Written by Rick Moran
With its own candidate, Hazem Abu Ismail,disqualified by the election commission, Egypt’s Salafist political party, al-Nour, has endorsedformer Muslim Brotherhood member Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh for the presidency. While being called a “moderate” by many news outlets, Fotouh’s radical past and ...
Written by * B. Chernitsky
Under Mu'ammar Qadhafi's rule in Libya, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) was outlawed, and conducted most of its activity from abroad. Now that many of its members have returned to the country, the MB is beginning to consolidate its presence in the political arena and has established a party, called ...
Written by Soeren Kern
Muslim representatives insisted instead that the German government amend its "misguided" approach to Muslim immigration. Many want to establish a "Koran-state" in Germany; they believe Islamic Sharia law is a divine ordinance that will replace democracy, a man-made form of government.
Written by A. Savyon and Y. Carmon
Renewed Iran-West Nuclear Talks – Tehran Attempts to Deceive U.S. President Obama, Sec'y of State Clinton With Nonexistent Anti-Nuclear Weapons Fatwa By Supreme Leader Khamenei
An important element in the renewal of nuclear negotiations with Iran in the talks in Istanbul April 13-14, 2012 was an ...
Written by SOURCE: Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah
Much has been written about a tacit agreement between the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) led by Field Marshal Tantawi and the Muslim Brothers. But as events leading up to the presidential elections began to unravel, it has become clear that no such arrangement was ever brokered between ...
Written by George Friedman
Turkey is re-emerging as a significant regional power. In some sense, it is in the process of returning to its position prior to World War I when it was the seat of the Ottoman Empire. But while the Ottoman parallel has superficial value in understanding the situation, it fails to take into account ...
Written by Right Side News
The Investigative Project on Terrorism
It's the dawn of a new age in Egypt for Salafist presidential contender Hazem Salah Abu Ismail. The confidence exuded by the popular 50-year old lawyer-turned- preacher says as much. He has praised al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden as a "martyr,"called ...
Written by George Friedman
For centuries, the dilemma facing Iran (and before it, Persia) has been guaranteeing national survival and autonomy in the face of stronger regional powers like Ottoman Turkey and the Russian Empire. Though always weaker than these larger empires, Iran survived for three reasons: geography, ...
Written by Itzhak Levanon