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  • Islamic State 'beheads women for sorcery' in Syria

    06/30/2015 3:43:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | 6/30/15
    Islamic State (IS) has beheaded two women in eastern Syria, the first time the jihadist group has decapitated female civilians, activists say. The women were killed along with their husbands in the city of Deir al-Zour and the town of al-Mayadeen, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. All four were accused of sorcery.
  • French beheading suspect acted on Islamic State orders, says prosecutor

    06/30/2015 3:41:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 6/30/15 | Rory Mulholland
    The French man who beheaded his boss and tried to blow up a chemical plant had a "terrorist motive" and links to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) in Syria, despite his claim that he carried out his grisly act for purely personal reasons, a prosecutor said. "This corresponds very precisely to the orders of Daesh [Isil] which calls regularly for acts of terrorism on French soil and in particular to cut the throats of unbelievers,” said Paris chief prosecutor Francois Molins. "The decapitation recalls the habitual modus operandi of this terrorist organisation," he told reporters.
  • “I only ask the West one thing: Stop arming our assassins” [Syrian Orthodox Patriarch]

    06/29/2015 4:57:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    La Stampa ^ | 6/29/15 | Gianni Valente
    “When we look at martyrs we see that the Church is not just one, holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Throughout its journey through history the Church has also been a suffering Church.” According to the Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, martyrdom reveals an essential element of the nature of the Church. A connotation that could be added to those professed in the Creed and which always accompanies those who follow in Christ’s footsteps, whatever life throws at them, acting as his disciples. This is a distinctive trait which can be clearly seen now in many...
  • Report: Deadly suicide blast targets Nigeria leprosy clinic

    06/29/2015 4:15:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    CBS ^ | 6/29/15
    An apparent terrorist attempted to attack a leprosy hospital with a suicide vest in the restive northern region of Nigeria, according to a report. Witnesses told Agence France Presse the bomber was stymied at the security checkpoint out front manned by vigilantes who have taken up arms in the fight against the ISIS-affiliated terrorist group Boko Haram. The bomber apparently detonated his vest in front of the hospital, killing 5 and wounding 10, AFP reports. Witnesses claimed he was one of three men dropped off near the hospital. The other two are believed to have fled in the confusion following...
  • 12 medical students feared to have travelled from Sudan to join ISIS through Turkey

    06/29/2015 4:37:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    AFP ^ | 6/29/15
    Twelve students including British, Canadian, Sudanese and U.S. citizens are feared to have travelled from Khartoum to Turkey to try to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) group, their university's dean told AFP Sunday. Another group of British students of Sudanese origin from the same private University of Medical Sciences and Technology travelled to Turkey in March and it is believed they crossed into Syria. "We confirmed reports from multiple parties that 12 medical students at the university left for Turkey on Friday," dean Dr Ahmed Babikir told AFP. Khartoum airport authorities confirmed the group had...
  • Source: ISIS executes 26 prisoners in Fallujah

    06/29/2015 4:35:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Rudaw ^ | 6/29/15
    The Islamic State group, or ISIS, has executed 26 prisoners over the last week in the captured city of Fallujah, in the Anbar province, said an Iraqi security source. “ISIS militants have executed 20 prisoners in the town of Fallujah and its outskirts on charges of cooperation with security forces and spying on the group,” said the security source. He said those people executed were from the sub-districts of Nassaf, Garma and Saqlawi who had been arrested last year and imprisoned in Fallujah prison. According to the security source, ISIS has executed some 500 prisoners in the city since last...
  • Islamic State uses downloadable apps to hide attack plans, recruit followers

    06/28/2015 6:29:48 PM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/28/15 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Islamic State terrorist army is snatching up the latest off-the-shelf encrypted applications to hide their military planning, with fighters publicly thanking former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for tipping them on U.S. spying tactics.The West’s fertile tech laboratories have unwittingly become the Islamic State’s research and development arm for free messaging software. It uses the apps to recruit followers, defeat the U.S.-led coalition and expand conquests in Iraq and Syria.The Islamic State’s mastery of secure communications is an especially important advance because its commanders do their attack planning — and then execution — via the Internet and smartphones....
  • [SE] Somali brutally raped 12-year-old girl – sentenced to 180 hours of community service

    06/28/2015 6:26:33 PM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    The 18-year-old Somali citizen who brutally raped a 12-year-old Swedish girl in Sundsvall last year was sentenced to 180 hours of community service this week.Ida* claims she went home to Mohamud because he had promised to give back intimate pictures that he had of her. The injured party is only 12 years old. She has recounted the incident but did so with a child’s language. Although her story isn’t that extensive it contains some unique details, such as Guled Mohamud several times having stated that “black cock is expensive”– excerpt from court documents Ida’s mother attested that when she saw...
  • Tunisia attack: at least 30 Britons believed to have been killed

    06/28/2015 2:55:19 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 79 replies
    Guardian ^ | 6/28/15
    At least 30 Britons are understood to have been killed in the beach massacre in Tunisia, it emerged on Sunday. Informed sources said the eventual figure could be even higher. The official British death toll is now known to be much higher than originally reported, because of the time taken to confirm the identities of those killed. The process is being overseen by a British coroner. Due to the nature and location of the attack, and the numbers involved, the process has not been straightforward. One problem is that many of those killed on the beach were wearing swimwear, and...
  • Remember Katanga!

    08/11/2003 6:48:14 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 14 replies · 900+ views
    David W. Neuendorf ^ | 1995 | David W. Neuendorf
    Fifty years ago today, the life work of Alger Hiss came to fruition. Hiss, a US State Department official, served the United Nations as its acting Secretary General during its founding conference in the spring of 1945. On October 24, 1945 the United Nations Charter became effective as a majority of the countries that had signed it ratified their signatures. Several years later, Hiss went to a federal penitentiary for committing perjury when testifying that he was not a Soviet agent. His personal career was over, but his most important work, the United Nations, lived on. Globalists everywhere are today...
  • My Enemy's Enemy by George Crile

    09/22/2005 10:04:49 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 25 replies · 2,407+ views
    My Enemy's Enemy: The Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History -- the Arming of the Mujahideen by the CIA In the early summer of 1980, Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson walked off the floor of the House of Representatives into the Speaker's Lobby, a rich, wood- paneled room that stretches along the full length of the House floor. A Teletype at one end spewed out stories from AP, UPI and Reuters. Wilson was a news junkie, and he reached down and began reading a story datelined from Kabul. The article described hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing Afghanistan as...

    12/19/2008 12:25:19 AM PST · by hoosiermama · 802 replies · 12,657+ views
    various | various | various
    <p>The 1890s Chicago City Council was notorious for corrupt political practices orchestrated by a faction of its aldermen known as the Gray Wolves. So named because they were viewed as preying upon the defenseless public, the Gray Wolves were led by First Ward aldermen “Bathhouse” John Coughlin and “Hinky Dink” Mike Kenna, and Johnny Powers of the Nineteenth Ward. These elected officials were not only skilled at trading votes for favors, but once in office they excelled in making municipal decisions to profit themselves financially.</p>
  • Sanitizing Obama's Radical Past (An eyewitness to young Obama's Marxist-Leninist ideology)

    07/24/2012 8:21:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/24/2012 | John Drew
    A striking clash between those who feel a profound duty to report that the young Obama was nurtured by Marxists, socialists, and Communists and those who think it is a better idea to erase this information from the public record is on display in two current books. One book provided key politically significant details of a heated debate I had with the young Marxist-Leninist Obama over Christmas break 1980. The other book only confirmed that young Obama and his roommate were both in my vicinity at the time. The gap between how Paul Kengor covered Obama's Christmas break in The...
  • Terror suspects behind Entebbe affair give themselves up

    02/04/2007 5:16:05 PM PST · by abu afak · 36 replies · 1,403+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb 4, 07
    After 19 years on the run, German police arrest members of RZ group, which was involved in hijacking Air France plane with dozens of Israelis on board in 1976 Two suspected members of a German left-wing terror group which took part in some of the most notorious hostage dramas of the 1970s have surrendered to authorities after 19 years on the run. Federal state prosecutors in Karlsruhe said on Sunday that the two suspected members of the "Revolutionaere Zellen" (RZ), or Revolutionary Cells, had given themselves up in December. RZ members helped Carlos the Jackal take ministers hostage at an...
  • An Extensive Expose On International Terrorism Page 1

    05/26/2002 12:27:56 PM PDT · by bat-boy · 1 replies · 360+ views ^ | September-October 2001 | Christopher Story
    SOVIET ANALYST - Page 1 Trotsky Lives! - Soviet Terrorism Unmasked THE CARTER DOCTRINE On 7th April 1981, Rep. Foglietta from Pennsylvania told the US House of Representatives: "The Carter Administration stated categorically that any direct Soviet military action in the Persian Gulf region would be met with he mobilization of American Forces and an immediate response to the endangerment of our increasingly vital energy sources; hence the creation of the Rapid Deployment Force."[1] The crucial word in this summary of the "Carter doctrine" applicable to the defence of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf State was "direct." The Soviets tested...
  • A Matter Of Opinion (Obama to UPI, born at Queens then writes and claims birth at Kap'olani)

    07/08/2009 11:03:26 AM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 46 replies · 1,687+ views
    The Spokesman-Review ^ | July 8, 2009 | Gary D. Rhodes
    Finally. we have some clarity on where Barack Obama Jr. was born. (This is not birth certificate related) It seems he was born in Honolulu! At two different hospitals. Divine? You be the judge. A United Press International report from Nov. 4 states: “Obama described his birth at Queen's Medical Center in Hawaii Aug. 4, 1961” But on 1/24/09, he wrote to Kap'olani Medical Center; “As a beneficiary of the excellence of Kapi'olani Medical Center -the place of my birth - I am pleased…” At least he is now on record saying he was born in America. I'm feeling better...
  • Palestinians: Aggressors, Not Victims

    11/27/2007 5:47:56 AM PST · by SJackson · 7 replies · 138+ views ^ | November 27, 2007 | David Meir-Levi
    Palestinians: Aggressors, Not Victims   By David | Tuesday, November 27, 2007 Arab propaganda has been successful in presenting a picture of the Palestinian people as the helpless and innocent victims of Israeli aggression -- potential friends of America who have been alienated by America’s support for Israel and its failure to support a Palestinian national state. This decision is itself the result of a “Jewish Lobby” run by “neocons” and “receiving its orders” from Israel. The fact that Palestinians are now led by two terrorist organizations, Fatah and Hamas, is also blamed on Israel and the United...
  • The Axis of Terror: Carlos the Jackal pledges alliance to Osama bin Laden (How to kill the U.S.)

    11/19/2003 5:47:50 PM PST · by quidnunc · 31 replies · 766+ views
    The Weekly Standard via Benador Associates ^ | November 24, 2003 | Amir Taheri
    Few convicted murderers and hijackers accept the label "terrorist." One who does — indeed, who embraces terrorism as among man's "noblest pursuits" — is a Venezuelan now serving a life sentence for murder in France. He is Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, better known as "Carlos the Jackal." He has just published a book in French to announce his conversion to Islam and present his strategy for "the destruction of the United States through an orchestrated and persistent campaign of terror." Entitled "Revolutionary Islam" (Editions du Rocher, 2003) and published under the name Ilich Ramírez Sánchez-CARLOS, the book urges "all revolutionaries, including...

    02/15/2005 8:40:00 PM PST · by Calpernia · 14 replies · 721+ views
    Various ^ | Aug 11 2004 | Elliott A Green
    The most striking proof that the Arab anti-Israel cause is a common meeting ground for both Nazis and Communists --and that the Arabs welcomed supporters of both ilks-- lies in the friendship of Carlos, the notorious master terrorist who served the PLO, with Fran*ois Genoud, an old Nazi, one of the leading Nazis in pre-War Switzerland, later a financier who provided funds for Habash's faction of the PLO. "Carlos" (his nom de guerre) was what is called a "red diaper baby." His fabulously rich father, a Venezuelan lawyer and owner of estates, gave "Carlos" the name Ilich, Lenin's patronymic, as...
  • World Terrorism: News, History and Research Of A Changing World #6 Disinformation, Inc.

    12/17/2006 4:03:30 PM PST · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 5,173 replies · 20,856+ views
    Global Politician/Ocnus.Net ^ | Dec 17, 2006 | Professor Daniel M. Zucker
    VEVAK learned its methodology from the Soviet KGB and many of the Islamist revolutionaries who supported Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini actually studied at Moscow's Patrice Lumumba Friendship University, the Oxford of terrorism. Documented Iranian alumni include the current Supreme Leader (the faqih) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, under whose Velayat-e Faqih (Rule of the Islamic Jurisprudent) apparatus it has traditionally operated. Its current head is Cabinet Minister Hojatoleslam Gholam-Hussein Mohseni-Ezhei, a graduate of Qom's Haqqani School, noted for its extremist position advocating violence against enemies and strict clerical control of society and government. The Ministry is very well funded and its charge, like...
  • The Axis of Terror

    11/22/2003 7:49:31 AM PST · by democracy · 1 replies · 183+ views
    Weekly Standard | Stefania
    The Axis of Terror November 24, 2003 Weekly Standard Amir Taheri Few Convicted murdererd and hijackers accept the label "terrorist." One who does--indeed, who embraces terrorism as among man's "noblest pursuits"--is a Venezuelan now serving a life sentence for murder in France. He is Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, better known as "Carlos the Jackal." He has just published a book in French to announce his conversion to Islam and present his strategy for "the destruction of the United States through an orchestrated and persistent campaign of terror." Entitled "Revolutionary Islam" (Editions du Rocher, 2003) and published under the name Ilich Ramírez...
  • Islamic domestic terrorism in the US (since 1968 and moreso) since 1993

    10/07/2012 9:59:58 AM PDT · by Milagros · 13 replies
    DangerUS Blog ^ | 2007, Updated 2012
    If Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan's assassination of Bobby Kennedy(D) in 1968 wasn't one of the first, of many, domestic acts of Pali-Arab terrorism, then please explain to me why, when Cleo Allen Noel Jr., the U.S. Ambassador to Sudan, and his charge', George Curtis Moore, were abducted and executed by the PLO in March 1973, the Palestinian terrorists demanded that Sirhan Sirhan be freed?  Who remembersMir Aimal KasiJanuary 25, 1993 Langley, VA  ...near the entrance of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters in Langley, Virginia where two CIA employees were murdered and three others wounded. The perpetrator, Mir Aimal Kasi, shot CIA...
  • Frank Marshall Davis: Obama’s ‘Communist mentor’? (3 Pinocchios to Giuliani)

    03/23/2015 3:15:02 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 47 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 23, 2015 | Michelle Ye Hee Lee
    Giuliani: Well, his — his grandfather introduced him to Frank Marshall Davis, who was a Communist. Readers of The Fact Checker wanted to know if Giuliani’s comments were accurate. So we reached out to Cliff Kincaid, president of America’s Survival, a group that seeks to expose Communist and Marxist influences. The Pinocchio Test We carefully considered the facts underlying this assertion, and the evidence is slim. We may never definitively know one way or another, but it is time to put it to rest. Three Pinocchios
  • The NAACP's Red Roots

    07/16/2009 11:51:38 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 12 replies · 458+ views ^ | June 26, 2000
    Black radical WEB DuBois, who later joined the Communist Party, was the organization's first director of publicity and research, as well as editor of the group's monthly publication The Osiris. This publication gave DuBois an excellent outlet from which to pour forth all manner of racial invective against whites, supposedly in the name of "promoting equality." .... DuBois was known to have "hailed the Russian Revolution of 1917" and he travelled to the Soviet Union in 1926 and 1936. He especially liked 'the racial attitudes of the Communists'." In 1922 the NAACP started to receive grants from the Garland Fund,...
  • Mandela the Marxist

    12/15/2013 7:41:05 AM PST · by Conservative Beacon · 4 replies
    The Conservative Beacon ^ | December 15, 2013 | Ellis Washington
    The globalist, progressive propaganda campaign deifying South Africa’s Marxist revolutionary and former president Nelson Mandela should be galling and disgusting to all people of good will who love truth, real history and hate lies. The Big Lie is that yes, Mandela experimented with communism in the 1940s early in his political career at the dawn of the black struggle against the racist White Afrikaners and that he and his organization, ANC (African National Congress) only turned to armed struggle in the early 1960s once he saw the futility of overturning capitalism while seeking to establish Black majority rule in South...
  • Cold Case Posse boss fingers Hawaii officials (Arpaio's deputy, Mike Zullo)

    11/16/2012 6:40:41 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 121 replies
    WND ^ | November 14, 2012 | Christopher Monckton of Brenchley
    An angry statement just sworn by the lead investigator of a team assigned to review Barack Obama’s birth certificate says Hawaii officials – who are Democrats like Obama – are using “elaborate non-cooperation” to conceal birth records from law enforcement and the public. Zullo, a seasoned sleuth who heads the team deputized by Joe Arpaio, recently re-elected sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., fingers Hawaii’s governor, deputy attorney general and health department chiefs as obstructing justice. Zullo’s affidavit charges these officials are “hiding” original birth records, thwarting the posse’s hunt for those who forged the document at the White House website....

    01/07/2013 3:18:34 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 48 replies ^ | January 6,2013 | Greg Christison
    AN explosive new book by a former Foreign Service diplomat reveals evidence which proves the Soviets were behind the assassination of the US President John F Kennedy five decades ago. Robert Holmes, who worked for the British Government in Moscow for two years in the early Sixties, claims the KGB coerced US-born Lee Harvey Oswald into committing the shooting on November 22, 1963. Mr Holmes, from Houston, Renfrewshire, believes the Soviet Union – seeking revenge for the West’s “victory” during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis – sent officers to meet Oswald weeks before the murder. The 72-year-old who held a...
  • The Soviet Roots of Terrorism

    10/31/2009 7:25:55 PM PDT · by Coleus · 9 replies · 656+ views
    tna ^ | 09.01.09 | Thomas R. Eddlem
    Americans have been conditioned to fear Islamic terrorism, but most Americans have been told little about how much of the international terror web was created by the former Soviet Union. The roots of Soviet sponsorship of international Islamic terrorist organizations go all the way back to the beginning. And the beginning of “Islamic” terrorism can be laid at the feet of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).PLO/Fatah Former Romanian intelligence officer Ion Pacepa claimed outright that in 1964:The PLO was dreamt up by the KGB, which had a penchant for “liberation” organizations. There was the National Liberation Army of Bolivia, created...
  • Highest Ranking Cold War Defector: The KGB Invented ‘Liberation Theology’

    05/02/2015 3:40:51 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 53 replies ^ | 2 May 2015 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    In a startling new interview, a 3-star general and former head of Communist Romania’s secret police who defected to the United States in 1978, claims that the Theology of Liberation was the creation of the KGB, who exported it to Latin America as a way of introducing Marxism into the continent. Ion Mihai Pacepa has been called “the Cold War’s most important defector,” and after his defection, the Romanian government under Nicolae Ceausescu placed two death sentences and a $2 million bounty on his head. During the more than ten years that Pacepa worked with the CIA, he made what...
  • Road to Moscow: Bill Clinton’s Early Activism from Fulbright to Moscow

    08/22/2007 1:26:32 PM PDT · by Fedora · 59 replies · 5,574+ views
    Original FReeper research | 08/22/2007 | Fedora
    Road to MoscowBill Clinton’s Early Activism from Fulbright to Moscow By Fedora SummaryDuring the 1992 campaign, Bill Clinton’s student protests and Moscow trip generated much controversy, but few answers. While Clinton’s government files from that era seemingly remain unavailable even today, there is at least more information available than in 1992. The public record reveals that Clinton’s social network and views on Vietnam were influenced by a pattern of contact between Communist agents and sympathizers and Clinton’s academic and political associates. This pattern is documented here through an analysis of Clinton’s antiwar activity up through the time he left Oxford...
  • The First Time I Heard of Barack (with additional info)

    09/20/2009 1:17:34 AM PDT · by BP2 · 196 replies · 6,601+ views
    Free Republic ^ | Sept 19, 2009 | Tom Fife
    Has anyone heard of this before? I did a search but came up negative.Very interesting and if you list to the tape the man sounds very genuine.Here’s his written confession which happened to a physicist when he was in Russia:The leader of the Communist Party USA may not be the only one doing Communist cartwheels. Brace yourself for what I’m about to say next. Last fall, prior to the presidential election, a friend of mine, Dr. Wiley Drake, former second vice president for the Southern Baptist Convention, sent me an e-mail on which I didn’t report. It just seemed too...
  • Updates in the BARNETT v OBAMA case in Judge Carter's court (new alias for Obama?)

    12/04/2009 4:05:37 PM PST · by rxsid · 72 replies · 3,954+ views
    FR ^ | 12/4/2009 | rxsid
    Updates in the BARNETT v OBAMA case in Judge Carter's court: Request for investigation of misconduct in legal proceedings, submission of perjured affidavits, submission of a letter to court by an attorney with improper purpose of covering up criminal activity and obstruction of justice, withholding evidence by attorneys, and US attorneys acting under conflict of interest From 11.11.09. to 11.22.09. I had the honor to be a delegate at the Continental Congress 2009. One of the guest speakers for the Continental Congress was a former Immigration officer and currently a private investigator in CO, Mr. John Samson. I have stated...
  • 18 dead, 80 injured in college fire (updated story)

    11/23/2003 7:19:31 PM PST · by yonif · 13 replies · 148+ views ^ | November 24, 2003 | The Associated Press
    A FIRE broke out at a university dormitory in Moscow early today, killing 18 foreign students and injuring some 80 other people as residents of the five-story building jumped from windows to escape the smoke and flames, the Interfax news agency reported. The blaze was burning on the second, third and fourth floors of a dormitory belonging to the Patrice Lumumba Friendship of Peoples University, where many foreigners study, a duty officer at the Moscow fire department said. She said there were dead and injured but could not confirm the number or nationality of the victims. Firefighters found the bodies...

    09/16/2009 10:55:24 PM PDT · by Cindy · 21 replies · 1,099+ views - INTERNATIONAL NEWS ANALYSIS TODAY ^ | September 17, 2009 | Toby Westerman
    Venezuela's Marxist president-dictator Hugo Chavez addressed an influential university in Moscow stating that America's influence in the world is "dying," and will be replaced in "the next decades" by a "multi-polar" world in which Russia plays a leading role. Chavez wants to "accelerate" the process, a sentiment which receives support from the Moscow elite. During his Sept. 9-10 2009 visit,Chavez received an enthusiastic reception from about 1,000 students at Moscow's Patrice Lumumba Peoples Friendship University, an institution founded in 1960 as a KGB training ground for communist revolutionaries and pro-Soviet activists. The university's namesake was a prime minister of the...
  • How the Palestinians Won the Propaganda War

    01/14/2008 4:11:59 PM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies · 43+ views
    Jewish Press ^ | December 19, 2007 | David Meir-Levi
    Athough many Nazis found new and ideologically welcoming homes in Egypt and Syria after World War II, the Grand Mufti’s Palestinian national movement itself, bereft of its Nazi patron, was an orphan. No sovereign state of any consequence supported it. On the contrary, most of the surrounding Arab states, all of them buoyed by postcolonial nationalism and looking for political stability, perceived the Palestinian cause, especially as embodied in the Muslim Brotherhood, as a threat. Egypt was particularly conscious of the threat the Muslim Brotherhood posed to the Westernized and increasingly secularized society it was trying to build, and both...
  • Iran's Security Apparatus

    12/23/2006 10:37:31 AM PST · by FARS · 13 replies · 723+ views
    IRAN'S SECURITY APPARATUS Iran's main security and intelligence has VEVAK as the abbreviation from the Persian name meaning MInistry of Information and Security of the Country. Also Known in English as MOIS (MInistry of Information and Security). The heir to the Shah's national security SAVAK is also known as SAVAMA these days. Many of the SAVAMA agents used to be SAVAK employees and stayed on under the Mullahs. These days, remembering the "good old days" they are often at odds with the clerics. VEVAK learned its methodology from the Soviet KGB and many of the Islamist revolutionaries who supported Ayatollah...
  • Putin pledges to help Palestinians

    04/29/2005 9:36:34 AM PDT · by Red6 · 15 replies · 318+ views
    CNN ^ | 29 April 05 | AP
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he would give equipment and training to Palestinian security forces and he offered to help rebuild the Palestinians' crumbling infrastructure in Gaza, which Israel is withdrawing from this summer. Putin met for about two hours with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah on the third day of his historic visit to the region. The two leaders focused on the Middle East peace process and aid from the Russians to the Palestinians. Putin was greeted Friday morning at the Palestinian headquarters here, known as the...
  • UN Arms Trade Treaty Calls for Disarmament of Persons 55 and Older

    04/01/2013 6:54:07 PM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 67 replies ^ | 4/01/13 | S.H. Blannelberry
    Individuals 55 and older would lose their right to keep and bear arms under a provision that’s expected to be included as part of a comprehensive United Nations Global Arms Trade Treaty. UN Secretary Gen. Ban Ki-moon spoke about the impetus behind the controversial measure at a press conference over the weekend in New York City, the site of the final negotiations between the 193 Member States. “Regulating the international transfers of both weapons and ammunition is a key component of a robust arms trade treaty, as is limiting civilian access to small arms and munitions,” said Ban Ki-moon. “There’s...
  • Abbas In Russia To Sign Energy Deal Abbas meets Russian PM and president to sign $1 billion

    01/23/2014 8:50:56 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    inn ^ | 1/23/14 | Ari Yashar
    Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, while in Russia on Thursday, was reported to be signing a $1 billion natural gas project in Gaza with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. While exact details of the deal or start-dates for the project remain unclear, the Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS reported that Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom intends to produce 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas off the Gaza coast. Further, Russia's Technopromexport engineering firm appears to be pursuing an oil development project near Ramallah. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who met with Abbas, said "relations between Russia and Palestine are...
  • Hollywood shows its true colors

    10/03/2009 3:10:16 AM PDT · by Scanian · 10 replies · 758+ views
    NY Post ^ | October 3, 2009 | Rich Lowry
    'ROSEMARY'S Baby" ("outdoes Hitchcock" -- Roger Ebert), "China town" ("outstanding" -- Variety) and "The Pianist" ("definitive" -- The New York Times) are fine films. They've been rightly honored and praised. The question is whether their excellence justifies criminal acts. The controversy over director Roman Polanski's arrest in Switzerland on his way to a film festival exposes a stark front in the culture war. The divide is not necessarily between right and left, but between an artistic elite that thinks it deserves its own moral rules, and the rest of us who'll never win the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film...
  • The Communist Roots of Palestinian Terror-How the Soviet Union launched the Palestinian cause:

    12/14/2007 5:41:17 AM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies · 229+ views ^ | December 14, 2007 | David Meir-Levi
    The Communist Roots of Palestinian Terror   By David | Friday, December 14, 2007 The following is chapter from David Meir-Levi's new book, History Upside Down: The Roots of Palestinian Fascism and the Myth of Israeli Aggression. The Terrorism Awareness Project previous printed his history of the "right-wing" influence on Islamic extremism, "The Nazi Roots of Palestinian Nationalism and Islamic Jihad." Taken together (with his entire book), these chapters show that Islamofascism is a political, not merely a religious force; and the potent and deadly offspring of the totalitarian ideologies of the past. -- The Editors. Although many Nazis...
  • Certificate of Live Birth Time Stamp Revealed

    04/23/2011 4:26:06 PM PDT · by TommyDale · 348 replies · 42+ views ^ | June, 2008 | Snopes
    Snopes' Certification of Live Birth shows supposedly issued in August, 1961 but the Revision date is 11/01. What is REALLY interesting is the light blue time stamp that reveals the actual date of issuance as Jun 6 2007. See the picture for the highlighted area showing the time stamp from the back side where it bleeds through. Hold it up to a mirror and you can see the date!
  • FBI Charges Six With Terrorism

    10/04/2002 1:49:52 PM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 25 replies · 122+ views
    FOX ^ | 10/4/02
    <p>PORTLAND, Ore. — Federal officials have nabbed four more people for trying to wage war against the United States and providing support to Al Qaeda terrorists and the Taliban.</p> <p>Calling it another "victory" in the war on terrorism, federal authorities said Friday said that they are seeking two others on similar charges. Those two have eluded authorities and are being pursued overseas.</p>
  • Radio Liberty Stripped Of Status (Moscow Times)

    10/06/2002 10:32:24 PM PDT · by Brian_Baldwin · 1 replies · 146+ views
    Mosow Times, October 7, 2002 ^ | 07-Oct-2002 | Andrei Zolotov Jr.
    Monday, Oct. 7, 2002. Page 1 Radio Liberty Stripped Of Status By Andrei Zolotov Jr. Staff Writer Radio Liberty, which has irritated President Vladimir Putin's Kremlin with its coverage of Chechnya, has been stripped of the special legal status it had enjoyed since 1991.In a decree released Friday, Putin revoked a decree issued by President Boris Yeltsin during the democratic euphoria of August 1991 that granted Radio Liberty, a U.S.-funded Russian-language radio station, the right to open its Moscow bureau and gave Radio Liberty reporters the freedom to work unhindered throughout Russia.Radio Liberty said the decision would have no immediate...
  • Abbas Awarded Russian Orthodox Prize

    01/21/2012 1:41:24 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 5 replies ^ | January 21, 2012
    MOSCOW, January 21, 2012 (WAFA) – Russian Patriarch Kirill Saturday awarded President Mahmoud Abbas the Orthodox People’s Unity Foundation prize, also known as Patriarch Alexis II prize. Abbas thanked Kirill for the prize, which he said is a proof of the close ties between Palestine and the people of Russia. “For me, this prize is a motivation to continue on the path to spread the culture of peace and dialogue between religions and civilizations instead of the culture of hate and violence, and to support tolerance and accept the other instead of bigotry and denial of the other,” he said....
  • Binyamin Netanyahu humiliated after Barack Obama 'dumped him for dinner'

    03/25/2010 1:32:44 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 770 replies · 19,725+ views ^ | Thursday March 25, 2010 | Giles Whittell,
    For a head of state to visit the White House and not pose for photographers is rare. For a key ally to be left to his own devices while the President withdraws to have dinner in private was, until this week, unheard of. Yet that is how Binyamin Netanyahu was treated by President Obama on Tuesday night, according to Israeli reports on a trip seen in Jerusalem tonight as a disastrous humiliation. After failing to extract a written promise of concessions on Jewish settlements, Mr Obama walked out of his meeting with Mr Netanyahu but invited him to stay at...
  • Was Barack Obama A Foreign Exchange Student?

    08/10/2012 5:48:14 AM PDT · by matt1 · 31 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | 08/09/2012 | Staff
    Transparency: A former classmate has added a tantalizing question to the mysteries surrounding Barack Obama's college years. Perhaps the GOP nominee, whose tax records are demanded, should call the president's bluff. Not many students whose grades supposedly were good enough to get into Harvard Law School can say that 400 of their classmates taken randomly don't remember a single thing about him or his even being there. But Barack Obama, Columbia University class of '83, can.
  • Obama’s Brother Says Barack Is ‘Cold And Ruthless…Dishonest And A Schemer’

    04/25/2015 7:23:13 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 65 replies
    foxnews ^ | April 25, 2015 | Ashley Edwardson
    film maker Joel Gilbert, who produced the film “Dreams from My Real Father,” (which suggested that Obama’s Communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, may be his real father) talks to President Obama’s brother Malik, who has some very strong views about his half-brother – including his own doubts as to Obama’s parentage. Malik says, he feels “Disappointed, disappointed, used, used and also betrayed. In the beginning, I didn’t think that he was a schemer. His real character, his real personality, the real him, is coming out now.”
  • The Marriage of Obama's Parents: 'In Name Only'?

    03/08/2014 6:07:03 AM PST · by Flotsam_Jetsome · 1,117 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 8, 2014 | Shawn Glasco
    So when did Ann's and Obama Sr.'s "whatever happened happened fast" wedding happen? For no apparent reason, confusion abounds among Obama's biographers over the wedding date: 1. Dreams claims that Ann and Obama Sr. were in married "in 1960"; similarly, Mendell's 2007 book claims that the couple were married "sometime in late 1960" when they "slipped off alone to the island of Maui"; and both Obamaland (2008) by Ron Jacobs (with contributor David Maraniss) and a 2007 Washington Post article claim that the two were married "late in 1960." 2. A 2007 Chicago Tribune article vaguely claims that Ann and...
  • "The Media'a Bloody Circus Ends"

    01/14/2011 6:50:21 PM PST · by 6ft2inhighheelshoes · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish a blog by Daniel Greenfield ^ | January 14, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
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