Category Archives: Middle East democracy

ESSAY: ISLAMIC SEASONS AND ‘DEMOCRATIC’ GLOBAL POLICY: PART II, SECTION I…….

Share  Perfect storms haven’t single trigger, it’s a cascade of inter-related and independent factors. Also read (French): Interview with Aymeric Chauprade: The European Union, best friend of the Islamization of Europe? [In imposing the model of multiculturalism at the expense of assimilation, … Continue reading

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HENRY KISSINGER IN BILDT INTERVIEW: ‘WE SHOULDN’T DELUDE OURSELVES THAT FUNDAMENTALIST ISLAM IS COMPATIBLE WITH REAL DEMOCRACY…….

Share  Finally someone with real clout speaks about what we’ve known all along. NOTE: Special thanks to Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff for the h/t and help in the translation. BILD.de Henry Kissinger met for an interview at the Schlosshotel Grunewald. IMAGE: In … Continue reading

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OUR DAILY VIOLENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST: RAMADAN IN IRAQ, 597 DEAD AND STILL COUNTING…….

Share  The Muslim Middle East, where the murder and mayhem never stops. More here.

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EGYPTIAN COUP LEADER GENERAL ABDEL FATTAH AL-SISI’S M.E. ‘DEMOCRACY’ THESIS MIRRORS MINDSET OF DEPOSED SHARIA SUPPORTING MB PRESIDENT MORSI………

Share  In other words we’re talking birds-of-a-feather here, the only difference being in nuance. Thanks to Andy for fleshing out these inconvenient details. While everyone rushes to embrace the military for their ‘stepping up to the plate’ and delivering Egypt … Continue reading

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DANIEL GREENFIELD: THE SHAWARMA REPUBLICS ARE BURNING……

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GEORGE WILL WEIGHS IN ON EGYPT’S MILITARY COUP VIS-A-VIS THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD……

Share  To my regret however, George makes no mention about sharia still in large approval by the majority of Egyptian society, including by the general leading the military coup. There can be no real (small d) democracy in Egypt, or … Continue reading

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BARRY RUBIN: MB TAKEOVER OF TUNISIA REMOVES HOPE FOR ANYONE ELSE……?

Share  Tyranny is tyranny.  Looking at the Islamic fundamentalist AKP’s takeover of Turkey, I conclude that any hope for a modern Middle East to be nothing more than wishful thinking. With Islam, it could only be that way. NOTE: The … Continue reading

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ANDREW BOSTOM: PEW REPORT PROVES SUPPORT FOR SHARIA STILL STRONG THROUGHOUT ISLAMIC WORLD……..

Share  Andy parses the data and spells it out for us once again. The League of Nations tried the ”democracy project” in the Middle East during the mandate period that started just after WWI, most noticeably with the San Remo Conference. It’s … Continue reading

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THOMAS FRIEDMAN FINALLY ADMITS THE ‘ARAB SPRING’ NOT SO SPRINGY………

Share  Hah! Springers! Even the dullest blades get sharpened once in a while. Why not the Arab millennium or the Arab trillion years. Like the guy who keeps predicting the world will end, it’s safest to set your dates as … Continue reading

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JORDAN’S KING ABDULLAH WARNS OBAMA ABOUT THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD…….

Share  The thing is, Obama couldn’t care less what anyone says about the MB, they are his private pet project, and he’ll insist that they are today’s Middle East darlings. He’s convinced that they are the future and agrees with … Continue reading

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DANIEL GREEFIELD: DEMOCRACY IS NOT THE ANSWER……..

Share  Democracy was never the answer, a constitutional republic, founded by an already ‘civil society’…..is. Such a civil society organizing a representational government founded upon the concept of individual unalienable rights, proven free market principles that safeguards property rights, and … Continue reading

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BARRY RUBIN: THE SECRET DOCUMENT THAT SET OBAMA’S M.E. POLICY……..

Share  And it’s been all down hill from there after. The Secret Document That Set Obama’s Middle East Policy By Barry Rubin “We have to confront is violent extremism in all of its forms.… America is not — and never … Continue reading

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ANDY BOSTOM AND ROBERT SPENCER DISCUSS WHAT WENT WRONG WITH BERNARD LEWIS……..

Share  WWWW ? Interview: What Went Wrong With Bernard Lewis? March 12th, 2013 by Andrew Bostom | I spent an hour with my colleague, the prolific author Robert Spencer, discussing Bernard Lewis, nonagenarian doyen of Islamic Studies.  The entire interview, conducted as a … Continue reading

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MARTIN KRAMER’S SANDBOX: FAVORABLY OR UNFAVORABLY THE US CONTINUES TO BE GRINDING WHEEL OF WORLD CHANGE…….

Share  It’s not a question of what the West (US) does, it’s the fact that it exists, that drives the Middle East players to do either ”this or that”. Golden quote:  ….the damaging effect of the West upon the East … Continue reading

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BARRY RUBIN: IT’S NO CONTEST, WHY FUNDAMENTALIST MUSLIMS WIN IN ”FAIR’ ELECTIONS……..

Share   There is no concept of the civil society within these Muslim states whatsoever, let alone the concept of defending someone else’s right to hold contrary views and values and fairly compete within the marketplace of ideas. The ”Arab … Continue reading

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