Monday, March 10, 2008
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Official Fatah newspaper: jihadist who murdered students a "martyr"
Remember: Fatah is the moderate group, that sincerely wants peace with Israel. Fatah wants peace, this I know, for George and Condi tell me so. And remember: Islam is a religion of peace -- George and Condi told us that...
Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood members protest government crackdown in Egypt
Tiny Minority of Extremists Update: "Thousands of Egyptian Islamists Protest Government Crackdown," from VOA News (thanks to Twostellas): Thousands of opposition Muslim Brotherhood members demonstrated in Egypt Sunday to protest a government crackdown on their movement ahead of local elections....
Thailand: Jihadists shoot dead Muslim couple that informed on them
Homeric epithet "restive," endlessly used to characterize the Thai jihad: check. Obfuscation of the jihadist identity of the perpetrators, by identifying them as "separatist militants" involved in a "separatist insurgency": check. Passive voice used for jihadist murders, with no agent...
YouTube hosts jihadist video crowing over death of American soldier
It's good that YouTube took it down, but it only did so under pressure, and in any case its record is hardly spotless -- it isn't called DhimmiTube and JihadTube for nothing. And what about this "American-based extremist"? Is anyone...
Afghan Cartoon Rage: "If our demands are not fulfilled, we will stage more protests and resort to suicide attacks against the foreigners"
Another magnificent study in proportional response, and, separately, editorial sloppiness at Reuters (highlighted below). "Afghans threaten attacks on troops over cartoon," from Reuters: JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Thousands of Afghan students blocked a highway and threatened attacks on foreign troops...
China: Jihadists targeting Olympics, plot thwarted
"... The group had been trained by and was following the orders of a Uighur separatist group based in Pakistan and Afghanistan called the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, or ETIM." "Terror Plots Targeting Beijing Olympics, Jetliner Foiled in China," from...
UK: Four cops 'working as Al Qaeda Spies'
"Our vetting procedures have to be toughened before it's too late." Yes, but soothing talk about Islamic terrorism as "anti-Islamic activity" won't do that. And identifying "ethnic people" as the problem, as if a Hindu from the subcontinent were just...
"Iran is our mother": Hamas says 150 jihadists currently training in Iran
The proxy war goes on. "Palestinian group Hamas admits that its fighters are trained in Iran," by Marie Colvin for the Sunday Times: The Palestinian group Hamas, blamed for last week's massacre of eight students at a Jewish seminary in...
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France starts training Muslim imams about French values
The assumption here apparently is that the imams simply don't understand French values, including the idea of the separation of religion and government, and so preach Islamic supremacism and decry assimilation. If the poor dears just understood better, all would...
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Are taxpayers footing bill for Islamic school in Minnesota?
It sure looks like it, and they sure shouldn't be. By Katherine Kersten for the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy (TIZA) -- named for the Muslim general who conquered medieval Spain -- is a K-8 charter school in...
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