Day: April 15, 2014

Silencing Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s hate talk

STORY SUMMARY by Rami G. Khouri One of the most fascinating, if problematic, recent incidents relating to the extent of allowable free speech in the United States took place this week when Brandeis University withdrew an invitation to the Somali-Dutch-American anti-Islamic firebrand Ayaan Hirsi Ali to give a speech and […]

Dog ends Saudi’s three-day ordeal

Source: Arabnews.Com “It was actually the dog that recognized my brother’s voice and started barking. This caught the attention of Al-Buqami and his son,” Fahd told the Al-Arabiya channel. Al-Buqami then called police to rescue Badr. Fahd said his brother is now in stable condition. “God saved him and gave him […]

Islamists abduct more than 100 girls

Source: TOI MAIDUGURI (Nigeria): Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped more than 100 girls from a secondary school in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, a senior security source told AFP. Asked to confirm media reports that 200 girls had been taken from a school in the Chibok local government area during an […]

What would Jesus do to North Korea?

Source: Asia Times: NAMYANGJU, South Korea – What would Jesus Christ do to North Korea? Unfortunately for South Korea’s newly inaugurated President Lee Myung-bak, a pious Christian and an elder of a Presbyterian church, there is no ready answer. Lee is still busy sculpting a concrete body of North Korean […]

The US-Russia Ukrainian deal

Source: Asia Times: By Pepe Escobar By the time you read this Russia will have invaded Ukraine. Well, that’s what the Supreme Allied Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, is spinning. Breedlove Supreme says the Russians are “ready to go” and could easily […]

An Australian Definition of a Canadian

Insight: by Peter Legge — You probably missed it in the local news, but there was a report a few years back that someone in Pakistan had advertised in a newspaper an offer of a reward to anyone who killed a Canadian – any Canadian. An Australian dentist wrote the following […]