(All Western democracies had best carefully examine muslim elected or appointed representatives as the UK and Israel show)
The novelist VS Naipaul has caused an outcry by comparing the “calamitous effect” of Islam on the world with colonialism.
Sir Vidia, born in Trinidad of Indian parentage, who travelled extensively in the Muslim world for his books Among the Believers and Beyond Belief, launched his attack after a reading of his new book, Half a Life, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. […]
He argued that Pakistan was the living proof of the damage Islam could wreak.
“The story of Pakistan is a terror story actually. It started with a poet who thought that Muslims were so highly evolved that they should have a special place in India for themselves.
“This wish to sift countries of unnecessary and irrelevant populations is terrible and this is exactly what happened in Pakistan.
(The rest of the article just calls this author names. Does not try and counter the facts)
One of the nine Britons detained in Turkey after allegedly trying to slip across the border into rebel-held Syria is the 21-year-old son of a prominent Labour councillor, it has emerged.
Shakil Ahmed said he was ‘shocked, worried and extremely upset’ after finding out that his son Waheed had tried to illegally enter the war-torn country in an apparent bid to join ISIS.
The politics and sociology student is being held alongside eight family members – including four children – after being seized in a remote town on the Turkish-Syrian border.
(So what are we going with? Universal Exports Road? Under-tard railway? Jihadi flight path?)
5. The Islamic State is giving women two fashion choices. The garment below or one made of blood and fist sized chunks of rock that you can only wear once.
6. UK: April 2 2015 Muslims march to megamosque in Birmingham
7. Excellent little clip showing Richard Kemp on the issue of ‘proportionality’ in war and Israel.
8. I am gonna guess that these South Asians are not religious muslims.
Two women were arrested on terrorism charges Thursday in the New York City borough of Queens for allegedly plotting to build and plant bombs in the US, according to a report from NBC New York.
The criminal complaint against the women, Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui, indicates that Ms Siddiqui previously had been in contact with al-Qaeda, offering her services to the terror group.
Thank you M., Richard, Yucki and many new readers who left links and thoughts in comments. Andrew Bostom just informed me that US president Barack Obama once again invoked the nonexistent fatwa by Iran’s supreme leader that nuclear weapons is against islam. Our expert has gone over the whole new book of laws by that leader and found no reference to WMD’s at all, nuclear or other as well as the IRI website. There simply is no such fatwa and nothing written about nuclear weapons that has any legal weight.