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  • Islamic bloc wants a permanent seat at U.N. Security Council: report

    The Muslim world deserves a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) suggested at the Russian Foreign Ministry's international relations institute this week.

  • Illustration: Iranian hostages by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    WEISS: U.S. pastor faces trial in Iran for Christian faith

    As this is being written, Saeed Abedini, an American citizen and evangelical pastor, sits in an Iranian jail awaiting his trial. The expected ruling is death, for charges which are presumed to be related to his Christian faith. The State Department, which works closely with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to stamp out “intolerance” and “Islamophobia” against Muslims in America, has been virtually silent about Mr. Abedini’s predicament in Iran, one of the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

  • Illustration Excluding Israel by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    WEISS: Obama excludes Israel from counterterrorism group

    Recently, a high-level conference on the Victims of Terrorism was held in Madrid. The sponsoring organization, the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is the brainchild of the Obama administration and one of its "signature initiatives" on counterterrorism.

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    WEISS: Sweeping religious persecution under the rug

    The State Department recently released its annual reports on human rights violations around the world. In an unprecedented move, it conspicuously omitted any mention of religious persecution, oppression of religious minorities or violations of religious freedom.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protect freedoms of all Americans

    Wake up, America. Our country is under attack and we are either too blind, apathetic or politically correct to acknowledge it. have we, like Europe, succumbed to the intimidation of radical Islam and the cultural subversion of Shariah?

  • Illustration by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: When Shariah trumps free expression

    After all, at that shrine to our most fundamental civil rights, the delegates would have found an exhibit about freedom of speech that declares: "For better or worse, the First Amendment helps shelter the varied results of free expression even when they are considered by some to be offensive or distasteful."

  • Illustration by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: Stealth jihad in the Senate

    We have been hearing a lot about the Muslim Brotherhood lately - and none of it is good news. Get used to it. With the Brotherhood's ascendancy in the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and beyond, the world is going to be subjected to a crash course in Islamist supremacism - and what it means for the rest of us.

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    GAFFNEY: 'Diplomacy of September'

    In her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Guns of August," Barbara Tuchman chronicles how a cascading series of seemingly minor developments led inexorably to World War I and the worst carnage known to man up to that time. In the future, historians may point to the present "Diplomacy of September" as the catalyst for the next horrific conflict now in the offing in the Middle East, and potentially beyond.

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