Monthly Archives: September 2016

Egyptian youths escape Sharia inferno

By | 2016-09-13T13:44:20+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Op-Eds|

Mocking Islam or mocking the prophet of Islam spells doom. In Egypt you will be arrested, home and property confiscated, and coerced to “force emigrate” from your town. Then count on a five-year prison term. This was exactly the penalty for four Coptic Christian school boys, ages 14 through 17, and their teacher.    Modernity

UN official: Israel should ratify nuclear test ban in 5 years

By | 2016-09-13T11:46:29+00:00 September 13th, 2016|News|

Israel should ratify the nuclear test ban treaty within five years, the head of the UN organization established to implement the treaty told The Associated Press on Wednesday.   Lassina Zerbo said he put no longer than five years as the limit “based on the positive sign that I’m seeing from Israel,” where he met

American journalist arrested in Turkey after fleeing Syria

By | 2016-09-13T11:30:28+00:00 September 13th, 2016|News|

An American journalist has been arrested in Turkey and charged with "violating a military zone" after she returned from war-torn Syria, American officials said Wednesday.   State Department spokesman John Kirby said the journalist, Lindsey Snell, had been detained on August 6, and that U.S. consular officials had been able to visit her almost three

Stealth war on American soil began with chaos of 9/11 terror

By | 2016-09-11T11:29:57+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Op-Eds|

I grew up in an Islamic country within the Coptic Christian community of Egypt. On September 11, 2001 I was already a free man living between two nation-state democracies – Italy and the USA. I must admit I never looked back. I never again thought of tyrannical rule and persecution – the words and actions