Posts Tagged ‘Islamic Extremism’

Mosques — Smiling dens of iniquity?

October 17th, 2013

By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Oct. 15 (UPI) — It is ironically appropriate to apply an old biblical term “den of iniquity” to mosques as the New York City Police Department has been doing for some Islamic centers there. Originally meaning “a thieves’ lair,” today the term suggests a center of

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Why U.S. is Losing Iraq and Why Iran Can’t Afford to

October 10th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 (UPI) — At times in U.S. history its leaders failed to “get the message” of a national security threat, suffering dire consequences as a result. Prior to World War II, the United States had broken the Japanese code but failed to recognize Tokyo planned a surprise military strike. In 1998, U.S.

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Warning to Israel

September 26th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 24 (UPI) — As Iran gets closer to developing nuclear weapons, Israel has to decide whether to await U.S. military assistance to stop Tehran or to go it alone. Israel should heed lessons both from the Vietnam War and U.S. inaction in Iraq today.   From the Vietnam War, Israel should remember:

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Confronting Iran, Syria’s conjoined twin

September 11th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 10 (UPI) — As U.S. President Barack Obama seeks congressional support authorizing military action against Syria for using chemical weapons against its own people, he ignores a lesson of the April 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Oil spewing from a leak on the ocean floor following the explosion of a

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A Child’s Death Rocks Islam’s Teachings

September 4th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 3 (UPI) — Only time will tell, but a 5-year-old Saudi girl may eventually prove to have wielded more influence over her people during her short, tragic life than did the country’s conservative religious leaders touting twisted “virtues” of Islam satisfying their own perversions. In Saudi Arabia last year, 5-year-old Lama al-Ghamdil

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Muslim Brotherhood’s world domination blueprint

August 28th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 27 (UPI) — Unappreciative of Western philosophy, members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood probably never heard an analogy first mentioned by Roman statesman Cicero — “putting the cart before the horse!” For more than two millennia, the phrase has applied to situations of misplaced priorities. In the aftermath of the Egyptian military removing

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The Gore-ing of America

August 21st, 2013

By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Aug. 20 (UPI) — The sole purpose of a “for profit” corporation’s existence is to make money. There is a line — sometimes clearly visible, sometimes not — over which corporate leadership shouldn’t cross. We have seen defense contractors, for example, who have gored the United

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How a 21st Century Hitler Could Succeed

August 14th, 2013

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 13 (UPI) — Was Adolf Hitler born too early? That is, could a 21st-century Hitler have prevailed in imposing Nazism upon the world where a 20th-century Hitler failed?   An argument can be made the West is much more susceptible to Hitler’s efforts today than it was in the early 20th century.

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Perhaps it’s not her man Huma stands by

August 7th, 2013

By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., Aug. 6 (UPI) — Huma Abedin — wife of candidate for New York City mayor and disgraced former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y. — is confounding political analysts. Why, after her husband recently admitted on the campaign trail he had continued his sexting exploits subsequent to

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Napolitano’s Failing Homeland Report Card

July 30th, 2013

Four years after heading the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano announced she will depart in September. Is the county safer now? By JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator HERNDON, Va., July 30 (UPI) — Four years after heading the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano announced she will depart in September. Wishing her well,

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