Day: August 11, 2011

Facing Up To The Burqa: Is France Going Too Far?

Source/Credit: Liberty Magazine: JULY / AUGUST 2011: Photo: Google-Images There is a new law in France forbidding women wearing full-face veils in public. The media has largely focused on the voices of protest from religious leaders and human rights advocates. Yet it’s important to realize that this law enjoys widespread popular support—not […]

US group trains troops in Somalia

The Katharine Houreld, The Associated Press, Jordan Times. MOGADISHU – On the front lines of Mogadishu’s streets, Islamist militants battle African Union troops. Standing alongside the peacekeepers are members of an American-run team of advisers, former military men who play a little-known but key role in the war against Al […]