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Families of SEAL Team VI Shot Down in Afghanistan File $200 Million Lawsuit
Several of the family members of Navy SEAL Team VI and special forces soldiers on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., with regard to the deaths of their sons, whose helicopter was blown from the sky by Taliban jihadists on Aug. 6, 2011 in Afghanistan. Those named in the complaint are U.S. Vice President Joseph Robinette Biden, former-Secretary of Defense Leon Edward Panetta, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. (Go directly to the article here.)
Egypt: Anti-Morsi Demonstration Planned for Sunday as Opposition Grows
Egyptians are united once again by the single yearning to rid the country of its corrupting force, Mr. Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, and, unlike two years ago, actualize the dream of democracy. There is a sense that something very significant is about to happen with both fear and hope intermingled. (Go directly to the article here.)
General Dempsey’s Benghazi Testimony Reveals Much, Worth a Second Look
In a bombshell admission that has until now gone unreported, Martin Dempsey, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, conceded that highly trained Special Forces were stationed just a few hours away from Benghazi on the night of the attacks but were not told to deploy to Libya. (Go directly to the article here.)
Guest Commentary: The Muslim Brotherhood is Headed for a Blow-up
Commentary by Dr. Mordechai Keidar: On Thursday, June 20, a large conference of the greatest Sunni religious authorities was held in Cairo. At this conference, harsh criticism was voiced regarding acts perpetrated by Shi’ites, especially in Syria. Sunni sheikhs threaten to slaughter the Hizb’Allah fighters because they – being Shi’ite – are infidels. President Mursi publicly declared the end of diplomatic ties between Egypt and Syria, the closing of the embassy in Damascus and the return of Egyptian diplomats from the capital of Syria. (Go directly to the article here.)
OIC Fights Against “Islamophobia” by Challenging Free Speech in Europe
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General appears to be laying the diplomatic groundwork to persuade non-elected bureaucrats at EU headquarters to enact hate-speech legislation that would limit by fiat what 500-million European citizens — including democratically elected politicians — can and cannot say about Islam. (Go directly to the article here.)
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