Here are the Blogs in the Hugh Fitzgerald category.
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Monday, 26 June 2006
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"Olivier Roy, a respected French scholar of Islam, says Muslim silence is a 'classical psychology of immigrants' -- wanting to be 'normal' and become mainstream. 'For them, integration means to be recognized as citizens. They don't want to be recognized for their specificity.'" -- from this ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/26/2006 6:28 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 25 June 2006
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The men [Douglas Streusand and Harry D. Tunnell IV] also want officials to stop using the term "caliphate" as the goal of al Qaeda and associated groups. The Caliphate came to refer to the successors of the Prophet Mohammed as the political leaders of the Muslim community. 'Sunni Muslims traditionally ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/25/2006 2:48 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 24 June 2006
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Attacked by her own family, one Muslim’s decision to convert to Christianity highlights the precarious situation of Muslims in Pakistan who leave their faith. "Her family belonged to Ahle Sunnat wa-al Jimmat, a non-violent Muslim group that focused on converting non-Muslims."-- from ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2006 6:35 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 24 June 2006
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So declares this headline This is transparent. As a condemnation of the deliberate killing of civilians, it is meaningless. It has meaning only as an attempt, after the realization is dawning that too many non-Muslims are beginning to find out too much about Islam, to shore up the Muslim position ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2006 10:14 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 24 June 2006
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"Experts agreed with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, saying Friday the major military offensive against the Taliban will not fix Afghanistan's larger crises -- a lack of reconstruction and jobs, a booming drug trade, and a weak government." - from this article Hamid Karzai had quite a run ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/24/2006 6:22 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 23 June 2006
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"The pen is mightier than the sword, and sometimes in the war of words we unwittingly give the advantage to the enemy." - So says Dr. Douglas E. Streusand and Army Lt. Col. Harry D. Tunnell IV There is a good deal to be said about the reasoning behind, the justification offered, for the deliberate ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/23/2006 4:14 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 22 June 2006
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One would like Congressman Tancredo, or someone else of that ilk, to ask point-blank: How many Marines, how many soldiers, have been killed or injured as a result of attacks conducted by, or participated in, by supposedly friendly "Iraqi" soldiers -- soldiers who were being trained by Americans, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2006 5:54 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 22 June 2006
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PITTSBURGH - Former Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge, speaking at the opening of a new RAND Corp. office, said the war on terror is likely to last for decades, much like the Cold War. Nothing disappears. The Nazis no longer rule a country, but Nazis still exist. They have been reduced to manageable ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2006 5:30 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Thursday, 22 June 2006
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The Pentagon waited nine months after completing an investigation into the deaths of two U.S. soldiers before notifying relatives the men were killed by Iraqi troops, the military acknowledged Wednesday. The June 2004 deaths of Army Spc. Patrick R. McCaffrey Sr., 34, of Tracy, and 2nd Lt. Andre D. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/22/2006 11:52 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 21 June 2006
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AP PARIS — Police have detained a prayer leader at a suburban Paris mosque and 16 associates as part of an investigation into alleged terror financing, a police official said Tuesday. Terrorists and financiers of terrorism should be removed, one way or another. And one can find some, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2006 12:51 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Wednesday, 21 June 2006
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Islamabad • Islamist grouping Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal wants assurances from secularist Alliance for Restoration of Democracy that controversial rape laws will not be reformed before it signs the Charter of Democracy. The MMA will present its reservations on the Charter of Democracy, with emphasis ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/21/2006 10:12 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 20 June 2006
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"the mainstream media had concealed 'the truth of history'..."-- a complaint from this article by anti-Israel propagandist Alan Hart Not in the way he thinks. Beginning with: 1) The history of the Muslim conquest of Judea as part of the general Muslim conquest; repression of the Jews ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2006 1:36 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 20 June 2006
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The open islamization of Iraq's Arab areas, Sunni and Shi'a, was predictable, was even inevitable. The Americans cannot be blamed for this; it was not Rumsfeld's fault, for "not sending enough troops." It was not Bremer's fault, for "disbanding the Iraqi army." It was inevitable ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2006 10:38 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Tuesday, 20 June 2006
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Of course Muslim groups, including CAIR, are eager to obtain Saudi and other Arab money, beyond what is already funneled directly or, more likely, indirectly. Nothing surprising about this appeal. What is surprising, however, is the way in which the Congress has failed to hold hearings on the influence ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/20/2006 10:25 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Monday, 19 June 2006
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Yes. At long last an intrepid Muslim, writing from deep within the Dar al-Islam, a Pakistani named Reza Azmi, has published an article in The Daily Times of Pakistan, “Thinking Aloud: ‘an archaic incongruity’?” that asymptotically approaches the grim truth about Islam. For those ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/19/2006 10:22 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 18 June 2006
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"Mr Phillips, a former head of the National Union of Students, will also warn that it cannot be taken for granted that Muslim communities will put up with anti-terror searches indefinitely." - from this BBC article Really? "Muslim communities" may refuse to "put up with anti-terror ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/18/2006 7:50 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Sunday, 18 June 2006
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"Today we are the poorest, the most illiterate, the most backward, the most unhealthy, the most un-enlightened, the most deprived, and the weakest of all the human race."-- Pakistan's President Musharraf And this despite the ten trillion dollars in unearned oil wealth. Musharraf ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/18/2006 12:10 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 17 June 2006
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No aid should be given by Western nations on the theory that it is "only humanitarian." Let Saudi Arabia make Somalia its project. No Somalis should be allowed into Western lands for they simply swell the ranks of those who either are adherents of a belief-system inimical to all Infidels, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/17/2006 12:26 PM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 17 June 2006
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Next to its sickening non-treatment of Hitler's persecution and murder of the Jews within Germany, and then its deliberately downplaying of the genocide during the war (see Laurel Leff's book on the subject), and of course the absurd dispatches of Walter Duranty from the Soviet Union during the time ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/17/2006 9:41 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Friday, 16 June 2006
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"It [Israel] clearly has a death wish, so why even bother?"-- from a posting at JW Here are some reasons why one should bother: 1. Israel the country does not have a "death wish." It has had a series of leaders who have exhibited an ignorance of Islam, and an unwillingness to grasp ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/16/2006 9:26 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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