The Third Choice

FrontPage Magazine 20 September 2010
By Mark Tapson

Before it was innocuously renamed Park 51, the Ground Zero mosque development had been known as the Cordoba House, which proponents claimed referred to a supposed golden age of multi-faith tolerance


Brussels: No pork served in half of Dutch speaking schools

Islam in Europe 20 September 2010

Brussels: No pork served in half of Dutch speaking schools. Vlaams Belang checked how many school kitchens have adapted to 'the multicultural context' in the Dutch-language educational system


US Ignores Threat Of Islamic Shariah Law

Right Side News 20 September 2010

Terrorists are covertly using Islamic Shariah law as a non-violent way to destroy the United States while the government ignores the threat, according to a bipartisan group of highly accomplished military,


Top 10 Radical Positions Taken by the Ground Zero Imam

Human Events 20 September 2010

1. In a “60 Minutes” interview on Sept. 30, 2001, Rauf called the United States an accessory to the 9/11 attacks. 2. During a 2005 lecture at the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in Australia, Rauf accused the U.S.


Leftist Filmmaker Raises $50000+ for Ground Zero Mosque

Family Security Matters 20 September 2010
By Paul Williams

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he has raised over $50,000 for the construction of a mosque and Muslim community center near Ground Zero. Moore made an appeal to his supporters on the


A Badge of Muslim Courage  

FrontPage Magazine 20 September 2010
By Jamie Glazov

Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Raheel Raza, a leading Muslim reformer, award winning writer, professional speaker, diversity consultant, documentary film maker and interfaith advocate. A


'Un-Australian': burqa ban condemned

Sydney Morning Herald 20 September 2010
By Jacqueline Maley

Islamic values are superior to ''flawed'' Western secular values and non-Muslims are in no position to lecture Muslims about the oppression of women, a speaker said yesterday at a Sydney rally against proposals


I'd do it again, says honour killer

ABC News Online 20 September 2010
By Anne Barker

There is a growing push in the Arab world to have men responsible for so-called honour killings treated as murderers by the courts. Every year hundreds of women are killed by their husbands or brothers or


Terrorism concerns rise around Commonwealth Games in Delhi

Christian Science Monitor  20 September 2010
By Arthur Bright

A driveby shooting Sunday in Delhi injured two Taiwanese tourists, putting the capital and Mumbai on red alert and also raising concerns about terrorist attacks during the 72-nation Commonwealth Games next


Bulgarian Nationalists Slam 'Islamist Provocation' 20 September 2010

Bulgaria's nationalist party VMRO has reacted strongly to a public suggestion that the country should introduce mother tongue instructions in kindergarten. The suggestion was made by


Turkey: Islamism's Consequences for the West

Global Politician 20 September 2010
By Steven Simpson

The "good times" between Turkey and the West seem to be over. As the Erdogan years in Turkey have attempted to turn Turkey from a once-secular country into a de facto Islamist country, the West


“Everybody Draw Mohammed Day” Author in Hiding

Opposing Views 20 September 2010
By David Bernstein

So the U.S. has its own Salmon Rushdie. This is completely outrageous. If necessary, the FBI should be provided Molly Norris with 24-hour protection, not advising her to change her identity. Meanwhile, the


German Muslim group appoints new leader 20 September 2010

Cologne, Germany - The Central Council of Muslims in Germany said Sunday it had elected a new chairman, Aiman Mazyek. He triumphed over the incumbent ethnic German chairman, Ayyub Axel Koehler, in


Morocco: outspoken Christian convert nears five years in jail

Inspire Magazine  20 September 2010

Nearly five years into the prison sentence of the only Christian in Morocco serving time for his faith, Moroccan Christians and advocates are questioning the harsh measures of the Muslim state toward a man


• Video: Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Sharia societies vs. Democratic societies

vladtepesblogdotcom 19 September 2010

This is an exclusive. Video shot at the annual meeting of the Peoples Party of Denmark, similar to Geert Wilders PVV in The Netherlands, speaking on freedom of speech, Islam and Denmark:

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Denmark Sept 18 Pt 1 of 5

Speech is in English with an Introduction by DPP chairman Pia Kjærsgaard.


• Found it: The Islamic Golden Age!

EuropeNews 19 September 2010
By Henrik R. Clausen

Book essay: The Closing of the Muslim Mind, by Robert R. Reilly.

One of the more interesting memes regarding Islam is that of a so-called "Golden Age", a historical period when the Islamic world was affluent, progressive and a great place to live. As a historical, physical fact, that meme has been proven false. However, in the secluded area of philosophy, things are somewhat different. As the introduction states:

This book is about one of the greatest intellectual dramas in human history. Its landscape is the Muslim mind.


UK Survey reveals hidden wave of unreported crime

Manchester Evening News  17 September 2010
By Paul Gallagher

Most people in our online survey said offences have risen in the region. Communities in Greater Manchester are being blighted by a hidden wave of unreported crime, an M.E.N. survey shows. More


Political Scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad 'Islam Is Like a Drug'

SPIEGEL ONLINE 17 September 2010

In a SPIEGEL interview, Egyptian-German political scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad talks about his childhood as the son of an imam in Egypt, why he thinks Islam is a danger to society and his theories


"Justice Must Not Be Made the Handmaiden of Sharia”

International Free Press Society 17 September 2010
By Baron Bodissey

We have reported previously on the pending “hate speech” case against our Austrian correspondent Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff. The most recent post featured a CBN news report about her (links to the earlier articles are at the bottom of this post)

For the last ten months Ms. Sabaditsch-Wolff has had the possibility of a formal charge hanging over her head, based on what she said last November in a seminar she gave about Islam. She has been waiting for the other shoe to drop, and now it seems that the red patent-leather stiletto heel of Austrian “justice” has finally thumped against the floor.


Turkey and the End of Secularism

Family Security Matters 17 September 2010

At the weekend, Turkey had a referendum. The population of the nation voted to amend the constitution, a constitution that had been re-written in 1980. On Monday (September 13) Turkey’s president


Pope visit: Five suspected Islamist terrorists arrested over assassination plot 17 September 2010
By Duncan Gardham

Police have arrested five suspected Islamist terrorists, working as street cleaners in London, over an alleged plan assassinate the Pope. The men were arrested during raids at 5.45am at


Danish police: blast suspect prepared letter bomb

The Associated Press 17 September 2010

A one-legged Chechen boxer injured in an explosion at a Copenhagen hotel was preparing a letter bomb, likely intended for a Danish newspaper that published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, police


Sweden Democrats fear Islamic revolution

The 17 September 2010

An Islamic revolution akin to the one that swept through Iran in 1979 could easily take place in Sweden, claims the second highest ranking member of the far-right Sweden Democrats.


Cry Islamophobia!

Assyrian International News Agency 17 September 2010
By Clifford D. May

We Americans should be ashamed! What an intolerant, bigoted, hateful lot we are!

Or so we are being told by our political and media elites. Lawrence Wright, in The New Yorker -- yes, The New Yorker -- announces: "Culture wars are currently being waged against Muslim Americans across the country." Are they really? The crowds in Kandahar and Karachi will be most interested to hear that.


Church Controversy Fuels Fresh Turkey-Armenia Tensions

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty  17 September 2010
By Irina Hovanissian, Karine Simonyan

VAN, Turkey -- It was meant to be a day of spirituality and reconciliation, a symbol of warming ties between two historical foes. Instead, a planned religious service at an Armenian church in

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