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The Fate of Christians in the Current World

13 hours 46 min ago
Why should it be anti-Muslim or "Islamophobic" to write about the effects of jihad or the conservative Muslim treatment of unbelievers? The facts are well established within international bodies, NGOs, national commissions, and verifiable journalistic
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Egypt: Christian Churches Burn "Accidentally," or Have "Terrorists Changed Operations"?

14 hours 16 min ago
Preliminary reports from Egyptian authorities said that all three fires appeared to be accidents related to electrical or circuit failures, not arson.... General opinion among Christians, however, is that the fires were "not a coincidence." "The fire
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The Mullahs' Losing Game

14 hours 46 min ago
After initial hesitations the elite regained its unity by responding in the best way it knows, not to say the only way it knows: a brutal crackdown that claimed hundreds of lives and over 10,000 arrests. Translated into simple terms, Khamenei is calling
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Impeaching Trump for Obstructing Congress Would Harm Checks and Balances

Sat, 2019-12-07 10:00
The president, as head of the executive branch, is entitled to challenge in court legislative subpoenas that demand material that may be subject to claims of privilege. He is also entitled to insist that the legislature obtain a court order before the
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Sanctuary for Gays: Ignored or Jeered at by West

Fri, 2019-12-06 10:00
"Israel has always embraced this path [of liberty] in a Middle East that has long rejected it. In a region where women are stoned, gays are hanged, Christians are persecuted, Israel stands out. It is different." – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to
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Germany: All EU Members Must Take in Migrants

Thu, 2019-12-05 10:00
The continuing debate over migration is, at its core, about European federalism and the degree to which the European Union will be allowed to usurp decision-making powers from its 28 member states. If everything goes according to plan, the draft
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Blame Others, Not Trump, for NATO's Divisions

Thu, 2019-12-05 09:00
While getting NATO's finances in order clearly remains a pressing priority for the Trump administration, the real divisions at the summit have been caused by the conduct of the Europeans, most notably France and Turkey. Turkey's recent decision to
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Norway's Top Cop Seems Baffled by Free Speech - but Not by the Inviolability of the Koran

Wed, 2019-12-04 10:00
Norwegian police chief Marie Benedicte Bjørnland is unable to rid from her mind the certainty that mistreating a copy of the Koran is wrong and that she and her fellow flatfoots should, under some statute or other, have the power to do something about it
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Important New Book by Alan Dershowitz Calls for Equality and Fairness in the Justice System

Wed, 2019-12-04 09:00
"The atmosphere changed dramatically. Evidence was no longer important. It was the accusation that mattered, as well as the identities of the accuser and accused. The presumption shifted from innocence to guilt. For a man to call a false accuser a liar
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An Ambulance with Your Pot Order?

Tue, 2019-12-03 15:00
During the new year... Gatestone will be empaneling experts to examine this emerging threat to motorists, pedestrians, those in the workplace, and young people. We need to understand the implications of that on public health.... Marijuana has been listed
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How Palestinian Leaders Sabotage Palestinians' Interests

Tue, 2019-12-03 11:00
The new field hospital in the Gaza Strip is currently being built with the help of Friendship, a US NGO, as well as partial funding from Qatar. The hospital, which is being constructed near the Gaza-Israel border, will provide medical services to
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Turkey's Open Secret: Fake Secularism

Tue, 2019-12-03 09:00
"Everyone is equal before the law regardless of his language, race, sex, color, political opinion, philosophy, religious belief, sect..." — Turkish Constitution, Article 10. Why was the teacher suspended? Simple -- even though Turkish officials cannot
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Islamic State Alive and Well in Europe

Mon, 2019-12-02 10:00
"I think that the practice of automatic, early release where you cut a sentence in half and let really serious, violent offenders out early simply isn't working, and you've some very good evidence of how that isn't working, I am afraid, with this case."
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Durham Needs to Bring Indictments

Mon, 2019-12-02 09:30
The alternative to a purely domestic intelligence operation targeting a major political party's candidate for the presidency (and later, president) was to manufacture a foreign counterintelligence (FCI) "threat" that could then be "imported" back into
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It Is Time for Europe to Take NATO Seriously

Mon, 2019-12-02 09:00
The second major challenge the NATO summit will face is Turkey. Following the 2016 coup attempt, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan purged his army. As a result, many senior Turkish officers assigned to NATO asked for asylum in Belgium. Turkey has
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Pope Francis, 'The Song of Roland' and Imam Al-Tayeb

Sun, 2019-12-01 10:00
"I have a family of Christians who do not want to convert, what do we do with them?", a jihadist in Iraq asked his superior. According a new report by Aid to the Church in Need, "over 245 million Christians [are] living in places where they experience
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Iran: Between Samson and Samsung

Sun, 2019-12-01 09:00
The daily Kayhan, commonly believed to reflect Khamenei's views, is even calling for gallows to be erected to hang "evil-doers" in public, regardless of the numbers involved. Khamenei's "Samson option" reminds one of Hermann Goering, the German Nazi
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China Adopts Malicious "Cybersecurity" Rules

Sat, 2019-11-30 10:00
After all these "cybersecurity" rules are in place, no foreign company may encrypt data so that it cannot be read by the Chinese central government and the Communist Party of China. In other words, businesses will be required to turn over encryption keys
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France: "We Want to Regain Control of Our Migration Policy"

Fri, 2019-11-29 10:00
"The number of asylum applications in France increased by more than 20% in 2018 while it is declining everywhere else in Europe. Why is it declining elsewhere and increasing in France? Maybe we need to ask the question, why is this 'French Eldorado'
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The Self-Censorship Trap: Some Artists Walking Right Into It

Thu, 2019-11-28 10:00
The Index on Censorship has identified what appears to be an overly cautious approach to commissioning new artwork. "Artists will create the work that gatekeepers and commissioners will adopt...." "I love my freedom. I'm aware of the very real threat to
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