The boycott bluff: trading to good neighbourly relations DAVID FRANKFURTER The Middle East is full of contradictions.  It’s hard to know what’s real and what’s bluff. If you call the wrong bluff, you can end up blown to pieces. And if you miss a real opportunity, you can end up a real sucker. “Peace activists” attack with knives […]

WHAT ISLAMONLINE.NET WEBSITE SAYS…WE SUFFER IN THE TRANSLATION “Offensive Jihad Is Permissible to Secure Islam’s Borders, to Extend God’s Religion, and…to Remove Every Religion but Islam from the Arabian Peninsula” is listed as the 6th most popular Islamic website in the world. And yet, Western apologists of Islam assure us that the overwhelming majority of Muslims are peaceful, and that […]

TRANSLATING JIHAD: IN ARABIC EVERYTHING IS A ZIONIST PLOT “Removing the Christians from the East Is a Zionist Project” Naturally this columnist does not offer any plausible explanations for how the all-powerful Zionists are coercing innocent Muslims into bombing churches in Iraq and now Egypt. Unfortunately, given that his target audience is Arab Muslims, he really doesn’t have to. Their society is so […]

THE WORLD’S DOUBLE STANDARD ON THE FALSE ARAB NARRATIVE; DAVID ISAAC By David Isaac“We have frankly said, and always will say: If there is an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, we won’t agree to the presence of one Israeli in it,” Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority, remarked on December 25th. Of course, even as Abbas demands that all Jews […]

PUTTING A BULLSEYE ON THE CONSTITUTION: THE SULTAN Putting a Bullseye on the Constitution There is hardly a better way to degrade the entire idea of political speech than by classing everyone who is in any way critical of the government as “anti-government”. Such a label creates two camps, the camp of government and the camp of everyone unhappy with government, and […]

GATES NOTICES NORTH KOREAN BARBARIANS HAVE NUKES….SEE NOTE PLEASE By Anne Gearan HOW CAN THIS CLUELESS MAN BE OUR SEC. OF DEFENSE? CHINESE SURPRISE HIM AND NORTH KOREA MOCKS HIM, IRAN RIDICULES HIM, RUSSIA IGNORES HIM…..RSK BEIJING (AP) — North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles poses a direct threat to the United States, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Tuesday, a blunt assessment of […]

CHINESE TEST NEW ADVANCED FIGHTER PLANE AS GATES JAW-JAWS WITH HU By Reuben F. Johnson China carried out the first flight test of an advanced stealth fighter as visiting Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates raised questions about the jet during a meeting in Beijing with China‘s president. Mr. Gates said the flight test led him to “directly” question Chinese President Hu Jintao about the timing. […]


Recognition of Palestine by Latin American States But No Aid, No Money, No Jobs by Anna Mahjar-Barducci Since early December, when Brazil took the initiative of recognizing a Palestinian State within the 1967 borders, other Latin American countries have followed in Brazil’s steps: Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and most recently Chile. […]


Radical Muslim in America: All the Benefits and Still Turning to Jihad by Raymond Ibrahim Recent remarks by Attorney General Eric Holder on the threat posed by “radicalized” American Muslims deserve close attention—not just because of what they say regarding the domestic situation, but for their international implications as well. According to Holder: “[T]he […]

PEACE DESPITE WEAKNESS?: FRANK GAFFNEY Peace Despite Weakness? By Frank Gaffney, Jr. Two recent episodes offer an insight into a world in which the United States deliberately adopts a policy of pursuing international peace despite weakness, rather than practice what Ronald Reagan called “peace through strength.” First, prior to and during Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ present trip to Communist […]