Monday, April 21, 2008
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A U.N. conference in the making: Iran's foreign ministry accuses U.S. of "Iranophobia"
Sure, that's what it is that has the U.S. so concerned about Iran. Not the Iranian weapons that keep turning up in Iraq. Not the Revolutionary Guards' involvement there and elsewhere. Not the nuclear program, either, for that matter. "Iran...
Hizballah calls Bush a "terrorist leader"
This spurious claim highlights the limitations of the term "terrorism." Since it describes a tactic, it is much too elastic and lends itself to diverse and even absurd applications. The term "jihadist," on the other hand, is both highly specific...
Shi'ite mosques in Iraq blare out Al-Sadr's call to arms; 8 dead overnight
Al-Sadr made his ultimate goal clear on Al-Jazeera a few weeks ago: "What is more important is to make society, not just the government, Islamic." That bodes ill for women and non-Muslims in areas he controls. "Iraqi Mosques Blare Call...
"I had no idea he was a Muslim until I saw him recently...He must have had a major identity change"
A transformation worthy of Maher (Mike) Hawash. Here again an increase of interest in and commitment to Islam apparently coincides with involvement with jihadist activity. The implications are many, and American and British Muslim groups that profess moderation ought to...
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West African Islamic schools still hubs of human trafficking
There are three points worth noting here: First, the clerics should not be accumulating wealth in this way to begin with, but is anyone looking at how is all this ill-gotten cash being spent? Second, the story exemplifies a pattern...
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Pakistani columnist: "Muslims do not treat women right"
Watch for Michael van der Galien to charge Dr. Farrukh Saleem with dishonesty for failing to claim that, back in the seventh century, Muhammad improved the status of women, and that the hijab was borrowed from Christianity. But in the...
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