Tag Archives: Pamela Geller

News from North America, Wednesday 5th June 2013

New York Times: “Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people, told a judge on Tuesday that he believed he was defending the lives of the Taliban leadership in Afghanistan from American military personnel when he went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood here in November 2009. Major Hasan’s remarks […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 28th May 2013

BBC News: “US Senator John McCain has visited Syria to meet rebels in the war-torn country, his office has told the BBC. Sen McCain has repeatedly called for the US to provide military aid to members of the Syrian insurgency. He becomes the highest ranking US official to travel to Syria, though McCain spokesman Brian […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 21st May 2013

BBC News: “Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to an annual US Department of State report. The findings for 2012 spoke of an increase in anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe and Asia. It also said there was growing anti-Semitism, especially in Venezuela, Egypt and Iran. As he unveiled the […]

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News from North America, Thursday 2nd May 2013

New York Times: “They were perhaps Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s closest friends during his two years at college, an American classmate from high school and two Russian-speaking students from Kazakhstan… And in the wake of the twin bombs that exploded last month at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, federal prosecutors now say, the three showed […]

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News from North America, Tuesday 16th April 2013

Reuters: “Investigators on Tuesday searched for the person or group responsible for planting two bombs at the Boston Marathon finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 100 in the worst bomb attack on U.S. soil since September 11, 2001. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation led a battery of federal, state and […]

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News from North America, Monday 15th April 2013

LA Times: “Skilled in tracking foreign terrorists, Jarret Brachman once was a sought-after expert on Al Qaeda, advising several federal agencies and speaking regularly around the country. Now the former research director of the Combating Terrorism Center, a think tank at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, has turned his focus away from Islamic […]

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News from North America, Friday 12th April 2013

Reuters: “A second white supremacist identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief has been arrested on an unrelated felony warrant, police said on Thursday. Thomas James Guolee, 31, was taken into custody in Colorado Springs on a felony warrant unrelated to the slaying of Tom Clements, according to the […]

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News from North America, Thursday 11th April 2013

BBC News: “Police have shot dead a gunman holding four firefighters hostage in a house outside the US city of Atlanta. The firefighters suffered minor injuries from stun grenades armed police threw in the rescue raid. One officer was shot in the hand or arm in the gunfight with the captor, who had demanded his […]

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News from North America, Wednesday 10th April 2013

CBS News: “Pamela Geller calls herself a human rights activist, but her critics call her a hatemonger. And as CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported, Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.” Des Moines Register: “The latest incarnation of the […]

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News from North America, Friday 5th April 2013

New York Times: “On the day that hundreds gathered amid tight security to remember this county’s slain district attorney and his wife, Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday offered up to $200,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those responsible for their killings and for the killing of another prosecutor. The reward — […]

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