TrustLaw 17 June 2011
LONDON - Afghanistan, Congo and Pakistan are the world's most dangerous countries for women due to a barrage of threats ranging from violence and rape to dismal healthcare and "honour killngs", a Thomson Reuters Foundation expert poll showed on Wednesday.
Right Side News 17 June 2011
By Marshall Frank
We are not in a war against terror! That’s the most absurd cliché ever invented concerning a deadly threat to America. It is also an omen for certain defeat, because if we haven’t the guts to identify and openly name the arch enemy of freedom, they will win.
"Terror” is a tactic. How can you claim a tactic as an enemy?
The enemy has a face, it has an ideology and it has a goal. That enemy is Radical (or fundamentalist) Islam. Why? Because they — the radical Islamists — have said so. They have no only said so with their actions, but with their words, written and oral, many of which were uncovered by investigative authorities in hiding places around the world.
Canada Free Press 16 June 2011
By Daniel Greenfield
Never again. To Jews it means a refusal to give genocidal bigots another go at them.
Gates of Vienna 16 June 2011
The following account concerns a British parliamentary debate on the worldwide persecution of Christians. It was published earlier today in a slightly different form at The Frozen North.
Many thanks to Nick for sending it, and to Vlad Tepes for extracting the excerpts from the full video of the debate:
Family Security Matters 16 June 2011
By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman
President Kennedy urged American youth to consider a stint in the Peace Corps where they could help the world's poor and spread American values. Thousands have heeded this call, and for many, their time abroad was a valuable learning experience. But for many others, mostly young women, there was a big problem that was swept under the carpet until now: rape.