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 The Omnipotence of Al Qaeda and Meaninglessness of "Terrorism"     :      Information Clearing House: ICH

The Omnipotence of Al Qaeda and Meaninglessness of "Terrorism" : Information Clearing House: ICH

By Glenn Greenwald

July 25, 2011 "Salon" -- July 23, 2011 -- F
or much of the day yesterday, the featured headline on The New York Times online front page strongly suggested that Muslims were responsible for the attacks on Oslo; that led to definitive statements on the BBC and elsewhere that Muslims were the culprits. The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin wrote a whole column based on the assertion that Muslims were responsible, one that, as James Fallows notes, remains at the Post with no corrections or updates. The morning statement issued by President Obama -- "It's a reminder that the entire international community holds a stake in preventing this kind of terror from occurring" and "we have to work cooperatively together both on intelligence and in terms of prevention of these kinds of horrible attacks&qu…

Killings in Norway Spotlight Anti-Muslim Thought in U.S. - NYTimes.com

Killings in Norway Spotlight Anti-Muslim Thought in U.S. - NYTimes.comThe man accused of the killing spree in Norway was deeply influenced by a small group of American bloggers and writers who have warned for years about the threat from Islam, lacing his 1,500-page manifesto with quotations from them, as well as copying multiple passages from the tract of the Unabomber.