Hagel funded group pushing talks with al-Qaida

Obama nominee wants legitimacy for jihadists behind hostage crisis

Aaron Klein WorldNetDaily 1/17/2013

TEL AVIV – Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel sits on the small board of a peace fund that finances an international “crisis management” group that long has petitioned the Algerian government to cease “excessive” military activities against al-Qaida-linked jihadists, WND has […]

Obama: Sharia Enforcer

Robert Spencer FrontPage Magazine 2/27/2012

Madness has overtaken Washington, and the world. Every day this past week has brought fresh reports of more people murdered in Afghanistan over the burning of some copies of the Qur’an at Bagram Airfield. In response, every day new apologies come from American officials. Barack Obama, Leon Panetta, the commander […]

The Egyptian Hostage Crisis: 1979 Revisited?

Joel B. Pollak Big Peace 2/20/2012

In the midst of Egypt’s supposed transition to democracy, nineteen Americans will face trial for promoting democracy. They are being prevented from leaving Egypt, and 14 of them are described by Egyptian authorities as “fugitives.”

A more accurate term would be “hostages,” and though the U.S. government is warning […]

Bolton: Egypt Situation Approaching ‘Hostage Crisis’

Hiram Reisner Newsmax.com 07 Feb 2012

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton says the situation in Egypt, where authorities announced Monday 19 Americans and 24 other employees of nonprofit groups will be tried on accusations they illegally used foreign funds to foment unrest in the country, is “approaching a kind of hostage crisis.” Bolton also told […]