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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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From the Washington Post. BAGHDAD — Iraqi militia forces that have led the fight against Islamic State militants in Tikrit balked at U.S. intervention Thursday, saying that although most would remain in their positions, they will refuse to proceed with an offensive on the city. One Shiite militia, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 3:14 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Listen here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 8:00 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Here. Harvard, humanities, Viktor Shklovsky, soccer -- what could be better? The instructor who highfalutin'ly claims that  "shaking things up" through this kind of course is just like Viktor Shklovky's "ostranenie" or, anglice,  "making strange" or, in German,Verfremsdungeffekt, one of the most ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 7:24 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Here. And here's that passage in Pnin that must now be read with ubi-sunt awareness:   "With the help of the janitor he screwed onto the side of the desk a pencil sharpener — that highly satisfying, highly philosophical instrument that goes ticonderoga-ticonderoga, feeding on the yellow finish ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 6:33 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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NYTimes: PARIS — As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed amid a relatively clear sky, an investigator said evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated one pilot left the cockpit before the plane’s descent and was unable to get back in. A senior ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 4:49 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Satellite Imagery of Israel's Dimona Nuclear Development Center in Negev Just before Israeli PM Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on March 3rd, the Pentagon declassified a secret 1987 report prepared by the Institute for Defense Analysis revealing Israel's classified nuclear program.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 2:32 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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Australian Anglican pastor and authority of Qu'anic doctrine, Dr. Mark Durie, is a well respected expert, widely published columnist,  and author of The Third Choice: Islam, Dhimmitude and Freedom. See our review of Third Choice in the February 2010 New English Review; Dhimmitude Dominates. On ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2015 1:33 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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The process, poorly disguised and feebly denied by the administration, of the withdrawal of the United States from the world’s main overseas theaters continues. And in general, in the regions where American withdrawal has had the greatest strategic impact, the withdrawal is being managed competently ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 4:35 PM by Conrad Black
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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When I  commented this about the Project Veritas Cornell  ISIS video on my personal Facebook page:: O'Keefe Project Veritas exposes Cornell Dean of Students suggesting that Student activities funds might support an ISIS Club. Is this carrying freedom of expression to the ultimate extreme at one of ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 2:55 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Breaking Fox News reports that "Sgt. Bergdahl is charged with  Desertion Officials say': Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was taken captive by the Taliban after abandoning his post in Afghanistan and later freed in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, will be charged with desertion, officials told ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 2:08 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Daniel Pipes, without any "islamist" business, here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 1:57 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Kathleen Burge writes about the weird psychological aspects of facebook in the Boston Globe. If you are one of Catherine Pisacane’s 792 Facebook friends, you got a glimpse into her life a couple of weeks ago. She posted a selfie, taken by her sister, of the two of them smiling and snuggling outside ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 11:17 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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White House Chief of Staff McDonough and President Obama Source: Pat Dollard President Obama and his staff are using the prop of the J Street Conference in Washington, DC this week to unleash an unparalleled attack on Israel in revenge, many believe, for Netanyahu’s electoral victory. It is reflected ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 10:18 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Posted on 03/25/2015 9:08 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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An analysis of what prompts his uncovered animus -- it's back to the good old days of swallowing whole the version of history presented to Obama long ago by Rashid Khalidi -- here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 8:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Here. In this case, it is political figures eager to make statements -- what statement need be made by a leader of a country, when there is a plane crash, or any other such disaster or loss of life? when did leaders of countries think they had to "offer condolences" the way Obama always does, or ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 7:24 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Bodo Klimpel, the Mayor of Haltern, Germany, where a number of young students who died in  the Airbus A320 crash had lived, said that this "was the worst thing that had ever happened in Haltern," that there "had never been anything as bad." Such a remark prompted me, naturally, to wonder about other ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 7:05 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Tony Rodham is the brother of Hillary Clinton. Terry McAuliffe is the Clintons' former fund-raiser and all-round fixer, now the governor of Virginia. They've both done well, though not as well, of course, as Bill and Hillary and Chelsea Clinton. Here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 6:44 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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recently about Afzal Amin and the Dudley corruption.  ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 6:17 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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From The Punch - one of Nigeria's most popular newspapers Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, Reuters quoted residents as saying on Tuesday. There was no immediate ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/25/2015 3:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 24 March 2015
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When Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu came to town in early March, he came to address a joint session of Congress at the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner. President Barack Obama pointedly refused to meet with him. His excuse was that he didn’t want to appear to influence the ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2015 11:15 PM by Ilana freedman
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