Right Side News 22 June 2009
By Diana West
Having been in transit during the start of the Iranian election protests, I've taken a little time to come up to speed on the issue. Scanning English-language (UK) papers in airports, I will say that my initial reaction to the euphoria I saw breaking out all over the West-especially the US?
FOXNews 22 June 2009
By Walid Phares
Why did the Grand Ayatollah Khamenei decide to suppress demonstrations and not order a reorganization of new elections to solve the crisis? What is the analysis inside the Khamanei/Ahmedinijad "war room"?
Beernsandwiches 22 June 2009
TEHRAN. Iran's police have arrested 457 people in the post-election violence that erupted Saturday in Tehran despite warnings against illegal gatherings, local English-language Press TV reported on Monday.
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.