Here are the Blogs in the Rebecca Bynum category.
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Tuesday, 3 January 2017
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blog preview image by Rebecca Bynum Oftentimes I mark time by what I’m reading and I remember time that way. Milton Spring, the year of Donne, Byron Autumn and now my Descartes Winter. In Meditations he makes the argument for the reality of mind using illustrations from mathematics, arguing that the structure ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/03/2017 8:23 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 2 January 2017
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ISIS continues to attack the Shi'a in Iraq where and when they can. Laura Wagner writes in NPR: Dozens are dead in Baghdad after bombs were detonated across the city on Monday. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the bombings. The death toll from the attacks is still climbing. NPR's Alice Fordham ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/02/2017 10:00 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 31 December 2016
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He once drafted a faith-outreach fact sheet describing Obama’s views on poverty, titling it “Economic Fairness and the Least of These,” a reference to a famous teaching from Jesus in the Bible. Another staffer repeatedly deleted “the least of these,” commenting, “Is this a typo? It doesn’t make any ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/31/2016 6:06 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 28 December 2016
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Adam Kredo writes in the Washington Free Beacon: Congress is already setting the stage to cut off U.S. funding to the United Nations in the wake of a contested vote last week in which the Obama administration permitted an anti-Israel resolution to win overwhelming approval, according to congressional ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2016 6:44 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 24 December 2016
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blog preview image Eric Metaxis writes in the WSJ: It happened on Christmas Eve, 48 years ago. Three men took turns reading from the first 10 verses of the Book of Genesis. They were nearly 250,000 miles away from Bethlehem, but since it was the night before Christmas, and there was no chimney from which to hang ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/24/2016 8:33 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 18 December 2016
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by Rebecca Bynum I just finished Tom Wolfe’s The Kingdom of Language in which he declares his belief that language is a human invention and artifact – a cultural production like any other. In this he refutes Noam Chomsky who for years has maintained that there is a universal structure to language ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/18/2016 9:12 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 17 December 2016
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Faith McDonnel writes in Juicy Ecumenism: Thursday, December 15, 2016, a group of South Sudanese, supporters of the rebel movement that is tearing the country apart, and their supporters, including leaders from the Presbyterian Church USA, held a “peaceful rally,” in front of Trump Tower. The rally ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/17/2016 8:44 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 5 December 2016
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Most of our readers will be familiar with her illustrious husband, Elie Kedourie, but did you know his wife was also a Middle East scholar? The Telegraph: Sylvia Kedourie, who has died aged 90, was the widow of the historian Elie Kedourie and herself a distinguished scholar of the history of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/05/2016 11:41 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Friday, 2 December 2016
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From the UK Express:   MORE than four in ten British Muslims want to see at least some aspects of Sharia Law in force in the UK, an opinion poll revealed last night. Forty-three per cent of followers of the religion living in the country believed that parts of the Islamic legal system should ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2016 5:13 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 1 December 2016
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Alan Hall writes in the Evening Standard: An alleged Islamic State plot to feed poisoned ice cream to kindergarten children before detonating a bomb in their nursery car park has been revealed in Germany. The plan reportedly came to light during hearings relating to the case of two IS fanatics ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/01/2016 5:26 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 29 November 2016
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It is unfortunate that a segment of our own academic and media elite has fallen for the games of Iranian and Islamist propagandists. by Colonel Yair Ravid Ben Lynfield, writing on November 16 in The Jerusalem Post (“Who is Walid Phares, Trump’s Mideast adviser?”), sets out a series of absurd accusations ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2016 4:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 28 November 2016
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Saturday, 26 November 2016
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There will be those who think that such harassment of Robinson is correct -- that in order to keep the peace it is necessary to keep an eye on anybody who may have any effect to the contrary. But if that is true, it is curious that such measures were not routinely used on Anjem Choudary in all his years ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2016 12:40 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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Sarah Stern writes in Israel Hayom: History has a strange way of judging people. American history honors warriors of the past such as George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Douglas MacArthur and Dwight D. Eisenhower, who struggled and fought for America's freedom and independence. However, the closer ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2016 8:57 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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blog preview image Welcom to Hotel Islam, you can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave. From The Guardian: Ashraf Fayadh (right) with art historian Chris Dercon A Palestinian poet and leading member of Saudi Arabia’s nascent contemporary art scene has been sentenced to death for renouncing Islam. A ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2016 7:09 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Saturday, 19 November 2016
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CAIRO (AP)  Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has praised U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, saying that his inflammatory statements from the campaign trail do not necessarily reflect the actions he will take as president. El-Sissi, in an interview with Portuguese news agency LUSA released ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2016 8:03 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 17 November 2016
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blog preview image In an email sent to its supporters the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee demanded the removal of Stephen Bannon and Dr. Walid Phares as chief advisers for President-elect Trump. They demanded the removal of Steve Bannon because of his chairmanship of the popular Breitbart News. According ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2016 9:11 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 17 November 2016
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From the Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch: US media has reported statements by a US analyst asserting that the links between major US Muslim organizations and the Muslim Brotherhood are “ancient history.” According to a BuzzFeed report: While a terrorist designation would have several foreign ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2016 8:52 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Thursday, 17 November 2016
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I would imagine this charge will be quickly dropped, but the fact that the arrest happened at all is disturbing. PJMedia: The artistic genius behind the highly acclaimed conservative satirical site The People's Cube has been arrested and released on $8,000 bail for putting up pro-Israel posters to ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/17/2016 6:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016
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We should be happy with a weakened Assad. If only Iran could be similarly weakened. RT:   US President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he will most likely abandon the Obama administration policy on Syria to seek a possible rapprochement with Russia on the issue of Assad. “I’ve had an ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2016 10:08 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 14 November 2016
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The Mirror:   The Kremlin said Putin called the president-elect yesterday to begin negotiations over how best to tackle to terrorism President-elect Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin have vowed to tackle ISIS together after holding breakthrough talks on the telephone. Less ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2016 5:13 PM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 14 November 2016
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A good in-depth profile at Bloomberg Business from last year....Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2016 7:40 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 14 November 2016
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Clarion Project: Donald Trump will work to pass legislation designating the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, said Walid Phares, a foreign policy advisor for the president-elect. Speaking to the Egyptian news outlet Youm7, Phares said the legislation, which was already approved by ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2016 7:00 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Monday, 14 November 2016
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Fully vetted, no doubt. BBC: A suicide bomber who killed four people inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan was a former Taliban member working there, the BBC has learned. Qari Enayatullah joined the peace process in 2008, district governor Haji Abdul Shokor Qudosi told the BBC. It ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2016 5:45 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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Sunday, 13 November 2016
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I can't wait until we have sanity in office. AP: CANBERRA, Australia — The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/13/2016 5:21 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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