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Joe Biden Plays the Old Ugly American

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness The Left used to accuse imperialist, resource-hungry Yanquis in Washington of cutting selfish deals with illiberal dictatorships in Latin America to grab their natural resources. How odd then that Joe Biden is now begging the despicable Maduro regime in Venezuela—corrupt, murderous, and anti-American—to produce more of its oil solely to …

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Modern Japan and Saudi Arabia

Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc on modern Japan including fascism, WWII, economic miracle, and Shinzo Abe. Don’t miss his thoughts at the end on Saudi politics. Share This

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Saudi Police Arrest Flying, Naked, African ‘Sorceress’

by Raymond Ibrahim FrontPage Magazine Last month, according to Emirates247 , “A Saudi court sentenced two Asian housemaids to 10 years in jail and ordered their lashed 1,000 times each after they were found guilty of indulging in sorcery at their employers’ houses Share This

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Iran 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Barack Obama once called for a “reset” policy with Iran. Supposedly, the unpopularity of the Texan provocateur George W. Bush and his administration’s inability to finesse “soft power” had needlessly alienated the Iranian theocracy. Share This

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In the Jaws of Sharia: The Liberal and the Temptress

by Raymond Ibrahim Private Papers Editor’s Note: These postings were taken from Jihad Watch and Pajamas Media, internet journals in which the author posts frequently. Ibrahim’s observations below remind us of the depths of Dante’s Inferno where the three-headed devil masticates the worst criminals of Dante’s imagination: Brutus and Cassius are second only to Judas. Among Muslims, second only to …

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Islam and Reason: New Book Shows Decline after the 10th Century

by Raymond Ibrahim Jihad Watch A review of The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist Crisis by Robert R. Reilly (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2011. 244 pp.) Share This

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New Saudi Fatwa Defends Pedophilia as ‘Marriage’

by Raymond Ibrahim Jihad Watch Muslim “child-marriage” — euphemism for pedophilia — is making headlines again, at least in Arabic media: Dr. Salih bin Fawzan, a prominent cleric and member of Saudi Arabia’s highest religious council, just issued a fatwa asserting that there is no minimum age for marriage, and that girls can be married “even …

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The Nature of Arab Unrest

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Across the Middle East, millions are rebelling against their poverty and lack of freedom, blaming their corrupt leaders, who have ransacked their countries’ treasuries and natural wealth. Share This

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Destroying One Koran or Many Christians: Which is Worse?

by Raymond Ibrahim FrontPageMagazine.com The now infamous Koran burning by Florida pastor Terry Jones has created hysteria in the Muslim world. In Afghanistan alone, some twenty people, including UN workers, have been killed and beheaded to screams of “Allahu Akbar!” Western leaders around the globe — including Obama and members of Congress — have unequivocally …

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