Israel Is Worried

And it is right to be. Mohammed ElBaradei says that Israel signed a treaty with Mubarak, not Egypt. Not one of the parties or movements which could potentially form part of a new Egyptian government is friendly, or even neutral, towards Israel and the West. Said Abdel-Khalek, former editor in chief of the Wafd Party’s Al-Wafd, …

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A Religion Cannot Be Bad…

Nor can a culture. We all just have to accept one another and learn from one another. Yes. Lovely. Except that accepting this lovely idea means ignoring virtually the whole of world history. Andrew McCarthy at the NRO notes a particularly egregious example of sharia in practice – a fourteen year old girl who had …

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Hosni Mubarak Deserves Better From the West

Hosni Mubarak took over as president after his friend and mentor Anwar Sadat was murdered in 1981 by islamic extremists. Over the past thirty years, Mubarak has confirmed and strengthened the fragile peace negotiated by Sadat between Israel and Egypt. He has worked with, and counted as friends, successive American presidents and UK Prime Ministers. …

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