Saturday, March 31, 2012



Rex Murphy: It’s not Islamophobia to call a jihadist, a jihadist

The recent slaughter of four French Jews, including two small children, has, in part, been met with calls for people to not paint all Islam with responsibility for the shooting — an uncontentious urging. It is not Islamophobic to note the motives and background of the murderer. In fact, it is a form of cowardice and evasion not to do so.

Canada: Muslim Book Sanctions Wife-Beating


A book discovered in a Toronto Islamic bookstore is causing an Internet uproar: A Gift for the Muslim Couple by the Islamic scholar Hazrat Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi advises Muslim men that “it might be necessary to restrain” their wives “with strength or even to threaten” them. Sheikh Syed Mahmud Allusi in his Qur’anic commentary Ruhul Ma’ani gives four reasons that a man may beat his wife: “if she refuses to beautify herself for him,” if she refuses sex when he asks for it, if she refuses to pray or perform ritual ablutions, and “if she goes out of the house without a valid excuse.”


Kenney: Immigrant credentials should be checked before entering Canada

OTTAWA – Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is proposing rule changes that would assess and verify the education credentials of some immigrants even before they arrive in Canada. The new requirement would mean that applicants seeking to come in under the federal skilled workers program would have a sense before they arrive whether they’ll be able to get work in their field.

Salim Mansur: Quebecers try a turn to the right - Quebec Freedom Network takes centre stage

Salim Mansur was in Levis recently at the Réseau Liberté-Québec Conference where he witnessed the early signs of a more promising Quebec that could profoundly, and for the better, affect the rest of Canada as her divisive politics of the past two generations did negatively.

Lather, Rinse, and Repeat by Mark Steyn

The killer of French schoolchildren and soldiers turns out to be a man called Mohammed Merah. The story can now proceed according to time-honored tradition.

Europe's Islamic Future Has Arrived

"Jews should not emigrate; anti-Semitic Moroccans should."

In country after European country, the post-modern charade of the bliss of multiculturalism - the idea that all cultures are equal and can coexist peacefully side-by-side in any given country, and that Muslim immigrants should be allowed to keep their cultural traditions rather than integrate into wider European society - is unravelling.

A Nuclear Iran with Douglas Murray

He debates the fact that “Britain is a second, currently slipping into a third rate, world power”.

Radical Islam Documentary

“OBSESSION - Radical Islam's War Against the West” is a new documentary film that will challenge the way you look at the world.


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Let's Give "Giving Up On Peace" a Chance - Citizen Warrior

Let's Give "Giving Up On Peace" a Chance

Let's Give "Giving Up On Peace" a Chance

Posted: 31 Mar 2012 01:37 AM PDT

I WAS READING an article by Barry Rubin called A Middle East Strategy for the West, when I read this sentence: "The problem is not just that cynical rulers (in the Middle East) mislead the masses through demagoguery — though that's true; it's that the masses embrace extremist world views."

I had to do a doubletake. If the masses are embracing it, then it's not extremist, right? It's mainstream. By the term, "extremist world views" he is really saying "following classic, mainstream Islamic teachings." But what a politically-correct, double-talk way of saying it!

Rubin did say something worthwhile in the article, however. He wrote:

Obtaining Israel-Palestinian or Arab-Israeli peace is a useless strategy, distracting from real issues. It isn't going to happen; Islamists would use any such peace to portray those signing it as traitors; and even many Arab nationalists would denounce it to raise their credibility as tough, unyielding fighters. Violence and unrest would increase, not lessen, as a result.

Absolutely. All this talk of "peace in the Middle East" is ridiculous. It's not going to happen. EVER! Get over it. Orthodox Muslims will not ever give up trying to "drive the Jews into the sea," and the Israelis will not ever give up trying to survive. The world needs to embrace this reality and aim for something actually attainable: An Israeli population that is relatively safe from Jihadis.

I'm not a Jew, by the way. I don't have any special attachment to the Jewish religion or Israel, except that it's a democracy, and by far the best democracy in the Middle East. As Glen Reinsford wrote in his article Understanding the Arab-Israeli Conflict, "Perhaps the greatest of all ironies in the present-day Middle East, as David Horowitz has pointed out, is that Arab Israelis enjoy more social, legal and political freedom than do Arabs in any one of the fifty-three Muslim countries." Ironic because so many Arabs are hell-bent on destroying Israel.

But Israel needs to embrace this reality too and quit bending over backwards to "make peace." They keep being lured into making deals with the ruling Jihadis of the day in order to finally have "peace." They should be able to look at their own history in the Middle East, or look at easily-obtained Islamic teachings and see that "peace agreements" with Jihadis are worse than a waste of time (for example, Qur'an 9:1-17).

One particular Islamic principle the Israelis might discover within fifteen minutes of perusing Islamic texts is that no peace agreements between Muslims and non-Muslims can last longer than ten years, and the only Islamic purpose for a peace agreement is to get the enemy to stop attacking Muslims while the Muslims regroup and strengthen their position, allowing them to take up the fight again at a time of their choice from a position of strength (read more about this). As Robert Spencer says in the DVD, Islam: What the West Needs to Know:

"It's unfortunate, but there's no negotiating with the Jihadists. There is no striking a deal with them. Islamic law is very clear on that...Islamic law does not allow for treaties. It does not allow for negotiated settlements between Muslim states and non-Muslim states.

"All it allows for is a temporary period of up to ten years of 'hudna' or what is commonly translated as 'truce' to allow the Islamic forces to gather their strength. But that's not the same as peace as we know it. That's not the same as the absence of a state of war. That's only a temporary lull in a war that the Jihadists consider has gone on for 14 centuries, and are willing to fight for 14 more." (Read more about the Islamic way of war here.)

Another very basic Islamic principle nobody in Israel or the U.N. seems to be aware of is the principle of taqiyya. That is, the allowance and even encouragement by Islamic teachings for Muslims to deceive non-Muslims in order to further the political goal of Islam, which is dominance over all other governments and religions.

These are very basic Islamic teachings anyone can discover with very little effort. They are not obscure, hard-to-decipher teachings.

But here is Israel, having been duped and tricked and lied to again and again by people who are quite open about their dedication to fundamental Islamic teachings, making more "peace agreements" with Jihadis! It's absolutely crazy. They should give "giving up on peace" a chance.

It's not that peace isn't a worthy goal, of course. But the idea of peace as in "living together in harmony" is something to throw out the window when it comes to Israel and the Muslim world. It's kind of like having breast cancer and saying, "Okay, cancer, I'll give you one breast, and then we can live in peace together."

No, you can't. If you don't stop it, the cancer will metastasize. That's its nature. That's what it does.

And the orthodox Muslim world will continue to undermine, fight, and try to destroy Israel. That's its nature. That's what it does. Which means if Israel wants to survive, it had better quit trying to appease Muslims and accommodate Islam's demands and concede to the Muslims' wishes and start drawing the line, and saying "no further."

And not just Israel. The U.N. has pressured Israel to appease and accommodate and concede. Why? Because there are lots of Muslim countries in the U.N. who have used taqiyya successfully.

What the world has been doing about the Israeli-Palistian conflict has not worked. Let's try something different. We could change what we mean by "peace." Peace might mean "the good guys have the upper hand." It might mean the good guys have enough power to hold Islam's relentless encroachment at bay so the rest of us can live in harmony with each other.

How do we decide who is the "good guy?" Whoever is promoting liberty and equality, not just in words but in fact. And anyone promoting Shari'a or jihad does not promote liberty and equality.

"Kafir911," an occasional commenter on Citizen Warrior said: "I think it's sad but telling that the man who started that whole movement (the 'let's give peace a chance' movement), John Lennon, with his Make Love not War and his love-ins with Yoko Ono, got shot by an idiot with a gun. So apparently its not true that 'all you need is love.' You need protection as well."

Let's just give up on the idea of peace. Let's give up on the idea that somehow everyone can just get along. And let's aim at international security. There is no "getting along" with an organized, relentless group of people who spend their every waking moment seeking your destruction. But it is possible to contain them and limit them and weaken them. Let's be realistic and aim for those. Let's aim for the protection of liberty and equality.

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Internet Social Networking Risks Outlined in Latest FBI Counterintelligence Brochure

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 05:58 PM PDT

Internet-based social networking sites have created a revolution in social connectivity. However, con artists, criminals, and other dishonest actors are exploiting this capability for nefarious purposes. There are primarily two tactics used to exploit online social networks. In practice, they are often combined. Read More This story comes to us via Homeland Security - National [...]

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Al-Qaeda ‘plotting another 9/11’ from Afghanistan

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 05:38 PM PDT

The UK’s Telegraph reports al-Qaeda fighters have returned to Afghanistan and will use the country as a base to launch September 11-style attacks on Western cities, according to the American ambassador to Kabul. Ryan Crocker told The Daily Telegraph that if the West was to leave Afghanistan too early, al-Qaeda would be able to increase [...]

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Al-Qaeda ‘plotting another 9/11’ from Afghanistan

Hunt For Secret Iranian Network Planning To Attack Jewish, Israeli and Western targets in Turkey

Posted: 30 Mar 2012 05:32 PM PDT

Sky News reports intelligence agencies are reportedly searching for members of a secret Iranian network of assassins under orders to attack Jewish, Israeli and Western targets in Turkey. According to intelligence sources cited in the report, the organization behind the attack is known as Unit 400, a secret part of the al Quds Brigade, which [...]

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Hunt For Secret Iranian Network Planning To Attack Jewish, Israeli and Western targets in Turkey