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The Iconoclast

Wednesday, 24 June 2015
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From IPT: Al Jazeera's run of bad publicity got a little worse this week, when the online Arabic newspaper New Khalij published an article citing part of a cable from the Saudi Embassy saying the network answers to the Qatar government and is stocked with reporters who are part of the Muslim Brotherhood. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2015 2:03 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 24 June 2015
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on June 21, 2015 at meetings in Jerusalem and Ramallah revealed plans to help revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process that broke down in April 2014. The proposal would entail a United Nations Security Council resolution that would call for an agreement on ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2015 7:25 AM by Michael Curtis
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Wednesday, 24 June 2015
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Giulio Meotti writes in INN: The echoes of phrases and symbols of Nazi propaganda are used against the Israeli people today - in newspapers, in schools, in books, in university halls and in Europe’s Parliaments. The specter of Joseph Goebbels has just reappeared in the West. He said that Denmark ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2015 7:03 AM by The Law
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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  Grand Mufti of Jerusalem al Husseini and SS Chief Heinrich Himmler April 23, 1943 Reut Cohen chronicled her family’s horrifying experience during The Farhud, Nazi-inspired pogrom in Baghdad on the 1st day of Shavuot, June 1, 1941 in an Iconoclast post about her heritage, “The Farhud and ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 10:59 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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The time has come to discuss, and considering implementing, the argument made by Karl Popper that we should claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant. How do we stop young men and women from becoming jihadist terrorists? A depressing new incident on June 13, 2015 involving ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 1:32 PM by Michael Curtis
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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From the Independent Two children have reportedly been “crucified” by Isis for not fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. The boys, believed to be under the age of 18, were killed in Syria and their bodies displayed with placards hung around their necks announcing their “crime”. Their ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 11:39 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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Former New York Surpreme Court Justice Mary McGowan Davis, Chair of UN Investigation in to 2014 Gasa War In a mid-May 2015 Jerusalem Report/Jerusalem Post interview by Paul Alster, “The Redoubtable Colonel [Richard] Kemp”, anticipated the findings of the UN Task Force Commission on the 2014 Gaza ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 10:34 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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As a panelist on Meet the Press last Sunday, Eugene Robinson – Pulitzer Prize-winner and Washington Post columnist, and a man as unreflective as he is reflexive – said it again, smugly, as though black Americans hold the franchise on The Talk.  So I did some reflecting of my own. More than five decades ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 8:25 AM by James Como
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
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Last night I went to a screening of the new documentary film, the J Street Challenge sponsored by the Speakers Action Group of Toronto and facilitated by a well-informed panel of Canadian experts (Dr. Judith Cohen, John Thompson and Irving Weisdorf) who answered questions from the audience. The film ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2015 7:21 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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News that I sincerely hope is true.  If true, then ASIO and the AFP can scratch two more names off the long, long list of "Manifestly-Dangerous Mohammedans With Aussie Passports".  But there are plenty more, at the moment, that fit that description.  As reported by the ABC's Dylan Welch, just this ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 6:22 PM by Christina McIntosh
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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There will be a showing and panel discussion of the documentary The J Street Challenge produced by Americans for Peace and Tolerance in Northwest Florida in Pensacola. The J Street Challenge event will occur Saturday evening at 6:00PM at Brit Ahm Synagogue located at 6700 Spanish Trail in Pensacola. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 5:48 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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Eli Lake and Josh Rogin write in Bloomberg: The U.S. military and Iranian-backed Shiite militias are getting closer and closer in Iraq, even sharing a base, while Iran uses those militias to expand its influence in Iraq and fight alongside the Bashar al-Assad regime in neighboring Syria. Two senior ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 5:36 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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Bruce Thornton writes at the Hoover Institute's Defining Ideas. From the 1960s to the late 1990s, John Barrett Kelly was one of the most influential advisors, writers, and commentators on the Middle East. In 1980 his book Arabia, the Gulf, and the West was prophetic in its analysis of the strategic ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 4:52 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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  The first event for the Israel Allies Foundation  in Northwest Florida  will be held at the  Pensacola First Assembly of God Church on Tuesday evening, June 30th at 7:00PM. The event will feature speakers, Guy Rodgers, Director of Operations for the IAF Jerusalem Call and Florida State Rep. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 4:20 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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From the Telegraph The south-eastern French wine capital of Bordeaux is up in arms over a Muslim-owned grocer’s decision to impose male and female-only days for customers. ADVERTISING       A small sign outside the De L'Orient à L'Occidental (From East to West) store stipulated ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 3:24 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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AP: BAUCHI, Nigeria –  Two girls blew themselves up on Monday near a crowded mosque in northeast Nigeria's biggest city, killing about 30 people, witnesses said. It is the fourth suicide bombing this month in Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group. Fishmonger ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2015 12:41 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 22 June 2015
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Sunday, 21 June 2015
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This won't end well. Reuters: ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has planted mines and bombs in the ancient part of the central Syrian city of Palmyra, home to Roman-era ruins, a group monitoring the war said on Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not immediately clear ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2015 12:53 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 21 June 2015
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Matt Ridley has an important article in Quadrant. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2015 10:09 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 21 June 2015
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Clinically speaking a psychopath is someone who is mentally ill. They are unable to empathize with the pain of other human beings and have a very extreme degree of antisocial behavior. The vast majority of serial killers are psychopaths. They derive a perverse degree of pleasure from torturing and brutalizing ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2015 8:00 AM by John Constantine
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Sunday, 21 June 2015
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  In the Wall Street Journal Weekend edition, June 20-21, 2015, Yaroslav Trofimov writes of the possible rise of an independent Kurdistan, “The State of The Kurds”.  An independent Kurdistan was promised by the WWI Allies in the Treaty of Sevres that ended the Ottoman Empire in 1920. That commitment ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2015 12:07 AM by Jerry Gordon
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Saturday, 20 June 2015
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Sunni Muslim Turkic  Uyghurs in Urumqui Xinjiang Province Northwest China The Chinese government has issued directives banning daytime fasting during Ramadan affecting   20 million Uyghurs and Hui Muslims.  The Uyghurs constitute the majority in Xinjiang Province while the Hui are concentrated in ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2015 8:02 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Saturday, 20 June 2015
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The pattern of disintegration in international affairs continues as the United States and Europe persevere in the most profound strategic policy torpor those countries have endured since the pre-Roosevelt ’30s: the piping days of Herbert Hoover, Ramsay MacDonald, Pierre Laval and the bottom of the Great ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2015 3:50 PM by Conrad Black
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Saturday, 20 June 2015
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The international community, especially the United Nations Human Rights Council, must wake up and deal with contemporary reality, the increase in terrorism and in the number of refugees caused by the surge in violence. It is high time for them to give up their capacity for illusions, their obsession ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2015 8:46 AM by Michael Curtis
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Saturday, 20 June 2015
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by Louis René Beres (July 2015) Facing an increasingly complex configuration of terrorist foes, Israel has been focusing diligently on all of the usual strategies for remediation. At the same time, Jerusalem has overlooked the core importance of chronology to pertinent enemy belief systems and ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2015 6:31 AM by NER
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