Home Ed: 32: September/2007
Ed: 32: September/2007
The ancient divide between the numerically dominant Sunnis and a Shi'ite minority that is finally coming into its own.
Readers may recall the visit to Australia in 2004 of Yvonne Ridley, the British journalist who was captured by the Taliban, converted to Islam, and began defending Islamist terrorism and terrorists, including the leader of the Beslan school massacre, al-Qaeda bombings of weddings in Jordanian hotels, and the late Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq.
Our media often features Palestinian advocates whose views are so extreme that one would hope they do their cause more harm than good. There are apparently not enough of these locally, so we are often subjected to overseas extremists.
Members of the internet social networking community “Facebook” in August saw naked, unambiguous antisemitism in comments posted to the group “FU Ajax Cricket Club”.
Futile talks and summits can not only provide propaganda victories for rogue actors and help them portray their methods as successful.
The Jewish people cannot allow that someone who declares that the Jewish state will be wiped out, will have the means to do so.
Since last year, Syria has been offering mixed signals to Israel.
Up until the year 2000, David Irving was the Henry Ford of the Holocaust denial industry. But a lawsuit brought by Irving against a critic effectively put a spanner in his production line of hate.