Getting Serious About Honor Violence in the UK

While Islamist groups like CAIR deny the reality of honor killings — which typically involve a young Muslim woman being murdered by one or more male relatives intent on restoring the family’s “honor” after her “un-Islamic” deeds — the British government not only recognizes this scourge, but is taking action to combat it. For the […]

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Israel: As Fanatical as Iran?

Independent columnist believes that Israel is as “fanatic and aggressive” as Iran. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a columnist for the UK’s Independent, regularly features on HonestReporting and its UK affiliate due to her propensity to describe Israel as a “racist” and “apartheid” state. Alibhai-Brown is also fond of taking pains to mention her many Jewish friends, as […]

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Geneva: Big, Ominous Win for Iran

By: Kenneth R. Timmerman Thursday’s meeting in Geneva between the great powers and Iran delivered a big win for Iran, whose President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could go to bed that night once again truly believing “America can do nothing” — a phrase his mentor, Islamic revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, loved to repeat. The buildup on […]

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Eagleburger: Use Military Option on Iran

By: Jim Meyers Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger says the U.S. should be prepared to take military action to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, because “if we don’t stop it now, we’ll never stop it.” Eagleburger held his Cabinet post under President George H.W. Bush and also served in other positions under Presidents […]

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Obama Moves to Muzzle Top Military Commanders

By: David A. Patten Sources tell Newsmax the Obama administration is muzzling its top military leaders, and keeping them from publicly airing their views on how to fight the war in Afghanistan. The administration’s primary target: top Afghanistan commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal, whose speech in London last week apparently caught administration officials off guard. In fact, […]

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McCain: Nuclear Iran ‘Very Likely’

By: Theodore Kettle Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., called a nuclear Iran “very likely,” adding that “you better get used to a nuclear Middle East” with Saudi Arabia and other Muslim Mideast countries following suit with their own nuclear bombs, according to Newsweek editor Jon Meacham. Meacham was addressing the Cooper Union in New York City […]

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Netanyahu’s Quiet Success

by Daniel Pipes Jerusalem Post September 30, 2009 Almost unnoticed, Binyamin Netanyahu won a major victory last week when Barack Obama backed down on a signature policy initiative. This about-face suggests that U.S.-Israel relations are no longer headed for the disaster I have been fearing. Barack Obama officiates between Binyamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel […]

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IAEA DOCUMENT SAYS IRAN HAS DATA TO BUILD A NUKE

Top experts at the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog have concluded in a confidential analysis that Iran has acquired “sufficient information to be able to design and produce a workable” nuclear bomb, The New York Times reported. The report, titled “Possible Military Dimensions of Iran’s Nuclear Program,” says Iran has conducted extensive research and testing on […]

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