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"Czech Donald Trump" Wins Landslide Victory

1 hour 38 min ago
The election outcome, the result of popular discontent with established parties, is the latest in a recent wave of successes for European populists, including in Austria and Germany. The populist ascendancy highlights a shifting political landscape in
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The Case for Assyrian Independence

2 hours 8 min ago
It is a solution to the refugee problem after centuries of persecution. Not only could Assyrian Christian refugees stay where they were, but as Jews did in Israel, they could come "home". In the rush to condemn the liberation of Iraq as a mistake, we
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The Iran Deal: The Dog's Dinner Obama Dished Out

2 hours 38 min ago
"Trump violates international treaty!" "Trump tears up pact signed by world powers!" These were some of the headlines that pretended to report US President Donald Trump's move on the "Iran nuclear deal" last week. Some in the Western media even claimed
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Germany: Full Censorship Now Official

Sat, 2017-10-21 11:00
Germany has made no secret of its desire to see its new law copied by the rest of the EU. When employees of social media companies are appointed as the state's private thought police and given the power to shape the form of current political and cultural
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France: The New Collaborators

Fri, 2017-10-20 11:00
"They are those who believe that Islam is a religion of peace, tolerance and love and do not want to hear about an Islam of war, intolerance and hatred". — Michel Onfray, Le Figaro. Le Figaro just devoted an entire issue to Muslim women in France who are
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Why Are So Many Claiming That Iran Is Complying with the Deal, When Evidence Shows They Aren't?

Thu, 2017-10-19 15:30
The evidence is mounting that Iran is not only violating the spirit of the no-nukes deal, but that it is also violating its letter. The prologue to the deal explicitly states: "Iran reaffirms that under no circumstances will Iran ever seek, develop or
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Germans Debate Muslim Public Holidays

Thu, 2017-10-19 11:00
"Germany's Christian heritage is not negotiable. The introduction of Muslim holidays is out of the question for us." — Alexander Dobrindt, a senior member of the CSU party. "We have a Judeo-Christian religious character, not an Islamic one. Therefore, I
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The New Big Palestinian Lie

Thu, 2017-10-19 10:00
It is precisely the inflammatory speech of Abbas and his senior officials, expressed at every possible podium, which has been trying to turn the conflict into a religious one. If any side has turned the conflict into a religious one, it is the
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Europe's New Official History Erases Christianity, Promotes Islam

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:00
"The patrons of the false Europe are bewitched by superstitions of inevitable progress. They believe that History is on their side, and this faith makes them haughty and disdainful, unable to acknowledge the defects in the post-national, post-cultural
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Win-Win: How Tax Reform Will Help Defense Spending

Wed, 2017-10-18 10:00
While America's adversaries have been increasing their defense budgets and the power of their armed forces, the United States has been doing the opposite. Although the Senate and House Armed Services Committees passed a bill for 2018 that would exceed
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From Monty Python to Allah: London's New Mega Mosque

Tue, 2017-10-17 11:00
"We do not know what they are preaching as [it is] all in Arabic." — A petitioner against the Hussainiyat Al-Rasool Al-Adham mosque, in the middle of one of London's two largely Jewish areas. "[Ayatollah Syed Mohammed Al-Shirazi]... would constantly
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The Old Arab Fear Tactic That Came to Washington

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:00
The true threat to the US, the West, and even stable Arab governments, as Egypt is realizing, is political Islam as furthered by groups such the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS, al-Qaeda and their offshoots. This real threat has become a terrible burden to
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A Month of Islam and Multiculturalism in Britain: September 2017

Mon, 2017-10-16 11:00
A Freedom of Information request revealed that Sammy Woodhouse, a woman sexually abused as a child by a grooming gang, was told by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), a government body, that she was not entitled to compensation because
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Saudi Arabia Still Promoting "Violent and Intolerant Teachings" in Schoolbooks

Mon, 2017-10-16 10:30
"As early as first grade, students in Saudi schools are being taught hatred toward all those perceived to be of a different faith or school of thought. The lessons in hate are reinforced with each following year." — Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East
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A Slow Death for the Iran Deal

Mon, 2017-10-16 10:00
As Abba Eban observed, "Men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other resources." So it goes with America and the Iran deal. President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. would stay in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA),
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President Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Away from UNESCO — for Now

Mon, 2017-10-16 04:00
By withdrawing from UNESCO – again – President Trump is sending a powerful message to the international community: that we will no longer tolerate international organizations that serve as forums for Jew-bashing. This important message was encapsulated
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What is Really Uniting the Palestinians?

Sun, 2017-10-15 11:00
Saleh Arouri and Hamas view the "reconciliation" agreement as Fatah moving closer to Hamas and not the other way around....The "reconciliation" agreement requires from Hamas only to dissolve its shadow government in the Gaza Strip. Hamas is not being
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"Our Lives Have Turned into Hell"

Sun, 2017-10-15 10:30
Long touted as a beacon of Muslim tolerance and moderation, Indonesia joined other repressive Muslim nations in May when it sentenced the Christian governor of Jakarta, known as "Ahok," to a two-year prison term on the charge that he committed
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China: Reshuffling the Party Cadres

Sun, 2017-10-15 10:00
It is a testimony to the peculiarities of international attention to world events that while every tweet by US President Donald Trump triggers an avalanche of reports, analyses, and outright abuse, little attention is paid as the People's Republic of
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Why There Is No Peace in the Middle East

Sat, 2017-10-14 11:00
Peace is not possible in the Middle East because values and goals other than peace are more important to Middle Easterners. Most important to Middle Easterners are loyalty to kin, clan, and cult, and the honour that is won by such loyalty. There was no
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