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Gore Vidal on 'Kipling Hero' Timothy McVeigh

(0) Comments | Posted 10 August 2012 | (23:40)

American essayist and writer Gore Vidal passed away recently. Much has been written in praise of the controversial and polemic author, widely admired for his wit and intellect.

The Oklahoma City bombing killed scores of people in 2001, and was conducted by Timothy McVeigh. McVeigh murdered 19 children under the...

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Vogue: Anna Wintour and Political Fashion

(1) Comments | Posted 1 August 2012 | (16:29)

In 2010, Syria was perceived by much of the Left, as a nice country helping the Palestinians, which is becoming modern, has an English connection, and is generally a great place. In 2011, people began to realise that Syria is actually quite nasty, because it has a murderous dictator who...

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Hillary Clinton Must Designate Boko Haram a Foreign Terrorist Organization

(1) Comments | Posted 12 June 2012 | (21:47)

According to the US State Department, Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTOs) are:

foreign organizations that are designated by the Secretary of State in accordance with section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended. FTO designations play a critical role in our fight against terrorism and are...
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The British Left and the PFLP

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2012 | (21:39)

For those seeking peace in the Middle East, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) would be an unlikely role model. Yet the Far Left in Britain has chosen to listen to a PFLP plane hijacker tell them about intifada and Palestine, this July, at the Marxism Festival.

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Holocaust Denier Receives Award at Iranian Film Festival

(1) Comments | Posted 13 February 2012 | (21:51)

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of attacking Israeli embassies in India and Georgia. Earlier this month, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamanei vowed to help "cut out the cancer" of Israel from the Middle East.

The Iranian government is zealous in its contempt for...

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Why Do Bell Pottinger lobbyists Work With Syria & Belarus Not Zimbabwe or Uzbekistan?

(0) Comments | Posted 23 December 2011 | (12:57)

David Cameron has predicted that the controversial lobbying industry may well cause the next scandal to affect Britain on a large scale.

The Independent discovered recently that staff from the lobby group Bell Pottinger were hoping to cut deals with the dictatorship in Uzbekistan.

Days later,...

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'Christ at the Checkpoint' Conference in Bethlehem Will Only Breed More Theological Extremism

(16) Comments | Posted 9 November 2011 | (23:00)

Theologians based in Bethlehem and in Britain are organising a conference for Christian leaders and theologians, entitled Christ at the Checkpoint. The conference aim is to:

"provide an opportunity for evangelical Christians who take the Bible seriously to prayerfully seek a proper awareness of issues...
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