News and Analysis (11/26/09)

US endorsement of the plan that essentially allows Israel to continue all planned construction for the next ten months falls short of Obama’s original demand for a full freeze and unfairly shifts political pressure¬† shift to the Palestinians:

On the brink of political chaos, Iraqi politicians once again come to an agreement to restore the seats in Sunni Ninevah …

… but democracy in Iraq will have little meaning without a free and open media:

So-called “Islamic bonds” are no more immune from the risks of excessive spending than Western debt instruments in the face of global economic downturn:

“The invaders’ . . . moribund efforts… are tantamount to erecting a mound of sand in front of the turbulent river of the jihadist movement” -Mullah Mohammed Omar

Imran

Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant

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