A Muhammad Cartoon a Day

by Daniel Pipes FoxNews.com September 21, 2012 When Salman Rushdie mocked Islamic sanctities in 1989 in his magical realist novel The Satanic Verses, Ayatollah Khomeini did something shockingly original: He pronounced a death edict on Rushdie and all those connected to the production of his book. By doing this, Khomeini sought to impose Islamic mores […]

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CAIR Can Expel You “For Any Reason”

by Daniel Pipes FrontPageMagazine.com October 1, 2012 This past Saturday, folks, was a big day for the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Its “Leadership Conference 18th Annual Banquet” at the Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va. lasted from 9 am until past 10 pm. Sadly, I missed the event. Not that I wouldn’t eagerly have […]

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Ankara at War

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online October 16, 2012 NRO title: “Erdogan and Assad at War” Why does the Turkish government act so aggressively against the Assad regime of Syria? Perhaps Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes that lobbing artillery shells into Syria will help bring a satellite government to power in Damascus. Maybe he […]

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Al Jazeera Hires Lobbying Firm to Bolster Image on Capitol Hill

Al Jazeera America has hired a lobbying firm to advocate for the broadcasting company on Capitol Hill, according to reports. The media company Al Jazeera America Holdings, which recently bought Al Gore’s cable news station Current TV, has hired the DLA Piper law firm to conduct “informational communications regarding client’s cable television channel,” Politico reported. […]

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Iran, Hezbollah, Building Syria Militias

Iran and Hezbollah are building militias “to preserve and protect their interests” for the inevitable day after Assad is toppled. Not something Israel will like next door. The Washington Post got the scoop: The militias are fighting alongside Syrian government forces to keep Assad in power. But officials think Iran’s long-term goal is to have […]

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Panetta, Dempsey Benghazi Testimony Condemns Obama – Support Impeachment Inquiry Now

WE WERE WRONG BARACK OBAMA DIDN’T WATCH FOUR AMERICANS DIE FROM THE SITUATION ROOM HE RAN AWAY FROM RESPONSIBILITY AND NEVER LOOKED BACK! DEMAND IMPEACHMENT NOW! URGENT: During Capitol Hill testimony, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta broke the wall of silence that we have been beating our heads against for MONTHS! His jaw-dropping, shameful revelations […]

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Cyprus Gives ‘Palestine’ Full Diplomatic Status

Cyprus has given the “state of Palestine” an embassy, even though it still says that a “Palestinian state” needs to be established through negotiations with Israel. AFP reported Cyprus said on Friday it has upgraded its relations with the Palestinian Authority to full diplomatic mission status, one of just eight European Union countries to do […]

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Focus on Turkish Airlines’ Fashion

by Daniel Pipes February 10, 2013 updated Feb 11, 2013 In an upbeat 2008 article, “When fashion meets the skies!” the THY in-flight magazine Skylife celebrated 75 years of stewardess fashion with pictures and prose. Some excerpts from the airline’s fashion history: Hostesses first graced our planes with their presence in the late 1940’s. Since […]

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