Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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New horizons in reconciliation: Iranian officials obsessed with Obama's nuclear "threat" for weeks

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:19 PM PDT

We noted one of many statements inspired by Obama's "threat" a few days ago. Here's one from the Supreme Leader, via PressTV: "Leader blasts US nuke threat on Iran":The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said Washington's nuclear threat will leave a 'dark spot' in US history. "International bodies cannot turn a blind eye to this threat," Ayatollah Khamenei said on Wednesday. "No one should dare to threaten humanity in this way. We will not allow the US to revive its evil dominance over Iran with such threats," the Leader added. Ayatollah Khamenei said US threats...

Cohen: the president doesn't "get" israel

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:05 AM PDT

Richard Cohen thinks that the pro-Israel crowd is being paranoid. As for myself, I receive e-mails saying that Obama, that klutz, asked Binyamin Netanyahu whether Jews could alter the age-old prayer about returning to Jerusalem and substitute the word Israel. And I am told -- and told and told -- that Obama snubbed Netanyahu by interrupting a meeting so he could have dinner with his family. It would have been nice, not to mention diplomatic, to ask the leader of Israel to join him at the table. Netanyahu cooled his heels. Never mind that none of this happened. There was...

Invisible islamism

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:31 AM PDT

Nonie Darwish writes about a disturbing trend she sees in the Obama administration (via memeorandum): I have recently heard a former Muslim critic of Islam state that he is no longer confident that the US government will protect his civil rights as long as there are people in our government such as Mogahed and others. The empowerment of Radical Islam under the Obama administration has also emboldened the Muslim Student Association (MSA), which is merely an extension of the Muslim Brotherhood. The MSA has recently accelerated their efforts to silence any speakers who criticize jihad, Sharia or Radical Islam. Anti-Semitism...

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