News and Analysis (11/11/15)

“We have realized this now, that under an Islamic system all rights of human beings — both men and women — need to be implemented 100 percent” — Abdul Manan Niazi, the deputy head of the breakaway group:

“So how does a former FBI agent who has left the bureau dishonorably make a living? Easy, bash Muslims…. People like Shoebat and Guandolo have the right—which I defend—to spew hate, just as the Klan does.  But these lessons in bigotry shouldn’t be paid for with our tax dollars”:

“Like other Afghans seeking refugee status whom I’ve interviewed across Germany, Rahimi is quick to affirm his Muslim faith. After some prodding, he nervously admits he might convert to Christianity to avoid deportation… Those who are baptized here … get to stay in Germany”:

Netanyahu has a point. Labeling where Nazis got their soap would have “emboldened” enemies  of the Third Reich:

Advocates say that including a woman on every panel is an easily achievable metric to resolve the “dire consequences for our communities” rising from panels without women “discussing important social, policy, and theological questions at Muslim centered events”:
“The U.S. Embassy in Amman said two American civilian security contractors and a South African contractor were shot to death, and one slain Jordanian was a translator. It was ‘premature to speculate on motive at this point’ with the investigation proceeding, it said”:

“[P]arliamentarians wrote to the president last week complaining that the deactivation of centrifuges contradicted the directives … Khamenei … that the deal should only be implemented once allegations of past military dimensions (PMD) of Iran’s nuclear program had been settled”:

“At one point, he was taken to an empty field, told to take off his shirt and trousers, and was then inspected superficially by a doctor, he said. He was also held temporarily in ‘a narrow, dark cell void of anything but two blankets on the floor'”:

“Since the 1960s, the way of avoiding conflict was power-sharing among a set of prince. Salman has upset the tradition by consolidating a lot of power in those two princes and now we are seeing this playing out” — Gregory Gause, professor of international affairs at Texas A&M:

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