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Erdogan: “Islam encourages peace”

* Qur’an 8:59 “The infidels should not think that they can get away from us. Prepare against them whatever arms and weaponry you can muster so that you may terrorize them. They are your enemy and Allah’s enemy.

* * Bukhari:V4B52N220 “Allah’s Apostle said, I have been made victorious with terror.”
Hat tip: Mullah

For a Muslim, there is no shame in telling lies and taqiyya to further the cause of Islam. The end justify the means.

Turkey’s Islamic PM Tayyip Erdogan gives us a particularly good example of how this technique is used to pull the (Islamic) wool over infidel eyes and ears:

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“Islam is a religion that encourages peace. It will never allow acts of terror since it considers killing of a person killing of humanity. No one can say that Islam allows terrorism. Somebody’s wrongdoing cannot be blamed on Islam,” Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.

Her was addressing the iftar dinner hosted by the ruling Justice & Development (AK) Party in honor of ambassadors in Ankara.

He said that if EU will be the home of peace, love and alliance of civilizations, it has to accept Turkey as a member.

* Europe ‘has to accept’-eh? You reckon, Tayyip?

What say you?

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Erdogan Says Headscarf Ban at Universities ‘Unfortunate’ 

Chipping away at turkey’s secular constitution; Erdogan prepares for the islamic republic 

Will the headscarf ban at Turkish universities soon be lifted? Prime Minister Erdogan is taking on one of his countries most contentious issues. In an interview, the prime minister discusses his party’s draft for a new constitution and Tehran’s role as one of his country’s most important energy partners. 

Spiegel Online 

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Sweden: 1970 there were 1000 Muslims in the country. 2006 there were 400.000 and in 2040 there will be ….????

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This report from JW Deutschland (translated)

Sweden has about 9 million inhabitants. It is a good example on how Islamization works. The above numbers are correct and are straight out of the official EU-report of Sanders and Larsen, a neutral source by any standards.

Since the numbers of native Swedes are steadily decreasing, Sweden will have a Muslim majority by 2040.

Muslims in Sweden are already selling (and wearing) T-shirts upon which is written: “From 2030 Onwards Islam Will Rule Sweden”-

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In the meantime the no-go zones are steadily increasing, rape of native females has reached epidemic proportions, churches are burning and indigenous Swedes are attacked and terrorized by Muslim thugs, robbed and beaten, only to find the police has little or no interest to pursue the matter further.

One Scandinavian commenter calls this development a Eurabian horror story concocted by Utopian multiculti-fantasist’s. (eurabische Horrorgeschichte eines utopistischen Mulitikulturismus) (Christian Science Monitor).

While the Swedish Welfare System collapses, crime has skyrocketed and Muslim- Immigrants are “waging war” against Swedes through robbery, all kinds of crime and by raping infidel women.

source: Brussels Journal

* Similar ‘developments’ we can observe in Holland, Belgium, Norway and many other places in Eurabia. Australia is not far from it, while Canada is on the silk road to the caliphate, apart from a little town called Herouxville

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‘Our son is no terrorist, just a young Muslim’

* The Islamic definition of a ‘good Muslim’ -, one who follows the Koran, sira and hadith, is one who is -or will become- a terrorist. He will seek to emulate the Muslim prophet Muhammad, who was among other things a bandit chief, caravan raider, terrorist, slave trader, torturer, and a misogynistic polygamist and pedophile.

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* Our MSM still supports the delusional stupidity by which somehow, somewhere, some ‘moderate Muslims’ will “have to (how?) stand up against the radicals who give Islam a bad name”- unforgivable negligence or fear of being called ‘racist or bigot?’ Fear of the Muslim ‘backlash’?- Ignorance or indoctrination with political correctness, the fear to offend, to apologize and a wimpish attitude to concede, to give in, has paralyzed Western society.

* How difficult it is to come to grips with the Islamic ideology is depicted in the case of a young Muslim in Scotland, who became more devout and therefore a TERRORIST. Imagine! And you always thought religion was something spiritual, right?

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Papa blames the internet; surely Islam had nothing to do with it!

Mohammed Siddique, the father of the 21-year-old, said: “After what’s happened to my son, stop your children going on the internet in case they end up in jail.”


Qur’an:9:5 “Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, harass them, lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war.”

Qur’an:9:29 “Fight those who do not believe until they all surrender, paying the protective tax in submission.”

Hmm. You think Mohammed learned this from the internet?

‘Our son is no terrorist, just a young Muslim’

THE family of Mohammed Atif Siddique, the Scottish student convicted this week of al-Qaeda terrorist offences, have come together to tell of their heartache and their anger at the way he has been treated.
They described how their son adopted a stricter Islamic way of life, a change that fractured their close relationship and ultimately led to his conviction.

But they insisted Atif – who faces at least ten years in prison – was not a terrorist and that his actions were similar to those of thousands of ordinary young Muslims seeking answers about al-Qaeda and the “war on terror”.

From the Scotsman

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Al Zarqawi, Al Qaedas departed head chopper in Iraq, had a clear understanding of the Islamic scriptures:

Zarqawi : “there are many Ayat (verses) [of the Qur’an] and Hadith [Islamic traditions] mandating Jihad and warning Muslims of the grave consequences of stalling or abandoning Jihad or staying behind.” He quotes Qur’an 2:191: “And slay them wherever you catch them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out; for persecution is worse than slaughter…” and cites various scholars as explaining the verse to mean that “the state of Kufr [unbelief] or Shirk [idolatry] is worse than the act of killing and worse for the believer than being killed. Therefore, preserving life, or any of the other four essentials at the expense of losing the Deen [religion], is a violation of Allah’s Sharia’ah.” In other words, unbelief is worse than killing, thus Muslims should not hesitate to kill unbelieving noncombatants. He asserts that “it has become known to people of understanding that the consequence of abandoning or stalling Jihad is worse than consequence of practicing it. Practicing Jihad may lead to loss of life and wealth, such and adversity falls under the individual or specific category. However, abandoning Jihad will lead to loss of Deen and life at the level of the entire Ummah [Muslim community].”
He cites several Islamic scholars to justify jihad attacks against unbelievers even when those unbelievers are using Muslims as a shield, if “there is no other way of reaching, separating, and killing the Kuffar.”

Zarqawi, the song. Click here

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A photo depicts the perversion of our society:

A hijabbed security guard frisks a nun.

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From the photograher, Dean Shaddock:
This was captured as I collected my things from airport security (Detroit Metro Concourse A). I think of it as something like a Rorschach test. Is an elderly Catholic nun being frisked by a Muslim security agent the celebration of blind justice? Or is it simply an admission of absurdity?

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Israel thwarts Yom Kippur suicide attack in Tel Aviv

Islam had nothing to do with it! Sure?

“Allah hath bought from the believers their lives and their wealth because the Garden will be theirs: they shall fight in the way of Allah and shall slay and be slain.” –– Qur’an 9:111

“Israel says thwarts suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv,” from Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police seized an explosive belt that was intended to be used in a Tel Aviv suicide bomb attack on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, a police spokesman said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police raided an apartment in Israel’s commercial capital early on Saturday and arrested four people, including a suspected would-be suicide bomber and an explosive belt he was planning to use.

An army spokeswoman said Palestinian militants arrested during a raid in West Bank city of Nablus earlier this week had been planning the attack. Two militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during the raid.

The Hamas leader in al-Ein refugee camp gave the explosive belt to a Nablus resident who worked in Tel Aviv, she said. A news report said the belt was smuggled in parts and was assembled in the apartment.

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Reporting from Iraq

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A young boy cries as his mother consoles him after U.S soldiers detained a family member during operation Saber Hammer 3 on the outskirts of Muqdadiyah, Iraq, 90 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. The operation targets insurgents on the outskirts of Muqdadiyah. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo)

* Does anybody question the motive of reporting such drivel?

Pope Blasts Islam Over Converts, Dhimmis, Treatment of Iraq’s Christians….

The nutroots will blame the pope, of course:

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* The Winds of Jihad crystal ball predicts murder and mayhem wherever Muhammedanism festers within the next two weeks.

Thanks to Weasel Zippers

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The Pope has again risked provoking the wrath of the Islamic world, by criticising its treatment of Christians.

Benedict XVI attacked Muslim nations where Christians are either persecuted or given the status of second-class citizens under the Shariah Islamic law.

He also defended the rights of Muslims to convert to Christianity, an act which warrants the death penalty in many Islamic countries.

His comments came almost exactly a year after he provoked a wave of anger among Muslims by quoting a Byzantine emperor who linked Islam to violence.

Yesterday, near Rome, the 80-year-old pontiff made a speech in “defence of religious liberty”, which, he said “is a fundamental, irrepressible, inalienable and inviolable right”.

In a clear reference to Islam, he said: “The exercise of this freedom also includes the right to change religion, which should be guaranteed not only legally, but also in daily practice.”

Addressing the problem of Islamic extremism, he added: “Terrorism is a serious problem whose perpetrators often claim to act in God’s name and harbour an inexcusable contempt for human life.”

Last September, radical British Muslims said Pope Benedict should be executed for “insulting” the Prophet Mohammed.

His latest comments, however, come just days after one of the Church of England’s-senior bishops warned that Muslim leaders here must speak out in defence of the right to change faith.

The Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali, told Channel 4’s Dispatches programme of his fears for the safety of the estimated 3,000 Muslims who have converted to other faiths in this country.

A poll earlier this year of more than 1,000 young adult British Muslims found that 36 per cent believe those who convert to another faith should be punished by death.

Pope Benedict is particularly concerned about the persecution of Christians in Iraq since the invasion of 2003.

More: Pope in ‘freedom’ blast at Islam

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1939 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee: Adolf Hitler

Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1939: Adolf Hitler.

Are you surprised? No wonder Arafart and Muhammad ElBaradei are recipients of this noble price in this case..?

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Eurabia: They Just Keep Coming

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Labour hands out work permits to 1m non-EU migrants

By JAMES SLACK –

‘All they want to do is get to Britain ‘

French riot police battle the migrants queueing to get into Britain

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‘Immigrants’ throw rocks at unwelcome guests in the port

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U.S. admits nearly 10,000 from “terrorism” states 

Suididal idiocy. The US will pay dearly for this bleeding heart generosity.

By David Morgan for Reuters  

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 10,000 people from countries designated as sponsors of terrorism have entered the United States under an immigration diversity program with relatively few restrictions, a report released on Friday said.

* There is no end to diversity  which so enriches our culture… 

Geraldo the Moonbat v/s Michelle Malkin

* Geraldo is as dumb and ignorant as a moonbat can be. He even claims that all 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Saudi’s. Only 15 of them were, Geraldo. For a news dick in your position these little details matter…

* Trouble is, he gets airtime on Fox, in spite of insulting her (‘I would spit on her’) and she hasn’t been seen for a while now. There is no room for truth tellers in an Arab controlled work environment. Thank heavens for the internet; here from hot air:

The Hypocrisy of the Brits: Saudi arms deal puts Blair back in the spotlight

Peter Wilson, Europe correspondent /The Australian

Hat tip: Rosie

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TONY Blair is already half-forgotten in Downing Street but Britain this week received one of his most contentious legacies in the form of an arms contract with Saudi Arabia, which could be worth more than $46billion.

The Saudi decision to buy 72 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes and a barrage of related services from arms manufacturer BAE Systems followed Mr Blair’s decision in December to block a Serious Fraud Office investigation into bribes allegedly paid by BAE to members of the Saudi royal family.

The then prime minister ordered British prosecutors to drop the case on the grounds that it would be against the national interest, even though SFO officers believed they had enough evidence for a criminal conviction.

Mr Blair’s decision prompted criticism from the OECD, anti-corruption campaigners and US government investigators, who have launched their own inquiry into the bribes allegations.

It also brought claims of hypocrisy from the Kremlin, after British officials claimed they could not interfere with Britain’s “totally independent” justice system to stop British prosecutors pursuing diplomatically sensitive allegations that a former KGB agent had killed a Russian dissident in London.

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When Mr Blair announced the BAE bribery investigation was being dropped, he denied it was in response to intense pressure from British industry and unions, which had worried that Saudi anger could undermine the Typhoon deal and threaten thousands of British jobs.

Government officials conceded privately the potential impact on British industry was a factor in their decision, but Mr Blair and then attorney-general Peter Goldsmith said they were stepping in for “national security” reasons because angering the Saudi Government could imperil Saudi support for the campaign against Islamic extremism.

The Saudis had threatened to cut off intelligence co-operation and that could put British lives at risk, Mr Blair said.

The British Government was quiet about the huge new arms export deal, with confirmation only coming this week from a Saudi announcement that the deal with Britain’s biggest arms-maker had been signed on September 11.

The initial contract was for pound stg. 4.43billion ($10billion) but related deals for munitions, repairs, training and other services are expected to lift it to pound stg. 20billion, making the export deal, by some accounts, Britain’s biggest.

Britain’s Conservative Party, which was in power during the initial Saudi arms deal, has offered little criticism of the stifling of the investigation, but the Liberal Democrats called the decision an outrage, a charge that party leader Menzies Campbell highlighted at his party’s annual conference yesterday.

“What kind of country is it where the Government halts a criminal investigation into corrupt arms sales to placate commercial interests?” Sir Menzies asked at the start of his keynote speech.

The US Department of Justice mounted inquiries into the matter in June, and a US law firm has launched a class action suit of BAE shareholders, claiming BAE bosses failed to carry out their duties by paying bribes to secure the original deal to sell Hawk and Tornado jets to Saudi Arabia in 1985.

The lawsuit alleges BAE gave more than $US2billion in bribes to Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, a claim the prince and the firm deny.

Poison Dwarf Will Not Desecrate Ground Zero

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Video: Ahmadinejad: ‘If the World Is Calm, Europe Will Eradicate the Zionists’

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A-mad-in-jihad sez: ‘Everyone should have peaceful nukes to bomb the Jooozzzz…’

MEMRI TV

Transcript here

‘Death to Israel..!’

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Resistance is building:

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Columbia U. students organize: Ahmadinejad is not welcome here

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More from Michelle Malkin

U.S. commander: Iran supplying Taliban

By BRIAN MURPHY, Associated Press

A top American commander on Friday accused Iran of supplying powerful roadside bombs to militants in Afghanistan and said the U.S. would “act decisively” if the cross-border flow continues.

Heavy battles in the violence-plagued south, meanwhile, killed 75 Taliban and at least six civilians, and a suicide car bomb in the capital killed a French soldier and an Afghan bystander.

Adm. William Fallon, the head of U.S. Central Command, said Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is supplying roadside bomb parts for the type of sophisticated and deadly bombs found in Iraq known as explosively formed penetrators.

“The Iranians are clearly supplying some amount of lethal aid,” Fallon told The Associated Press during a trip to Afghanistan. “There is no doubt … that agents from Iran are involved in aiding the insurgency.”

Afghanistan has seen its heaviest fighting this year since the ouster of Taliban regime in 2001. More than 4,400 people have died in insurgency-related violence around the country, according to an Associated Press count based on official figures.

Friday’s bomb attack in western Kabul was directed against a convoy of French troops traveling in armored vehicles. It killed one soldier and an Afghan civilian and wounded many other Afghans, hospital and NATO officials said. The blast blew the windows out of a civilian bus and set at least one vehicle on fire.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy condemned the attack as “cowardly and odious.”

“More than ever, I remain determined to pursue the fight against terrorism,” he said.

Heavy fighting in the south, meanwhile, killed about 75 Taliban militants in the last 48 hours, the U.S.-led coalition said.

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Happy Ramadan!

The ‘holy’ month of Ramadan traditionally increases jihad activities. Some of the latest reported here:

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The Blind Sheik and Ramadan,

“Eruption upon Eruption!”

The blind sheik. Remember him? Think World Trade Center 1993? Old sheiks never die, they just incite to jihad. He is as powerful as ever, more so as an icon. Posted at a jihad website:

‘… the fasting of Ramadhan is an eruption which trembles and shakes the thrones of oppression and tyranny, annihilates and erases the palaces of rebellion and rancour. Across the range of Islaamic history, upheavals occurred in Ramadhan and Jihaad used to increase and multiply. In the heart of Islaam, the day of Badr was in Ramadhan, as well as the day of Conquest…”

* Conquest. That’s what its all about. That’s all you really need to know. But we’re STILL NOT listening…

The universalism of Islam, in its all-embracing creed, is imposed on the believers as a continuous process of warfare, psychological and political, if not strictly military. . . . The Jihad, accordingly, may be stated as a doctrine of a permanent state of war, not continuous fighting.”2
— Majid Khadduri

More casualties in Somalia as Mujahideen carry out first operations in Ramadan

Hospital suspends Muslim chaplain

London, Sept. 21 (PTI): A Muslim preacher who chanted “Allah-o-Akbar” (God is great) while showing children film of planes flying into the World Trade Centre has been suspended as a chaplain at a hospital here.

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Qaeda Plot To Kidnap French In Algeria Foiled

Two employees of a French company working in Algeria were urgently sent back to France this month. Al Qaeda’s second in command urged North Africa’s Muslims in a video tape posted on Thursday to “cleanse” their land of Spanish and French nationals as a way to restore Muslim rule that once stretched into southern Europe.
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Pakistan: Islamic Terrorists Tell Schoolgirls To Wear Veils Or Be Bombed

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Will Muhammad Become New Jersey’s First Muslim Judge ?

Mohammed, who specializes in immigration law, is a Sunni Muslim who has worked to educate the public about Islam and to build bridges between his community and the state’s political and law enforcement establishments.

Picture of the day: EURABIA

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Steven Emerson: JIHAD IS JIHAD

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Steven Emerson.

‘The sad reality is that the vast majority of institutional organizations in the hierarchical Muslim spectrum represent the Muslim Brotherhood, the Wahhabis or the Salafists. It’s a microcosm of the Muslim world.’

* The interviewer, Ruthie Blum from JP seems to be quite a moonbat. But as always, Steve Emerson knows his stuff and his fact based analysis beats anything in his way:

The new book and documentary film I’m working on – The Grand Deception – is about how the US government, the media and the intelligentsia are witting and unwitting enablers of radical Islam, by accepting front groups for the Muslim Brotherhood or for Hamas as credible and legitimate. This is particularly egregious at the highest levels of the government – such as the State Department, Department of Homeland Security, Justice Department and the FBI – who meet and greet groups they should be investigating, not embracing. This sends a terrible signal to genuine Muslim moderates and the Muslim rank-and-file, reinforcing their sense that it is the radical groups who are respected by the government.

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US: Muslim ‘religion’ taught under guise of history

Students perform skits about the tenets of Islam belief’

By Bob Unruh
© 2007 WorldNetDaily.com

The “Five Pillars” of Islam – charity, fasting, prayer, belief and pilgrimage – are being taught to public school students in Nyssa, Ore., under the guise of world history, the school has confirmed to WND, even though a parent raised a complaint about the same teachings a year ago.

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The future of American Schools?

In a letter to parents following the concerns that were raised at that point, Supt. Don Grotting and other school officials told parents that the text called “Journey Across Time” features a chapter on “Islamic Civilizations.”

As part of that, “class activities have included guest speakers (including an American soldier serving in Iraq and a practicing Muslim woman who is an American citizen living in Mountain Home) who talked about geography, dress, climate, religion, economy and culture and student skits, in which students prepare and perform three- to five-minute skits about the tenets of Islam belief: charity, fasting, prayer, belief, and pilgrimage.”

Janine Weeks, the curriculum director at the school, this week told WND that the curriculum, and class activities, are continuing.

“We’ve not made any changes,” she said. “The content standards require that we present information about the rise of Islam in the context of world history.”

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U.N., EU offer social services to pardoned terrorists

But gunmen slated for ‘reintegration’ still committing attacks, refusing to disarm

Hmmm, why would that be? Surely that has nothing to do with Islam, because Islam is a ‘Religion of Peace’- right?

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By Aaron Klein
© 2007 WorldNetDaily.com

TEL AVIV – The United Nations has initiated a program to provide “job training” and “family assistance” purportedly to integrate into Palestinian society terrorists granted amnesty in July by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

Many of the terrorists now slated for aid have boasted of violating their amnesty agreement by refusing to disarm and reportedly continuing to attack the Jewish state.

Israel has information some of the pardoned terrorists have been coordinating activities with the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist organization.

In a gesture to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Olmert granted the official amnesty to 178 West Bank-based members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, Fatah’s declared military wing, which took responsibility along with the Islamic Jihad terror group for every suicide bombing in Israel the past two years.

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An American Beslan in the Making: School Jihad

HOMELAND INSECURITY

Experts say terrorists eye your local school

3 years after Beslan slaughter, U.S. educators still unprepared

WASHINGTON – Three years after Muslim terrorists attacked a school in Beslan in North Ossetia-Alania within the Russian Federation resulting in 396 deaths and 437 injuries, terrorism and law enforcement experts say most U.S. schools have not prepared at all to deal with the possibility of such an assault.

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More disturbingly, they say, such attacks are most definitely being prepared and rehearsed in Islamic terrorist camps around the world.

In videotapes captured in Afghanistan, al-Qaida terrorists practiced the takeover of a school – issuing commands in English, separating children into manageable groups and killing anyone who offered resistance. Some hostages were take to rooftops, dangled over the edge, then shot for the sake of cameras and onlookers.

In Iraq, the floor plans of several schools in Virginia, Texas and New Jersey were found in the possession of captured terrorists.


Meanwhile, in the U.S. law enforcement authorities have uncovered what appear to be probing missions by terrorists attempting to get jobs as school bus drivers and making inquiries about armed security personnel in schools.

Muslim gunman Sulejman Talovic was loaded for bear in February when he opened fire on shoppers in a Salt Lake City mall. He was armed with a shotgun, a .38 pistol and a backpack full of ammunition. He killed five and would have kept killing if an alert off-duty police officer hadn’t returned fire and helped stop him.

Suleiman was given a heroes funeral back in Kosovo, just like the London bombers, who had tens of thousands attend their funerals. We are being suicidally stupid.

More incidents on Sudden Jihad Syndrome here

In March, the FBI and Homeland Security Department distributed a bulletin to law enforcement across the country warning that Muslims with “ties to extremist groups” are signing up to be school bus drivers. They also noted “recent suspicious activity” by foreigners who either drive school buses or are licensed to drive them.

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Sweden judge: ‘Islam is not a race and depicting Mohammed as a dog does not incite racial hatred’

Common sense and the law overrule insanity: A judge shows backbone in Sweden

Sweden’s Chancellor of Justice has ruled that a cartoon drawn by a Swedish artist depicting the Prophet Mohammed as a dog, subsequently published in a local Swedish newspaper in August, does not constitute incitement to racial hatred.
Three Swedish Muslim organisations had requested the justice chancellor to press racial hatred charges against the Nerikes Allehanda newspaper and its editor, who wrote an article alongside the drawing defending press freedoms.
In a statement the chancellor said while many Muslims could interpret the cartoon as offensive, neither the drawing nor the article, could be proven to show contempt for any ethnic group.

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The publication of the cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed as a dog-like sculpture decorating a traffic roundabout, or traffic circle, prompted official complaints from Egypt, Iran and Pakistan.

Until the bombs go off…

Eurabia Sellout: Gulf states snap up London Stock Exchange

Going, going, going fast….

By Roland Jackson/Herald Sun Hat tip: RosieBush in $20 billion arms deal with Saudis; Saudis threatening dollar collapse

THE United Arab Emirates and Qatar are set to own nearly half of the London Stock Exchange, a source close to the matter said today.

The two Gulf states have agreed to buy a combined “48 per cent” of the prestigious London market in separate deals, the source said.

The news propels the Middle Eastern countries into the heart of European financial markets.

The state-linked Qatari Investment Authority said it had bought a 20 per cent slice of the LSE, which is Europe’s oldest stock exchange.

According to the source, the shares were sold by American investors – but not the US Nasdaq stock market.

Earlier, UAE group Borse Dubai agreed to buy a 28 per cent LSE holding from the US Nasdaq stock market as part of a deal to jointly take over Nordic operator OMX.

The LSE did not comment on the Nasdaq sale, but welcomed the purchase by Qatar.

“The board of the Exchange is very happy to welcome the QIA as a long term investor in the company,” the LSE said.

The US-based Nasdaq, which was the LSE’s biggest shareholder with a 31 per cent holding, said last month that it wanted to sell up after a failed hostile takeover attempt.

“Qatar Investment Authority today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Qatar Holding, has purchased a 20 per cent stake in the London Stock Exchange,” the QIA said in an official statement.

No financial details of the transaction were given and the QIA stressed that it had no takeover plans.

“Neither QIA nor Qatar Holding currently intends to make an offer for the LSE but reserves its position in the event that a third party announces a firm intention to make an offer,” the statement continued.

Qatar, like its neighbouring emirate, Dubai, is seeking to become the Middle East’s centre of global trading. Both emirates have an independent market regulator.

In Stockholm today, Nasdaq and Borse Dubai reached a complex agreement to jointly take over Nordic market operator OMX, with Borse Dubai taking 19.99 per cent of Nasdaq.

The groups said Borse Dubai, created less than two months ago, would follow through on its previously announced 230 kronor a share offer for OMX worth 2.94 billion euros ($4.81 billion).

The Nasdaq would then acquire all of Borse Dubai’s OMX shares.

Under the terms of the deal, Dubai will acquire almost one third of the LSE, while Nasdaq will become a strategic shareholder in the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX).

The announcement ended intense speculation over the fate of OMX, with Nasdaq and Borse Dubai both courting the group in recent months.

The Qatar Investment Authority also announced today that it had bought 9.98 per cent of OMX, adding in a statement that the purchase was “a key step in the QIA’s ambitions to take supportive holdings in the European exchange infrastructure.”

OMX operates the stock markets of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Reykjavik, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

HOMELAND INSECURITY

Sheikdom shakedown: Dubai moves on Nasdaq

Arab ownership of U.S. stock exchange raises flag in Congress

By Jerome R. Corsi
© 2007 WorldNetDaily.com

In a complex set of transactions, Dubai is moving to acquire 19.9 percent of the Nasdaq in New York, placing the Arab government in an ownership position of the key U.S. stock exchange and raising concerns in Congress.

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Bush in $20 billion arms deal with Saudis; Saudis threatening dollar collapse

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bush administration’s proposed multibillion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia brought new allegations on Capitol Hill Tuesday that the monarchy has been lax in countering terrorism.

Fears of dollar collapse as Saudis take fright,”

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard in the Telegraph:
Saudi Arabia has refused to cut interest rates in lockstep with the US Federal Reserve for the first time, signalling that the oil-rich Gulf kingdom is preparing to break the dollar currency peg in a move that risks setting off a stampede out of the dollar across the Middle East.
“This is a very dangerous situation for the dollar,” said Hans Redeker, currency chief at BNP Paribas.

“Saudi Arabia has $800bn (£400bn) in their future generation fund, and the entire region has $3,500bn under management. They face an inflationary threat and do not want to import an interest rate policy set for the recessionary conditions in the United States,” he said.

The Saudi central bank said today that it would take “appropriate measures” to halt huge capital inflows into the country, but analysts say this policy is unsustainable and will inevitably lead to the collapse of the dollar peg.

As a close ally of the US, Riyadh has so far tried to stick to the peg, but the link is now destabilising its own economy.

Don’t cry just yet…

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The Crusades were defensive wars 

Peanut Khadr Deluded As Ever: “Iran No Threat to Israel Now”

Actually: Change that. Khadr is probably not deluded at all. This vile, despicable cretin has steadfastly worked towards the destruction of Israel. He has received millions from the Arabs and he simply pays his dues…

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An Urgent Message
From the Desk of David Horowitz

Dear DHFC Supporter,

I have just released a flash video, “Jimmy Carter’s War Against the Jews”, which is one of four such movies we have made.

This five minute video refutes the lies that Jimmy Carter has spread about the Jews and Israel in his books and speeches. It goes point by point, exposing the lies and showing Jimmy Carter’s duplicitous nature in regard to his defense of Arab tyranny while criticizing Israel democracy. It further exposes the truth in his taking funds from Arab sources, defending Palestinian terror at all

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“I have never met an Arab leader that in private professed a desire for an independent Palestinian state. Publicly, they all espouse an independent Palestinian state — almost all of them — because that is what they committed themselves to do at Rabat (the 1974 Arab League summit conference).”

–President Jimmy Carter, at a 1979 press conference

“There has been no change whatsoever in the fundamental strategy of the PLO, which is based on the total liberation of Palestine and the destruction of the occupying country. … On no accounts will the Palestinians accept part of Palestine and call it the Palestinian state, while forfeiting the remaining areas which are called the State of Israel.”


–Rafiq Najshah, PLO representative in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian News Agency, June 9, 1980

“The struggle with the Zionist enemy is not a struggle about Israel’s borders, but about Israel’s existence. We will never agree to anything less than the return of all our land and the establishment of the independent state.”


–Bassam Abu Sharif, a top Arafat aide and PLO spokesman, quoted by the Kuwait News Agency, May 31, 1986

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Carter: Iran No Threat to Israel Now

By DOUG GROSS
Associated Press Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that it was almost inconceivable that Iran would “commit suicide” by launching missiles at Israel.

Speaking at Emory University, Carter, who brokered the 1979 Camp David peace accord between Israel and Egypt, said Israel’s superior military power and distance from Iran likely are enough to discourage an actual attack.

“Iran is quite distant from Israel,” said Carter, 83. “I think it would be almost inconceivable that Iran would commit suicide by launching one or two missiles of any kind against the nation of Israel.”

Iran’s deputy air force commander said Wednesday that Israel is within range of Iran’s medium-range missiles and bombers and that Tehran would strike back if Israel “makes a silly mistake.”

The White House said the comments almost sound geared toward provoking a fight and Israeli officials said they take the threats seriously.

Carter did not dismiss the idea that Iran might want to attack Israel, noting Iran’s refusal to suspend uranium enrichment production despite two United Nations resolutions imposing sanctions on the country. Tehran insists its nuclear program is aimed at producing energy for civilian use but the U.S., its European allies and many others fear the program’s real aim is to produce nuclear weapons.

“Obviously, we all hope we can do whatever we can to keep Iran from becoming a nuclear power,” Carter said.

Carter said unease between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank is a far greater threat to Israel’s security than Iran. He criticized the Bush administration for not doing enough to broker peace in the region.

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Israel and Jew-hating Peanut Khadr is an agent for Arab Muslims and on the take ever since he started dealing with petro-dollars. Link

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Jimmy Carter and the Arab Lobby
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Bibi confirms attack on Syria

Abraham Rabinovich, Jerusalem | September 21, 2007

OPPOSITION leader Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed yesterday that Israel had carried out an air attack against a site deep inside Syria two weeks ago, breaking a 14-day Israeli silence on the strike.

“I was party to this matter, I must say, from the first minute and I gave it my backing,” Mr Netanyahu, known in his country as Bibi, said in an interview on Israeli television. “It is still too early to discuss this subject.”

Mr Netanyahu’s remark, the first confirmation of the strike by an Israeli leader, was condemned by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s office, which has thus far declined to comment on Syrian reports of an attack.

Syria first reported an Israeli air incursion two weeks ago but offered few details.

According to reports, the attack was carried out against a site that Israeli intelligence believes is being equipped for nuclear development by North Korea.

The Israelis had reportedly tracked a ship bearing cargo from North Korea to a Syrian port and monitored the cargo’s transfer to the site, which was attacked a few days later, on September 6.

Neither the precise nature of the cargo nor the effect of the air attack has been revealed.

An American official said Israel had been monitoring the site, at al-Safir, for some time before the arrival of the North Korean shipment.

Jane’s Defence Weekly, a respected British journal, reported yesterday that an explosion in a Syrian military installation near Aleppo on July 26 killed 15 Syrian soldiers and dozens of Iranian weapons engineers.

According to Jane’s, a joint Syrian-Iranian project at the installation was under way to fit chemical warheads to short-range ballistic missiles.

Syria’s state news agency, SANA, said the blast was caused by high summer temperatures, which set off high-explosive materials at a weapons depot.

But Jane’s quoted Syrian defence sources as saying the explosion took place during a test to fit a Scud-C missile with a mustard-gas warhead.

“The blast dispersed chemical agents (including VX and Sarin nerve agents and mustard blister agents) across the storage facility and outside,” it reported.

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United Nations Corrupt “Human Rights” Council Opens Permanent Indictment of Israel

Egyptian ambassador interrupts UN Watch speech on biased agenda


Geneva, Sept. 20, 2007 — Today the UN Human Rights Council launched a special agenda item singling out Israel for permanent indictment. The special debate criticizing Israel allowed the Palestinian representative to take the floor and accuse Israel of “atrocities”, Syria to charge Israel with “Judaising” the Golan, and the Islamic group to protested Israel’s entry of Syrian airspace. Cuba on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement complained Israel was excavating around the Al-Aqsa mosque. Iran, Kuwait, Algeria, and Venezuela and others also joined in condemning the Jewish state.

When UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer spoke out in the council plenary against the biased agenda, Egyptian Ambassador Sameh Shoukry interrupted with objections. Israel and Syria then entered the fray, but finally UN Watch was allowed to finish. Watch video selections from the debate above, or see the text below.

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Want Middle East Stability? Move UN to Iraq

Get the U.S. out of the U.N.!,” a sign near Gettysburg shouts. “The United Nations sabotages America’s security,” author Eric Shawn declared in his book The U.N. Exposed. Iranian spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham told reporters that the U.N. “must be relocated from the U.S.” And a few days after Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez’s rant before a U.N. audience, a New York Daily News editorial encouraged Chavez to “take the atrophied, self-abasing remains of a global idea 2,100 miles to Caracas!”

The idea of moving U.N. headquarters seems to resonate with many—those who believe that the U.S. is being manipulated by anti-American and anti-Israeli elements within the U.N., as well as those who feel that the U.S. is doing the manipulation. For Americans, it would of course mean the loss of a global status symbol—but it would also mean the reacquisition of valuable New York real estate, fewer cases of diplomatic immunity for the legal systems, and perhaps a reduction of anti-American sentiment worldwide.

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Israel Turns Down Palestinian Extortion Attempt

Al Reuters says mean, nasty Israel turned down discussions with reasonable Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, who only wanted to “ease confrontation:” Hamas rebuffed in approach to Israel: source.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A prominent Hamas official tried to open discussions with Israel to ease confrontation in the Gaza Strip but was rebuffed, a Palestinian official familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday.

Public broadcaster Israel Radio said Israel rejected an approach from Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, through a “mediator,” to a senior Israeli defense official before the Israeli security cabinet declared Gaza an “enemy entity” on Wednesday.

The Palestinian source told Reuters that Hamas, which seized control of Gaza in June, had sought talks with Deputy defense Minister Matan Vilnai, offering to rein in rocket fire into Israel in return for an easing of Israeli border controls.

* In other words, they were practicing extortion. But Al Reuters sees nothing wrong with that. nothing at all…

AMSTERDAM: “Young Moroccans to be new crime bosses”

From Expatica

AMSTERDAM – A group of young Moroccans is ready to take over the criminal underworld in the Netherlands. Outgoing head of investigation in Amsterdam Willem Woelders said this in an interview with the AD on Wednesday,

“Five years ago they were small time criminals, starting out in their own neighbourhoods, but now they are working nationally. They commit major burglaries and don’t shy away from using violence,” Woeders says.

Not only the Moroccans are eager to rule the criminal world, the sons of the current generation of criminals are also vying to be on top, the head of investigation at the Amsterdam police says.

He is referring to the children of John Mierement and others. “In a number of cases the adage “like father, like son” proves true. These boys grew up in a particular environment. That has had an effect.”

Woelders, who will become deputy head of police in Utrecht, concludes that the older generation of Amsterdam criminal kingpins is gradually being knocked down.

“There are still a few people around, but within two years this generation will be gone. Some have been killed off, the rest is on the run or in prison,” says Woelders. He served as head of investigation in the capital from 1991.

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Belgium: More than 1000 trained jihad-insurgents in the country

According to the chief of police in Brussels, Glenn Audenaert, there are now more than 1000 Muslims living in Belgium who have had combat and weapons training in Chechnya, Iraq, Pakistan or Afghanistan. Many of them have Belgian passports and are known to hold extremist views…

JW Deutschland

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‘Chunks Of Flesh of Jews’- Disgusting Hamas Propaganda

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Let the ‘black snake’ give them billions! Lets give them a state! Lets all cry over the Pali-‘children’ who are ‘martyrs for Allah’

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Yes, and lets give them weapons and more money, so that they can shoot at us. And don’t hink about cutting the power and other services, that would be violating ‘international law’-

MEMRI TV

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The Islamist Trojan Horse

By YOUSSEF IBRAHIM

“We’re fighting them there, so we don’t have to fight them here” has become a hymn for the American right and an abominable lie to the left. But drowned out by all the noise is the fact that “they” are here already, having landed a long time ago and gotten very busy indeed constructing the American wing of jihad.

Have you watched the Arabic Channel, also known as TAC, which serves the New York region? Probably not, as most New Yorkers neither understand nor speak Arabic. But if you are among the estimated 1 million viewers — legal and illegal, new and old Arabic-speaking immigrants to the tri-state area — who tune in daily to Channel 507 on Time Warner Cable, this is what you can get:

• A daily dose of Islamic jurisprudence from an Egyptian sheik, Amr Khaled, who comes direct from Cairo as TAC’s prime advocate of “peaceful jihad,” on how the duty of every Arab-American is to become first, second, and only a member of the Muslim Ummah.

• A nightly helping of Syria’s CNN-style digest of the world, sent fresh from a Damascus studio where the Iraq war is nothing but an American butchery of Arabs, and the Zionist regime in Jerusalem is just biding its time until it gets what it deserves.

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Algeria: MARRIAGES BETWEEN BLOOD RELATIVES AT 38.3%, POLL

That explains a lot.

(ANSAmed) – ALGIERS, SEPTEMBER 20 – The number of marriages between blood relatives in Algeria is still high, at an average of 38.31%, with the highest rate 88% in Tebessa (southern-eastern Algeria), a National Foundation for Promotion of Health and Development Research (FOREM) survey found. The survey was carried out by students in medicine in 12 wilayas (provinces) of the country between November 2006 and April 2007. From the questioned families, 47% have less than three children, 37% between four and seven and 17% have more than seven children. According to the survey, in Algiers the consanguinity rate is 29.5%, while the Oran province (400km west from Algiers) is the one with the lowest rate of consanguinity, at 18.5%. After Tebessa, among the regions where the marriage between members of the same family is still of common use, there are the Ghardaia Oasis, 600km south from Algiers, with 56%, but also many cities of Kabylie, such as Bejaia (250km east from the capital) with 50.6%, Boumerdes and Bouira (eastern Algeria) with some 42%. In the other Arab countries the consanguinity level is also very high: 50% in Saudi Arabia, 54% in Kuwait, 55% in Jordan, 38% in Oman, 19,8% in Morocco.

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Islamic Jihad, falsely titled ‘War on Terror’- didn’t start with 9/11:

“The Arab nations should sacrifice up to 10 million of their 50 million people, if necessary, to wipe out Israel … Israel to the Arab world is like a cancer to the human body, and the only way of remedy is to uproot it, just like a cancer.”
–Saud ibn Abdul Aziz, King of Saudi Arabia, Associated Press, Jan. 9, 1954

There are “too many mosques in this country”

New York Rep. Peter King, a prominent House Republican, said there are “too many mosques in this country” in a recent interview with Politico.

“There are too many people sympathetic to radical Islam,” King said. “We should be looking at them more carefully and finding out how we can infiltrate them.”

King is the ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee. And as an outspoken advocate of strong anti-terror measures, he has been unafraid to ruffle some feathers in his drive to protect the homeland.

When asked to clarify his statement, King did not revise his answer, saying “I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community.” The interview was for a profile of the committee, as part of Politico’s Committee Insider Series.

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Jihad Doctor Al Zawahiri, wants to “cleanse the Maghrib (western region) of Islam of Crusaders…”

Expect increasing attacks on Ceuta und Melilla

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Bin Laden tape to declare war on Musharraf; al-Zawahri tape calls for attacks in N. Africa, Sudan

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This image released from video shown on an Islamic militant Web site where al-Qaida’s media arm, Al-Sahab, frequently posts messages, shows a still image of Osama bin Laden, center. Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden called on Pakistanis to rebel against President Pervez Musharraf in a new audiotape released on Thursday Sept. 20, 2007 saying his military’s siege of a militant mosque stronghold this year makes him an infidel. Bin Laden’s voice was heard over video showing previously released footage of the terror leader. (AP Photo)
CAIRO, Egypt – Osama bin Laden will release a new message soon declaring war on Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, al-Qaida announced Thursday.

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That Awful, Scandalous Crescent Shaped Monument For Flight 93

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Link to Atlas Shrugs

Flight 93 Memorial updates: Mr. Burnett’s request to keep Tom Jr.’s name off the memorial will NOT be honored!

An important note from Alec Rawls:

Tom Burnett Sr. is rested up and has renewed his protest against the crescent design with an op-ed column and a new radio interview. Great stuff.

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Poison Dwarf’s Ahmad-in-jihad second attempt to visit Ground Zero

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Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad requested to visit Ground Zero during an upcoming trip to New York. That request was rejected Wednesday. But a source tells Eyewitness News that the decision may not stop him.
A law enforcement source says the Iranian mission to the United Nations has informed the Secret Service that the Iranian president intends to visit Ground Zero Monday at 10 a.m.
The source says regardless of the NYPD’s rejection of the request for a Ground Zero tour, Iran’s president and his entourage will be accompanied by a Secret Service protective detail, a detail provided to all heads of state when they visit the United States.

Michelle Malkin is calling to organize a counter demo

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Moonbat-mania continues:

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Columbia Students Eagerly Anticipate Ahmadinejad Speech

Students at Columbia University are really looking forward to hearing the great leader speak, and they’re seething at the school’s administration for not giving them more notice: Statement from Student Leaders Regarding the Invitation of the President of Iran.

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Iran: Ahmadinejad is ‘Socrates of third millenium’, says president’s office

Einstein is nothing compared to this mental ………….(fill in your favorite expletive). And the mahdi is just around the corner.

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Update: Columbia Cancels Ahmadinejad Speech

The Ahmadinejad reversals are coming in fast and furious. Now Columbia University is backing out of their invitation to the Holocaust-denying thug: Columbia Says It Canceled Ahmadinejad’s Appearance.

Bollinger earlier said he would introduce Ahmadinejad by challenging him on issues such as the Iranian leader’s denial of the Holocaust, his vow to destroy Israel, support for terrorism and nuclear ambitions. Ahmadinejad also must “divide his time evenly” between a speech and questions, Bollinger said.

The university came under pressure during the day to cancel the Iranian leader’s appearance. “A man who is directing the maiming and killing of Americans troops should not be given an invitation to speak at an American university,” Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican and presidential candidate, said in a statement.

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Update: We have another backflip

Sept. 20 (Bloomberg) — Columbia University said it has not canceled a planned speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, contrary to a Bloomberg News report.

The Sept. 24 event will go forward as scheduled, said Robert Hornsby, the director of media relations at Columbia University in New York.

Ahmad-in-jihad’s letter to the ‘noble Americans:’

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Hollywood Moonbats suck up to A-mad-in-jihad

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Iran has invited American director Oliver Stone to visit the country to discuss production of his documentary about President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after initially rejecting the project.

Ahmadinejad’s cultural adviser has suggested the Oscar-winning director visit Iran to see the different aspects of the country for himself, the Iranian Students News Agency reported yesterday.

“What they present from Iran and its culture in Western countries is far away from the reality and it will be interesting for Stone to see the reality with his own eyes and get to know Iran’s beauties and its kind nation,” said the cultural adviser.

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Indonesia: “Allah is merciful and oft forgiving…”

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Bali bomber now campaigns to stop terrorism

One of the Bali bombers responsible for the deaths of more than 200 people in 2002 is trying to help Indonesia’s police catch terrorists.

Ali Imron drove the van that blew Bali’s Sari Club apart in 2002 but he has always been the repentant bomber and since 2004 he has assisted Indonesia’s police with their hunt for terrorists.

Now, allowed out of prison for an exclusive interview with ABC Radio National’s Background Briefing program, Imron said he is making tapes to spread his anti-terrorism message.

Letting him speak out is just one part of Indonesia’s ground-breaking and controversial counter-terrorism strategy.

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The flying pigs of Indonesia

Inspired by an extreme understanding of his faith, Imron played a critical role in the first Bali bombings that ripped apart the Sari Club and Paddy’s Bar on October 12, 2002, killing 88 Australians.

“After we assembled the Sari Club bomb and loaded it onto the van, I installed the detonator as well as the detonators for the vest bomb and the for the US consulate bomb,” he explained through an interpreter.

“I then taught the two suicide bombers how to trigger the explosions.

“I was the one who delivered the US consulate bomb to its destination and I ended up driving the van to the Sari club after discovering the suicide bombers couldn’t drive, handing over the vehicle at the last moment.”

Unlike his brothers, Imron escaped the death penalty because he showed remorse for his actions.

“I will continue to ask for forgiveness from the victims and their families, from anyone affected by violence in which I was involved,” he said.

“I will never stop asking for forgiveness.”

Out of jail

It would be inconceivable in Australia, but Indonesia has let Imron out of jail to tell his story to Background Briefing.

Indonesian police say he is now a potent force for counter-terrorism, and they want Australia to know how Imron is working to stop further violence.

In a Jakarta hotel room, flanked by a prison guard, Imron was calm and quietly focused as he explained his new form of jihad.

“I help police because I know what the terrorists think,” he said.

“I know how they will try to get their weapons and explosives. I know what kind of place they will target for what kind of action and I know how they would carry that out.

“I know how to hide from the police on the run, how the terrorists recruit new members and who is most vulnerable to the radical message.

“I am giving all this information to police so I can stop violence and terrorism.”

JI’s secrets revealed
It might be cold comfort for his victims and their families, but now Imron is revealing trade secrets of terror group Jemaah Islamiah.

Further, he claims to have considerable influence outside prison.

He says students at his family’s Islamic boarding school would become suicide bombers if he asked them to. Instead, Imron sends them the opposite message.

“Since I was jailed in Bali, I’ve been writing a book and other materials about my ideas,” he said.

“Also every time my family or friends visit me, or I send a message to others outside prison, I always say it was a mistake to carry out the bombings. It was the wrong kind of jihad.”

Part of Imron’s new type of jihad, or spiritual struggle in God’s name, is sending cassettes to his family’s east Java school. But he has some competition: his unrepentant brother and fellow bomber, Ali Ghufron, who is known as Mukhlas.

Mukhlas is on death row and is also hard at work making cassettes for the al-Islam school, but urging the students to become terrorists.

Imron says it is a battle for influence.

“Mukhlas and I both send letters and cassettes to al-Islam,” he said.

“It’s a tough thing to deal with personally and tough for the teachers there because I ask the students to follow my example while Mukhlas calls them to carry out violent jihad.

“We will have to wait and see who wins this battle for influence.”

Imron says he has had some success in dissuading people from violent forms of jihad.

“Yes, there are success stories, thank God,” he said.

“None of my students or former students are involved in terrorism and none of my close friends are involved. But there’s more to do and I’ll keep working to stop terrorism.”

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* Australians so far haven’t gone on a rampage, no mosques have been burned, no Muslims attacked and the Indonesian embassy is still standing…

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