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  • Barack Obama
    Obama foreign policy lesson of the day
    This is not a tongue in cheek or cynical report, it is a factual lesson delivered by President Obama from the White House lawn while standing before his helicopter that is ready to whisk him away for a vacation trip to Martha’s Vineyard. The...
  • Turkey
    Turkey's culture gap, or much worse
    According to a report by the conservative Clarion Project, Turkey’s Deputy PM, Bülent Arınç condemns women who laugh in public as it makes them appear immodest. Let’s get right to the core of it. He is a man born in 1948 like me, and...
  • King Faisal
    Is Iraq an unnatural state?
    Should there be a Sunni, Shia, and Kurdish Iraq? One may wonder. Sectarian states based upon religion and race are bad ideas. Tell that to Israel. In a world in which humanity needs to learn to tolerate one another, policies of exclusion in any...
  • Shiites strike back in Iraq
    Shiites strike back in Iraq against Al Qaeda splinter group
    Shiite militiamen prevented Sunni insurgents from advancing towards Baghdad on Saturday after they took a stand in Muqdadiyah, a town just northeast of Iraq’s capital. The rallying of the Shia, according to The Washington Post, was ignited...
  • Iraq
    Islamic instructor training terrorists accidentally blows up self, students
    An Islamic extremist training suicide bombers in Iraq accidentally set off explosives while giving a demonstration on Monday, killing himself and 21 of his students.The commander at a secluded terrorist training camp north of Baghdad unwittingly...
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Can a knockout blow be given to the Taliban?
    America went to war against Afghanistan for the purpose of defeating the al Qaeda operating there under the auspices of the Taliban. The Taliban have been sidelined from power in the government, but the operative word is “sidelined.”...
  • Islamic Extremist
    Islamists behead wrong person, apologize for ‘misunderstanding’
    Islamists fighting in Syria apologized after they mistakenly cut off the head of a fellow rebel soldier and held it aloft for public display.A group of Syrian Sunni Muslim rebels linked to al Qaeda beheaded one of their own wounded fighters after...
  • Leno
    Obama's Syria: Failures and Lies
    The quote by Jay Leno pretty much sums up the Obama presidency. The following is how his Syria debacle occurred. A Timeline1. So-called Syrian Rebels, primarily Sunni Muslim fanatics with Al Qaeda leadership, and...
  • syrianchristians
    Syrian Christians ask why the U.S. is siding against them.
    CBN News reports that Syrian Christians question "why the United States supports extremists who want to turn Syria into an Islamic state." [CBN News]The question came Tuesday at a congressional hearing chaired by Representative Chris...
  • Sunni Militiamen march in Iraq
    Iraq descending into civil war
    The Iraqi government suspended the operating licenses of the Al-Jazeera news network as well as eight Sunni and one Shiite domestic Iraqi television stations on April 28 on the grounds of inciting sectarian violence between Iraq’s Sunni and...
  • Sunnis vs. Shi'ites
    Cleric with dangerous agenda runs for office in Pakistan
    Maulana Ahmed Ludhianvi, a radical Sunni cleric, promises to help the poor but his opponents believe it is a cover for a dangerous agenda: to gain a foothold in parliament and further his designs to oppress Pakistan's Shi'ite minority,...
  • Secretary of State John Kerry
    U.S. government offers aid to Syrian rebels
    On Thursday, February 28, the U.S. government offered humanitarian aid and other help to the rebels fighting against Syria's Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party government run by President Bashar al-Assad.BBC News reported that Secretary of State...
  • Activists protest Syrian government
    Syrian rebels accused of looting religious sites (Video)
    On Wednesday, January 23, Human Rights Watch published a press release that states an investigation revealed evidence that three religious sites in northern Syria were burned and looted by Sunni Muslim rebel soldiers.According to Reuters, the...
  • Syrian Vice Pres. Farouq al-Sharaa
    Syrian Vice President says Assad cannot win
    As Syrian rebels advanced further into the capital city of Damascus taking control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp when pro-Assad troops melted away, Syrian Vice Pres. Farouq al-Sharaa stated in a newspaper interview today that neither...
  • Sunni-Shia
    Could this be why Obama favors Sunnis?
    Islam has two major branches; Shiite and Sunni. These two branches have seen conflict on-and-off over the years, such as we have seen reported in recent headlines from Iraq and during the so-called "Arab Spring". Sunnis believe the...