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Thursday, 4 September 2008
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Ramadan Day 4. From Al Jazeera Somali fighters have vowed to intensify their attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as residents of Mogadishu, the capital, took shelter from mortar fire. Witnesses said at least four people were killed in fighting on Wednesday, as fighters and the Ethiopian ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/04/2008 2:51 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax
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Tuesday, 1 July 2008
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Following the Irish rejection of the EU constitution, Poland is demurring.  President Lech Kaczynski's approval is required as a last step under Polish law, and he has determined it would be "pointless" to sign on given the Irish rejection. By the way, you have to love the dismayed New ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2008 9:37 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Tuesday, 1 July 2008
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The Times reports that Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, long suspected as being the main al-Qaeda operative behind the bombing of the destroyer, the U.S.S. Cole, that killed 17 members of the American Navy on October 12, 2000, has been referred for a war crimes trial by military commission. The government seeks ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2008 9:34 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
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From Justice Scalia's majority opinion in the gun case: We know of no other enumerated constitutional right whose core protection has been subjected to a freestanding “interest-balancing” approach [responding to Justice Breyer’s proposal for a new standard for the right to possess ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/26/2008 6:42 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
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I wrote Tuesday about the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals from the DC Circuit which presumes to overrule the commander-in-chief's determination that a Uighur detainee — who received paramilitary training from an al Qaeda affiliate — is an enemy combatant. At the Weekly Standard, Tom ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/26/2008 6:24 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Monday, 23 June 2008
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In 2004, in the case of Boim v. Holy Land Foundation, a federal court in Chicago found Hamas supporters liable to the tune of $156 million in damages in connection with the death of an American who was killed in a Hamas terror attack. Last December, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2008 10:51 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Sunday, 22 June 2008
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MEMRI and Instapundit report that a Kurdistan newspaper has published (on its first page) a 2002 letter from Saddam Hussein's office, reaching out directly to al Qaeda's No. 2, Ayman Zawahiri, about the possibility of attacks in Saudi Arabia.  [h/t Mark Eichenlaub of the Regime of Terror blog] ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2008 8:10 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Saturday, 21 June 2008
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Roger Kimball has a few thoughts — more than a few, actually — on "critical thinking."  Perfect for a summer Saturday....Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2008 7:01 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Friday, 20 June 2008
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I have an article up today at NRO explaining why I think the imminent intelligence reform deal, though flawed, is a good one.  It restores critical surveillance authority so that we'll be able to collect intel on our enemies overseas, and it grants immunity to the telecoms to encourage ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2008 2:38 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Friday, 20 June 2008
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The National Post and ABC News think so....Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2008 6:53 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 19 June 2008
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So the big six-month treaty between Israel and Hamas has begun. Israel has committed to ease a blockade on Gaza. Hamas continues to be committed to Israel's destruction. Fox reported this morning that truce critics fear Hamas will use the time-out to stockpile new arms for renewed and more devastating ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/19/2008 8:37 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Monday, 16 June 2008
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If this gem from the Minnesota Star Tribune doesn't make you ill, nothing will.  It's from a typical media account about how difficult it is for devout Muslims to endure the trials and tribulations of employment in America — you know, outrages like having to wear a uniform at a job that ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2008 10:21 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Monday, 16 June 2008
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While lots more gnashing of teeth is called for, I think it's extremely important that we push ahead with concrete, practical steps to prevent what could be disastrous fallout from the Supreme Court's catastrophic — albeit entirely foreseeable — ruling last week in Boumediene.  That ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2008 10:14 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
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I have no great brief against Donna Shalala, Sec'y of HHS in the Clinton administration, but a Medal of Freedom?  [Power Line has the story, as does Winfield Myers, who does carry a brief against Sec'y Shalala.] This is end of President Bush's administration, probably the last Medals ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2008 11:15 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
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A great editorial from the Wall Street Journal this morning on the insanity of legal restrictions on energy exploration and production while prices soar.  For the Arizona Senator who somehow thinks ANWR is just like the Grand Canyon, the Journal closes with a blunt message: Recent weeks have ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2008 7:07 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 12 June 2008
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Tony Blankley wonders why the mainstream press is ignoring the serious questions about Obama and the radical Left raised by Stanley's important NRO article from June 2.  Blankley, among other things, asks: [G]iven how much the media has covered both the Pfleger and Wright matters, when a respectable ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/12/2008 7:05 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Wednesday, 11 June 2008
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Suggestions?  Sandy Berger may be available ......Read More...
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Posted on 06/11/2008 4:26 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Monday, 9 June 2008
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Hard to decide what is more maddening in stories like these — the fact that there are ALWAYS stories like these, or the media's stubborn refusal to come to grips with the evidence of sense even as they describe it in real time. In Indonesia, which sport's the world's largest Muslim population, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2008 3:44 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Sunday, 8 June 2008
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What a wonderful, compelling piece by Michael Ledeen in the Wall Street Journal yesterday.  Required reading....Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2008 3:54 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Sunday, 8 June 2008
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From the Daily Times of Pakistan [h/t:  Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch] (italics mine): Pakistan to ask EU to amend laws on freedom of expression ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will ask the European Union countries to amend laws regarding freedom of expression in order to prevent offensive incidents ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/08/2008 1:13 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Saturday, 7 June 2008
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... and I think he's providing a useful example of why we shouldn't try enemy combatants in the civilian courts, as explained in my article, here....Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2008 6:26 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Saturday, 7 June 2008
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Roger Kimball thinks their D-Day headline would look something like this: Breaking news! US Army pinned down in bungled assault. Huge civilian casualties. Experts fear grave damage to the environment! Read the whole thing, here....Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2008 6:25 AM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 5 June 2008
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At his arraignment today, upon being advised by the military court of the possibility that he could be executed if convicted, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the jihadist savage who orchestrated the 9/11 attacks that killed nearly 3000 Americans, explained that this was fine by him because he would like to be ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2008 3:55 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 5 June 2008
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Congressional Quarterly provides this excerpt from Obama's AIPAC speech: We knew, in 2002, that Iran supported terrorism. We knew Iran had an illicit nuclear program. We knew Iran posed a grave threat to Israel. But instead of pursuing a strategy to address this threat, we ignored it and instead ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2008 3:26 PM by Andy McCarthy
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Thursday, 5 June 2008
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A few weekends ago, our friend Peter Robinson and I had an exchange on the Corner about why it is so difficult to prevent prison inmates from continuing their criminal activities from behind bars.  This AP story out of Florida is case in point—and sets the blood boiling. Kifah Wael Jayyousi ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2008 8:20 AM by Andy McCarthy
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