinstate the drachma
This will allow the cash-strapped country to print money to meet its budgetary demands without the shackles and constraints imposed by membership in the club of 16 rich European economies that have adopted the euro as their currency in 2002.
Greece cannot levy additional taxes on its crumbling economy and it can no longer borrow abroad, the yield on its bonds having soared to historical and unsustainable highs. Its only remaining option is to monetize its financing requirements by printing money and to erode its public debt by reinflating its economy.
Islam in Europe 28 April 2010
More and more Muslims are going from Austria to terrorism camps in Pakistan and Afghanistan. That is the main claim on the topic of Islamic extremism, in a recent intelligence report by the Interior Ministry
Washington Times, The Jamestown Sun 28 April 2010
By Diana West
Islamist Watch Blog 28 April 2010
By David J. Rusin
"Has South Park gone too far this time?" asks an article published on April 21, referencing the show's previous depiction of Muhammad in a bear costume. Just hours later, however, it became obvious that Comedy Central is the one that had gone too far — in kowtowing to radical Islam.
For the 200th installment of South Park on April 14, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone penned a storyline poking fun at the now-familiar trend of censoring images of Muhammad — something that the series had experienced firsthand four years earlier.
The latest victim in the continuing war against free speech, is the somewhat vulgar cartoon show South Park, which professes to have no respect for any institution when it comes to satire and comedy.