Islamists Respond to Terror Cases with Denial

by Sid Shahid American Thinker March 14, 2010 As homegrown terrorism grabbed headlines at the end of 2009, Islamist pressure groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Muslim American Society (MAS), and Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) felt the need to look as if they were responding forcefully. However, all they offered was spin […]

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Turkey Says No To Israeli Earthquake Aid

Turkey turned down Israel’s offer of aid following an earthquake in the east of the country. The earthquake registering 6.0 on the Richter scale that struck early Monday has killed 41 villagers in eastern Turkey and injured 50, according to reports. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak reportedly instructed his staff to find ways that Israel […]

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Biden Slams New Construction, Israel Apologizes

As U.S. Vice President Joe Biden again denounced the plan for new Israeli construction in eastern Jerusalem after meeting with Palestinian leaders, Israel’s interior minister apologized for the timing of the plan’s approval. Eli Yishai apologized Wednesday during an interview on Israel Radio “for the distress this matter caused.” He was referring to the announcement […]

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On Biden in Israel

by Daniel Pipes March 10, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Joe Biden’s trip to Israel fits neatly into the context of the Obama administration’s internal struggle over Israel policy. The far left prevailed initially, as evidenced by Hilary Clinton‘s May 2009 declaration that Obama “wants to see a stop to settlements – not some […]

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CAIR-Hamas Ties Suspected

By: Steve Emerson There’s another letter circulating on Capitol Hill affirming federal law enforcement’s belief that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is the product of a Hamas-support network in the United States. Assistant Attorney General Ronald Weich sent the letter last month to four members of Congress who asked for details last fall on […]

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Gore: Organized Campaign Behind Climate Skeptics

Former Vice President Al Gore says critics of his global warming warnings are part of a “massive, organized campaign.” Appearing on the Norwegian talk show “Skavlan” to promote his newest book “Our Choice,” Gore said: “There has been a very large, organized campaign to try to convince people that it [global warming] is not real, […]

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Joke of the Day

Pinocchio, Snow White, and Superman are out for a stroll in town one day. As they walked they come across a sign: ‘Beauty contest for the most beautiful woman in the world.’ ‘I am entering,’ said Snow White. After half an hour she comes out and they ask her, ‘Well, how’d ya do?’ ‘First Place’, […]

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Let Iraq be a lesson for Iran

March 10, 2010 | By Amanda J. Reinecker Though there remains much work to be done in Iraq, the election turnout last Sunday suggests that American efforts to promote stability and democracy in the region are paying off. Despite threats of violence, nearly 62 percent of Iraq’s 19 million voters showed up to the polls in what […]

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Jerusalem on the Media Frontline

The Economist misrepresents a municipal plan to improve the lives of Jerusalem’s Arab residents. Perhaps no other issue generates such emotion and conflict as the status of Jerusalem. We do not intend to prejudge the outcome of any discussions that may or may not eventually take place between the various interested parties that have a stake […]

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