Tag Archives: freedom

Freedom House 2015 Report

It’s not pleasant…Discarding Democracy: Return to the Iron Fist Click here for the interactive maps More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes and an upsurge in terrorist attacks contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2014. Freedom in the … Continue reading

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Can Sharia and Democracy Coexist?

From Prager  University. Pakistan is the world’s fifth largest democracy. It is also deeply influenced by Islamic law (Sharia). Can these two traditions, Western Liberal democracy and Sharia, co-exist? If so, how? And if not, what are the consequences? Haroon … Continue reading

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Iran, the Bomb and Some Commentary

In light of the infantile-Obama-sycophantic-contretemps created within the small-minded beltway bubble because Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted the invitation to speak before Congress on the issue of a nuclear armed Iran, it is important to review this concise video featuring  Pulitzer … Continue reading

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