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Bearing Witness to Maspero: Image of Egyptian Christians at Maspero Morgue Killed by Police and Islamic Mob Violence, October 9th, 2011

The image comes from Wikipedia Commons. These were among the 26 victims of October 9th, 2011, in the Cairo district of Maspero. The image was taken at the Coptic hospital’s morgue. ———- This, from the European Council on Foreign Relations, seems … Continue reading

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Debating the Future of Islam in Egypt

The birth pangs of a new Egypt: a Hitler-like religious fanatic (living in London!) argues with an Enlightenment influenced liberal over the future of Egypt: Hat tip: Concerned Christian.

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Taking the Religious Conservative Pulse in Egypt: Watch Mohamed ElBaradei

This brief bit from a New York Times report this weekend jumped out at me: Osama Moustafa Hassan Nasr, a Muslim cleric known as Abu Omar, said that many conservative Muslims would not support a secular politician like Mohamed ElBaradei, the Nobel Prize … Continue reading

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At Monticello, Thomas Jefferson Possessed a Copy of the Koran

Did you know that? I noticed a mention of this fact in Barack Obama’s Cairo speech: I know, too, that Islam has always been a part of America’s story. The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco. In signing … Continue reading

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: See Here the Part of Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech in Which He Confronts Arab Holocaust Denial and Affirms a Two State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Vintage Obama—trying to get everybody to imaginitively walk in the shoes of others. And he calls Holocaust denial “baseless, ignorant, and hateful.” Bravo!:

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