Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Midweek Links by Ian

Islam is ‘a religion of war,’ says son of Hamas founder on a visit to his ‘beloved Israel’
Mosab Hassan Yousef rejected his Islamist upbringing to help Israel fight terror. If he had the chance, he says, he’d tell his father: ‘Leave Hamas. You have created a monster’
"Mosab Hassan Yousef has a knack for controversy. The son of Hamas founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef, he has already broken every taboo in the Palestinian book. He has worked for Israeli intelligence and converted to Christianity. Now he is developing a new film which is sure to be no less sensational: a biography of the life of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam."

British MP George Galloway: The Syrian Revolutionaries Are "Servants of the Crusader Powers"

Why Is the Peace Process Dead?
The peace process is dead because a majority in the Arab and Muslim world still has not come to terms with Israel's right to exist.

Jew Hunting Season Open in France by Guy Millière
These organizations remain blindly silent : for them, Muslims are "victims of racism" and therefore cannot be racist.

Man claiming al-Qaida link takes hostages in France
TOULOUSE, France - A man claiming to be a member of al-Qaida has taken four hostages in a bank in the southwestern French city of Toulouse, including the bank manager, police officials said on Wednesday.

Index Ventures Raises $442 Million Sixth Early Stage Fund
The firm, founded in 1998 with headquarters in London, focuses strictly on technology companies and will invest two-thirds of the fund in Europe and Israel and the rest in the U.S.