Erick Stakelbeck

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May 2008 Entries

Britain to be an Islamic State by 2038?

So says the Church of England's official newspaper (via Jihad Watch--the original  C.O.E. link doesn't seem to be available):

posted @ Thursday, May 29, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Attempted Suicide Bombing In Britain

The suspect is a white convert to Islam who may have prior mental health issues. Not sure why the mainstream media has ignored this story, but here goes, from the Guardian:

posted @ Friday, May 23, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Tehran University to Host Conference on "Israel's End"

And when they say they want to see the end of Israel, and they want to see it happen with no, um, preconditions. From IRNA:

posted @ Thursday, May 22, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Ohio College Explains Appearance by Radical Islamist

As planned, Sinclair Community College will be playing host to the radical cleric Sheikh Khalid Yasin tonight.  As I wrote on Tuesday, Yasin is notorious (across several continents, no less) for his anti-Semitic, anti-American views and his support of wife beating and the murder of homosexuals. His appearance is being sponsored by a local mosque, Masjid at-Taqwa. I contacted the mosque via phone and e-mail for an explanation as to why they would sponsor someone like Yasin. I didn'

posted @ Friday, May 16, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Radical Islamist to Speak at Ohio College?

This Friday night, May 16th, Sheikh Khalid Yasin will speak at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio.  The title of his lecture is 'Survival of the Community Means Change" (see the event flyer here). Who is Khalid Yasin, and why is this relevant? Here's a sampling of his positions, courtesy of Patrick Poole of Central Ohioans Against Terrorism, who broke this story:

posted @ Monday, May 12, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Bolton: Bomb Iran's Terror Training Camps

John Bolton is the former U.S. Amassador to the United Nations, where he made some much-needed waves with his unapologetic criticism of America's enemies, not to mention of the UN itself. Bolton says its time to neutralize Iran's terrorist training camps, whch the U.S.  military says are producing jihadists who are killing American troops in Iraq. Here's more:

posted @ Tuesday, May 06, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

Government To Ban Use of Word "Jihadist?"

The Investigative Project on Terrorism has obtained two government memos that outline a new strategy in the War on Terror. Basically, it all comes down to language. Words like "jihadist" and "Islamofascist"--which used to be peppered throughout President Bush's speeches--look to be on their way out. Terms like "violent extremist" and, simply, "terrorist" are in. Bear in mind that Bin Laden, al-Zawahiri and their Al-Qaeda ilk descri

posted @ Friday, May 02, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)

State Dept. Awards Grant to Group with Possible Ties to Terrorist Fundraisers

Last year, the Islamic Society of North America--or ISNA--was named an unindicted co-conspirator in a federal terrorism case. Now the group is receiving a grant from the U.S. government.

posted @ Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:00 AM | Feedback (0)