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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

28th August 2015

Activists want US to do more to help Christians fleeing ISIS. Good luck with that.

Bodies of 71 migrants found in truck along Austria highway, officials say

Schoolgirl from Manchester owned guide to making DIY bombs

Dozens of migrants found dead in ship’s hold off Libyan coast by Italian coastguard

Suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing arrested

US drone strike in Syria reportedly kills top ISIS online recruiter

ISIS-inspired teen who had bomb-making manual and explosives recipe admits terror offences

ISIS militants routed from village in Northern Iraq by Kurdish forces

Migrants face a race against time to enter the EU as Hungary nears completion of razor-wire fence

Turkey-Kurdish conflict: PKK leader calls on armed followers not to attack security forces

French train attack gunman Ayoub el Khazzani was carrying ‘petrol-like liquid’ and viewed jihadist video before boarding at Brussels

‘Being gay in the Islamic State’: Men reveal chilling truth about homosexuality under ISIS

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Planned Terrorist Attack at Joseph’s Tomb

Men in Afghan uniforms kill 2 NATO soldiers in base attack

Turkey-Kurdish conflict: State cracks down as Kurds fear return to scorched earth

Migrants crisis: Thousands of migrants cross from Macedonia into Serbia

ISIS video appears to show young boy dressed up as a fighter being forced to behead a teddy bear

Eurostar trains at Calais ‘delayed’ by migrants trespassing inside the Channel Tunnel

ISIS in Palmyra: British Museum ‘deeply distressed’ by destruction of Baalshamin Temple

Kurds Defy Baghdad to Supply Israel with Oil

ISIS in Palmyra: Extremist fighters ‘destroy temple’ in ancient city

France train gunman Ayoub El-Khazzani ‘dumbfounded’ at terror allegations and claims he found AK-47 ‘by chance’ in a park

Mass graves of 24 Muslim victims of human trafficking found in Malaysia

‘Jihadi John’ threatens to return to Britain to ‘carry on cutting off heads’

Boko Haram strengthens ties with ISIS

Suicide car bombing targeting NATO convoy in Afghanistan kills 3 American contractors

Ex-Intelligence Chief: ‘Pakistan Is at War Against the Afghan People’

Military official: Early tests show traces of mustard gas agent in ISIS attack

ISIS second-in-command killed in US strike in Iraq, White House confirms

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That Old Time Religion

28th August 2015

Richard Fernandez turns over a rock.

They come from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Kosovo. Forth they stream from Bangladesh and the Muslim parts of Burma. They sail past Indonesia and Malaysia toward the hell-hole of Australia. A huge number are making their way overland through Macedonia and Serbia and are even now burrowing under the frontier wire of Hungary. On they come in boats from Libya, South Sudan, Eritrea and Nigeria, pausing only to catch their breath in Greece, Italy and France before going onward to the Promised Land. Not Israel in this case but Great Britain and Germany.

They come from everywhere, even in Europe masses of people have fled the fighting in Ukraine, half a million from Donetsk alone.  They are swarming everywhere.  The director of Human Rights Watch asks, ‘why does nobody care’ not just about the masses of refugees themselves the carnage they are fleeing from?  After all, the West cared enough once so what changed in the interim?

What changed in the interval was Western confidence in the normativeness of its values and its ability to intervene in global events. The political delegitimization of Operation Iraqi Freedom added to the disappointment in the Arab Spring has pretty much soured the West on anything except watching the tragedy passively unfold. The “skepticism about America’s right, power and duty to lead the world”, the logical consequence of ‘no more Vietnams’, ‘no more Iraqs’  is no mas, period.

This has set the stage for a self-sustaining chain reaction in failing states.  For example, thousands of Pakistani Christians are stuck in Thailand, persecuted at home and unwelcome abroad; even in the West, perhaps especially in the West.  Refugees often carry with them the last, best hope of their failing countries. They are too frequently the repository of the its greatest human capital, the seed corn of lands plagued by the new locusts.

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Living Under Anarcho-Tyranny

28th August 2015

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On August 21, 2015, what could have become yet another Jihadist massacre of Europeans was prevented at the very last second. Not by the country’s authorities, but by random travelers. An armed militant Muslim on a train to France was overpowered by some of the male passengers, among them several unarmed American soldiers, just before he could start shooting people. Ayoub El Khazzani, a Moroccan national, has been charged with attempted murder of a terrorist nature. The police believe had carefully planned a terror attack.

Mr. Khazzani was known to the security services prior to this incident. Yet they still did not manage to stop him. He was able to move freely in the EU between different Western European countries. He joins the rising number of Muslim terrorists who were able, or in his case nearly able, to carry out terror attacks, despite already being on terrorist watch lists. Why? Because there are just too many Jihadists out there. The authorities cannot stop them all. French authorities are concerned about a truly spectacular Islamic terror attack, perhaps on the scale of the September 11 attacks in the USA in 2001.

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Saudi Arabia Executes Four More People the Day After Amnesty International Calls for a Moratorium

27th August 2015

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Guess the Saudis aren’t bend-over-and-spread-em folks like most ‘Western” governments.

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How Qatar Propels Muslim Gangs Into Europe

26th August 2015

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Joost Niemöller’s latest essay takes a look behind the scenes in the “migration” crisis, paying particular attention to the role played by Qatar in expediting the movement of Muslims from North Africa and the Middle East into Europe.

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UK Islamist Leader Hamza Tzortzis Exposed on Ashley Madison List

25th August 2015

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A well-known British Islamist preacher, Hamza Tzortzis, has turned up on the Ashley Madison user list that was leaked by hackers earlier this week, according to his own Facebook page.

Tzortzis, who is a prominent member of the Islamic Education and Research Academy, which tours British universities, posted yesterday that he had been tipped off that his details were included in the leak, but he denied ever using the extramarital dating service.

Of course he didn’t. MRDA.

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Saudi Arabia Executes ‘A Person Every Two Days’ as Rate of Beheadings Soars Under King Salman

25th August 2015

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Perhaps he knows something we don’t.

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Slaves as a Fringe Benefit

25th August 2015

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Although ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) publicized an auction for slaves (captured non-Moslem women and children) in June they have since replaced that with a printed price list. Young children are the most expensive going for up to $200 each. Adolescent girls cost about $125 and adult women go for under a hundred dollars. The catch here is the buyers are restricted to ISIL gunmen, as something of a fringe benefit. The sales are made with the understanding that the buyer can resell their slave for whatever they can get. It is also understood that ISIL slave owners can try to arrange for families to ransom the slaves for whatever the owner can get (usually several thousand dollars each). The June 2015 slave auction in eastern Syria sold 42 Yazidi women who were offered to ISIL men for between $500 and $2,000. So being allowed to buy a slave is quite a lucrative fringe benefit.

Since the slaves were not Moslem they could not be married so their owners would use them for sex, housekeeping or whatever. ISIL was depending on Moslem scripture to justify this. Actually, ISIL is not alone as there is still a lot of slavery in the Islamic world. There is also a lot of hatred for non-Moslems especially those considered pagans. ISIL considers the Yazidis pagans but will enslave Christians as well. It was with Yazidis that ISIL reintroduced slavery (of non-Moslems, especially “pagans” like Yazidis) into their new Islamic State. This may appall many in the West and to placate foreigners most Arab nations have outlawed slavery, despite the fact that it still exists and continues to exist with much local support.

 

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Will Quebec Join the Ummah?

23rd August 2015

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A crucially important piece of legislation, Bill 59, is currently being considered by the provincial Assembly in Quebec. It isn’t getting much attention outside of Canada, but if it passes, it will effectively empower the Quebec Human Rights Commission to implement UN Resolution 16/18 in the province. At that point Quebec will fall into line with a number of Western European countries, who have already passed laws that enforce sharia rules against Islamic blasphemy.

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Friend of US Servicemen Describes Terrifying Attack on European Train

22nd August 2015

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Air Force serviceman Spencer Stone remained hospitalized Saturday after being stabled, though the Pentagon said the injury was not-life threatening. Another passenger was wounded by a handgun in the attack, according to a police union official.

It remains unclear whether there was a political motive to the gunman’s actions.

Uh, yeah, sure.

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ISIS: Militants Destroy Ancient Monastery in Syria Founded More Than 1,500 Years Ago

21st August 2015

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Isis have demolished an ancient monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria Friday near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists and a Christian priest said.

The extremist group posted photos on social media Friday showing bulldozers destroying the Saint Elian Monastery near the town of Qaryatain, which Isis captured in early August.

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U.S. Marines Foil Apparent Terrorist Attack on French Train

21st August 2015

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On a train in northern France, a young Moroccan stepped out of a bathroom with an AK-47 (or similar weapon) and opened fire. Several people were wounded, but happily three [later reports say two] unarmed U.S. Marines were nearby and they disabled and captured the assailant….

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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

21st August 2015

Migrant crisis: Macedonian police use tear gas and stun grenades on desperate migrants attempting to cross border from Greece

War with ISIS: Is Turkey’s buffer zone in Syria a matter of self-defence – or just anti-Kurd?

AP Interview: Libya wants allied airstrikes against IS

London ‘Draw Mohamed’ exhibition cancelled due to ‘real possibility people could be killed’

Brothers BEHEAD sister and parade head around village over love affair

Cairo bomb: Six hurt as massive blast destroys part of security building in suburb of Egyptian capital

Tunisia shooting: One dead after two men on a motorcycle open fire on three police officers in Sousse

Exhibition of cartoons depicting Prophet Mohamed cancelled amid security fears

ISIS affiliate claims responsibility for Cairo bombing that left 6 police officers injured

ISIS executes Palmyra antiquities chief and hangs him from ruins he spent a lifetime restoring

Libya: Bomb Us, Please

Turkey’s Multiple Wars

Yazidi refugees flee ISIS, but find door to US asylum closed

At least 80 killed in government airstrikes on Syria market, activists sa

War on ISIS: US-led forces carry out 22 airstrikes on Islamist targets in Iraq and Syria in 24 hours

ISIS militants crucify headless corpses and burn down hospital as battle for Sirte intensifies

Yemen: Saudi Troops Lead the Counteroffensive

Bombs in and around Baghdad kill 22 people, Iraqi officials say

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi repeatedly raped US hostage Kayla Mueller and turned Yazidi girls into personal sex slave

Muslims in the UK are attacking mosques. Does that make them Islamophobic?

Islamic State leader reportedly raped American hostage

US reportedly sees possible pattern in ISIS chemical weapons attacks

Tunisia terrorist attack will cost TUI up to £32m, says Thomson and First Choice owner

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Slovakia Will Only Accept Christian Migrants

20th August 2015

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Slovakia has announced it will only accept Christian migrants when it takes in Syrian refugees under an EU relocation plan.

Interior Ministry spokesman Ivan Metik said the Eastern European nation will accept 200 Christian migrants from camps in Turkey, Italy and Greece, as Muslim migrants would not integrate as easily into Slovakia’s predominantly Christian population.

There are a lot of Muslim countries in the world — time for them to step up to the plate, seems like.

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Oil Wars

20th August 2015

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Shortly after the Antiplanner commented on low oil prices last April, the Saudis admitted that their goal in flooding the market with oil was to drive out high-cost producers such as owners of shale-oil and off-shore wells. Now it appears that this policy has backfired on the Saudis, as their economy is hurting from the low oil prices while the shale industry continues to produce oil.

The problem for the Saudis, says one analyst, is that low prices might hurt high-cost producers, but the shale frackers “are mostly mid-cost.” thanks partly to new technologies. This means that, once they’ve made the initial investment in drilling and fracking, they can continue to extract oil, covering their operating costs even when prices are low and won’t be put out of business by a temporary surge in production in the Mideast.

Meanwhile, the Saudi government has seen its revenues decline by more than 30 percent. This has led Standard & Poors to downgrade Saudi credit ratings, saying that the country’s economy is “undiversified and vulnerable to a steep and sustained decline in oil prices.”

In the Bad Old Days, the oil under Saudi Arabia would belong to various European governments, and the Saudis would be wandering the desert on camels rather than buying up most of London and Paris. Which arrangement is preferable is left as an exercise for the reader.

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ISIS Beheads 82-Year-Old Archaeologist in Palmyra, Syrian Official Says

19th August 2015

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ISIS militants have beheaded an 82-year-old archaeologist who had been in charge of overseeing the ancient site at Palmyra in Syria, a government official said Tuesday.

Syrian state antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim told Reuters that the family of Khaled Asaad had informed Abdulkarim that Asaad had been beheaded earlier in the day and his body hanged from a column in the town’s main square.

Asaad’s death was also reported by the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Observatory, which has a network of activists on the ground in Syria, said dozens of people gathered to witness the killing.

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Avijit Roy Death: British Man Arrested After Atheist Blogger Hacked to Death

18th August 2015

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Touhidur Rahman was arrested along with two other men by Bangladeshi security forces on Tuesday in connection with the beheading of prominent atheist bloggers Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy Das in separate attacks, according to ITV News.

Oh, yeah, ‘Touhidur Rahman’ says ‘British man’ to me, right enough.

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Hitler and Islam

18th August 2015

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This will come as no surprise to anybody who has been paying attention.

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Terrorist, Torturer, Turncoat Make Short List T=to Succeed Palestinian Chief Abbas

18th August 2015

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The age and flagging popularity of Mahmoud Abbas have spurred speculation the Palestinian Authority president is preparing to step down, and the short list of likely successors is topped by a convicted terrorist serving life in an Israeli prison.

They don’t have much of anybody in their leadership who doesn’t fit one of those categories.

Abbas was originally elected to serve a four-year term, but no elections have been held since he took power and he rules by decree. His tenure has been marked by accusations of cronyism and corruption, and in recent months there has been open criticism of the wealthy lifestyle led by members of his family, presumably on the dime of international donors who prop up the Palestinian state.

How special.

In theory, the PA represents Palestinians in both Gaza and the West Bank, but the two territories are effectively governed separately. An exit by Abbas could theoretically clear the way for a successor sympathetic to Hamas, which runs Gaza, to take control of both territories.

Something to look forward to.

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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

14th August 2015

Libya: Terrorists Terrorizing Other Terrorists

A Full Picture of ISIS’ Brutality

Pakistan military sentences 7 militants to death for attack on school that killed 150

Baghdad truck bomb: More than 60 dead after explosion in busy Iraqi marketplace

ISIS ‘executes’ Croatian hostage Tomislav Salopek in Egypt after demands deadline passes

Leaked documents raise anger over Palestinian corruption

US begins manned airstrikes against ISIS from Turkey into Syria

ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb blast that killed 62

Czechs Protest the Stoning of Women Under Islam

Coalition forces launch 30 strikes against ISIS

Police on Greek island of Kos use batons and fire extinguishers in fights with migrants

Captured Hamas Operative Details Group’s Terrorist Plans

New Jersey man arrested and charged with conspiring to support ISIS

Mississippi couple accused of trying to join ISIS

Turkey’s strikes on Kurds could drag US into new front, military sources fear

Violence in Turkey: Attacks across country leave nine dead in single day

Journalist Rasim Aliyev killed in Azerbaijan after criticising a football player on Faceboo

ISIS executes 10 men in Afghanistan for ‘apostasy’ by blowing them up

Man let daughter drown rather than have strange men touch her, Dubai police claim

Attacks on army, police and U.S. special forces kill 50 in Kabul

Pro-government fighters in Yemen recapture provincial capital in south

Iraqi Christians who fled ISIS living in limbo while in exile

6 US F-16 fighter jets arrive at Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base to join fight against IS

Shots reportedly fired at US Consulate in Istanbul

Jihadis’ VJ Day plot to bomb the Queen: Police and MI5 in race against time to foil ‘spectacular’ Boston Marathon copycat IED attack next Saturday

1 American killed, 2 wounded in militant attack at US Special Operations base in Kabul

ISIS seizes Syrian Christians in attempt to further establish stronghold in strategic city

Turkey-Kurdish conflict: PKK distracted by Turkish bombs as it continues fight against ISIS

Turkey’s ‘Compassionate’ State

Syrian conflict ‘has killed quarter of a million people’

Kabul bombings leave 42 dead and hundreds wounded

Tunisia travel alerts: Warnings for UK tourists hurts country and helps jihadi recruiters

US moving F-16s to Turkey

Jury convicts former Russian commander of terror-related charges

Iran confirms trip by Quds Force Commander to Moscow to discuss arms shipments

4 hostages freed from Mali hotel after standoff leaves 12 dead

3 Americans wounded in militant attack at US Special Operations base in Kabul, report says

Bangladesh secular blogger Niloy Neil hacked to death by gang in fourth killing of its kind this year

ISIS fighters ‘capture 230 civilians including Christian women and children’ in Syria

ISIS Recruitment in London Mosque Uncovered

Bangladesh Islamists Slaughter Another Secular Writer

Turkey and Its Kurds: At War Again

Accused Taliban fighter says U.S. helicopters killed insurgents ‘like insects’

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ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

14th August 2015

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In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to do was not a sin. Because the preteen girl practiced a religion other than Islam, the Quran not only gave him the right to rape her — it condoned and encouraged it, he insisted.

He bound her hands and gagged her. Then he knelt beside the bed and prostrated himself in prayer before getting on top of her.

When it was over, he knelt to pray again, bookending the rape with acts of religious devotion.

“I kept telling him it hurts — please stop,” said the girl, whose body is so small an adult could circle her waist with two hands. “He told me that according to Islam he is allowed to rape an unbeliever. He said that by raping me, he is drawing closer to God,” she said in an interview alongside her family in a refugee camp here, to which she escaped after 11 months of captivity.

Some things are too gross even for the New York Times.

 

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Research on the Islamic State

14th August 2015

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An impressive compendium of significant scholarship of the latest expression of Islamic totalitarianism.

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Pentagon Officials Believe ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Kurds in Iraq

14th August 2015

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Hey, it’s not as if the concept of War Crimes means anything to militant Islam. (cf. Banu Qurayza)

This is the first reported incident of ISIS using chemical weapons since the terror group came to prominence last year. Senior U.S. officials told The Wall Street Journal that ISIS may have obtained the mustard gas in Syria, whose Damascus government admitted to having large stockpiles of the chemical when it agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal in 2013. Another U.S. official left open the possibility that ISIS had taken the mustard gas from old weapons stockpiles that belonged to former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and weren’t destroyed.

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Cameroon: On the Front Line Against the Great Jihad

10th August 2015

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Not only are Muslims trying to take back any territory that they ever held, they’re trying to expand into new territory.

Islam is an existential threat to any non-Muslim polity. Eventually people will wake up to that. Hopefully before it’s too late.

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Column Looks at Notorious Terrorist Who Benefits in Iran Nuclear Deal

10th August 2015

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Part of the Iran nuclear agreement enables the removal of individual terrorists from Western sanctions, including notorious Lebanese assassin Anis Naccache.

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“We Do Not Want Islam in Czechia”

7th August 2015

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According to the latest reports, some soccer fans in the Czech Republic are not only showing signs of Islamophobia, they may even be WAYCISTS.

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Five Men Charged With Murder of 200 Migrants in Mediterranean

7th August 2015

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Italian police arrested the men, named as Imad Busadia, Abdullah Assnusi, Ali Rouibah, Suud Mujassabi and Shauki Esshaush, on Thursday Reuters reported.

The men, who are believed to be part of a Libyan-based trafficking ring, were arrested after survivors were brought to Sicily and gave further information to police.

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Europe Paralyzed as Migrant Deaths Mount

7th August 2015

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The latest tragedy in the Mediterranean, where a fishing ship smuggling possibly as many as 600 people capsized on Wednesday with about 200 presumed dead, is a portrait in miniature of the mess of policy mistakes, unintended consequences, and human folly that’s turning the Mare Nostrum into a graveyard. (A mark of how bad things are: 200 deaths can be considered “a portrait in miniature”.)

According to the WSJ, many of those aboard the ship came from Syria. For four years, the West has refused and/or been unable to do anything about the plight of that war-torn country, and no wonder people are fleeing it. Meanwhile, the port of immediate departure was in Libya, where the West—at the urging of many European nations—did intervene, but without any intention to stick around or plan to deal with the aftermath. Even as it becomes increasingly clear that Libya’s disorder is at the root of the current immigration crisis, Europe has not the foggiest clue how to fix things there.

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Anniversary of the Simele Massacre

7th August 2015

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The Simele massacre was a massacre committed by the armed forces of the Kingdom of Iraq during a campaign systematically targeting the Assyrians of northern Iraq in August 1933. The term is used to describe not only the massacre in Simele, but also the killing spree that took place among 63 Assyrian villages in the Dohuk and Mosul districts that led to the deaths of between 600 and 3,000 Assyrians.

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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

7th August 2015

Kabul truck bomb kills eight and injures 400 near Defence Ministry

ISIS executes 19 women in Mosul ‘for refusing to take part in sexual jihad’

Sharia-ism Is Here: The Battle to Control Women and Everyone Else

17 dead as suicide bomber attacks Saudi Arabian mosque

Chemical Warfare Returns to Iraq

Counter-Terrorism: Meanwhile In Central Asia

Top US commander in Afghanistan warns Taliban leader’s death could be boon for ISIS

‘Stalemate’: Size of ISIS forces unchanged despite year-long air campaign

Saudi Arabia has beheaded its 110th prisoner this year

Why Yemen is quickly becoming the new Syria

Hamas Calls For Suicide Attacks As Israelis Express Revulsion Over Jewish Terror. One thing you’ll never see is that the other way around.

Afghan government says it won’t make separate peace with Taliban

Obama approves using US air power to defend Pentagon-trained Syria rebel forces

Kurdish villagers under fire in PKK-controlled Iraq say Turkey is ‘no different from Isis’

Turkish soldiers killed in PKK tractor blast

More Than 5,000 Airstrikes and ISIS Is as Strong as Ever

2 soldiers killed, 24 injured in suicide attack in Turkey

Jihad in Tennessee: The Battle for the Buckle

The Islamic State’s Christian and Yizidi Sex Slaves

Syria’s rebel fighters recruited to fight Isis, but captured and beaten by Jabhat al-Nusra for ‘collaborating with crusaders’

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Muslim Gays: ISIS Execution or Honor Killing, Take Your Choice

5th August 2015

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 The following report discusses the plight of a young homosexual under the Islamic State, who was faced with the likelihood of either being executed by ISIS or murdered by his uncle to preserve his family’s honor. If he had not escaped from Iraq, he would presumably be dead now.

What is remarkable about this story is that it aired on the BBC, of all places. Did someone fall asleep at the wheel at Beeb headquarters? Or are the times a-changin’?

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‘We’ and ‘You’

5th August 2015

Owen Bennett-Jones.

… the fact that more British Muslims are fighting for Islamic State than for the British army demands an explanation.

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UK: Radical Preacher Anjem Choudary Charged With Supporting ISIS Terrorists

5th August 2015

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And about damned time, too.

The British preacher was arrested last year by officers from the Metropolitan Police’s counter terrorism command.

It is alleged that between June 29 last year and March 6 this year Mr Choudary invited support for the terrorist group, contrary to section 12 Terrorism Act 2000.

 

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Islamic State Circulates Sex Slave Price List

5th August 2015

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A senior United Nations official says Islamic State is circulating a slave price list for captured women and children, and that the group’s ongoing appeal and barbarity pose an unprecedented challenge.

The official, Zainab Bangura, said that on a trip to Iraq in April she was given a copy of an Islamic State pamphlet, which included the list, showing that captured children as young as one fetch the highest price. The bidders include both the group’s own fighters and wealthy Middle Easterners.

And why not? Islam has no problem with slavery. Not a bit. They were prime movers in the slave trade (Saudi Arabia didn’t formally ban slavery until 1962), which makes the popularity of Islam among black Americans so ironically tragic.

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Ilford MP Says: Shut Down Gates of Vienna!

2nd August 2015

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Ilford is the culturally enriched suburb of London where the firebrand preacher Anjem Choudary once had a crash pad. It is also the latest British municipality to feature a local media report in which members of parliament call for the director of public prosecutions to investigate and shut down Gates of Vienna.

For those who haven’t been glued to their sets, Gates of Vienna is located in Virginia. Not sure what a British ‘director of public prosecutions’ (what a great IngSoc name!) is going to do about that. Maybe phone Barack Hussein Obama and bitch him out? If so, he’ll have to stand it line.

The trickle-down effect from the Hate Not Hope “report” is interesting. It starts at The Independent — which, as far as I can tell, never published anything, despite their threatened “deadline” — then moves to The Guardian. From there it travels down the journalistic food chain to the locals, first Bradford, and now Ilford. Where next? There are three remaining MPs who want to bung us in chokey, so maybe their local papers will be next.

Britain is a year or two further down the road to dystopia than we are, so watching what goes on there is a good preview of what Democrites will be pushing over on this side of Mother Nature’s Immigration Fence.

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Calais Migrant Crisis: French Riot Police Use Chemical Spray on Migrants Trying to Enter Channel Tunnel

2nd August 2015

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An estimated 200 migrants broke down several security fences and were forced to retreat by riot police as they tried to break through the final fence near the entrance of the 30 mile English Channel.

The group clashed with security forces for nearly an hour, reportedly chanting slogans such as “Open the border” and “We are not animals”.

Gee, they sound like Jeb Bush.

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What Turkey Wants in Syria

2nd August 2015

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Turkey says that it, together with the U.S., wants an IS-free zone in northern Syria. That is fine. But who will fill the vacuum in areas cleared of IS? That is an extremely important question Turkey’s American allies should think about with extreme care. Turkey simply finds joining the international campaign against IS an opportunity to install pro-Sunni Islamist rule in areas now controlled by IS.

Islamic radicals say they want to recover Spain, which Muslims once ruled. Well, Turkey once ruled Syria, and not that long ago, either.

 

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Mainstreaming the Counterjihad

2nd August 2015

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The efforts of the Red-Green Alliance to make people think that jihad means an “inner spiritual struggle” have been a signal failure. When an ordinary Westerner hears the word jihad, he knows it means bloodthirsty Muslims screaming for unbelievers to be killed. It means cutting throats, beheading people, suicide bombings on crowded trains, and all those other lovely activities that keep Islam in the daily headlines. Most people aren’t fooled by the apologists’ attempt to cleanse the word of its traditional Islamic meaning.

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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

31st July 2015

UK terror suspect allegedly tried to buy enough ricin to kill 1400

Afghan Taliban praise new leader in statement

US long suspected Pakistan of sheltering late Taliban leader Mullah Omar, report says

Palestinian Summer Camps Preach Jihad and Train Youth to Become Terrorists

Somalia: Islamic Terrorists Are Easy, Corruption Is Hard

India hangs man convicting of funding 1993 Mumbai bombing

War with ISIS: US and Turkey yet to determine which Syrian fighters to support in battle against militants

Husband found guilty of murdering mother-in-law in Pakistan after his wife left him

Afghan intelligence officials confirm death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar

Turkey Turns on Its Jihadists Next Door

‘I am an American’ says man sentenced to prison for trying to join ISIS

FBI: Islamic State sympathizer charged in backpack bomb plot

Pakistan police kill Sunni militant leader, 13 others in gun battle

ISIL and the Palestinian Paradox

America and Turkey to create Syria buffer-zone as tensions rise over strikes against Kurds

Gun battle between two rival groups leaves 21 dead at wedding party in Afghanistan

In Punjab Shootings, Signs of Terror Attacks Resuming in India?

U.S. State Dept. Blocks Christians from Testifying about Islamist Persecution

The Coastal Shield Brigade: A New Pro-Assad Militia

How Turkey Fights the Islamic State

How ISIS Makes Money From The Art Market

Punjab police station attack leaves at least five dead

Assad Uzzaman: Last of the ‘Portsmouth jihadis’ killed in Syria whilst fighting for ISIS

Turkey calls for NATO meeting after airstrikes against ISIS, Kurdish rebels

Iraqi forces retake Anbar University from ISIS, officials say

US, Turkey negotiate Syria ‘safe zone’ against ISIS as Turkey targets Kurds

Gunfight at Afghanistan wedding kills 21, wounds 8, official says

War with Isis: Assad admits he has given up on parts of Syria

Nigeria suicide bomb attack: 15 dead in attack on city in northern Nigeria

Yemen ceasefire called by Saudi coalition just days after an airstrike killed 120 in Mokha

Somali Islamists kill at least 13 people in attack on Mogadishu hotel

Lincoln U.’s Kaukab Siddique: Jews ‘Rabid Dogs,’ ISIS Atrocities Mere ‘Propaganda’

Islamist “Justice” for Christian Mother in Pakistan

ISIS threat: David Cameron to discuss plans to tackle ‘common enemy’ with Indonesia and Malaysia on trip to South East Asia

Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in northern Cameroon

2 Turkish soldiers die in car bomb attack in mainly Kurdish province

Turkish airstrikes against PKK in Iraq throw two-year ceasefire with Kurds into jeopard

Muslim boarding school rated ‘good’ by Ofsted threatens to expel pupils for mixing with ‘outsiders’

Palestinian official assassinated in Lebanese refugee camp

Turkey Enters the War Against the Islamic State

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill more than 120 in Yemen

Turkey hits Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq

Australian Islamic State nurse arrested on return home

Turkish jets target Kurds in Iraq, Islamic State militants in Syria

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How Turkey’s Fight Against ISIS Advances Its War Against the Kurds

30th July 2015

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The Kurdish Workers’ Party, known as the PKK, was locked in a bloody war with the Turkish state from the mid-1980s until 2013. The cease-fire has, for all intents and purposes, been destroyed. Turkey is battling both ISIS and the PKK under the guise of fighting terrorism. Yet Turkish attempts to conflate ISIS and the PKK–even in the wake of the suicide bombing in a Kurdish border town that killed 32 young people–effectively ask people to overlook some salient facts.

Attempts to conflate Kurdish resistance with ISIS are designed to play on old, deeply rooted Turkish fears. A declaration of a state of emergency in Turkey would give the Justice and Development Party (or AKP), which lost its parliamentary majority in June elections, more flexibility to crack down on political opponents such as the Kurdish majority People’s Democratic Party. More than 1,300 people have been detained recently under the guise of cracking down on domestic PKK and ISIS elements in Turkey.

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Muslim Rapists Prefer Blondes

30th July 2015

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I guess there are areas in which Black Lives Don’t Matter.

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Canadian Converts to Islam Planned to Kill Jewish Children

29th July 2015

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John Nuttall told an undercover officer that his wife, Amanda Korody, believed that “grown-up Jews” go to “eternal hell” and that she would be doing Jewish children a favor by killing them and reaching paradise, police records revealed in British Columbia’s Supreme Court show.

“I asked Nuttall how he thinks he will have access to Jewish kids and he said [he and his wife] were both white and could pass for Jewish…They will be regulars in the synagogue. They will gain the trust of everybody. And once they have everything they will get enough guns and ammo to go ahead with their mission,” read the March 2013 record from an undercover RCMP officer.

Just think of it as REALLY late-term abortions.

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ISLAMOCOPIA FRIDAY: What’s New in the Religion of Peace

24th July 2015

ISIS netted up to $1B in cash after taking over Mosul, US official says

Turkey agrees to allow US to use air base for strikes against ISIS

Iran executions: ‘Unprecedented spike’ in the number of Iranians put to death sees Tehran face renewed calls to address human rights abuses

13 Britons amongst 457 ‘foreign terror’ suspects held by Turkish authorities at Syrian border

Islamic State threat: ISIS plotting to use drones to bomb crowds at major British events

Moderate imam reveals how radicals won battle for soul of Boston mosques

Seattle officials join push for Sharia-compliant mortgages, loans

ISIS fighters ‘blown up by their own landmine’ in Iraq, Kurdish fighters claim

US airstrike kills senior Khorasan Group leader

African coalition nearly ready to take on Boko Haram, Nigerian leader says

Computer-obsessed man ‘ordered enough deadly poison ricin to kill 1,400 people’

ISIS in EUROPE: Terror group ‘has built jihadi base in isolated village’

ISIS targets civilians with chemical weapon attack in Iraq and Syria

Suruc bombing: Suspected ISIS suicide blast leaves 28 dead in Turkish city

Sick ISIS group are now using ‘suicide CHICKENS’ to bomb enemies as weapons stash runs low

ISIS blamed for Gaza City bomb attacks

ISIS forces Yazidi children to behead dolls as part of their ‘re-education’ training

Mali: Islamic Terrorists Driven South

‘They beat us everywhere’: Inside ISIS training camps for terror’s next generation

Saudi Arabia says it stopped Islamic State attacks; 400 held

ISIS uses poisonous gas on Kurdish forces, says monitoring group  Hey, it’s traditional.

Anger in Iraq after suicide attack on marketplace kills 115

Summer camp, Islamist-style: Getaway for Palestinian children of martyrs teaches hate, violence, say critics

Tennessee gunman first radicalized, now idolized by Internet jihadists

ISIS car bomb kills at least 100 including children in Iraqi town of Khan Bani Saad

Forced marriage: One British woman’s story shows how much it matters to step up the fight

ISIS video shows young boy beheading Syrian soldier near ancient city of Palmyra

Muslim Brotherhood: Six supporters ‘killed in Cairo clashes with police’ after Eid-ul-Fitr prayers celebrating end of Ramadan

Eid Nigeria bombing: ’10-year-old girl’ kills 12 in suicide attack

 

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We’ll See You in Paris

24th July 2015

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The Islamic State has released yet another grotesquely violent execution video. This one is directed at a French-speaking audience, and after he shoots his captive, the executioner promises that there will be corpses in the streets of Paris if the French do not submit to Islam.

I’m certain that he’s correct; there will be corpses in the streets of Paris. The question is: Whose? It is, after all, not that many generations since the French proved themselves adept at creating corpses with great efficiency…

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‘ The Mystery of ISIS’

24th July 2015

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The problem, however, lies not in chronicling the successes of the movement, but in explaining how something so improbable became possible. The explanations so often given for its rise—the anger of Sunni communities, the logistical support provided by other states and groups, the movement’s social media campaigns, its leadership, its tactics, its governance, its revenue streams, and its ability to attract tens of thousands of foreign fighters—fall far short of a convincing theory of the movement’s success.

Oh, maybe it’s the whole Koran/Mohammed/Jihad business. Naw, that couldn’t be it.

But this simply raises the more fundamental question of why the movement’s ideology and actions—however slickly produced and communicated—have had popular appeal in the first place.

Perhaps it’s adherents read the Koran and took it seriously. Naw, that couldn’t be it.

The clearest evidence that we do not understand this phenomenon is our consistent inability to predict—still less control—these developments. Who predicted that Zarqawi would grow in strength after the US destroyed his training camps in 2001? It seemed unlikely to almost everyone that the movement would regroup so quickly after his death in 2006, or again after the surge in 2007. We now know more and more facts about the movement and its members, but this did not prevent most analysts from believing as recently as two months ago that the defeats in Kobane and Tikrit had tipped the scales against the movement, and that it was unlikely to take Ramadi. We are missing something.

Yeah – it’s called ‘Islam’. (Make you wonder what ‘we’ he’s talking about.)

The author has wide experience in the Middle East and was formerly an official of a NATO country.

Oh, well, then, that explains it.

We hide this from ourselves with theories and concepts that do not bear deep examination. And we will not remedy this simply through the accumulation of more facts. It is not clear whether our culture can ever develop sufficient knowledge, rigor, imagination, and humility to grasp the phenomenon of ISIS. But for now, we should admit that we are not only horrified but baffled.

‘Baffled?’ Try ‘clueless’. Try ‘dumber than a box of rocks’. Try ‘invincibly ignorant’.

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Swedish Nationalists Plan a Gay Pride March Through a Muslim Area, Hoping for Trouble

23rd July 2015

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I haven’t seen this reported in the press anywhere, but in Sweden the right-wing nationalist Sweden Democrats are staging a gay pride march featuring men kissing each other. Why?

Simple: the July 29 march will pass through areas of northern Stockholm where Muslims make up a majority of the population – 75 per cent, according to some accounts. So there will be trouble.

Politics does indeed make strange bedfellows, multi-pun intended.

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Could the Taliban Become a Useful Ally Against Islamic State?

22nd July 2015

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This is like asking can we use Mussolini as a useful ally against Hitler?

Hint: No. Let ’em fight each other, sure, but don’t pretend we’re allies.

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“They Cannot Stay in Italy Because There is no Work”

21st July 2015

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Last week residents of the Italian town of Quinto di Treviso, near Treviso, protested angrily about the resettling of immigrants in their neighborhoods and residences. After two days of protests, the town’s mayor ordered the unwanted migrants moved elsewhere.

They didn’t come for work, they came for benefits; that’s why they’re desperate to get to Britain.

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In an IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead the Doll

19th July 2015

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As my boot camp instructors used to say, you can only do what you’ve trained for.

 

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UK Government to Take Firmer Stance on Muslims Who Fail to Denounce Jihadis

19th July 2015

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In a speech to be delivered to an audience of Muslim men and women in Birmingham, David Cameron is expected to announce that only those in the Muslim community willing to take a stand against jihadist violence will be supported and those who “walk up to the border of illegality” will be denounced.

And if you believe that one, he’ll tell you another one.

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