Townhall Conservative 24 February 2012
By Diana West
I've got it.
We've come a long way since the days of the Global War on Terror. Frankly, the GWOT -- whatever that was supposed to mean (how do you fight against a tactic?) -- is so 10 years ago. "Terror," meanwhile, has morphed into "extremism," but that's only made things more unclear. We still don't know what it's all supposed to be about.
FrontPage Magazine 24 February 2012
By Arnold Ahlert
The United States embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is on lockdown and violent protests are spreading throughout the nation. The impetus for the unrest was the burning of Muslim holy books at a NATO military base on Monday. The books, including Qur’ans, had been removed from a detention center library adjoining Bagram air base, 40 miles north of Kabul, because they were being used by Afghan detainees to disseminate "extremist” messages. While that fact is being left largely untold by the Obama administration and our mainstream media, Washington is now offering repeated apologies.
Crethi Plethi 24 February 2012
By Brenda West
This article was originally published in the FamilySecurityMatters.org, but was taken down when a firm — handling foreign investment for countries in the Caribbean and Africa — called the article "libelous” and demanded it be withdrawn. Apparently, the firm expected the article could hurt Dominica’s ability to attract foreign investment money. But as the author of the article explains "this is rather far fetched, considering that the focus of wrongdoing in the article is Choudhury and not Dominica or the Prime Minister.” The article is republished in a slightly different form at CrethiPlethi.com with permission from the author.
Will Lech Walesa intercede with the King of Saudi Arabia in defence of Hamza Kashgari awaiting in custody for blasphemy trial?
International Affairs Review 23 February 2012
By Robert Ellis
The discovery of massive gas reserves off the coast of Cyprus threatens to destabilize the entire region.
The island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean has for centuries been the cat’s paw of foreign powers, including the United States. But now, with the discovery of vast deposits of natural gas, the tables have turned. The strategic balance of power has shifted and is a threat to stability in the region.
daily.bhaskar.com 23 February 2012
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police commissioner to submit a status report on an "Islamist” website (www.shariah4hind.com) within a week.
A bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Shah Endlaw was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, president of the Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena. The PIL has sought a ban on the website as it has allegedly threatened communal harmony in India.
CBS News 23 February 2012
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Yale University is objecting to the monitoring of Muslim student association websites by the New York Police Department, while Muslim leaders call for investigations and student groups at Rutgers University express outrage.
CBN News 23 February 2012
By Erick Stakelbeck
On this week’s edition of the Stakelbeck on Terror show, CBN News sits down with two leading legal experts to discuss their new organization, the American Freedom Law Center, and its fight against creeping Sharia and stealth jihad in the United States.