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  • Bishops' plea to US government: help Iraqi Christians

    07/30/2014 5:08:53 AM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    cna ^ | July 30, 2014
    A family at the Khazair checkpoint after fleeing from Mosul, Iraq on June 11, 2014. Credit: R. Nuri UNHCR-ACNUR via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0). Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 04:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops have urged the U.S. government to assist Iraqi Christian victims of persecution, while France has offered asylum to Iraqi Christians who have fled Mosul. “The Islamic State has taken control of large swaths of territory in northern Iraq, leaving a trail of destruction, burning and looting ancient churches and mosques, homes and businesses,” Bishop Richard E. Pates, the U.S. bishops’ chairman of International...
  • Obama Praises Muslims for Human Rights

    07/29/2014 11:42:38 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 37 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | July 29, 2014 | William Donohue
    Bill Donohue comments on President Obamas remarks last night at the White House honoring Eid-al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan: Last night the president said that Eid reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy. He would have done us a service had he enumerated them. That is why we stand with people of all faiths, he continued, here at home and around the world, to protect and advance their rights to prosper, and we welcome their commitment to giving back to...
  • Hamas-CAIR Protest in Miami: We Are Hamas!, oh Jews, the armies of Muhammad are coming!

    07/25/2014 3:10:54 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | July 25, 2014
    FULL TITLE: Hamas-CAIR Protest in Miami: “We Are Hamas!”, Genocidal chants “Khybar, Khybar, oh Jews, the armies of Muhammad are coming!” Clad in the war garb of the jihad, the keffiye,h and chanting the Islamic death dirge, Khybar, Khybar, ya yahud, jaish Muhammad sayud.” The threat of Khybar is the threat of extermination harkening back to Muhammad’s annihilation of an entire tribe of Kews, the QurayaMuslims unmasked. Mosques unmasked.Jihad in America. CAIR-Affiliated Protest: “We Are Hamas!” By Danielle Avel, July 23, 2014Decked out in keffiyahs and stocked with vulgar posters, anti-Israel demonstrators have been descending upon cities across the United...
  • UN 'cannot stand by' during 'crime against humanity' in Mosul, says Chaldean Patriarch

    07/24/2014 3:55:45 PM PDT · by NYer · 22 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | July 24, 2014 | Diogenes
    In an urgent message to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako has said that the UN cannot stand by and be a witness to the ongoing atrocities committed against Christians in Iraq. While thanking the UN leader for his public condemnation of the violence against Christians in areas controlled by the Islamic State, the Chaldean prelate asked for energetic international pressure to stop the persecution. He emphasized that the militants want to wipe out the Christian community. The instability in Iraq threatens the entire region, the Patriarch reminded the UN leader. He pleaded for diplomatic action...
  • It's over ... Genocide has been accomplished

    07/19/2014 3:07:52 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Rorate-caeli ^ | July 19, 2014
    [Cross removed this week from dome of Syriac Orthodox Cathedral, Mosul, Iraq] For two thousand years, our dearest brethren saw it all from Mosul: Romanized Greeks, Hellenized Persians, Hellenized Romans from all origins later called "Byzantines", Armenians, Arabs from the desert with a religion of the sword, Egyptians, Crusaders, Mongols, Turks, French and British, "Independence"... Then the clumsiest Empire in history, an Empire unwanted by most voters, unwarranted by the Republic's own Constitution, led by bellicose hawks motivated by God knows what, justifying their actions on untruths, arrived, upsetting a balance that was not the best, but was best...
  • Watch: Berlin Imam Prays for the Annihilation of Jews

    07/20/2014 9:59:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | 7/21/2014, 5:46 AM | Elad Benari
    An imam in the German capital, Berlin, recently gave a sermon in which he expressed support for Gaza and called for the annihilation of Jews. [] Oh Allah, destroy the Zionist Jews. They are no challenge for you, he continued. Count them and kill them to the very last one. Dont spare a single one of them. Shake the ground beneath their feet. Make them suffer terribly. Deflect their bullets. Disperse them. They behave tyranically all over the world and spread corruption.
  • Erdogan And The Armenians

    07/20/2014 8:05:50 AM PDT · by idov · 3 replies
    The Times Of Israel ^ | July 20, 2014 | Dov Ivry
    Perhaps the most astounding development in the wake of the Gaza incursion was the revelation that Turkey had suddenly discovered that there is such a thing as the conscience of humanity. Those were the very words used by that countrys foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu. They surfaced during the endless ranting and raving by him and Turkeys pathetic farce of a prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan against Israel. The other astounding development is that Erdogan actually used the word genocide. Its been a century now since the Turks committed genocide against the Armenians and until this day, although the event was...
  • Christians in Imminent Danger Across the World Are Refused Refugee Status While Muslim

    07/19/2014 9:37:09 AM PDT · by Sheapdog · 10 replies
    Pamela Geller Atlus Shrugs ^ | Nov. 21, 2011 | Pamela Geller
    US policy regarding the UN picks who becomes US refugees. Christians are being refused refugee status and face persecution and many times certain death for their religious beliefs under the sharia, while whole Muslim communities are entering the US by the tens of thousands per month despite the fact that they face no religious persecution. It is horrifying that Afghan Christians are being refused refugee status by the UN and many Western nations, including Britain. The UN claims that Afghan Christians do not meet the criteria for refugees under Statute 6B of the UN High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR), which...
  • Iraqi Patriarch: For the first time in the history of Iraq, Mosul is now empty of Christians

    07/19/2014 7:21:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Radio Vaticana ^ | 7/19/2014
    The last Christian families still present in Mosul are leaving the city and are heading towards Iraqi Kurdistan. The exodus was caused by the proclamation on Thursday by the self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate that Christians must pay a special tax or be killed. Islamists have for the past two days been marking the doors of homes belonging to Christians and Shia Muslims living in the city. For the first time in the history of Iraq, Mosul is now empty of Christians, said Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako in an interview with the AFP news agency. The Patriarch said as late as last...
  • Alveda King: While We Marched in the Sixties, Planned Parenthood Was Preparing Us a Place

    07/05/2014 9:39:19 PM PDT · by kathsua · 16 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 7/4/14 | Sarah Zagorski
    Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., spoke at National Right to Lifes Prayer breakfast on June 27th. King is the Director of the African American Outreach for Priests for Life, and their mission is to activate pro-life leaders who will expose the disproportionate amount of black babies killed by the abortion industry. Abortion ends the life of more African Americans than all other causes of death combined, including accidents, cancer, AIDS and violent crimes. In 2008 alone, abortion killed 363,705 African American babies. Although Black Americans only represent 12.6% of the U.S. population, they...
  • Declassified U.N. Cables Reveal Turning Point in Rwanda Crisis of 1994 (The Smoking Gun)

    06/06/2014 12:44:36 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    NY Slime ^ | June 3, 2014 | Mark Ladner
    WASHINGTON On April 12, 1994, six days after a plane carrying Rwandas president was shot down, setting off a wave of killings, Madeleine K. Albright, the American ambassador to the United Nations at the time, sent a cable to the State Department proposing that the United States take the lead in pushing to withdraw most of the United Nations peacekeeping force operating there. Ms. Albrights tersely worded cable, recently declassified, starkly captures the reluctance of the United States to respond to the deepening crisis in Rwanda. When most of the United Nations force was withdrawn shortly afterward, leaving the...
  • Live Actions gut wrenching video exposing Planned Parenthood

    06/02/2014 6:58:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    Live Action News ^ | Christina Martin
    Ive been a writer for Live Action News for almost two years. Before I wrote for Live Action News I was familiar with Lila Rose and the work of her organization. I watched the eye opening video Live Action made exposing racism in Planned Parenthood. I remember how I felt hearing an actor ask a Planned Parenthood worker if he could donate funds specifically towards the abortion of a black baby. The actor said the less black kids the better and mentioned that he was against affirmative action and didnt want his child to grow up with more competition then...
  • Simple truth about the Israel-Palestinan problem

    05/22/2014 6:01:28 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 11 replies
    The Thanks Project ^ | 5/22/14 | Steve Berman
    We can argue all day about the Jews historical, Biblical, and legal right to be in he Land of Israel. We can argue over the moral propriety of Zionism, the belief that Jews have a connection and right to return to the Land. We can argue over the Israeli governments policies regarding housing and building in areas called the west bank. Im actually tired of arguing those points. Israel is tired of arguing them too.
  • A Moment for the Late R.J. Rummel, Who Documented the Murderous Nature of Government

    05/13/2014 11:32:40 AM PDT · by OddLane · 15 replies
    Reason Magazine ^ | May 12, 2014 | J.D. Tucille
    It's horrifying that it's both possible and necessary to parse different kinds of mass slaughter by governments. But the fact is that hundreds of millions of people have been murdered by states because of their membership in ethnic groups, religious beliefs, opposition to the regime of the moment, expediency, or for sheer bloody-mindedness. The term "democide," encompassing all killing by a state (including politicide, genocide and mass murder), was coined by Prof. R.J. Rummel, who died March 2. Democide matters, according to Rummel, who authored 24 books examining the murderous nature of the state, because of its mindboggling scope. It...
  • Hamas Marks Independence Day with Genocide Video

    05/06/2014 6:30:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    inn ^ | 5/6/14 | Dali Halevi and Elad Benari
    Hamas gave Israel a gift on its Independence Day on Tuesday, in the form of a video calling for genocide of Israelis. The animated video, released by Hamass so-called military wing, the Al-Kassam Brigades, called for resistance and for committing genocide against Jews living in Israel in order to free Palestine. The song in the video was to the tune of the Israeli national anthem, Hatikvah, which means the hope in Hebrew. The Arabic words of the song twisted that message, warning that it is the end of the hope for Israel, that Israel was doomed, and that Jerusalem will...
  • Black pastors lead rally against persecution by Muslims

    05/03/2014 7:21:03 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 21 replies
    WND ^ | Published: 04/25/2014 at 9:37 PM | WND
    With persecution against Christians increasing in African nations and other places worldwide where Islam is advancing, an American pastor is calling black churches and others to join together to raise voices of opposition. Stephen Broden of the Fair Park Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas is organizing a rally in his city next month under the banner of Americans Against the Persecution of Christians in Muslim Countries. The coalition says its committed to stopping the genocide of Christians in many Muslim countries. Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/04/black-pastors-lead-rally-against-persecution-by-muslims/#rXMFfRzHogfZUmxZ.99
  • US urged to act before South Sudan violence becomes genocide (Graphic Photo)

    05/02/2014 4:57:30 AM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    cna ^ | May 2, 2014
    [Graphic] A pile of bodies from the recent massacre in Bentiu, South Sudan. Photo courtesy of the Office of Rep. Frank Wolf. Washington D.C., May 2, 2014 / 03:09 am (CNA).- Describing reports of atrocities coming out of South Sudan, U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf (R-Va.) called Wednesday for immediate action to prevent a potentially massive genocide in the country. “America helped give birth to South Sudan. We have a moral obligation to do something – and something bold.” Wolf spoke at an April 30 news conference in Washington, D.C. Joined by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.),...
  • DR. ALVEDA KING TELLS STUDENTS OF MODERN DAY BLACK GENOCIDE

    05/01/2014 9:14:17 AM PDT · by Controlling Legal Authority · 20 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 5/1/14 | Courtney Scott
    Its the genocide few talk about, but taking a cue from her uncle, Dr. Alveda King is bravely speaking out about it, spreading her message far and wide. Her warning: black people are murdering themselves. The shocking statistics surrounding the rate of abortion among African Americans was one of the highlights of a speech King gave earlier this week at the University of Missouri.
  • ANCA: Obama Once Again Retreats From His Promise to Recognize Armenian Genocide

    04/29/2014 4:27:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 28, 2014 - 5:44 PM | Michael W. Chapman
    President Barack Obama has once again broken his promise and retreated from officially recognizing the genocide of 1.4 million Armenians by the Turkish government in 1915-18 on this years April 24 Armenian Remembrance Day, said the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). While we do note that the president chose to join in todays national remembrance, we remain profoundly disappointed that he has, once again, retreated from his own promises and fallen short of the principled stand taken by previous presidents, said ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian in an April 24 press release. Its a sad spectacle to see our...
  • Holodomor (English) The Original Holocaust *Ukraine 1932 - 1933.

    04/27/2014 6:43:05 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 43 replies
    YouTube ^ | Uploaded on May 14, 2011 | desip.igc.org
    The Original Holocaust *Ukraine 1932 - 1933. Video.
  • USC holds Armenian genocide awareness event

    04/25/2014 8:05:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Daily Trojan ^ | 4 - 24 - 2014 | Macaul Hodge
    the genocide officially began on April 24, 1915, when over 200 Armenian community leaders were apprehended and later executed in Turkey during the reign of the Ottoman Empire. Over the next eight years, approximately one and a half million Armenians were killed. The political party in power in Turkey during this time, commonly referred to as the Young Turks, carried out the killings. ... Haig Aintablian, president of the Armenian Students Association, spoke about his personal experience with the genocide, in which some of his family were victims. My [great-grandmother] was personally in the Armenian Genocide, Aintablian said. I heard...
  • Armenian Genocide: 99 Years of Remembrance

    04/25/2014 7:58:46 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    la fox ^ | Apr 24, 2014 | Araksya Karapetyan
    Wednesday April 24th marks the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. That day also marks another year thats gone by where the Turkish government has not recognized the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide. ... The Armenian Genocide was one of the most compelling human rights crises of World War I. Many historians talk about how what happened in 1915 perhaps helped inspire Adolf Hitler, three decades later, to carry out the atrocities of World War II. In a speech where Hitler was preparing to invade Poland, he is quoted saying: Who, after all, speaks of the annihilation...
  • Armenian politicians confident that Turkey will recognize Genocide ( by Muslims )

    04/24/2014 10:59:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    PanARMENIAN ^ | April 24, 2014
    Turkey will have to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide sooner or later, deputy foreign minister Shavarsh Kocharyan said after his visit to Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial ... Parliament speaker Eduard Sharmazanov named the international recognition of the Genocide among key priorities in Armenia's foreign policy. "Unless the international community recognizes and condemns this crime against humanity, they'll always be a risk of repetition of such atrocities in future," .. He further slammed Turkey's denialist policy and urged Ankara to follow Germany's suit in apologizing to Jewish people and recognizing the Holocaust.
  • Jasenovac, Croatia and the politics of genocide

    04/24/2014 4:38:37 AM PDT · by Ravnagora · 5 replies
    Reiss Institute ^ | April 22, 2014 | Nebojsa Malic
    On April 22, 1945, a group of surviving inmates broke out of Nazi Croatias main death camp, Jasenovac. Just fifty years later, their memories and the grisly history of Jasenovac had become prey to politics, propaganda, and historical revisionism more concerned with the 1990s Yugoslav wars than with the truth about Independent Croatia and its factory of death. South Gate of Jasenovac III Brickworks camp; (via Donja Gradina Memorial Association) On April 10, 1941, four days after armies of the German Reich and their allies attacked the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Croat nationalists (Ustasha) allied with Hitler and Mussolini...
  • Remembering a massacre [Anniversary of Democrat Clinton ignoring murder of 800,000 Africans]

    04/15/2014 7:43:31 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    World Magazine ^ | Jamie Dean
    Editors note: This story contains graphic descriptions of violence. Roger Winter arrived in Rwanda shortly after one of the worst genocides in modern history began unfolding in April 1994. His self-imposed task as director for the U.S. Committee for Refugees: document atrocity. Two decades later, his memories are vivid: What you see in photographs, I see in my mind frequently. You really dont lose it. This April marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocidean abominable campaign of violence that left some 800,000 victims dead in 100 days....
  • How to Assist Evil

    04/09/2014 4:45:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 9, 2014 | Walter E. Williams
    "Engineering Evil" is a documentary recently shown on the Military History channel. It's a story of Nazi Germany's murder campaign before and during World War II. According to some estimates, 16 million Jews and other people died at the hands of Nazis (http://tinyurl.com/6duny9). Though the Holocaust ranks high among the great human tragedies, most people never consider the most important question: How did Adolf Hitler and the Nazis gain the power that they needed to commit such horror? Focusing solely on the evil of the Holocaust won't get us very far toward the goal of the Jewish slogan "Never Again."...
  • Muslim Man Sees Jesuit Priest, And Shoots Him To Death

    04/08/2014 3:03:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 4/8/2014 | Theodore Shoebat
    A Muslim gunman saw a jesuit priest named Fr. Frans van der Lugt in the Syrian city of Homs, opened fire on him and shot him to death. He was killed in the Bustan al-Diwan neighbourhood. Fr Frans van der Lugt He was trapped in the city, alongside numerous other Christians and Muslims, who were all suffering of mass starvation. He lived in Syria for fifty years, and refused to leave his flock. Just a few months before he was murdered, he stated: As long as there is one person from our community left here, I will stay with them....
  • The U.S. Economy's Big Baby Problem

    03/24/2014 8:35:06 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 57 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | MAR 5 2014 | DEREK THOMPSON
    Last September, the U.S. government announced that our birthrate fell to "another record low" in 2012, following a long, steady slide since the Baby Boom after World War II. It goes without saying that, morally speaking, there's nothing wrong with this. It's natural, in a way. All over the world, birthrates tend to fall along with economic development, for numerous reasons including (a) the move away from a labor-intensive small-farm economy and (b) women's ascendance in the workforce, which uses time that used to be devoted to child-rearing. Families in richer countries tend to have fewer kids. In places like...
  • FDR to Stalin: I Would Give Saudi King 6 Million Jews

    03/11/2014 6:45:22 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 22 replies
    http://www.frontpagemag.com ^ | march 11, 2014 | daniel greenfield
    This isnt really new, but some of the most interestingmaterial comes from Rafael Medoffs demonstrationof how the material was buried and misreported by historians sympathetic to liberal presidents. When FDR endorsed quotas for Jews in the US and even North Africa, liberal historians claimed that he was being practical or actually trying to help Jews. And then theres the story of the efforts to bury and lie about FDRs exchange with Stalin about the Jews.
  • Kerry on Syria: 'I Don't Want To Get Into the Definitions' of Genocide

    02/27/2014 7:41:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/27/14 | JERYL BIER
    In a Wednesday interview with Andrea Mitchell, Secretary of State John Kerry resisted Mitchell's assertion that "genocide" was taking place in Syria: QUESTION: I want to ask you about Syria. For three years, we have watched horrific pictures. You spoke of this when you were a senator. Obviously, now youve got the lead role on it. Horrible pictures. I looked at video of a child weeping over his mothers body after a barrel bomb was dropped on her and other civilians by the regime. Just today, this picture on the wires from Yarmouk, from the refugee camp in southern Damascus....
  • Suspected Islamist militants kill dozens of students in Nigeria

    02/25/2014 6:28:15 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 4 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 2/25/14 | associated press
    DAMATURU, NIGERIA Suspected Islamic militants killed dozens of students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked hostel and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive. Adamu Garba said he and other teachers who ran away through the bush estimate 40 students died in the assault that began around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Federal Government College at Buni Yadi. It is a co-ed school about 45 miles south of Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state, and difficult to communicate with because extremists...
  • After-birth abortion: why should the baby live? [2012 peer reviewed article]

    02/23/2014 5:56:28 PM PST · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Journal of Medical Ethics / British Medical Journal ^ | March, 2012 | Alberto Giubilini, Francesca Minerva
    Abstract Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to do with the fetus' health. By showing that (1) both fetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons, (2) the fact that both are potential persons is morally irrelevant and (3) adoption is not always in the best interest of actual people, the authors argue that what we call after-birth abortion (killing a newborn) should be permissible in all the cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not disabled. Previous SectionNext Section Introduction Severe abnormalities of the fetus...
  • Actress Patricia Heaton Dares To Tweet Sad Truth About Abortion

    02/23/2014 9:57:18 AM PST · by Texas Eagle · 22 replies
    therightscoop.com ^ | Feb. 22, 2014 | Caleb Howe
    Hollywood star and Twitter expert actress Patricia Heaton send out a link today to an article at National Review titled More Black Babies Aborted than Born in New York City and did not mince words:
  • I Am Overwhelmed by 55 Million Babies Killed Since Roe v. Wade | LifeNews.com

    01/21/2014 7:51:21 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 45 replies
    LIFENEWS.COM ^ | 1/22/13 11:40 AM | Kristan Hawkins
    I thought of the more than 55,000,000 lives that have been taken in the U.S. since 1973, and I became overwhelmed at the tragedy. Article Link: I Am Overwhelmed by 55 Million Babies Killed Since Roe v. Wade | LifeNews.com (http://www.lifenews.com/2013/01/22/i-am-overwhelmed-by-55-million-babies-killed-since-roe-v-wade/)
  • Egyptians back constitution, opening way to Sisi presidential run

    01/17/2014 10:09:21 AM PST · by opentalk · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 16, 2014 | Tom Perry and Maggie Fick
    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians overwhelmingly approved a new constitution by referendum, state media reported on Thursday, a widely expected outcome that nudges army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ever closer to a bid for the presidency. The vote advances a transition plan the military-backed government unveiled after deposing Islamist president Mohamed Mursi last July following mass unrest over his rule. The constitution won wide support among the many Egyptians who favored Mursi's removal. The Muslim Brotherhood had called for a boycott, saying the vote was part of a coup that deposed an elected leader and revived a brutal police state....
  • Syria: Jihadis training U.S. Muslims to carry out jihad attacks when they return home

    01/13/2014 10:38:45 AM PST · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 1/11/14 | Staff
    Dont expect U.S. moderates to help identifying and stopping these jihadis. When asked what he thought about the participation of U.S. Muslims in the Kenya mall jihad massacre, Hamas-linked CAIRs Ibrahim Honest Ibe Hooper replied, Who cares? Syria Militants Said to Recruit Visiting Americans to Attack U.S., by Michael S. Schmidt and Eric Schmitt for the New York Times, January 9 (thanks to Jerk Chicken): WASHINGTON Islamic extremist groups in Syria with ties to Al Qaeda are trying to identify, recruit and train Americans and other Westerners who have traveled there to get them to carry out attacks when...
  • U.S. seeking Al Qaeda terrorist linked to Benghazi attack (NYT stunned)

    01/04/2014 6:34:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/03/13 | Bill Gertz
    The U.S. government is trying to apprehend an al Qaeda terrorist wanted for his role in the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack that killed four Americans. The suspect, Muhammad Jamal, was imprisoned in Egypt last fall and in September was being held by the Egyptian government. His current whereabouts could not be confirmed, said U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. One official said Jamal remains in Egyptian custody, contrary to reports that he was in Yemen.
  • (Al-Qaeda) Militant chief Majid al-Majid dies in Lebanese custody

    01/04/2014 7:31:11 PM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    France 24 ^ | 1/4/2014
    The alleged leader of an al Qaeda-linked group that carried out attacks across the Middle East before shifting its focus to Syria's civil war died on Saturday while in custody in Lebanon, the army said. In a short statement, the Lebanese army said Majid al-Majid died this morning while undergoing treatment at the central military hospital after his health deteriorated. It did not elaborate. Official Lebanese sources, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said al-Majid died after kidney failure. The state-run National News Agency said al-Majid died after his health conditions deteriorated. Al-Majid, a Saudi citizen had...
  • The New York Times Destroys Obama

    01/03/2014 7:24:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/03/2013 | Caroline Glick
    The New York Times just delivered a mortal blow to the Obama administration and its Middle East policy. Call it fratricide. It was clearly unintentional. Indeed, is far from clear that the paper even realizes what it has done. Last Saturday the Times published an 8,000 word account by David Kirkpatrick detailing the terrorist strike against the US consulate and the CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012. In it, Kirkpatrick tore to shreds the foundations of President Barack Obamas counter-terrorism strategy and his overall policy in the Middle East. Obama first enunciated those foundations in his June...
  • "The Unparalleled Invasion" - Jack London's prophecy of the West's necessary genocide of the Chinese

    01/03/2014 6:56:45 AM PST · by Titus-Maximus · 16 replies
    Public Domain ^ | 1914 | Jack London
    THE UNPARALLELED INVASION It was in the year 1976 that the trouble between the world and China reached its culmination. It was because of this that the celebration of the Second Centennial of American Liberty was deferred. Many other plans of the nations of the earth were twisted and tangled and postponed for the same reason. The world awoke rather abruptly to its danger; but for over seventy years, unperceived, affairs had been shaping toward this very end. The year 1904 logically marks the beginning of the development that, seventy years later, was to bring consternation to the whole world....
  • Al Qaeda seizes partial control of 2 cities in western Iraq

    01/02/2014 10:16:28 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 35 replies
    Long War Journal ^ | January 2, 2014 | Bill Roggio
    Over the past several days, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, al Qaeda's affiliate in Iraq, has taken control of large sections of two western Iraqi cities that were once bastions for the terror group. ISIS fighters entered the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar, after the Iraqi military withdrew from them following clashes with tribes over a political standoff that resulted in the arrest of a Sunni member of parliament. The ISIS has posted videos of its fighters entering the cities in force after clashing with Iraqi police and overrunning several checkpoints. In...
  • Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

    01/02/2014 2:58:42 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 5 replies
    AP ^ | Thursday, January 2, 2014
    BAGHDAD Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen battled on Thursday to put down al-Qaida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the countrys main Sunni cities, overrunning police stations and sweeping through the streets, emboldened by mounting sectarian tensions between minority Sunnis and the Shiite-led government. Troops hammered the militants with Hellfire rockets recently sent by the United States to help the governments fight against al-Qaidas Iraq branch, which also operates with increasing strength in Syrias civil war across the border. The militants swift uprising a day earlier overwhelmed police forces in Ramadi and Fallujah,...
  • Syria's Assad urges fight against Saudi religious ideology

    12/31/2013 7:13:51 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 16 replies
    Global Post ^ | December 30, 2013 11:16am | Global Post
    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad Monday called for a battle against Wahhabism, the political and religious ideology embraced by the Saudi government, a key backer of the uprising against his regime. The comments came amid ongoing tensions between the two countries, which are fiercely opposed to each other.
  • House Report: Al Qaeda in Maghreb and Al Qaeda-Linked Ansar al-Sharia Did Benghazi

    12/28/2013 3:32:40 PM PST · by xzins · 17 replies
    CNS ^ | April 23, 2013 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    A congressional report released Tuesday on the terrorist attack on the U.S. State Department compound in Benghazi, Libya says there is ample evidence that the attack was planned and intentional and that al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and al Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia joined in carrying it out. The report also notes that al Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Sharia took credit for the attack while it was still unfolding, and that the State Department reported this at the time to other government agencies, including the White House. The volatile security environment erupted on September 11, 2012, when militias composed of al Qaeda-affiliated...
  • The Bielskis would spit in their faces. Kurt Hofmann: "Noting link between forced disarmament,

    12/19/2013 5:27:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 12/19/13 | Dutchman 6
    "Without a rifle you are nothing, worthless, you are waiting for death, any minute, any second." - Aron Bielski "My father sent my mother a revolver as a gift, which for her was the symbol of what any young girl wants in a marriage, this was for her the means to stay alive, to kill herself or to die fighting." -- Assaela Bielski Kurt Hofmann comments on the latest kerfluffle between the ADL and other professional citizen disarmament advocates and NRA board member Scott Bach. Bach is being pilloried "for expressing surprise in a phone interview on NRA News...
  • Mandela's legacy: The freefall of South Africa (Rapes, murders, disease, corruption, poverty,...)

    12/18/2013 6:22:18 PM PST · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WND ^ | December 18, 2013 | Alex Newman
    The horror stories about life in South Africa under apartheid are endless, of course, and the fall of that morally repugnant political system is universally hailed as a triumph. But two decades after the white-led government relinquished power, and especially in the afterglow of worldwide praise for the nations former president Nelson Mandela after his passing at age 95, an objective look at South Africa today is very disturbing. In fact, even among the harshest critics of apartheid and racial oppression, there is an acknowledgement that in many ways the rainbow nation, under African National Congress and South African Communist...
  • Whose sarin? (Obama exposed for Syria false-flag)

    12/18/2013 9:23:22 AM PST · by Abiotic · 42 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | 19 December 2013 | Seymour Hersh
    Barack Obama did not tell the whole story this autumn when he tried to make the case that Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the chemical weapons attack near Damascus on 21 August. In some instances, he omitted important intelligence, and in others he presented assumptions as facts. Most significant, he failed to acknowledge something known to the US intelligence community: that the Syrian army is not the only party in the countrys civil war with access to sarin, the nerve agent that a UN study concluded without assessing responsibility had been used in the rocket attack. In the...
  • Assad win may be Syria's 'best option'

    12/17/2013 11:24:58 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 9 replies
    AFP via Yahoo! ^ | December 12, 2013 9:44 PM
    Washington (AFP) - The sectarian bloodbath in Syria is such a threat to regional security that a victory for Bashar al-Assad's regime could be the best outcome to hope for, a former CIA chief said. Washington condemned Assad's conduct of the conflict, threatened air strikes after he was accused of targeting civilians with chemical weapons and has demanded he step down. The United States is also supplying millions of dollars in "non-lethal" aid to some of the rebel groups fighting Assad's rule. But Michael Hayden, the retired US Air Force general who until 2009 was head of the Central Intelligence...
  • If you like your plan, doc or hospital you're screwed as death panel awaits

    12/13/2013 11:17:29 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Rolla Daily News ^ | December 13, 2013 | Dave Weinbaum
    Obamacares face has no bedside manner. Dr. Zeke Emanuel, brother of Obamas previous Chief-of-Stiffs, Rahm who is currently the Mayor of the disaster called Chicago, showed what a petty, evil law the ACA truly is. As he abetted and added to 4 years of Obamacare lies by your president (not mine), he has become the face of the mad, self-proclaimed-genius-evil-doctor we all worry about who has the power of life and death over us. All that lacks are a deeply German accent, a wheelchair and an arm that flies uncontrollably into full Nazi salute while Zeke screams SEIG HEIL! SEIG...
  • Obama mulls support for Islamists in Syria, with conditions

    12/13/2013 9:20:46 AM PST · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 12/13/13 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    A senior U.S. figure said the Obama administration may expand its support for Syrian rebel fighters to include Islamist groups that seized American equipment and gear stored at a warehouse near the Syrian-Turkey border. The Washington Post said that support would be conditional on those Islamist groups not having any affiliation with al Qaeda. Moreover, the Islamists would have to be on board with the United States position in upcoming peace talks in Geneva, the unnamed senior officials said in the newspaper. One other condition: The Islamists, including the powerful Islamic Front, would have to return items they seized...