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Saudis and Extremism: «Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters»

Scott Shane

Critics see Saudi Arabia’s export of a rigid strain of Islam as contributing to terrorism, but the kingdom’s influence depends greatly on local conditions. 4,640 more words



Enshrined in Old Testament prophecies, was the concept that a new movement would emerge, uniting both Jew and Gentile in one body. In the Roman World the Church was the only body to offer a alternative to the ruthless religious and social sectarianism that divided the Jew from the Gentile. 959 more words

New Testament

The Psychology of American Muslim Sectarianism, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad

Yeah I know it’s a long title. Nevertheless, this some deep stuff. When people become Muslim, they’re not thinking; I’m becoming a Tijaani, I’m becoming a Shaafi’ee, I’m becoming a Jihadi, or I’m becoming a Salafi. 1,682 more words

Shaykh Luqman Ahmad

(Inquisitr) – It’s been reported that the Islamic State is on the run in Iraq, or that they’re being pushed out and aggressively fighting back. 111 more words

Islamic State

Trotsky Today: A Critical Balance Sheet.

Today, the 20th of August,  is the 76th anniversary of Leon Trotsky’s murder by  Ramón Mercader,  agent of Stalin and the USSR state.

Trotskyism has been in the news recently. 8,597 more words

European Left

Changes at the Heckler

After a thorough strategy review, we feel we’ve got to the point where we have a reasonably clear idea of where the Heckler is going. The title of the blog and paper clearly states South Essex and that’s where our focus needs to be. 664 more words


Council Me, Please: Pages From My Pocket

In this week’s edition of Pages From My Pocket: Reconciliation

This one comes from our time in the Surge. Post-Baghdad the Regiment moved to Ba’qubah in Diyala province. 1,020 more words