Reflections on the Invasion of Iraq

by Daniel Pipes March 18, 2013 Cross-posted from National Review Online, The Corner How does one understand the U.S.-led expeditionary force that attacked Iraq exactly a decade ago, on March 18, 2003? Saddam Hussein’s regime was one of the most monstrous in human history, enslaving some 20 million people to his cruel and demanding will […]

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Women supporters of Hizbullah leader Nasrallah shout slogans against US-made anti-Islam film

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood: Expanding Women’s Rights Would Be A ‘Cultural Invasion of Muslim Countries’

( – As the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women tries to finalize a document on violence against women by the end of its two-week session Friday, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is leading a pushback by governments that accuse it of trying to undermine religious or cultural values. Egypt’s ruling Islamist party called on all […]

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Al Qaida vs. Hezbollah

March 17, 2013 17:44 by Pesach Benson The Daily Beast describes the Mideast equivalent of a professional wrestling cage match: Hezbollah squaring off against Jabhat al-Nusra. To Hezbollah’s displeasure, the Al-Qaida-linked rebels have taken over a few Syrian villages along the border: Few in the West may want to shed a tear over a full-scale […]

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Iraq: Take a Day to Remember

Today is the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq. There will be much heated debate and discussion today about how the war began, why it began, and the results of all the effort, cost, and lives. These are all legitimate questions, but this day should be used for something more important: […]

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Low-Income or Filthy Rich, Cyprus Residents to Have Bank Accounts Raided

Patrick Pleul/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom The Republic of Cyprus has agreed to a eurozone bailout that will raid the bank accounts of Cyprus residents. In July 2012, the Republic of Cyprus became the fifth eurozone member to request a bailout. Eight months later, Cyprus has agreed to a €10 billion ($13 billion) bailout package with its eurozone peers […]

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Domino’s Founder Wins Against Obamacare Mandate

Domino’s Pizza founder Thomas Monaghan. (Photo: Cydney Scott/ZUMA Press/Newscom) Thomas Monaghan, founder and former owner of Domino’s Pizza, will not be forced to comply with Obamacare’s anti-conscience mandate while his lawsuit against the coercive rule proceeds. Domino Farms, Monaghan’s current property management company in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was awarded a preliminary injunction against the mandate […]

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