As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
Italian-language article, “Attacco diplomatico dell’Iran all’Italia: Â«Uso della forza della polizia nel G8Â»,” fromÂ Corriere della Sera, here …
You gotta admit, the mullahs got chutzpah. Barrels of it. And the Turks too:
Â Â Â Â Â In Istanbul, Turkish protesters burned the Chinese flag at a rally
* Â Now that is what I call chutzpah. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, do an internet search of “Turkey” and “Genocide” and see what results you get.Â
(Tehran, Iran) Iranian authorities have scheduledÂ executions this weekÂ of 12 Sunni Muslims belonging to the Jundallah (Soldiers of God) rebel group, including a senior leader of the rebels, Abdolhamid Rigi
(Tehran) Despite government crackdowns leading to the arrests of activists, journalists, bloggers and opposition leaders, thousands of protestersÂ chantedÂ “death to the dictator” as they “streamed down the avenues of the capital” yesterday. Official reports indicate that 1,000 to 2,500 people have been arrested since the election, including a former vice-president and former cabinet members.
Predictably, Iranian authorities blame the protest on enemy nations and “counterrevolutionary networks” attempting to thwart the Ayatollah-certified election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Islamist Al-Shabaab continues to deny that it is a terrorist group despite actions to the contrary. FromÂ GaroweOnline:
Al-Shabaab has still not decisively captured Mogadishu. Government and African Union peacekeepers remain in control of several key government buildings plus the port and airport.Â
Interestingly, itÂ appearsÂ that abandoning the Muslim faith is a more serious offense than spying.
Gordon Brown has been accused of “the ultimate dereliction of duty” in his handling of the war in Afghanistan.