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Video: 9/11 Reflected

dianawest.net 11 October 2011
By Diana West

On September 8, 2011, I joined Peter Brookes, Senior Fellow for National Security Affairs at the Heritage Foundation and John David Lewis, Visiting Associate Professor at Duke University at the National Press Club to discuss the tenth anniversary of 9/11 on a panel titled "The Islamist Threat: From Af-Pak to Jyllands-Posten and Times Square." The event was moderated by Elan Journo, Fellow and Director of Policy Research at Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights. My segment begins around the 27 minute mark.

 

Major Swiss Companies Submit to Islam: Remove Cross-Shaped Swiss Flag from Their Products

Atlas Shrugs 11 October 2011

Switzerland's leading companies have removed Switzerland's cross-shaped flag from their products for the Islamic market. Swatch, Tissot and Victorinox logos, as iconic of their brand as NIKE"s check

 

Video: Forced marriages could become a criminal offence under new immigration plans

Telegraph.co.uk 11 October 2011
By James Kirkup

Mr Cameron announced he was making it a criminal offence to breach an order issued by the courts to prevent a forced marriage and he has asked Home Secretary Theresa May to consult on whether the practice should be made an offence in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

Video: Germany's Political Correctness Losing Grip on Culture

Christian Broadcasting Network 11 October 2011
By Dale Hurd

COLOGNE, Germany -- America has plenty of political correctness, but nothing like Germany, where political correctness has ruled the culture. But there are signs things are changing. Eva Herman was once Germany's face on the nightly news. She was voted Germany's favorite television news anchor in 2003.

 

Swedish work permit rules 'misused': minister

The Local.se  11 October 2011
By Peter Vinthagen Simpson

The Swedish law on labour migration is being used as a means to access other EU labour markets with hundreds of migrants recently travelling onwards within the Schengen area without even passing

 

Why the UK must criminalise forced marriage.

The Commentator 11 October 2011
By Hannah Stuart

In a speech on immigration today, Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans to criminalise forced marriage, a move that is likely to have a strong impact on tackling the wider issue of

 

Nineteen thousand Pakistanis killed in terrorist attacks: Marc Grossman

Pakistan Today 11 October 2011

WASHINGTON - USA special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Affairs, Marc Grossman has admitted that number of Pakistani civilians killed in terrorist attacks since 2003, is just enormous at

 

Our World: The forgotten Christians of the East

Jerusalem Post 11 October 2011
By CAROLINE B. GLICK

On Sunday night, Egyptian Copts staged what was supposed to be a peaceful vigil at Egypt’s state television headquarters in Cairo. The 1,000 Christians represented the ancient Christian community of

 

Top Dutch MP slams Turkey's 'belligerence' against Israel

Jerusalem Post 11 October 2011
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

BERLIN – Wim Kortenoeven, a prominent Dutch MP and Middle East expert, blasted Turkey’s government for its jingoistic policies toward Cyprus and Israel on Sunday at a meeting of the Organization for

 

Egypt Church Slams Authorities for Allowing Repeated Attacks on Christians

Fox News 11 October 2011

CAIRO – Egypt's Coptic church blasted authorities Monday for allowing repeated attacks on Christians with impunity as the death toll from a night of rioting rose to 26, most of them Christians who

 

Europe's Underestimated Islamists

Right Side News 10 October 2011
By Ian Johnson

Middle East Quarterly Fall 2011, pp. 39-46 

In early 1959, a small West German intelligence operation stumbled over a sensational find: U.S. collusion with the Muslim Brotherhood. According to the West German sources—two ex-Wehrmacht soldiers who were in Washington's pay but still felt loyalty to their old German bosses—Washington was supporting one of the Brotherhood's top men, the Geneva-based Said Ramadan, son-in-law of the movement's founder Hassan al-Banna, in the hope of using him in the global battle against communism. The U.S. double-agents wanted to know if the West Germans would also help support Ramadan.

 

Video: Leaving Malmö

Gates of Vienna 10 October 2011

Over the last few years we’ve posted a number of times about the accelerating emigration of Jews from Sweden. The exodus is most noticeable in the southern city of Malmö, which has the largest concentration of Muslims in Sweden. Violence and threats against Jews have become so common that more and more of them are leaving, particularly the young people.

 

Turkey ‘after natural resources’

defencegreece.com 10 October 2011

TURKEY IS not out to protect the interests of Turkish Cypriots but to exploit the natural resources and wealth of neighbouring states, Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis said

 

Video: Brian Fischer: No Such Thing As Moderate Islam

Winds of Jihad 10 October 2011

"Islamo-realism” is what’s needed: Some highlights: "Christians and Muslims do not believe in the same God.” "I believe it’s important that we have a president who understands that Islam is not a religion of peace, but a religion of war and violence and death.”

 

The Price for Refusing to Kill Your Gang Raped Child

FrontPage Magazine 10 October 2011
By Frank Crimi

A Pakistani family is under brutal assault for refusing to murder their daughter for being a victim of rape. The case serves to underscore Pakistan’s malevolent role as the world epicenter of "honor

 

Some 36,000 illegal immigrants caught in Evros this year

defencegreece.com 10 October 2011

Some 36,000 illegal immigrants have been caught crossing into Greece via its land border with Turkey, according to figures made public on Friday. This compares to a total of just over 47,000

 

200 suicide bombers 'planning attacks in UK'

Telegraph.co.uk 10 October 2011
By Sean Rayment

A senior intelligence source has revealed that the figure is a "conservative" estimate of the threat facing the country from UK-based Islamist suicide bombers. The would-be killers are among 2,000

 

Drop in terrorist attacks in September

ha0lam.de 10 October 2011

However, the number of attacks in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria increased In September 2011, there was a significant drop in the number of terrorist attacks carried out against Israel - 68,

 

Video: Video and updates of clashes between Copts and cops in Egypt

Elder of Ziyon 10 October 2011

Al Masry al Youm has some additional news from Cairo: 10:45 pm: An eye-witness reports that protesters attempting to move from Abdel Moneim Riad Square to Tahrir Square were charged by a police pick-up truck travelling at high speed. The pick-up truck emerged from behind military police, who were blocking the entrance to Tahrir. Small groups of protesters continue to attempt to re-group in the surrounding streets.

 

Libya's Coming Islamist Government

Huffington Post  10 October 2011
By Daniel Wagner

Like the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings this year, the Libyan uprising presented a liberal, democratic face to the world, leaving the impression that what will replace the ancien regimes in these

 
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