International

Somebody get these guys in the White House a map

American Thinker 16 September 2014
By Ed Lasky

So called "smart power” strikes again - and shows itself to be embarrassingly dumb. There is a great deal of focus on the Middle Easy and has been for years. One would hope

 

US Gen. John Allen named to lead coalition war on ISIS, but allies deterred by Obama’s ambiguities

debka.com 16 September 2014

"We’re going to build the kind of coalition that allows us to lead, but also isn’t entirely dependent on what we do,” said US President Barack Obama at a fundraiser at the home

 

Qaradawi Doesn’t Accept US Fight Against ISIS; Says US Doesn’t Follow "Islamic Values”

Turkish news portal is reporting on Twitter comments by Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi in which is says that he does not accept the US effort to fight the

 

Jebril—Hamas fan, insurance fraudster, ISIS hero

Money Jihad 16 September 2014

While raiding the home of Ahmad Jebril and his father Musa Abdallah Jebril on suspicions of fraud, the FBI agents discovered a poster for Hamas, firearms, and blank passports.

 

Indonesia arrests four Turks over links to Islamic State

The Times of Israel 16 September 2014

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s anti-terrorism police have arrested four Turks suspected of being linked to the Islamic State jihadist group, a spokesman said on Sunday. The elite

 

Islamic State Attracts Female Jihadis From The U.S. Heartland

AINA (press release) 16 September 2014
By Alistair Bell

MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as President Barack Obama vows to cut

 

Big interest, no interest

The Economist 16 September 2014

AFTER morning coffee but before the keynote speaker came the muezzin’s recitation from the Koran: "Those who consume interest cannot stand except as one stands who is being

 

A Christian Federation in the Middle East

FrontPage Magazine 16 September 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

The Middle East as it exists now has no future. Its borders were drawn by European colonial powers for their own purposes. The political agendas behind those borders are long

 

Muslim Man Threatens to Blow Up his Jewish Wife in Eilat

The Jewish Press 16 September 2014

Charges have been filed against a Muslim man (21), originally from the neighborhood of Issawia in Jerusalem, for threatening to blow up his pregnant wife with a bomb. The woman

 

Pakistani Army Arrests Taliban Gunmen Who Shot Malala Yousafzai

Answering Muslims 16 September 2014
By David Wood

Sad that in this group of ten men carrying out a plan to murder a little girl, not one of them realized that Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance. Pakistan—The Pakistani

 

Obama met with Hizbollah-supporting Christian Patriarchs from Lebanon

Creeping Sharia 16 September 2014

Breitbart News reported Thursday, five patriarchs, many who are known Hezbollah supporters, met with Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice hours after Cruz was booed

 

Muslim Brotherhood leaders to leave Qatar

timesofmalta.com 16 September 2014

Qatar has asked seven senior figures from Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to leave the country, the movement said on Saturday, following months of pressure on the Gulf Arab

 

Op-Ed: Is This the Last Generation that Cares About Israel?

Arutz Sheva 16 September 2014

The latest effort among Jewish organizations to strengthen Jewish identity in the Diaspora, especially the US, is to financially support education, camping, and high school

 

9/11 hijackers funding: names and numbers

Money Jihad 13 September 2014

If you follow the money, the men in the middle of the disbursing of funds to the 9/11 hijackers were United Airlines Flight 175 hijacker-pilot Marwan al-Shehhi and a UAE-based

 

9/11 and Jihad Terror: A Legacy of Over 13 Centuries—Not 13 Years

Family Security Matters 13 September 2014
By Andrew B. Bostom

I have been made victorious with terror (cast in the hearts of the enemy) -Islam's prophet Muhammad, as recorded in the most important collection of Muhammad's "traditions"

 

Turkey Backtracks on Promise to Help NATO Fight ISIS

Breitbart 13 September 2014
By Abe Katsman

In spite of its promise to NATO to help fight the Islamic State, Turkey will not take part in combat operations against militants and will refuse to allow any US-led coalition

 

Anti-Semitic Attacks up 400% in UK, Double in France

Anti-Semitic attacks nearly doubled in France in the first seven months of 2014, the country's main Jewish group said Thursday. A total of 529 anti-Semitic actions or

 

9/11 and the Fog of Denial

Frontpage Mag 13 September 2014
By Robert Spencer

Thirteen years after 9/11, there is one thing that virtually all our politicians, law enforcement officials, and mainstream media guardians of opinion know: that attack had nothing whatsoever

 

Video: "It's naive and wrong to say Islam isn't more violent than other religions"

Bare Naked Islam 13 September 2014

Bill Maher is an outspoken atheist and critic of religion, but Islam in particular always sets him off. He sparred with Charlie Rose over his belief that Islam is far worse and more violent than Christianity.

 

Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon

Sam Harris Blog 13 September 2014
By Sam Harris

In his speech responding to the horrific murder of journalist James Foley by a British jihadist, President Obama delivered the following rebuke (using an alternate name for