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-Obama Admin: ‘The War on Terror Is Over’

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

                                 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From the Weekly Standard: In the wake of the Arab Spring, the Obama administration is grappling with how to handle Islamists, radical adherents to Islam. Particularly, the issue has come to the fore in regards to Egypt, which, as Reuel Marc Gerecht notes, "is now certain" to elect "an Islamist" as […]

-New Libya: Tilting Toward Radical Islamist Law?

Monday, October 24th, 2011

         (Image by French P M’s Office via Flickr) Col. Gaddafi is gone, now we will see if all of the efforts in the West to seal his doom were worth it. The first thing the new transitional leader, Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, chose to do was to proclaim that Islamic Sharia law would be the basis […]

-Sec. Clinton: Religious Intolerance a Downside of ‘Arab Spring’

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that growing religious intolerance was an overlooked downside to the ‘Arab Spring.’ While the popular revolts against longtime dictators in the Middle East and North Africa brought hope to millions of Arabs, Religious minorities in those countries, particularly Christians have seen an increase in persecution in the […]

-Is Our Role in Libya a Moral Act?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

                                            (Image via Wikipedia) Our role in stopping Gadhafi in Libya is being presented to us as a ‘moral act’ in saving thousands of civilians. But is it really? Fact is, Gadhafi had his military ready to attack everything that moved including men women and children in the rebel cities opposing him. Secretary of State […]

-Libyan Rebel Commander Admits to Some al Qaeda Links in His Forces

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

In an interview, Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader admits that some of his fighters have links with al Qaeda and some are jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq and Afghanistan including himself. Al-Hasidi insisted his fighters “are patriots and good Muslims, not terrorists,” and that the “members of al-Qaeda are also good […]

-Libya: A No-Win Scenario and Now Pres. Obama Decides to Act!

Friday, March 18th, 2011

  (Image by BlatantNews.com via Flickr)   For over 3 weeks President Obama has condemned the Libyan dictator with nothing more than strong rhetoric but was incredibly indecisive when it came to any kind of real action. He dithered away the time on the golf course and working on his ‘Final Four’ basketball picks while […]

-Muslim Cleric Issues Fatwa Against Gadhafi

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

For those who doubt that ‘religion’ is a major driving force behind the turmoil and strife in the Middle East and North Africa here is more evidence.  On Monday, A major Muslim cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi issued a fatwa against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and ordered all faithful Muslims to kill him on sight: "Whoever in […]

-Muslim Religious Leaders Behind Uprising in Libya?

Monday, February 21st, 2011

(Libya via Wikipedia) Here’s a quote from a group of Muslim religious leaders naming themselves the ‘Network of Free Ulema of Libya’  and calling on all faithful Muslims to revolt against Moammar Gadhafi and the current Libyan leaders: "They have demonstrated total arrogant impunity and continued, and even intensified, their bloody crimes against humanity. They […]

-Gaddafi Tells Europe to Convert to Islam

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

(Image by Getty Images via @daylife) This week Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has been visiting in Italy and has caused a stir by giving away Qurans and telling everyone that Europe should convert to Islam: "Islam should become the religion of all of Europe.” “Islam is the last religion and if we are to have a […]