Mid East news roundup: Churchill’s lesson on Muslim extremists; Obama’s foreign policy FAIL; Christian persecution, Moral Cowardice, Liberalism; Israel relations and the Marxist/Muslim threat; Syria and ASSad updates; Pakistan, and more…

Posted on August 17, 2011


The Light That Must Not Fail

Edward Cline

What is it that Winston Churchill knew about Islam that our modern-day military commanders, assigned to “win the hearts and minds” of Muslim “extremists”, do not?


Allah’s Answer to an Islamist’s Prayer

Lt. Colonel James Zumwalt, USMC (ret)

Obama’s foreign policy can be summed up with a plethora of examples and one word: schizophrenia.


OPINION: U.S. Credibility at Risk on Foreign Policy

Scapegoating the anti-jihadists

Charles Jacobs – An attempt to put the progressives and their mental stress on the couch.


The Jihad against the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Christians

Janet Levy – The Muslims of the Ottoman Empire enacted policies that caused the deaths of millions, most notably in the Armenian Genocide. Turkey still refuses to acknowledge its past.

(Not just a historical lesson, but rather an objective that continues today!)


Israel, Liberalism, and Moral Cowardice
James Lewis
There are touchstones of morality in life. In 1938, resisting Hitler was a big one in Europe; in 1990, support for freedom in the Soviet Empire was another one. Today we have a new test of character. More


Marxist/Muslim Alliance: Daughter of Che Guevara, Meets Hizbullah Leaders

August 15, 2011 – 9:15 pm EST



Hizbullah Member of Parliament : “Syria, Iraq, Iran, and Hizbullah Will Wipe Out Israel”

August 15, 2011 – 8:58 pm EST

As if we didn’t already know that this is the plan.

Meet Israel’s Alinskyites: How Radicals Infiltrated a New Protest Movement

by Jonathan Spyer – Stealth socialist strategies are employed against the Jewish state too.

20 Years Later and for the MSM it’s Still OK to Hate Jews if You’re …

Israel Arrests Al-Jazeera Reporter Over Alleged Ties to Hamas

New York Times Virtues: Hating America and Rejecting Peace with Israel

by Barry Rubin – It is amazing how Western reporters accept radical Arab nationalism and Islamism as the proper behavior.

Wash. Post slants coverage of new housing for West Bank city of Ariel

August 16, 2011 – When it comes to biased reporting, the worst aspect at the Post actually resides in what it does not report More


Dozens Dead in Siege on Syrian City


At least 35 people have been killed over the past four days in the besieged city of Latakia, as President Bashar Assad’s military escalates the crackdown during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.


US leading from behind on calls for Assad’s ouster
August 17, 2011
The new paradigm in international relations. More


Qaddafi Forces Fire First Scud Missile in Libya Conflict

U.N. Envoy Meets With Libyan Government, Rebels


Members of Army of Islam

Could Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula Become the Next Al Qaeda Stronghold?

“Terror organizations are stirring in Sinai and their presence is increasing.” Read More »


The Muslim Brotherhood’s Discontents

by Michael J. Totten

Former MB members discuss the true nature of the Islamist group.


Afghanistan: Is the Taliban Making a Comeback?

by Khaled Nasir – Watch Kandahar. Growing fighting, assassinations, and Taliban gains there will likely preface an offensive on a national level.

Motorcycle Bomb Explodes in Afghan Market, Killing 8


Pakistan gave China access to top secret copter used in bin Laden mission
August 15, 2011 – Payback for violation of their sovereignty? More



Bombs Tear Through 17 Iraqi Cities, More Than 60 Dead

The bloodiest attack in months. Read More »


Saudi Arabian Winds Blow Cold on American Foreign Policy

Darlene Casella

Saudi Arabia is unhappy with President Obama’s foreign policy, so King Abdullah has taken steps to protect Saudi and other Kingdoms. He has lost faith in America’s influence in the region.



Why Aren’t There Millions of Iranians in the Streets?

by Michael LedeenIf the overwhelming majority of Iranians hate their leaders, why aren’t they doing more to bring them down?



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