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CNN: Naser Khader, Tariq Ramadan and Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Thanks to Islam in Europe

Update: Show transcript added.

This seems to be a segment of a much larger discussion. I’ll update the post when the entire episode is up. Meanwhile, to sum up:

Christiane Amanpour – The Power of the Interview – CNN.com

Hirsi Ali: This is not a debate about religion, but about social and political values and there is There is a clash between Muslim values and European values. Just because Muslims live in Europe does not make Islam European

Ramadan: Muslims speak the local language and are law abiding and therefore, Islam is European. He seems to claim that the veil has nothing to do with identity, but, unless I missed it, he never actually gets around to proving his point.

Naser Khader: The burka is a symbol of political Islam and the majority of Muslims reject political Islam.

See also here.

Hirsi Ali: This is not a debate about religion, but about social and political values and there is There is a clash between Muslim values and European values. Just because Muslims live in Europe does not make Islam European

Ramadan: Muslims speak the local language and are law abiding and therefore, Islam is European. He seems to claim that the veil has nothing to do with identity, but, unless I missed it, he never actually gets around to proving his point.

Naser Khader: The burka is a symbol of political Islam and the majority of Muslims reject political Islam.

See also here.

Amanwhore Sees Hope'n'Change in Pallywood

Yid with Lid:

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Loses ALL Touch With Reality

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All that’s needed is another “Marshall Plan” for the Pals and everything will be hunky dory,  sez Christiane Amanpour. The Chief international correspondent of Cable News Network grew up in Tehran where her father was a shill for the Shah’s government. Since that the overthrow of the of the Shah, Christiane, a Roman Catholic, has been making up for her father’s support of the Shah by supporting Islamic Terrorism every chance she has. Read it all…

By Felix Gillette/New York Observer

In January, Christiane Amanpour was covering the inauguration in Washington D.C. for CNN International when she was struck with an idea for a long-form project. President Barack Obama had said in his inaugural address that he wanted a new way forward for the Islamic world, and that the United States could no longer afford to have another generation of Muslims who view the U.S. as the enemy. She wondered: Would the next generation of young Muslims in the Middle East inevitably feel antagonistic towards the U.S.? Or were there tangible, effective ways of winning over their loyalties?

Reality Check:

“Warriors of Allah” declare “Islamic emirate” in Gaza

Although Hamas is determined to implement Sharia in Gaza, some Muslims there are getting impatient. More on this story. “Pro-Qaeda group declares ‘Islamic emirate’ in Gaza,” by Nidal al-Mughrabi for Reuters, August 14 (thanks to JW):

More Reality Check:

We all want the same thing and the Pals are just ordinary mums and dads who want a better life for their little kiddies, right? Read the transcripts of what they say on middle-eastern TV here and here

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An Open Letter To Christiane Amanpour

 “Iranian Women Better Off Today?” Are They?

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The following is the copy of an open letter addressed by Dr. Parvin Darabi of the “Homa Darabi” foundation (www.homa.org) to Christian Amanpoor, the controversial CNN reporter of Iranian origin. Amanpoor, whom her confiscated father’s home was released recently, has made several coverages on Iran by supporting the so-called reformists and avoiding any interview with the real opponents of the Clerical regime.

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