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Here are the Blogs in the Nidra Poller category.
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Monday, 21 July 2014
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FOURTEEN YEARS AFTER THE al DURA BLOOD LIBEL FRANCE DISCOVERS BARE FACED ANTI-SEMITISM IN ITS MIDST. It’s on all the lips, in all the media: burning Jewish shops in Sarcelles is anti-Semitic. PM Manuel Valls declared, in an excellent speech at the commemoration of the rafle du Vel d’Hiv [mass roundup ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/21/2014 1:23 PM by Nidra Poller
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Sunday, 20 July 2014
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Editor's Note:   Nidra Poller is a  Paris-based  frequent contributor to the New English Review. She is the author of Al Dura: Long Range Ballistic Myth, a collection of her articles about l'affaire Al Dura that occurred in Gaza in September 2000 with the faked death of 12 year olf Mohammed ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/20/2014 5:46 PM by Nidra Poller
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Friday, 30 May 2014
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American banking authorities are threatening to slap a 10 billion dollar fine on France’s top bank, BNP Paribas, accused of handling transactions in dollars from 2002-9 for customers from Iran, Cuba, and Sudan, in violation of an American embargo. What does this have to do with the Front National? Would ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2014 1:36 PM by Nidra Poller
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Thursday, 29 May 2014
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I endured a seven-hour TV marathon yesterday, beginning with Marine Le Pen’s press conference at the EU Parliament press center in Brussels, hopping from station to station, from newscast to debate, and ending with a 2-hour documentary on the Front National. The Press Conference: a triumphant Marine ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/29/2014 6:33 PM by Nidra Poller
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Wednesday, 28 May 2014
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Follow the story in real time: Having outdone the major opposition party—UMP—and trounced the governing Socialists in last week’s European elections, Marine Le Pen went off to Brussels today, looking for allies. If she can form a block of at least 25 deputies representing seven different countries, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/28/2014 10:17 AM by Nidra Poller
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Wednesday, 22 January 2014
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A Slap in The face to Every Jew - The UN's Latest Insult to Israel Introduction by Wollf Bachner Insult To Israel Perhaps no recent incident illustrates the unrestrained bias towards the Jewish people better than last week’s shameful actions by UNESCO, when Director-General ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/22/2014 12:00 AM by Nidra poller
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Tuesday, 3 September 2013
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Nidra Poller Nidra Poller wrote this for Dispatch International. She has given us permission to publish this. Paris, August 25, 2013 Willful illiteracy has reached new levels in the misreading of recent events in Egypt. The democracy-loving [sic] Muslim Brotherhood replaced the Facebook-Twitter generation ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/03/2013 12:00 AM by Nidra :Poller
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Tuesday, 12 February 2013
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What is Europe going to do about Islam? Submit? Resist? Or just wait it out, dimwittedly? The recent French presidential election offers insight into the way Islam, or more exactly the Islamist factor, may eventually play out in European politics. Despite attempts by the Left to focus the debate on ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/12/2013 4:02 PM by Nidra Poller
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Monday, 8 October 2012
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In fact 11 jihadis were arrested and 1 was killed on October 6th. A 12th suspect was arrested today, some of the original batch were released, it’s hard to keep track. Information is slowly leaking into the news stream but no matter how much we learn the best is yet to come. There’s the ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/08/2012 12:37 PM by Nidra Poller
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Saturday, 6 October 2012
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Eleven Salafist jihadis were arrested at dawn today in Strasburg, Paris, Cannes and Cannet. The prime suspect, Jérémie Louis-Sydney was shot dead after opening fire when the police commandoes burst into his apartment at 6 AM. His DNA had been found on the grenade used in the September ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/06/2012 2:41 PM by Nidra Poller
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Saturday, 4 February 2012
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9 May 2001 …. But let’s get back to logic: Deborah Sontag, writing in the IHT, congratulates the Mitchell Report for its objectivity; it doesn’t blame the Palestinians or the Israelis for the outburst of violence in the summer of 2000, neither does it exonerate one or the other. ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2012 8:41 AM by Nidra Poller
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Thursday, 24 November 2011
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State-owned France 3 TV channel’s evening newscast had a longish item about revolt in Egypt (beginning at the 7:09 mark), focused this time on juvenile demonstrators. With the typical gushing enthusiasm displayed by the media since they started marketing the Arab Springtime, the blond female ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/24/2011 3:41 PM by Nidra Poller
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Saturday, 12 November 2011
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[NB: “Ch” is pronounced “sh” in French, which is how “Sharlie Hebdo becomes Sharia Hebdo.] Over a hundred rockets were fired from Gaza in the space of a few days, aimed at civilian targets, reaching deep into Israel, licking at the road to Tel Aviv when France, in a shocking ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2011 9:12 AM by Nidra Poller
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Tuesday, 8 November 2011
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The brand new—and deliberately unmarked-- offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in the 20th arrondissement of Paris were destroyed by arson hours before a special issue, renamed Charia Hebdo, hit the newsstands on November 2nd. All 75,000 copies were sold out by noon (a rerun went on sale ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/08/2011 5:08 AM by Nidra Poller
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Monday, 24 October 2011
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On September 30, 2000, a day after Yasser Arafat launched his war of terror, euphemized as the al-Aqsa intifada, state-owned France 2 Television broadcast a news report, filmed by a Palestinian cameraman, of the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Palestinian identified as Muhammad al-Dura. The dramatic ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/24/2011 6:11 AM by Nidra Poller
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Tuesday, 12 July 2011
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The release of Dominique Strauss-Kahn from house arrest last Friday caused a mass rush for the exits: Commentators worldwide and all the more so in France searched their souls. How could we have believed the (former) IMF president was guilty of rape!  The Sofitel chambermaid--identified as Nafissatou ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/12/2011 2:18 PM by Nidra Poller
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Friday, 1 July 2011
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Chapter 2: in which we learn that the former IMF chief may well be a fool but perhaps not a knave Paris July 1, 2011 Nidra Poller N.B. I am deliberately writing and filing this analysis before the surprise NY Supreme Court hearing in the case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, reportedly scheduled ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2011 9:01 AM by Nidra Poller
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Wednesday, 26 January 2011
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A process described by some as the Islamization of Europe, by others as the failure of Europeans to integrate Muslim immigrants, has reached a breaking point in France. One of the most troubling manifestations of this discord is the development of a particular type of violence that is more than the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/26/2011 5:38 AM by Nidra Poller
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Saturday, 18 December 2010
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Efforts to kill the anti-Islamization Congress in the bud not only failed, they provided an “excuse” for Agence France Presse to cover the event. An article in which the anonymous “journalist” admits that at least 800 people attended the all-day Congress, was headlined “Demonstration ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/18/2010 12:42 PM by Nidra Poller
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Wednesday, 15 December 2010
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Le Parisien: Leftwing political parties and associations have called for a demonstration in Paris on Saturday to protest the “Assises contre l'islamisation de l'Europe [Congress against the Islamization of Europe]” scheduled the same day, organized by the extreme-right Bloc Identitaire ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/15/2010 12:57 PM by Nidra Poller
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Thursday, 1 July 2010
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From the Fox News story on the Rutherford Reader: Anthony Mijares, who complained to Kroger about the Reader in April, said he saw examples of hate speech in an April "Guest Column." The column called Islam "evil" and called for an end to Muslim immigration. "While I respect ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/01/2010 1:32 PM by Nidra Poller
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Monday, 10 May 2010
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Paris, May 10, 2010 Fasten your seat belts! Part 5 will include a first hand report of the Paris press conference of Tayssir Tamimi, Chief Mufti of alQuds. Unless I am mistaken there was no JCaller present to Appeal to the Mufti’s reason or even to listen to his Reasons for demanding... We’ll ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/10/2010 3:47 PM by Nidra Poller
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Wednesday, 5 May 2010
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Paris May 5, 2010 Part I is here. Part II is here. Part III is here. Grenoble, 11 April. Friday evening a group of punk jihadis [the media call them “youths”] are kicked off the tramway for rowdiness. Four ordinary young people get off the tramway at the same stop in the center of ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/05/2010 3:38 PM by Nidra Poller
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Tuesday, 4 May 2010
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Paris, 4 May 2010 Part I is here. Part II is here. How about that? The serious suspect in the almost successful Times Square Mayday bombing is a dual national. Pakistani. And he was caught just before his plane took off for Dubai! Dubai? Is he a Mossad agent or something? No, seriously, he was ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/04/2010 5:43 PM by Nidra Poller
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Monday, 3 May 2010
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Paris 3 May 2010 Taking up where I left off, here is a brief summary of the “Be Reasonable” petition--launched by a non-sectarian organization in formation--that you can read in full, in English on the site [www.dialexis.org]. “Be Reasonable” rejects the pretentions of ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2010 6:02 PM by Nidra Poller
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