Afghan War

U.S. Taxpayer Money to Be Spent on Website ‘Offering Messages of Hope’ for Afghanistan

( – The U.S. Embassy in Kabul plans to spend up to $250,000 in taxpayer money on the creation of a website that will allow people to show how “the Afghanistan of today has provided opportunities that didn’t exist before.” The stand-alone website — or dedicated YouTube channel — must give people in Afghanistan and […]

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Fatah's US-trained troops

Innocents Abroad Build Foreign Armies

by Daniel Pipes February 10, 2013 In the near-century that the United States has been a great power, it has developed some original and sophisticated foreign policy tools. Examples include the Marshall Plan, special forces, and satellite imaging. At the same time, the country’s naiveté remains firmly in place. For example, the notion persists that […]

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Obama administration gives pedophilia protected status

A new Army manual that warns American soldiers in Afghanistan to avoid talking about certain topics has unwittingly acknowledged that Western taboos such as pedophilia are an inherent part of Islamic culture. “By mentioning that pedophilia and women’s rights and saying that soldiers should not mention such things they are tacitly admitting that those things […]

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Afghanistan Turning on Obama

Afghan President Hamid Karzai sharply criticized the United States in an exclusive interview with NBC News on Thursday, blaming American and NATO forces for some of the growing insecurity in his country. “Part of the insecurity is coming to us from the structures that NATO and America created in Afghanistan,” Karzai said during a one-on-one […]

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Egyptian Salafi Urges Razing Of Sphinx, Pyramids

By JOANNA PARASZCZUK | 11/13/2012 02:34 Jihadist leader with Taliban links says “idolatrous” statues must be destroyed; connected with destruction of Afghan Buddha statues. Egyptian security authorities are taking seriously threats by a radical Salafist jihadist leader to demolish the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza, the Egyptian press reported on Monday. Murgan Salem […]

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Taliban Weighs in on Obama Victory

Taliban terrorist insurgents told newly re-elected President Barack Obama on Wednesday to admit that the United States has lost the war in Afghanistan and to act accordingly by pulling its troops out of the country immediately. “Obama must by now know that they have lost the war in Afghanistan,” said spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid in a […]

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Anarchy Surrounds Israel

by Daniel Pipes July 18, 2012 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner Of Israel’s neighbors, Lebanon always stood out by virtue of its weak central government, but for the first twenty years, 1948-68, this did not present difficulties to Israel; only when the Palestinian created a state-within-a-state there did its anarchy became a major […]

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USA’s Showdown With Russia over Syria

The world could slip back into a Cold War over Syria and the sprawling Arab country could break up into two or three warring parts, with unforeseeable consequences for the Middle East, a senior Israeli military commander said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday accused the United States of supplying weapons to Syria’s rebels, […]

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Join Protest of the Chicago Caliphate Conference by Extremist Radical Islamist Group Hizb ut-Tahrir

by Ryan Mauro An Islamic extremist group called Hizb ut-Tahrir that opposes democracy and supports violent jihad, including the killing of U.S. soldiers, is coming to Rolling Meadows, Illinois on June 17. The conference, titled “Revolution: Liberation by Revelation–Muslims Marching Toward Victory” is about how Muslims must help resurrect the Caliphate and institute Sharia-based governance. […]

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