Menafeeds | Siria, Online Extremism, Eurabia
– Idaf (Syria Comment) | The US Censors Syrian Internet | Sourceforge just became the latest US-based entity to censor Syria along with five other countries. Despite being one of the leading proponents of “open source” and “free” software, Sourceforge has succumbed to pressure from the US government to deny access to its products to millions of people.
– Bruce Etling (I&D Blog) | www.jihad.com? | I think Thomas Friedman vastly overstates the role of the Internet in violent extremism in his New York Times column today. He wastes no time in blaming the Internet for terror […]
– * [Da tempo aspettavo un pezzo del genere, da una testata del genere. Perché bisogna dirlo chiaramente che le tesi post-huntingtoniane – Eurabia di Bat Ye’or, Londonistan di Melanie Phillips, La Rabbia e l’Orgoglio di Oriana Fallaci per citare quelle più note – non stanno in piedi. Sono artifici retorici ideati e sapientemente utilizzati da polemisti reazionari. Ripeto: polemisti reazionari.] Justin Vaïsse (Foreign Policy) | Eurabian Follies | By 2050, Europe will be unrecognizable. Instead of romantic cafes, Paris’s Boulevard Saint-Germain will be lined with halal butcheries and hookah bars; the street signs in Berlin will be written in Turkish. School-children from Oslo to Naples will read Quranic verses in class, and women will be veiled.