Month: March 2013

  • News and Analysis (3/30/13)

    “[N]ews that the individual at the heart of the bomb plot was in fact an informer for US intelligence is likely to raise just as many questions as it answers.” AP “reported that the unnamed informant was working under cover for the Saudis and the CIA when he was given the bomb, which was of […]

  • News and Analysis (3/28/13)

    “An Egyptian court postponed on Tuesday a ruling on whether President Mohamed Mursi’s Muslim Brotherhood is illegal, agreeing to the Islamist group’s request for more time to present evidence in a case that has put it on the defensive” … Egypt Court Postpones Ruling on Muslim Brotherhood’s Legality (Reuters / Yahoo) … but the government […]

  • News and Analysis (3/26/13)

    SR 65 is in committee, but if it passes it will change America’s policy toward Iran from a tough intolerance of Iranian possession of nuclear weapons to an insane intolerance of Iranian “nuclear capability,” a path to regional, and possibly world, war: 76 Senate Warmongers (  “The five … accused of inciting ‘aggression’ against members […]

  • News and Analysis (3/23/13)

    Franklin Lamb opines that Washington, Doha and Tel Aviv all think they can work with Hitto, but some Syrians are concerned that the ex-pat doesn’t know the country … A Draft-Dodging, Zionist Friendly, Rightwing Texan Islamist to Lead Syria? (Counterpunch) … but even as the politically-motivated return to Syria to fight to inherit the state […]

  • News and Analysis (3/21/13)

    The children, some as young as eight or ten, were “on their way to school in the West Bank city of Hebron” when seized by the Israelis for interrogating in connection with allegations that stones were thrown against the illegal occupation forces during a recent anti-apartheid demonstration: Israeli Forces Detain over 30 Schoolchildren  (Huffington Post) […]

  • News and Analysis (3/19/13)

    As sectarian violence continues, ten years after the disastrous decision to invade Iraq, the disgraceful truth emerges of bad intelligence manufactured, good intelligence ignored, and one example of the media shills who convinced Americans that an Iraqi dictator had something to do with 9/11: Iraq Rocked by Wave of Explosions (Guardian) Iraq 10 Years On: The Human […]

  • Sociological, Philosophical, and Legal Considerations of Shariah as the Rule of Law in Islam

    “Sociological, Philosophical, and Legal Considerations of Shariah as the Rule of Law in Islam” by Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad, Ph.D. Minaret of Freedom Institute 4323 Rosedale Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814 1-301-907-0947 paper presented on March 1, 2013 to the Istanbul Network Conference on Islam and the Institutions of a Free Society Held in Islamabad, Pakistan February […]

  • News and Analysis (3/17/13)

    Actors for censorship? Egypt’s “Actors’ Syndicate has banned the movie from being released in cinemas” on the gournd that it was never submitted to the censorship bureau, but the movie’s director protests that “hundreds of short and long independent movies have not passed through the bureau yet they were still released”: First Movie ‘Produced’ by Egypt’s […]

  • News and Analysis (3/15/13)

    Drones are a triple threat to Muslim women. They murder the women themselves (an estimated 411-884 to date), they leave them destitute by slaughtering their male breadwinners, and they traumatize them, leaving them afraid to aid their neighbors, gather in groups, or send their children to school: Stop Saying Targeted Killings Protect Muslim Women  (Salon) […]

  • News and Analysis (3/13/13)

    Is it a war crime for a teenager to fight against an invading army? The Bush administration said yes, but International Law says no: The Validity of Khadr’s Guilty Plea in Doubt ( The defense attorney, banned from entering the country, says, “The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention concluded earlier this year that […]

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