Saudi Crackdown Raises Specter of Wider Dissent

Posted by Dr. James M. Dorsey with the same title on November 6, 2017 at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 635, November 6, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Few noticed a rare protest that took place in Saudi Arabia in late January 2011 as a wave of popular uprisings swept the Middle East and North Africa, toppling the leaders of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Yet that protest, as well as criticism of the government’s handling…

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The Palestinian Charters

The Differences Yet Similarities Between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority Currently there are 2 organisations representing the Palestinian populations based in Gaza and Judea and Samaria, also erroneously known as the West Bank. Hamas, a totalitarian Islamic theocracy is in military, economic, legal , religious and political control in Gaza while the Palestinian Authority (PA), a quasi Arab fascist organisation, has similar control in the remaining ‘Palestinian’ areas. The leadership of both are constructed of…

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A Clear and Present Danger

Getting Grounded First, be advised there are a LOT of links in this post, mostly to assist you if you are not up to date on recent U.S. history. If you believe you are then I challenge you to test your beliefs. Our biases will distort even the simplest of things and only when we research and test our beliefs as well as intuition do we discover how many times we are wrong… This is…

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U.S.-Based Imam Prays That “Allah Destroy the Zionists”

Posted by IPT News Editor’s note: the video noted in this post has been removed from the imam’s Facebook page since the original posting of this content (5-Dec-2017). Yeah, the innocent always love to hide what they have had to say, yes? A Texas-based imam called for Israel’s destruction in a recorded prayer posted to his Facebook page Thursday. While Sheikh Ramadan Elsabagh does not mention President Trump’s proclamation Wednesday recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and starting the process of…

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