News and Analysis (8/9/11)

Court to Rumsfeld: You can’t deny American citizens their day in court:

“In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right …  to be confronted with the witnesses against him” — the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution:

“No less than the father of American conservatism, the great 18th century British philosopher Edmund Burke … actually admired sharia because it subordinated rulers to religious law rather than giving them carte blanche over subjects as was the case in Christian countries historically”:

Syria continues its offense even as Turkey’s warns “Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he could risk ‘Saddam-like’ isolation if he does not halt his brutal crackdown on Syrian protesters”:

Even as a “wave of intolerance against religious minorities .. challenging Indonesia’s image as a beacon of how Islam and liberalism can coexist,” the beheading of a maid “for the killing of an allegedly abusive Saudi employer”  has “observant Indonesian Muslims”  revolted by heedlessness of Islam’s “call for compassion”:

Highly-ranked former US officials, often with little knowledge of the group, “have been paid tens of thousands of dollars to speak in support of the MEK. They rarely mention the MEK’s violent and anti-American past, and portray the group not as terrorists but as freedom fighters … ready to serve as a vanguard of regime change in Iran:

One year after the Stuxnet worm reportedly “developed in a jointAmerican and Israeli effort to undermine Iran’s” nuclear program and one “day after Britain’s The Sunday Times reported Israel has set up a military cyber command charged with developing attacks against Iran” a defiant parliamentarian dares them to bring it on:

In a show of confidence after successfully repelling two rebel attacks last night, the government turns security for the Mogadishu marketplace to police as shops reopen and offers amnesty to militants if they will surrender:

Now that the “Arab Spring” has shown “leaders are replaceable, but the people are not,” the U.S. must place the rights of the Palestinian people above the words of Palestinian negotiators:

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