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Obama’s Anti-Zionism

by Daniel Pipes The Washington Times January 22, 2013 N.B.: Some small differences from the Washington Times version, which is titled “Obama second term bodes trouble for Israel” Were Barack Obama re-elected, I predicted two months before the Nov. 2012 presidential vote, “the coldest treatment of Israel ever by a U.S. president will follow.” Well, […]

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Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi

How Morsi Took Power in Egypt

by Daniel Pipes and Cynthia Farahat The Washington Times November 14, 2012 WT title: “Morsi could discredit Muslim Brotherhood rule” Earlier this year, most analysts in Egypt assessed Field Marshall Hussein Tantawi as the key figure in that country’s politics and President Mohamed Morsi as a lightweight, so it came as a surprise when Morsi […]

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Talking Turkey

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online December 26, 2012 The menu for meals on my Turkish Airlines flight earlier this month assured passengers that food selections “do not contain pork.” The menu also offered a serious selection of alcoholic drinks, including champagne, whiskey, gin, vodka, rak?, wine, beer, liqueur, and cognac. This oddity of simultaneously […]

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Muslims Buy Al Gores Liberal News Channel Current TV

Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, boosting its reach in the U.S. nearly ninefold to about 40 million liberal households. With a focus on U.S. news, it plans to ‘re-brand’ the left-leaning news network that cofounder Al Gore couldn’t make relevant.  Glenn Beck’s Blaze […]

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Obama Gives Cold Shoulder to Egyptian Secular Democrats

When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Egypt last July, she was met with widespread protest from Coptic Christians and secular activists objecting to what they all believed was the Obama administration’s role in helping the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) ascend to power in Egypt. The secretary asked to meet with 10 Christian leaders, myself […]

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Morsi speaks during his first televised address to the nation

Egypt: Morsi Regime Rams Through New Egyptian Constitution

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi today signed into law Egypt’s new constitution, which his fractured opposition has denounced as a betrayal of the original democratic goals of the 2011 revolution against the Hosni Mubarak regime. The constitution was written by an Islamist-dominated assembly that pushed through a draft over the objections of its liberal, secular, and […]

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Egyptians Pass New Islamist Constitution Despite Allegations of Polling Fraud

Egypt’s electoral commission confirmed on Tuesday that a controversial, Islamist-backed constitution was passed by 64 percent of voters, AFP reported. The commission also rejected opposition allegations of polling fraud. Samir Abul Maati, president of the national electoral commission, told a Cairo news conference that a total of 63.8 percent of valid ballots supported the new […]

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In Middle East, Christianity “close to extinction”

Sobering news for Christmas: Christianity faces being wiped out of the “biblical heartlands” in the Middle East because of mounting persecution of worshippers by Muslims, according to a new report. The study warns that Christians suffer greater hostility across the world than any other religious group, mostly from Islamic groups. And it claims politicians have […]

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Muslim Leader: “Obey The Prophet, Even If He Tells You To Kill!”

Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi—one of the most influential Islamic clerics in the world, author of over 100 books on Muslim doctrine, head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, and spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood—maintains that Muslims must obey the commands of Islam’s prophet Muhammad, even unto murder. The Muslim brotherhood is the group Obama […]

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