The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan’s winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It’s all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now entering its 17th year. Continue reading
Muhammad Mahdi Akef, one of the Brotherhood’s historic leaders, died on September 22 at Cairo Kasr el Ayni hospital. He was 89. Continue reading
The politicians now have hundreds of troops protecting them while telling the rest of us to Keep Calm, Stay ‘United’ and Carry On. But who is going to protect OUR kids from the terror THEY let in? Continue reading
Only days before he is due to leave office President Obama again openly shows his support for Islamic terror. He announced the release of a number of top terrorists from the Guantanamo detention center (Gitmo). Continue reading
Can Daish flourish in Pakistan?
Or does Pakistan just doesn’t offer the public sympathy it needs? Continue reading
New coed guard duty causing ruckus at Guantanamo high-value prison
MIAMI (MCT) — The military now has female soldiers escorting former CIA captives around Guantanamo’s high-value prison, an apparent personnel change that defense lawyers say is causing an uproar over religious insensitivity. Continue reading
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has risen from anonymity to become the feared leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Continue reading
Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg was arrested earlier today as part of raid conducted by counterterrorism officials in the UK. Begg has spent most of his time living in the UK following his release from Guantanamo in 2005. He is one of the most prolific anti-Guantanamo advocates. Continue reading
Neue Umstände brachten wenig Beachtetes wieder zum Vorschein. Continue reading
More than two years into Syria’s civil war, the once highly-centralized authoritarian state has effectively split into three distinct parts, each boasting its own flags, security agencies and judicial system. Continue reading
He has many monikers. To some he is a one-eyed bandit. He’s also known as Mr. Marlboro, a reference to his years of cigarette smuggling across the border regions of the Sahara Desert.
Deutsche Politiker haben sich ein neues Feindchen aus dem Hut gezaubert, das sie nun hätscheln und mit gespannter Erwartung betrachten. Continue reading
As the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death approaches, CNN has updated this list, originally published in September 2011, taking a look at some of the dead, captured and the remaining most wanted terrorists from the last 10 years. Continue reading
The West’s confusion spells trouble. Continue reading
The world is largely oblivious to what’s going on in North Africa and the Middle East. Continue reading
WACO, TX – Coolly defiant, Pfc. Naser Abdo shouted „Nidal Hasan Fort Hood 2009!“ as he was led out of the courtroom Friday, an apparent homage to the suspect in the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation. He condemned the attack less than a year ago, but is now accused of trying to repeat it. Continue reading
The Muslim Brotherhood’s Salafi pact puts Egyptian Christians in great danger Continue reading
Islamists Fooling the Establishment
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), headquartered in Washington, is perhaps the best-known and most controversial Muslim organization in North America. CAIR presents itself as an advocate for Muslims’ civil rights and the spokesman for American Muslims. “We are similar to a Muslim NAACP,” says its communications director, Ibrahim Hooper. Its official mission—”to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding”—suggests nothing problematic.
Hundreds of Islamic fighters who are adherents to the Wahhabi tradition, and who fought alongside Bosnian Muslim forces during the war, remained in the country – with many marrying local women and establishing Islamic organizations. Foreign Islamic fighters are important but not only one segment of Radical Islamist PUZLE in Bosnia.
In the aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s death, the Washington Post ran a four-part series by men and women who had their “lives shattered and transformed by” the terror master. One of the contributors was especially curious: former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg. Continue reading