News and Analysis (8/7/17)

Saturday’s IED bombing at an American mosque after months arson at a string of mosques elicits a “collective yawn” from media and politicians:

Two cases before the Supreme Court will test whether the First Amendment can protect those with whom a majority profoundly disagree:

Notwithstanding his regime’s attempt to hide their attack on freedom of the press under the fig-leaf of fighting “incitement,” his office cannot give  single example of al-Jazeera inciting anything:

YNet accuses Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and the US of plotting to installing a puppet in Palestine:

Hamas has been unable to handle the Israeli-Egyptian siege that has spawned economic “‘de-development,” leaving Gaza’s youth spending their days “driving the mattress'”:

Although Muslim women are more sensitive to discrimination than men, both “say they are satisfied with the way things are going in their lives and that they are proud to be American”:

“[T]hey were not radicalized by mere poverty but rather by what they perceived as the lack of a ladder of self-advancement” and motivated by peers:

“This decision … empowers women who lead active, purposeful lives … and … will help … fans recognise these young women for the strong, inspiring individuals they are”:

“ISIS (Islamic State) has no formal structure (in Pakistan). It works on a franchise system … in Pakistan” — senior Counter Terrorism Department officer Raja Umer Khattab:

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