Understanding the Purpose of Terrorism

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.

 

Austria: four arrested for involvement with terrorist "religious fundamentalist society"

Jihad Watch 17 June 2011

What kind of "religious fundamentalist society"? Militant Methodists? Hardcore Jimmy Swaggart followers? AP doesn't get around to giving us a hint, as if we really needed one, until several

 

Extremist IFE sponsors a man who "calls Jews 'germs' and 'monkeys'"

Telegraph.co.uk 17 June 2011
By Andrew Gilligan

In two weeks’ time there will be a meeting in Tower Hamlets with a man called Raed Salah, a Palestinian who reportedly wrote the following piece of poetry in the Hamas journal: "You Jews are

 

Britain Creating Parallel Islamic Financial System

Hudson New York  17 June 2011
By Soeren Kern

A British firm has launched a Sharia-compliant pension fund that will enable Muslims to save for retirement in compliance with Islamic principles. The British government will begin offering Muslim

 

Danish cartoonist describes hiding in panic room during break-in

Monsters and Critics 17 June 2011

Copenhagen - A Danish cartoonist, whose depiction of Prophet Mohammed sparked outrage in the Muslim world, testified Thursday of the fear he experienced when an axe-wielding

 

EDL Leader Tommy Robinsion Banned From EDL Political Activities By Stasi British State

Liberties Alliance 17 June 2011

The following is from the EDL website and refers to the continued persecution of EDL Leader Tommy Robinsion: Defence League fall victim to the regime of those in high places in a pathetic attempt

 

"Controversial Jihad Watch speaker" in Memphis and Houston

Jihad Watch 17 June 2011

What's controversial about telling the truth? Here is a reasonably accurate but somewhat clueless account of my talk in Memphis last night. Toward the end of the article you will see a mangled

 

Turkey: Backward Step for Women's Rights

TrustLaw  17 June 2011

(Istanbul) - The Turkish government's changes to the current Ministry for Women and Family is a step backward in its struggle to combat gender inequality and violence

 

Specialist raising issue of female circumcision

this is nottingham 17 June 2011
By Guy Woodford

THE practice of female circumcision might seem a distant problem, taking place as it does mainly in African countries. But a specialist in Nottingham has warned that the practice – also called

 

Taliban warn Prince Harry: we'll destroy you if we capture you in Afghanistan

Telegraph.co.uk  17 June 2011
By Ben Farmer and Gordon Rayner

A spokesman for the movement said the Prince would be "destroyed” by its fighters if he falls into enemy hands. The Prince, 26, is expected to begin his second tour of Afghanistan next year, after

 

Man accused over 'bomb-making instructions'

The Guardian  17 June 2011

A terror suspect has appeared in court accused of having instructions to make a bomb. Asim Kauser, 25, of Bolton, was charged with four offences under the Terrorism Act

 

Jailed Kurdish children in Turkey struggle with life after prison

WBEZ 17 June 2011

As autocratic governments throughout the Arab world have come under fire from angry demonstrators, many observers have held up Turkey as a model of a democratic Muslim country. But Turkey’s Kurds --

 

NATO Continues Airstrikes Near Qaddafi's Compound

Fox News 17 June 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya – Hours after NATO airstrikes pounded the area near Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi's compound again before dawn Thursday, Russia's envoy to Libya turned

 

The Netherlands allows Syrian asylum seekers

Expatica 17 June 2011

Asylum seekers from Syria may stay in the Netherlands temporarily, announced Minister for Immigration and Asylum Gerd Leers Thursday. Rejected asylum seekers who have

 

Al-Qaeda: No compromise on Palestine

Ynetnews  17 June 2011

After naming Osama bin Laden's long-serving number two, Ayman al-Zawahri, Al-Qaeda's new leader, the terror group said it "will never recognize any legitimacy for the alleged state of Israel."

 

Azerbaijan has 1,802 registered mosques, 10 churches, six synagogues

News.Az 17 June 2011

Azerbaijan's religion committee has registered 1,802 mosques, nine Orthodox churches, one Catholic church and six synagogues. The figures were given by the chairman of the State

 

Another Seven Dems Blast Peter King’s "Un-American” And "Islamophobic” Hearing On Radical Islam

Weasel Zippers 17 June 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) spoke out against the second in a series of hearings on radicalization in the

 

India could be key target of new al-Qaeda chief

The Hindu  17 June 2011
By Praveen Swami

NEW DELHI: India could be one of several new theatres targeted by al-Qaeda's newly-appointed chief to establish his authority over the jihadist group and its allies, intelligence sources say. The

 
 

Bin Laden’s deputy, Ayman al-Zawahri, takes over Al Qaeda

Toronto Star  17 June 2011

CAIRO—Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and who helped plan the 9/11 attacks, has taken control of

 

Muslim soldier opposed to war faces porn charge

Lake Wylie Pilot 17 June 2011
By KRISTIN M. HALL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Muslim soldier from Fort Campbell has been approved as a conscientious objector to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but he has now been charged with possession of child

 

Sports Clubs Seek to Attract Young Muslim Women

Spiegel Online 17 June 2011
By Lukas Eberle, Sebastian Eder and Cathrin Gilbert

Although many top German athletes come from immigrant families, very few Muslim girls and women in Germany play sports. Many parents see Western sports culture as a threat and

 

Nigeria's first suicide blast hits police HQ, two dead

Africasia 17 June 2011

A bomb attack on Nigeria's police headquarters killed two people including a policeman Thursday, officials said, in what is believed to the first suicide bombing by Islamist extremists in Africa's

 

How did Turkey, Azerbaijan manage to intimidate or bribe UNESCO?

PanARMENIAN.Net 17 June 2011

Turkey and Azerbaijan are using every chance to advance their doubtful version of truth about Armenia or anything linked to it. Recent unpleasant occurrence at Paris-hosted

 

Indonesia cleric gets 15 years for inciting terror

WFMJ 17 June 2011
By ALI KOTARUMALOS

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The Indonesian Muslim cleric known as spiritual leader of the militants who carried out the deadly 2002 Bali bombings was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison for his

 

Never Again

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.

To Obama, it means refusing to ever again have to listen to an Israeli leader explain why his country cannot commit territorial suicide in order to appease a gang of genocidal bigots.

 

Video: The Plight of Persecuted Christians

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:




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Islamic cultural terrorism

youtube 16 June 2011
By patcondell


 

For Girls, Idealism Can Be Deadly

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.

 

Video: Lampedusa refugee crisis

vladtepesblog 16 June 2011

Youtube banned this clip making it a strike offense on anyone’s account who tries to upload it. Here it is:

 
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