Beernsandwiches 22 June 2009
A new and unstable element?
The whole world is watching the Iranian post-election street demonstrations and I, certainly, am not willing to go out on a limb and make any prediction.
But maybe you're braver than I am.
So what's your prediction about how the situation in Iran will develop? Will it reach "critical mass"?
David Miliband has been all over the airwaves discussing Britain's response to the Iranian political crisis, which is eerily similar to the empty rhetoric of the Obama administration. What you won't hear from
Encountering Hamas in Teheran is tantamount to meeting an African American at a KKK gathering. And yet, the Sunni terrorist group from the Palestinian Authority is now joining hands with the Shi’ite mullahs
The fate of today's Iranian protest movement is impossible to predict. Its relationship to the state and religion differs from the movement that led to communism's collapse in Eastern Europe, but Europeans must take
Arutz Sheva 18 June 2009
By Gil Ronen
Muslim countries in the Middle East and north-central Africa lead the world in human trafficking, according to a new U.S. State Department report.
Of the 17 countries that were given the "Tier 3" listing reserved for the worst offenders, nine were Muslim countries or countries with a large Muslim population from these two regions. Tier 3 countries are defined as those “whose governments do not fully comply
A little over four months have passed and still the silence is deafening. Many in the world community expressed significant concern upon the release on February 6, 2009 of the disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan. Dr. Khan is a Pakistani national superhero
Georgia Straight 18 June 2009
By Nazanin Afshin-Jam
Vancouver recording artist and international human-rights activist Nazanin Afshin-Jam
To my fellow compatriots, the brave Iranian men and women, who for the last few days have unleashed a spirit of energy that has been repressed for 30 years under an oppressive and undemocratic regime ...
... we love, admire and support you.
US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that there was not much difference between the policies of incumbent Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi