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FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

FAITH MATTERS: Tariq Ramadan, point man of the Caliphate

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  Martin Luther considered the rise of Islam a sign of the impending apocalypse and God’s ferule for the backs of a wayward church. He was by no means the first great theologian to believe this. St. John of Damascus (676-749 A.D.) and the medieval mystic Joachim of Fiore (1135-1202 A.D.) viewed Islam […]

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A German U-boat captain who disobeyed orders, rescued enemy sailors

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  In Café Mozart, a cozy German restaurant in downtown Washington DC, Robert Morrison unwraps one of the most treasured items he had inherited from his father, Leslie, who died in 1998. It is a bronze plaque showing the stylized outline of a U-boat. “German prisoners of war gave this to Pop when […]

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A beautiful mourning in Hamburg

A beautiful mourning in Hamburg

Religion Mourning Germany Journalism World War II Gratitude

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Potsdam-Honolulu-Bordeaux: A musical arc

By Uwe Siemon-Netto  Some Anglo-Saxon linguists claim that there is something oddly Germanic about certain Hawaiian words. The consonant “w” is often pronounced like a “v”. According to George Kanahele, author of “Hawaiian Music and Musicians,” this seems to be the “fault” of one Heinrich August Wilhelm Berger (1844-1929) who taught folks in Honolulu to […]

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How to prevent the 'strange victory' of the PRW: Read this newspaper!

By Lev Navrozov Everyone in a democracy has the right to publicly express his or her thoughts. But what percentage of the adult population in a democracy think thoughts valuable for other humans? Centuries ago, those who expressed thoughts valuable for mankind have been called thinkers of genius From the mid-thirties, the (Nazi) dictator of […]

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EuroCrisis, Part II: Spain now, Portugal later and Germany on the hot seat

By Sol W. Sanders  The crisis of the European Union’s common currency goes into its second act, replete with a Spanish fandango as the curtain rises with the biggest peripheral Euro player downstage. Spain’s economy is almost twice as large as the combined early crisis victims – Greece and Ireland and waiting in the wings, […]

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The Islamization of Europe is happening right now

The Islamization of Europe is happening right now

Fariborz Saremi Muslims have been conducting a prolonged campaign against Christian values which has now entered its third phase. The first phase began when Islam itself was born in the Arabian Peninsula, from where it spread into the Middle East and beyond. By conquering Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and North Africa, all of which had been […]

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Overlooked in Seoul: EU's currency wars and 'Eurostein'

By Sol W. Sanders  While the worlds largest economies yammered through the night at last week’s Group of 20 summit in Seoul, the European Union’s common currency headed toward a new crisis. These euro developments threaten “the European project” — a drive toward continental unification to prevent war and encourage prosperity. They could also frustrate […]

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UN Security Council reform: Brazil, Germany, India and Japan seek permanent status

UN Security Council reform: Brazil, Germany, India and Japan seek permanent status

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Reform and redesign of the UN Security Council has long been on the diplomatic drawing boards.  Few countries will argue its wisdom or necessity, but most will balk at the specific details.  So when Barack Obama descended upon New Delhi in a official visit and told a joint […]

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Why multicultural societies that accept Shariah laws will fail

Why multicultural societies that accept Shariah laws will fail

By Sheda Vasseghi In her recent speech, Germany’s Chancellor Merkel stated that creating a happy, productive multicultural society in Germany “has failed, totally.”  The Honorable Chancellor Merkel is only partially correct.  It is not the idea of a multicultural society that has failed, but a society’s inability to define multiculturalism, and subsequently protect the boundaries […]