CAIR Instructs the Police about Islam

by Daniel Pipes June 3, 2010 The Council on American-Islamic Relations aspires to guide public policy toward Muslims and toward this end has published a 127-page PDF document for a seminar, “Islam and Muslims: What Law Enforcement Should Know.” How effective is it? As usual with CAIR, it contains its share of eyebrow-raising assertions. Some […]

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Anti-Israel Resolution Makes U.N. Look ‘Foolish,’ Mideast Expert Says

Thursday, June 03, 2010 By Matt Cover, Staff Writer (CNSNews.com) – The rapid condemnation of Israel by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), made without a full knowledge of the facts, makes the international body look “ridiculous,” says a leading Middle East expert.   “It makes the United Nations look ridiculous when it comes to […]

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European Immigrants in Marrakech

by Daniel Pipes May 24, 2010  updated May 29, 2010 Here’s a man-bites-dog story, about 8,000 foreigners, mostly Europeans, moving to a city in Dar al-Islam. Amsterdam’s De Volkskrant ran the story by Greta Riemersma under the revealing title, “Has Marrakech sold out to Europe?” Excerpts:  Most of them are entrepreneurs or pensioners who come […]

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Washington Post Exposes BP ties to Eco-Groups, Other Media Ignore Controversy

Nature Conservancy and other left-wing environmental organizations accepted millions from oil giant, broadcast networks silent. By Julia A. Seymour Business & Media Institute 6/2/2010 4:20:59 PM British Petroleum’s (BP) reputation has been marred by the April oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill which is still gushing more than 40 days later. But according to […]

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Here Come the Burqa Bans

by David J. Rusin  •  May 31, 2010 at 10:03 pm Call it the fashion trend of the year. Westerners are sick and tired of burqas and niqabs — the face-covering veils worn by a minority of Muslim women — and they are not going to take it anymore. Most remarkable of all, many politicians […]

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Think Tanks as the Hidden Hand

by Daniel Pipes May 25, 2010 updated May 29, 2010 I devoted years of my life to the two books on conspiracy theories – but never did anyone allege that a think tank secretly runs the United States. That idea, however, apparently has widespread appeal in Islamabad, Pakistan, according to Sabrina Tavernise writing at “U.S. […]

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Obama Makes Little Headway among Arabic-speaking Muslims

by Daniel Pipes May 29, 2010 Cross-posted from National Review Online Barack Obama entered with high hopes of improving the U.S. image among Muslims worldwide, hauling out his middle name, giving his first interview as president to Al-Arabiya television, quoting hadith, giving major speeches in Istanbul and Cairo, and talking ceaselessly of “respect” for Muslims. […]

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