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Obama and Netanyahu To Meet Against Difficult Militant Backdrop

President Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants. 713 more words

American News

VICTORIAN POLICE COMMISSIONER MEETS WITH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL IMAMS COUNCIL.

http://www.vicpolicenews.com.au/cops-and-bloggers/4583-ccp-ken-lay-with-the-australian-national-imams-council.html#disqus_thread

My comment:

“Whilst fully supporting the Commissioner’s efforts to promote community cohesion, this ought not be at the expense of a truthful dialogue about the institution of Islam and the internal factors unique to that institution that promotes in its observant adherents, the mandatory obligation to expand the membership by conversion, underpinned by formally stated belief in their divine supremacy. 388 more words

MIDDLE-EAST POLITICS

DEBATE, DISCUSSION AND EVEN CRITICISM OF ISLAM IS NOT RACIST!!

This post is in response to a comment posted on the Victorian Police Commissioner’s Blog in the last few days. The commenter addressed the person she was “speaking” to as “Darling”. 395 more words

MIDDLE-EAST POLITICS

Marc Champion: Turkey is on the verge of picking the wrong side in Syrian struggle

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces a hard decision: Go back to war with the Kurdish guerrillas who once ravaged the eastern parts of his country or help them fight Islamic State. 633 more words

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Abbas To UN: "End This Settlement Occupation"

by James M. Wall

On Friday, September 26, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly, “The time has come to end this settlement occupation.” 1,342 more words

Middle East Politics

THOSE WHO FAIL TO HEED THE LESSONS OF HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT IT!

http://wikiislam.net/wiki/Quotations_on_Islam_from_Notable_Non-Muslims#cite_note-138

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Abu Bakr Muhammad al-Razi

Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī (865 – 925 AD) was a Persian physician, alchemist, chemist, philosopher, and scholar. 21,938 more words

MIDDLE-EAST POLITICS

The Geopolitical Impact of ISIS: Actors, Factors, and Balances of Power in the Middle East

The ISIS Threat

Generally speaking, the emergence of ISIS has posed a significant security threat to regional and international states alike; a threat which challenges the stability and territorial integrity of regional states as well as Western regional interests. 1,038 more words

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