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The blind sheik, convicted of orchestrating the deadly World Trade Center bombing 20 years ago, has benefited from a sophisticated social media messaging machine despite serving life in prison in a solitary confinement cell in North Carolina.
The Egyptian elections have resulted in a rout for the throngs whose springtime hopes for freedom are facing the prospect of a nuclear winter at the hands of the Muslim Brotherhood and its fellow Salafists. These Islamists appear to have garnered at least 60 percent of the seats in the next parliament and the opportunity to shape the country's new constitution in line with their ambitions to impose the totalitarian doctrine of Shariah nationwide. That will be bad news for the people of Egypt, for Israel and for us.
The chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday denounced Iran's "genocidal threats" against Israel and warned that the fight against Holocaust deniers "is far from over."
Europe fears that the WikiLeaks scandal will undermine confidence in U.S. diplomatic security, as the unauthorized release of hundreds of thousands of secret documents foreshadows a cyberthreat facing NATO nations, a top Hungarian official said on a visit to Washington.
Democratic Rep. Tom Lantos of California, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, yesterday said he will not seek re-election this year because he has cancer of the esophagus.