by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy ‘Islamophobia’ in the U.S. is a top down phenomenon encouraged and exploited by the right wing. It is easier to whip up war fever if the populace is irrational, mindless, or unduly fearful of an entire class, religion or even race. A crooked, corrupt or illegitimate state […]
17 ‘cross-dressing tourists’ held in Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in the Gulf tourist hub of Dubai say they’ve detained 17 foreigners for allegedly displaying homosexual behavior in the city’s shopping malls and other public places. Police spokesman Zuhair Horoun says all the suspects are men who were either […]
Perceived Slights Have Left Many U.S. Muslims Wary of Pope
NEW YORK — Pope Benedict XVI has said he would like to reach out to the Muslim community through dialogue, and Muslims were included in the pontiff’s meeting with interfaith leaders in Washington on Thursday night. But many Muslims in America remain […]
Obama ‘s recent race speech denouncing Rev. Wright set the standard. Now, John McCain should denounce Rev. Parsley. If we pick apart ministers that the democrats associate with then we should give equal time to the ministers that the GOP associates with.
I find it very irritating that the media has not focused […]
NY Times Holds Stories Because They’re Afraid of Conservatives
Now the New York Times has gotten itself in the same old pickle they always do — they are going to be criticized by Republicans when in fact they were trying to be extra fair to Republicans. […]
– An estimated 2 million children in Iraq continue to face threats including poor nutrition, disease and interrupted education.
– Many of the 220,000 displaced children of primary school age had their education interrupted.
– An estimated 760,000 children (17 per cent) did not go to primary schools in […]
LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA
Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.
“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]
Did US Governments since 70s help Pakistan proliferate nuclear weapons?
Every US Government from Jimmy Carter to George W Bush has condoned Pakistans nuclear activity, rewriting and destroying evidence provided by the US and Western intelligence agencies.
London, Oct 27: Every US Government from Jimmy Carter to George W Bush has […]
Bin Laden issues Iraq message
Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader, has released a new audiotape calling on fighters in Iraq to unite and stand shoulder to shoulder.
In the tape broadcast by Al Jazeera on Monday, a voice sounding like bin Laden admitted that mistakes had been made in […]
Putin Publicly Rebukes Rice, Gates on Foreign Policy Goals
MOSCOW, Oct. 12 — Two of President Bush‘s most senior Cabinet members pitched an unusual new missile defense partnership Friday to Russian President Vladimir Putin, but they received a firm public rebuke as the Kremlin made clear it remains deeply skeptical of […]