dianawest.net 6 May 2013
By Diana West
"Unbiased"? The Muslim Brotherhood Channel? Are they kidding?
How does Qatar do it? How does Vogue let Qatar do it to it? "Playing it straight?" The Qatari Sharia Muslim Brotherhood Revolution? And who is this Lisa "Playing It straight into MB hands" Fletcher? To be sure, she got the glossy treatment in Vogue, swanning amid a Marc Jacobs' perfume ad (Daisy), breast cancer awareness, and Van Cleef & Arpels.
"Al Jazeera America" is thrilled to bits.
But what price Glossywood?
From an earlier post:
Qatar, after all, is a country Freedom House deems "not free" where, as reported in Freedom House's the 2012 Freedom of the Press Report, it is against the law for journalists to "criticize the Qatari government, the ruling family or Islam."
americanthinker. 30 April 2013
By Andrew G. Bostom
- I spent an hour with my colleague, the prolific author Robert Spencer, discussing Bernard Lewis, nonagenarian doyen of Islamic Studies
The entire interview, conducted as a segment for Robert's outstanding weekly series of Jihad Watch programs on the Aramaic Broadcasting Network, is embedded at the bottom of this posting. Please read the summary assessment of my concerns before watching the interview. A more detailed analysis of Lewis's analytic pitfalls can be read here.
RealClearPolitics 30 April 2013
By Caroline Glick
The time has come for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to confront US President Barack Obama. A short summary of events from the past three days:
On Tuesday morning, the head of the IDF's Military Intelligence Analysis Division Brig. Gen. Itay Brun revealed that the Syrian government has already used "lethal chemical weapons," against Syrian civilians and opposition forces. Brun described footage of people visibly suffering the impact of chemical agents, apparently sarin gas.
The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has called upon government and law enforcement authorities to close three U.S. mosques that have been established as breeding grounds for jihad terror
The call follows the issuance last week of AFDI's 18-point Platform for Defending Freedom, which offered practical steps to protect the nation from jihad terror in the wake of the Boston jihad bombings.