News and Analysis (12/20/10)

Big brother is watching; the U.S. “is assembling a vast domestic intelligence apparatus to collect information about Americans, using the FBI, local police, state homeland security offices and military criminal investigators”:

Members of the group claiming responsibility for last week’s mosque bombing are executed for spreading “corruption on earth, fighting against God and the Prophet and confronting the sacred regime of the Islamic Republic of Iran”:

Muslim students appreciate the religious atmosphere;  the fact that “it’s not strange or weird to care about your religion here, to pray and make God a priority… They have the same values we do”:

Maybe they should try to learn about Christmas spirit from the Charlie Brown TV special instead of jewelry store catalogues:

Al-Bashir “appears to be resigned to the secession of the south and also prepared to do away with key provisions of the 2005 peace accord that recognizes Sudan’s ethnic, religious and linguistic diversity”:

Leave a Reply