While Fox News has apologized for their "no-go zones" claim, the after-effects of their repeated lie are far from over. Lies have consequences that aren't remedied by a simple apology.
ATHENS -- The strong mandate he got from the polls, has put a burden on Mr. Tsipras to fulfill the great expectations he produced. If he succeeds, the Spanish Podemos, the French Front National and Italy's Bepe Grillo could all follow suit and question Berlin's fiscal orthodoxy. The much feared domino effect set off by Greece at the outset of euro crisis in 2010 could now materialize in another way.
For all the media frenzy, the complacency of economists, the trumpets announcing a new era, Europe does not want to understand the basic situation it is in. Finance cannot bail Europe out. Only a profound transformation of a regime it cannot sustain will rescue it. Will we need Italy to collapse or another major banking crisis to wake Brussels up?
It is hard to find a major religion or secular ideology that has not been used by some of its adherents to justify violence against others.
The events of last week in France were truly tragic and required a major response. But now that the world has spoken in support of freedom of expression, we, the peoples of the world, must hold our own leaders to the same values and insist on having same rights in our countries.
"Tragedy inexorably leads to madness."
2015 extends the crises of the Middle East. They impact the entire world, starting with the riots from 2009, continuing with the disastrous policies...
The fountainhead of Islamic extremism that promotes and legitimizes violence lies with the fanatical "Wahhabi" strain of Islam centered in Saudi Arabia. And if the world wants to tamp down and eliminate such violent extremism, it must confront this primary host and facilitator.
As this latest challenge continues to unfold, the real question is can Nigeria rely once more on the global community to re-ignite political, economic and social engagement that may lead to the development of strategies that create concrete solutions?
Violence can seem like the only solution to people already experiencing the suffocation of dead endings. My hope is that the rest of us, instead of saying "What can you do?" say the same, but with a different intonation.
It took the murder of one Arch Duke to precipitate World War I. What will it take to generate action against these enemies of Islam? So far the record and answers are not promising.
In France, mothers get a medal from the government after having four children or more. Some call it the "Reproduction Medal." It's a fact that artist Sara Shaoul learned this year during her summer residency in Paris.
I condemn the attack against Charlie, but that won't prevent me from speaking out against the subsequent, misguided attacks on Mosques or the #KillAllMuslims trending hashtag.
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To support free speech is to accept the legality of satire without question. To oppose free speech is to support a government law banning political cartoons. Neither of these positions has anything to do with what happened in France.
Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer be delayed. In the immediate future, strong rule of law nations must deal with enemies within our midst which are facilitating: