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Iran and the Holy Warrior Trap

Posted: July 23, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   National, Politics, Top Stories, World

By F.W. Burleigh Is the West about to make the same mistake with Iran that it made with Afghanistan when it backed the Sunni mujahedin against the Soviet invaders? The Soviets ultimately were driven from Afghanistan by these Muslim zealots, but their support by the United States and NATO cleared the way for the emergence […]

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Pippi Longstocking Banned in Sweden

Posted: July 23, 2017 at 12:19 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories, Videos, Western Free Radio, World

The children’s book character Pippi Longstocking may have had a bigger impact on Sweden than Huckleberry Finn did in the United States. But now she’s the victim of political correctness. Music credit: lavelman, Steve Eastman also blogs at

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The EU: Undermining Israel under the guise of humanitarianism

Posted: July 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Politics, Top Stories, World

More than 70 years after the Holocaust, the European Union has been involved in demonizing and delegitimizing the Jewish State through actions inimical to Israel’s existence. They include indirect funding of terrorist activities, refusals to examine this misdirection of funds, assistance to build illegal Palestinian communities within Israel’s boundaries, and criticism of Israel’s attitudes towards Palestinians as […]

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From Israel: The Firestorm and the Lesson

Posted: July 22, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Politics, Top Stories, World

By Arlene Kushner, We’re on the Temple Mount issue, still. The days go by, and the situation gets more and more unreal. Yet at its core, what’s happening tells us a great deal. As you likely recall, the Temple Mount was closed by Prime Minister Netanyahu on Friday, and remained closed on Saturday. This was […]

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French Police Officer Convicted and Expelled from Force for DEFAMING Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Posted: July 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

To paraphrase Shakespeare, it’s been clear that there is “something rotten in the state of France” for quite some time.  The latest incident involving a seasoned police officer and his 2014 Facebook posting depicting Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in crosshairs defies credulity. According to a story translated for Vlad Tepes, counterterrorism expert, Sebastien Jallamion, was convicted of “defaming an […]

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From Israel: Terror and the Temple Mount

Posted: July 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

By Arlene Kushner, It’s being referred to as the “Temple Mount Attack.” In fact, the attack itself, perpetrated by three Arabs, took place very near the Temple Mount outside the Lion’s Gate of the Old City. Early on Friday, the terrorists opened fire on a group of Border Police near the Gate. Two, both Israeli […]

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Collusion? What About Chinagate and Ted Kennedy’s Outreach to the USSR?

Posted: July 20, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Features, National, Politics, Top Stories, World

During President Bill Clinton’s 1996 campaign for re-election, several individuals allegedly worked on behalf of the Chinese government to influence the presidential election in favor of Clinton. “Chinagate” began when the Los Angeles Times reported, a couple months before the ’96 election, the following: “The Democratic National Committee has returned a $250,000 contribution from a […]

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From Israel: Through the Prism of Victory

Posted: July 19, 2017 at 10:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, World

From Israel: Through the Prism of Victory July 13, 2017 It is not sufficient that I wrote in my last posting about the Knesset Israel Victory Caucus. What the Israel Victory Project does, in speaking of the need for Israel to win, is promote a mindset. It’s important to draw upon it whenever possible. ~~~~~~~~~ […]

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View from the North: Resisting “soft-totalitarianism” in Canada?

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Politics, World

Examining the ethical challenges for sincerely-believing Christians of living in accord with their faith in current-day Canada By Mark Wegierski This essay is based on the draft of an English-language presentation read at the First Sir Thomas More Colloquium: Diplomacy, Literature, Politics, at the Akademia Polonijna (Polonia University) in Czestochowa, Poland, held on March 11-12, […]

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