Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why Not a Caliphate?

When ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) yesterday proclaimed The Islamic State and his leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi caliph, both the Muslim world and non-Muslim world incredulously shook of their heads. What a charade. What kind of fellow Abu Bakr … Continue reading

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Praying and Fasting in Northern Norway

These days I have met several non-Muslims who wonder how Muslims pray and fast during the holy month of Ramadan when living beyond the Arctic Circle. Two years ago, SaudiAramco World had published an article about the pretty large Muslim … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning Speaks Out On Al-Maliki and Embedded Journalism

Nuri al-Maliki, still Iraq’s current Prime Minister, one of these U.S. American puppets in the Middle East, is to a large part responsible for the sectarian violence in his country in recent years en before rise of ISIS (Islamic State … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares

Surveillance in the 1970s. Assassin Jonathan (Bruno Ganz) in Wim Wender’s Der Amerikanische Freund (1977) is being watched by numerous surveillance cameras in a metro station in Paris. But nobody seems to care when he shoots his prey. Go to 8:00 … Continue reading

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Bowe Bergdahl, Daniel Pearl, Nick Berg

Modified 14 September 2014, see below. When watching the video which has been released by the Haqqani group showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. Special Forces after five years in captivity on 31 May, I am much … Continue reading

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