News and Analysis (12/14/17)

“The Justice Department is trying to push away legal challenges to his detention by claiming that nobody … outside the feds knows who he is, therefore nobody could claim to represent him in court. That the government itself is the reason why we don’t know his identity is just the icing on the cake”:

Netanyahu went to Europe to drum up support for Trump’s embassy move but only his fellow racists are on board, and they are not in power (yet) …

… but will the Muslim nations of the OIC have the courage to stand up to Donald Trump or will they once again fall back on empty rhetoric?

“Mike Pence will be visiting the Holy Land and Egypt later this month, but none of the local Christians will have anything to do with him” …

… and the Muslim guardians of their holy site is on their side:

“The possible transfer could spark a new arms race in the Middle East and constitutes one explanation why Saudi responses to President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel were muted and limited to rhetorical statements”:

“Authorities are gathering DNA and blood types through free medical checkups, and [Human Rights Watch] said it is was unclear if patients were aware that their biometric data was being collected for the police during these physical exams”:

Policies of “slashing the refugee program, banning all immigration and travelers from several majority Muslim countries, and imposing new burdens on all visa applicants as part of “extreme vetting” initiatives … appear to have “worked,” strongly reducing Muslim immigration and travel to the United States”:

“Trump shrewdly draws on already-circulating certainties about Muslim men as violent, animalistic, and mercurial. Historian Sophia Arjana notes that Muslims have historically been viewed as a source of contamination, unraveling the (White) racial integrity of Christendom”:

The crazy man responsible for subway explosion in NYC “was inspired by the Islamic State group but had apparently not had any direct contact with the group and probably acted alone” and seriously injured himself:

“[S]tudents returning from Saudi Arabia after studies … “brought back with them this sectarian attitude:

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