Islam and the War on Terror

U.S. State Department Cover Up: Saudi Arabia Playing a Double Game

Posted in Arab Revolution, Islam and the War on Terror on January 26th, 2014 by admin – Be the first to comment

Rehuven Paz, an Israeli academic and researcher, directed me to Aaron Y. Zelin, a fellow of the Washington Institute.  Zelin’s original research (http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/foreign-jihadists-in-syria-tracking-recruitment-networks) shows that, although foreign jihadists fighting the regime in Syria come from every Arab country across North Africa, Saudi nationals represent the largest single group.

U.S. media has reported that Saudi Arabian agents have been assisting the CIA in Jordan to direct non-lethal aid to pro-western democratic anti-regime forces.  And the U.S. media has reported that Saudi Arabia successfully pressured the U.S. into having the U.N. rescind the invitation previously accorded Iran to attend the Geneva 2.  Thus, Saudi Arabia, aided and abetted by the U.S. Department of State, plays a double game. read more »

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Criticizing Islam

Posted in Islam and the War on Terror on May 15th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

Mohammed as a roundabout dog: cartoon by Lars Vilks

Mohammed as a Swedish roundabout dog (rondellhund): cartoon by Lars Vilks

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s response to western apologists

While blogging with a very articulate lady from the UK, an evangelical atheist and retired high-level worker for the Labour Party–in other words, to the left of most American liberals–I was struck by her efforts to let Saudi Arabs off the hook read more »

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Gutless journalism

Posted in Arab Revolution, Islam and the War on Terror, The End of the Monsoon on March 13th, 2010 by admin – Be the first to comment

New York Times masthead

How The New York Times contributes to government abuse

In articles written for the public by respectable journalists, in respectable papers, we find the terms, ‘extraordinary rendition’, ‘detained’, ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’. When in fact, we should be reading, ‘kidnapped’, ‘imprisoned without charge’, and ‘torture’. read more »

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