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Turkey condemns “Armenian genocide” resolution in U.S. Senate

Indian Express 15 April 2014

Turkey condemned on Friday a U.S. Senate committee resolution branding the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One as genocide and warned Congress

 

Brandeis' mistake on critic of Islam

CNN 14 April 2014
By Timothy Stanley

First, Brandeis University offered an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an outspoken critic of Islam. Then apparently when officials actually familiarized themselves with her writing

 

University’s decision to rescind degree to critic of Islam not going over well

Daily Caller 14 April 2014
By Robby Soave

The decision made by Brandeis University to cancel the conferral of an honorary degree on Ayaan Hrsi Ali, a fierce critic of radical Islam, has drawn the ire of free speech enthusiasts

 

Video: Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

Los Angeles Times 14 April 2014
By Robin Abcarian

This year, we have the unfortunate example of a university choosing not stand for freedom of expression, critical thinking and robust debate and instead folding under pressure. Good going, Brandeis University. You’re setting a terrific example.

 

Muslim Preacher Faces Trial a Decade After Terror Charges

Bloomberg 14 April 2014
By Patricia Hurtado

Abu Hamza al-Masri, the Islamic cleric accused of aiding an al-Qaeda affiliate’s deadly attack in Yemen and trying to start a terrorist training camp in Oregon, said he plans to testify in his

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali vs. the Campus Thought Police

The Daily Beast 14 April 2014
By James Kirchick

Why is Brandeis University giving in to the growing hordes who believe they have a right to not be offended? It is difficult to conceive of a braver woman alive today than Ayaan

 

Robert Fisk: Has Recep Tayyip Erdogan gone from model Middle East 'strongman' to tin-pot dictator?

Ammon News 14 April 2014
By Robert Fisk

Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be one of Barack Obama's cuddliest allies. Religious but secular, powerful but democratic, independent but a reliable Nato chum, he was the kind of guy the

 

Journalists’ guide to Islam called cave-in to political correctness

Fox News 14 April 2014
By Perry Chiaramonte

A "how-to" guide published by a prominent journalism school to help reporters covering Islam-related issues is under fire from critics who say it sacrifices the First Amendment to political

 

Jews are being shot and killed in the US while the media talks about "Islamophobia"

Elder Of Ziyon 14 April 2014

At least 3 people have been killed in two separate Jewish centers in Overland Park, Kansas - at a children's theatre performance and at a senior center.

 

Facebook Exec to Headline Event at Sharia-Promoting Muslim Groups’ Annual Gala

Creeping Sharia 14 April 2014

Facebook Exec to Headline Muslim Advocates’ ‘Countering Hate on the Internet’ Dinner. Increasingly, the war in the information battlespace is being waged outside the hallowed halls

 

Brandeis was wrong to cancel Ali’s honor

San Diego Jewish World 14 April 2014
By Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel

CHULA VISTA, California — One of the most important feminists fighting for women’s rights in the Islamic world is a woman named Ayaan Hirsi Ali. This remarkable woman was born in

 

Brandeis Flap Marks Another Win for Islamist Intimidation

Family Security Matters 14 April 2014
By Steve Emerson

We're only 10 days into April, but 2014 already is shaping up to be a banner year for those who consider any criticism of Islam, radical or otherwise, to be something unfit for public consideration

 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Brandeis’ Double Standards

Frontpage Mag 14 April 2014
By Arnold Ahlert

In a pusillanimous capitulation to the jackboot enforcers of political correctness, Brandeis University President Fred Lawrence announced Tuesday that an honorary degree to be

 

News You Can Use

Citizen Warrior 14 April 2014

A recent piece of news is a great opener for starting a productive conversation: "Did you hear that Brandeis University withdrew the honorary degree they were going to give to Ayaan

 

Video: CAIR Reacts to Brandeis’ Plan to Honor Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Frontpage Mag 14 April 2014

Brandeis University recently announced that it would be honoring women’s rights advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), however, despises Ali for her truth-telling about Sharia and Jihad.

 

Too many still fear offending Islam

Toronto Sun 11 April 2014
By Michael Coren

A couple of years ago I received an accusatory e-mail from someone named Ibrahim Hooper, one of the main media faces of the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic

 

Mainstream U.S. Muslim Jurists Association Sanctions Female Genital Mutilation

Andrew Bostom Blog 11 April 2014
By Andrew Bostom

The Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America’s (AMJA’s) mission statement maintains the organization was founded to provide guidance for Muslims living in North America

 

“Assemble your bomb,” orders al-Qaeda on a photo of a San Francisco Airport tram

Bare Naked Islam 11 April 2014

‘Inspire,’ the English language al-Qaeda magazine containing a photo of a people-mover tram at San Francisco International Airport along with a caption urging readers to

 

'Pentagon's new religious guidelines still discriminatory'

Islamist Watch 11 April 2014

Pentagon's new religious guidelines are still discriminatory as they impose "stifling" requirements on religion observing service members, according to 21 faith and interfaith groups.

 

Longtime U.S. 'Allies' Qatar, Kuwait Prime Terror Financiers

Clarion Project 11 April 2014
By Ryan Mauro

David Cohen, the Treasury Department Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, has stated for the record what no other U.S. official would: Qatar and Kuwait, two supposed

 
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