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Such Brave muzz! *SPIT*

by coldwarrior ( 223 Comments › )
Filed under Islam, Open thread at April 13th, 2015 - 7:30 am

Interestingly, this isn’t carried in the American Press. Further proof that muslim men are cowards.

More disgusting acts form the sub-human, cowardly, islamic world:

Girl, 9, pregnant after rape by Isis militants

A nine-year-old girl who was taken as a sex slave by Isis was raped by 10 militants and is now pregnant, it has been reported.

According to an aid worker, the girl is a member of the Yazidi Christian minority religious group, which faces persecution across Isis-held territory.

She has been flown out of Iraq by a Kurdish aid agency, the Toronto Star reported, and is now being treated by a medical charity in Germany.

But Yousif Daoud, a Canada-based aid worker who has just returned from the region, told the Star the girl was “mentally and physically traumatised” after the abuse she had suffered, and there are fears she may yet not survive her ordeal.

“This girl is so young she could die if she delivers a baby,” he said. “Even a caesarian section is dangerous.”

When she was found the girl “was in very bad shape”, Daoud said. “She was sexually abused by no fewer than 10 men. Most of them were front-line fighters or suicide bombers who are given girls as a reward.”

Isis released 216 Yazidis on Wednesday after holding them captive for eight months, in a mass release that some see as a sign of the increasing pressures put on the militants by US-led air strikes and an Iraqi ground offensive.

But Daoud, speaking under a pseudonym, gave a very different reason for Isis to release women and girls who its militants have already abused.

He said they faced the stigma of lost chastity among the conservative Yazidi society.

“Sending back those girls and women is a way of shaming the whole community.”

The kidnapped nine-year-old girl was among hundreds of kidnapped girls and women who had made their way back to Kurdish-controlled land prior to Wednesday’s release.

But another 40 children were among the more than 200 newly-freed captives. The rest were mostly elderly – and all bore signs of neglect and abuse.

But Daoud, speaking under a pseudonym, gave a very different reason for Isis to release women and girls who its militants have already abused.

He said they faced the stigma of lost chastity among the conservative Yazidi society. “Sending back those girls and women is a way of shaming the whole community.”

The kidnapped nine-year-old girl was among hundreds of kidnapped girls and women who had made their way back to Kurdish-controlled land prior to Wednesday’s release.

But another 40 children were among the more than 200 newly-freed captives. The rest were mostly elderly – and all bore signs of neglect and abuse.

The handover took place in Himera just southwest of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers north of Baghdad, and there were emotional scenes as they were checked over by peshmerga field doctors.

Some suggested they were led to believe they were being taken for execution when piled onto buses by Isis. “We are very happy now,” said Mahmoud Haji, one of the released Yazidis. “We were worried that they were taking us to Syria and Raqqa.”

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the release, his spokesman said.

Stephane Dujarric said: “Obviously, any release of innocent civilians is to be welcomed and I think one couldn’t help but being moved by the pictures.”

ISIS & Al Qaeda Franchising

by Bunk X ( 183 Comments › )
Filed under Afghanistan, Al Qaeda, Islam, Islamic Terrorism, Islamists, Jihad, Middle East, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, Terrorism at April 9th, 2015 - 8:45 am
Members of the al Qaeda affiliated group al Shabab in Somalia in 2013.

Members of the al Qaeda affiliated group al Shabab in Somalia in 2013.

The face of terrorism is morphing. Here are excerpts from an interesting (yet not surprising) report by John Grady in USNI News:

Creating franchises among groups claiming affiliation with al Qaeda or the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is among the biggest change in international terrorism, two leading experts told the Atlantic Council on Thursday.

Bruce Hoffman, director of security programs at Georgetown University, said the United States missed that shift of terrorist groups willing to “hitch their fortunes to al Qaeda’s star” after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York and the Pentagon. “We made exactly the same mistake” with groups like Boko Haram in Nigeria, al Shabab in Somalia and others in Egypt and Libya now claiming affiliation with ISIS.

With so many groups — possibly 17 — operating out of geographically diverse strongholds, Bruce Riedel, director of intelligence programs at the Bookings Institution, asked the Washington audience where does the United States place “its finite number of analysts, its finite number of drones” to keep tab on them.

For al Qaeda — who plan large dramatic attacks for its long-term benefit — and ISIS — who act for immediate gain and shock — terrorism appears to pay off as it did with the bombings of the American embassy and Marine barracks in Lebanon in 1983. Those operations cost little, but succeeded in having the Marines leave Beirut a few months later. Similarly, the 2001 attacks cost about $500,000 and the United States spent $5 trillion in response, including fighting long wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, both said.

Hoffman said that while al Qaeda’s leader Ayman al Zawahiri has been quiet for months the group is clearly working to attract support in South Asia — from the Indian subcontinent to Burma to Indonesia.

He cited a recently spoiled al Qaeda plot to infiltrate the crew and officer cadre of a Pakistani guided missile frigate, seize it, steam into areas where coalition navies are conducting anti-piracy patrols and then fire on an America warship “preferably an aircraft carrier” an attack that “that would have provoked a naval war” between the two countries.

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Among the questions facing a new American government [sic] when it takes office in 20 months will be whether ISIS will go underground in Iraq as al Qaeda did and what will conditions be like in Afghanistan and Pakistan when coalition forces leave.

[Complete story at USNI News.]

Minor critique of an otherwise interesting read – I hope that we don’t have “a new American government when it takes office in 20 months.” Instead I hope we elect leadership that recognizes and deals with real threats, and does so with action, rather than fighting global and domestic terrorism with inane rhetoric.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Antarctica

by 1389AD ( 156 Comments › )
Filed under Orthodox Christianity, Russia at April 2nd, 2015 - 10:09 pm

1389 Blog had a brief story on this church in 2013:
The Most Remote Orthodox Church in the World.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Antarctica
Russian Orthodox priest Sophrony Kirilov, walks to the Holy Trinity Church, on King George Island, Antarctica. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

Telegraph (UK): The church at the South Pole

Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world’s southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island.

Hieromonk Sophrony Kirilov ringing bells
Priest Sophrony Kirilov pulls on the strings of the heavy Russian bells
(Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

The 38-year-old Russian priest is clad in a loose black robe and a vest dotted with patches of penguins and seals, marking his four years of service at the bottom of the world. Although he often misses his family and the dark winters are hard, Kirilov says there is no place he feels closer to God than in this frigid land.

“In the world there’s no tranquility and silence. But here, it’s quiet enough,” Kirilov said inside the Holy Trinity Church.

The small wooden building is perched precariously on a rocky hill above a smattering of pre-fabricated houses for scientists and service workers who call this frozen continent home, at least part of the year. Kirilov, who also works as a carpenter and mason at the Russian Bellingshausen base, says his passion for Antarctica is deeply connected to his love for the lonely building.

Russian priests here rotate in for yearlong stints, primarily to celebrate Mass [more properly called Liturgy] for the workers on the Russian base, who number between 15 and 30 at a time. The priests also welcome any of the island’s other inhabitants, about 100 in winter when temperatures can plunge to -13 Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius), and 500 in the still-chilly summer months.

The greyish clapboard church was first built in Russia from Siberian cedar planks treated to withstand the frosts and harsh wind. It was then disassembled and shipped log-by-log, “like Lego blocks,” to Antarctica, said Alejo Contreras, a Chilean Antarctic explorer who witnessed the construction and consecration in 2004. To protect it from strong winds, it is bound to the nearby rocky mountain with chains.

In the summer, tourists and the staff of the international stations brave strong winds to hike up here, leaving snowy, muddy boots at the entrance. Some pray in silence, standing or kneeling because there are no pews in the boxy interior, while others marvel at the gold-leaf iconostasis screen of icons painted with bearded saints and winged angels in vivid colors.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church Antarctica iconostasis
The inside of the holy Trinity church (Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

During Sunday service, Kirilov reads from the scriptures in Russian and sings in an angelic voice…

Continue reading…

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Cartoon sums up the Mideast

by Husky Lover ( 348 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, Humor, Iran, John Kerry, Leftist-Islamic Alliance at April 1st, 2015 - 7:00 am

This cartoon shows Obama’s alliance with Iran.

Strange_Bedfellows

Thanks to Obama, we are now viewed by Israel, Turkey and Sunni Arabs as Iran’s ally.

Mars Attacks: Blogmocracy Book Club Recommendation

by Mars ( 119 Comments › )
Filed under Anti-Jihad, Blogmocracy, Conservatism, Dhimmitude, Entertainment, Europe, Fascism, Free Speech, Guest Post, Islam, Islamic Invasion, Islamic Supremacism, Islamists, Jihad, Leftist-Islamic Alliance, Middle East, Military, Patriotism, Political Correctness, Sharia (Islamic Law), United Nations at March 18th, 2015 - 7:00 am

Caliphate from Thomas Kratman is now a free book from the Baen Free Library. http://www.baen.com/library/books.asp
Caliphate is a pretty good military science fiction thriller. It details a future in which the middle east and most of Europe have fallen under the control of the Caliphate and the United States has become a fascist dictatorship. It’s a good story and contains a lot of information that we know about but the general public is mostly ignorant. Thomas Kratman himself used to post occasionally at the swamp before its downfall.

Here is the blurb from Baens site.

Caliphate
by Tom Kratman
Publisher: Baen Books

“Caliphate is Mark Steyn’s America Alone with body count.”—John Ringo

“Slavery is a part of Islam . . . Slavery is part of jihad, and jihad will remain as long there is Islam.” —Sheikh Saleh Al-Fawzan, author of the religious textbook At-Tawhid (“Monotheism”) and senior Saudi cleric.

Demography is destiny. In the 22nd century European deathbed demographics have turned the continent over to the more fertile Moslems. Atheism in Europe has been exterminated. Homosexuals are hanged, stoned or crucified. Such Christians as remain are relegated to dhimmitude, a form of second class citizenship. They are denied arms, denied civil rights, denied a voice, and specially taxed via the Koranic yizya. Their sons are taken as conscripted soldiers while their daughters are subject to the depredations of the continent’s new masters.

In that world, Petra, a German girl sold into prostitution as a slave at the age of nine to pay her family’s yizya, dreams of escape. Unlike most girls of the day, Petra can read. And in her only real possession, her grandmother’s diary, a diary detailing the fall of European civilization, Petra has learned of a magic place across the sea: America.

But it will take more than magic to free Petra and Europe from their bonds; it will take guns, superior technology, and a reborn spirit of freedom.
About the author

In 1974, at age seventeen, Tom Kratman became a political refugee and defector from the PRM (People’s Republic of Massachusetts) by virtue of joining the Regular Army. He stayed a Regular Army infantryman most of his adult life, returning to Massachusetts as an unofficial dissident while attending Boston College after his first hitch. Back in the Army, he managed to do just about everything there was to do, at one time or another. After the Gulf War, and with the bottom dropping completely out of the anti-communism market, Tom decided to become a lawyer. Every now and again, when the frustrations of legal life and having to deal with other lawyers got to be too much, Tom would rejoin the Army (or a somewhat similar group, say) for fun and frolic in other climes. His family, muttering darkly, put up with this for years. He no longer practices law, instead writing full time for Baen. His novels for Baen include A State of Disobedience, A Desert Called Peace and its sequel Carnifex, as well as two collaborations with John Ringo, Watch on the Rhine and Yellow Eyes.
A NEW STAR OF MILITARY SCIENCE FICTION

St. Pancake Day & Israel Votes OOT

by Macker ( 107 Comments › )
Filed under Gaza, Hamas, History, IDF, Israel, OOT, Palestinians at March 16th, 2015 - 10:00 pm

This one’s a two-fer. During the time this thread up, Israel will begin to Vote.
But first, did YOU have your Pancakes today to commemorate St. Pancake Day?!

Then, voting for the Israeli Knesset begins at 0700 hours Israel Standard Time, and continues until 2200. Let us hope and pray Israel makes the Right decision.

GO BIBI!

PM Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress

by Macker ( 193 Comments › )
Filed under Anti-semitism, Iran, Israel, Judaism, Terrorism at March 3rd, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Here’s the Transcript (Thanks lobo!).
And here’s the speech!

WE STAND WITH ISRAEL!

ISIS Cages First Seen Rolling Down Madison Avenue at the 2014 Muslim Day Parade in New York City

by Urban Infidel ( 45 Comments › )
Filed under Islam, Islamists, Leftist-Islamic Alliance at February 19th, 2015 - 4:00 pm

ISIS Cages First Seen Rolling Down Madison Avenue at the 2014 Muslim Day Parade in New York City

 
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It wasn’t at Raqqa, Islamic State of Syria, in the horrific and monstrous video of the Jordanian pilot, Muath al-Kaseasbeh,where cages for humans on pickup trucks made their debut.  It was right here in New York City at the annual Muslim Day Parade on Madison Avenue .

Because the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS are one and the same.

Please click here to see this and much, much more at my full report on the September 2014 New York City Muslim Day Parade!

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Must-see VIDEO of girls in cages

courtesy of the Muslim Brotherhood in New York City.

Excellent, In Depth Article on ISIS

by coldwarrior ( 5 Comments › )
Filed under Islamic Supremacism, Islamic Terrorism, Koran, Special Report at February 16th, 2015 - 11:37 am

Please read it all here.

 

The reality is that the Islamic State is Islamic. Very Islamic. Yes, it has attracted psychopaths and adventure seekers, drawn largely from the disaffected populations of the Middle East and Europe. But the religion preached by its most ardent followers derives from coherent and even learned interpretations of Islam.

Virtually every major decision and law promulgated by the Islamic State adheres to what it calls, in its press and pronouncements, and on its billboards, license plates, stationery, and coins, “the Prophetic methodology,” which means following the prophecy and example of Muhammad, in punctilious detail. Muslims can reject the Islamic State; nearly all do. But pretending that it isn’t actually a religious, millenarian group, with theology that must be understood to be combatted, has already led the United States to underestimate it and back foolish schemes to counter it. We’ll need to get acquainted with the Islamic State’s intellectual genealogy if we are to react in a way that will not strengthen it, but instead help it self-immolate in its own excessive zeal.

 

ISIS’ magazine DABIQ is available here

Obama accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ at International Criminal Court

by Iron Fist ( 121 Comments › )
Filed under Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Islam at February 12th, 2015 - 7:00 am

This is interesting. You won’t hear about this on the evening news, but it sounds like Egypt has had enough of Obama:

According to Egyptian newspaper El Watan, a group of Egyptian lawyers has submitted a complaint charging U.S. president Barrack Hussein Obama with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court.

The complaint charges Obama of being an accessory to the Muslim Brotherhood, which incited widespread violence in Egypt both before and after the June 30 Revolution.

Along with Obama, the complaint reproduced by El Watan mentions several Brotherhood members by name, beginning with the leader of the organization Muhammad Badie, and other top ranking leaders such as Mohamed al-Beltagy, Essam al-Erian, and Safwat Hegazi, adding that “Obama cooperated, incited, and assisted the armed elements of the Muslim Brotherhood in the commission of crimes against humanity in the period from 3/7/2013-8/18/2013, in the Arab Republic of Egypt.”

According to the published text, the complaint begins by quoting Article 7/1 of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, titled “Crimes against humanity,” which is reproduced below:

In six years, Obama has gone from winning the Nobel Peace Prize for simply being fabulous (and black) to being charged with crimes against humanity in the ICC. Lovely. All the shiny has worn off of the Left’s Tin God. Obama is no longer the Chicago Jesus®. He is simply a man, and a man who is either incapable of fulfilling the duties of the office to which he has been elected, or is deliberately abdicating those responsibilities in favor of supporting the enemies of civilization. Personally, I think it is the latter. It goes on:

Next, the complaint shows how Muslim Brotherhood leadership violated some of the above definitions, for example, by torturing, mutilating, raping, and killing Egyptians in their “sit in” camps (first reported here), with a highlight on the role the Brotherhood played in inciting violence and the killing of peaceful protesters around Itthadiya Palace back in December.

Above and beyond the accusations of crimes against humanity that the lawyer-drafted complaint cited by El Watan levels against the Brotherhood, one need only look to the fate of Egypt’s Christian minority, who were especially targeted by the Muslim Brotherhood—and thus, by extension, their supporter, Obama—to see numerous examples of nearly every aforementioned definition of crimes against humanity, as follows:

Obama was quick to draw a false equivalence between Christianity and Islam the other day, but he completely ignored the persecution of Christians by Islamists all over the world, and especially in Egypt. His support of the Muslim Brotherhood through this chapter in Egyptian history is shameful. The linked article goes into some detail about how Christians were persecuted by Islamists under the Morsi Regime. Here is the summation:

In short, by simply focusing on the plight of Egypt’s Christians, almost every criterion found under the category of “crimes against humanity”—including murder, extermination, deportation, torture, rape, disappearance, apartheid and religious persecution—are met.

Only one is necessary for the charge to stick.

As for the Obama administration’s support for the Brotherhood, if most Americans are clueless or indifferent about it, average Egyptians have long known and resented it—hence the many large placards and signs held during the June 30 Revolution calling on Obama to stop supporting terrorism and calling on Americans to wake up.

One need only follow the words and deeds of Anne Patterson, John McCain, Lindsay Graham, Hillary Clinton, et. al. to know that the U.S president is a firm supporter of the crimes-against-humanity-committing Muslim Brotherhood.

Of course, whatever the merits of El Watan’s report—here is another English-language article talking about apparently a different complaint of crimes against humanity leveled against Obama by Coptic activists—all these complaints seem futile, as the U.S. is not a signatory to the International Criminal Court.

We are not signatories to the ICC (and shouldn’t be), so in a way this is futile, but it show the frustration that the real Moderate Muslims feel when confronted with our President. El Sisi appears to be the real deal when you are looking for Moderate Muslims. HE appears to truly want Islam to peacefully coexist with the other religions of the world. Odds are the Muslims will kill him, and he probably knows that. A brave man. He stands in stark contrast to the man that is currently “leading” this nation.