Recent Uprisings

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Arab Spring, 2011

Perhaps the most extraordinary political uprising of the 21st century (so far)…

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/01/video_of_the_year_egyptian_rev.html

…, and not just because it’s happening in Egypt, which, in case we’ve forgotten, was — along with Jordan — the only Muslim nation(s) in the Middle East to ever sign peace treaties with Israel.

No, the reason that video of recent events in Egypt is so extraordinary is that those events are — now — anything but unique in the Arab/Muslim world.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/28/us-jordan-protests-idUSTRE70R4L120110128

http://www.csmonitor.com/layout/set/print/content/view/print/358094

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/01/is_qaddafi_next.html

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/01/17/revolution-in-the-arab-world/print/

Not that all of this recent Islamic upheaval ( up-evil ?) is ultimately good, though.  Far from it.  Much, if not most, of this upheaval is  objectively   evil .

http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2011/01/us-security-leaders-worry-egypts-future

http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2011/01/coup-yemen-could-give-al-qaeda-stronghold-experts-say

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/01/28/the-muslim-brotherhood-on-the-march/print/

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=256373

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20110130/D9L2LKGG0.html

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=205797

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=205559

http://pajamasmedia.com/claudiarosett/please-not-el-baradei/?print=1

Nonetheless, there are some elements in these Arab revolutions which are also cries for democratic evolutions.   That, ladies and gentlemen, is  HUGE .

and…

Inside Cairo’s Bloodletting: The Egyptian Junta’s True Colors

http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,2096574,00.html

and…

Egypt heading toward Shariah standard

Report documents growth of influence by Muslim Brotherhood

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=362941

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Before long, however, stories like the following became the Islamic Spring rule rather than the exception.

Demolishing myths about the Arab Spring

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/01/demolishing_myths_about_the_arab_spring.html

and…

Egypt heading toward Shariah standard

Report documents growth of influence by Muslim Brotherhood

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=362941

and…

Cairo rally: One day we’ll kill all Jews

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4153207,00.html

and…

Tunisia’s Islamist Leader

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/11/01/tunisias-islamist-leader/print/

and…

‘Liberated’ Tunisia, the New Caliphate, and the Jihad Conquest of Jerusalem

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/11/liberated_tunisia_the_new_caliphate_and_the_jihad_conquest_of_jerusalem.html

and…

Islamists win most seats in Moroccan vote

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/27/us-morocco-election-idUSTRE7AQ0OY20111127

and…

… the Arab Spring in its varied forms can be seen as just another milestone on the long road to Islamist world domination.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/11/peaceful_coexistence_with_radical_islamists_is_impossible.html

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Arab Spring Becomes Winter of Discontent

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/09/02/arab-spring-becomes-winter-of-discontent/print/

and…

‘Democratic’ Arab Spring Becoming an Islamist Arab Winter

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/11/democratic_arab_spring_becoming_an_islamist_arab_winter.html

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West faces ‘decades’ of [Islamic] conflict in N Africa

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9ff31414-632a-11e2-8497-00144feab49a.html#axzz2IZXabaVc

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Egypt:

The New Egypt: We Will Never Recognize Israel

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/01/04/the-new-egypt-we-will-never-recognize-israel/print/

and…

Islam’s Slave-Soldiers Return to Egypt

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/01/04/islam%e2%80%99s-slave-soldiers-return-to-egypt/print/

and…

Volunteer “morality police” in Egypt have ordered taser weapons to help “defend” themselves against citizens whose behavior in public doesn’t align with Islamic teachings…

http://www.wnd.com/2012/01/morality-police-getting-tasers/print/

and…

Egypt’s transition to democracy grows messier

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/01/16/egypts-transition-to-democracy-grows-more-messy/?test=latestnews

and…

The New Egypt: Bankrupt and Sinking Fast

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/02/the_new_egypt_bankrupt_and_sinking_fast.html

and…

Some observers have likened the outline of the decree to the way that Pakistani generals dominate the civilian government in that country.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/06/egypts_generals_issue_constitutional_decree.html

and…

Hurting Muslims’ Feelings ‘Cannot Be Tolerated,’ Egypt’s Ruling Party Says

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/hurting-muslims-feelings-cannot-be-tolerated-egypt-s-ruling-party-says

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Understanding The Resurgence Of Islam

http://www.newenglishreview.org/custpage.cfm/frm/8724/sec_id/8724

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An Iron Curtain Descends on Islamistan

http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/06/an_iron_curtain_descends_on_islamistan.html

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Islamic Bloc: We Told You This Would Happen If You ‘Hurt the Religious Sentiments of Muslims’

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/islamic-bloc-we-told-you-would-happen-if-you-hurt-religious-sentiments-muslims

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… the [Syrian] army moved troops as well as rocket launchers, artillery and other heavy weapons into residential neighborhoods in cities nationwide.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/syria-said-be-hiding-weapons-moving-troops

[ASND wonders why the Obama administration — and most of the mainstream media — haven’t told us that little detail.]

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