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Outrageously outrageous: Iraqis jailed for attacking U.S. troops pardoned for political expediency

July 27, 2011

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Politics seems to trump all, even in a newly formed “democratic” government: In an illustration of its growing muscle in Iraq as U.S. influence wanes, anti-American cleric Muqtada Sadr‘s movement has won pardons for at least 50 prisoners jailed for crimes including murder, kidnapping and attacks on U.S. troops. The amnesties come at a time when […]

Blog News of Note — September 27, 2010

September 27, 2010

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News stories and commentary not to be missed: The New York Post:  A’jad monster’s ball  Weird times for the President of Iran when he was in New York  last week.  He reportedly had a secret meeting with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John R. Bolton:   Crisis point dead ahead: […]

Iranian Female Police Grads Show Off Their Skills

August 14, 2010

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I saw this first posted at the Los Angeles Times, Top of the Ticket Section as their video of the week. Was too good not to share.  Iranian Police Graduation Ceremony, Grads Show …, posted with vodpod  

Obama’s Outreaching Hand is Met with Middle Finger from Arab World

August 6, 2010

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[picapp align=”none” wrap=”false” link=”term=obama+saudi+arabia&iid=9255821″ src=”http://view4.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9255821/president-obama-meets-with/president-obama-meets-with.jpg?size=500&imageId=9255821″ width=”380″ height=”251″ /] I’m so glad that all the apologizing and outreach President Obama has been doing has paid off.  From the Washington Times: A new poll shows that the percentage of the Arab world that thinks a nuclear-armed Iran would be good for the Middle East has doubled since last […]