Dutch doctors withholding and withdrawing treatment from the elderly

Dutch doctors withholding and withdrawing treatment from the elderly

By Kenneth Artz / Heartland Institute Doctors in the Netherlands frequently withhold and withdraw treatment from the elderly, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics has found. The researchers say this is not the result of prejudice against the elderly but instead for considerations of comfort and respect and an intention to avoid […]

China preparing for drone warfare

China preparing for drone warfare

By Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon China’s military plans to produce nearly 42,000 land-based and sea-based unmanned weapons and sensor platforms as part of its continuing, large-scale military buildup, the Pentagon’s annual report on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) disclosed earlier this month. China currently operates several armed and unarmed drone aircraft and is […]

The difference between Islam and Islamism?

The difference between Islam and Islamism?

By Uzay Bulut / Gatestone Insitute Pressures against non-Muslims in Turkey are actually empowered, motivated and even led by state policies. There also does not seem to be any interest or pluralistic mentality in enforcing non-Islamic laws. To understand the root cause of social intolerance and institutionalized violence, it is important to look more closely […]

What to do about ISIL?

What to do about ISIL?

By Charles Crawford / Gatestone Institute No Western leader strides out to the TV cameras and says that much the best response to the butchering of his or her citizens is to do not much, then wait to see what happens. If we really do think that ISIL has no place in our century, let […]

Piracy in Asia on the rise

Piracy in Asia on the rise

May 11, 2015 Hoe Pei Shan Posted with permission from The Straits Times Republish Reprint Vessels departing from Singapore may be singled out for high-quality fuel THEY come armed with guns, sometimes machetes and even swords, holding ship crews hostage while stealing valuable fuel. Reported incidents of pirate attacks in the waters surrounding Singapore have […]

Report: UN, European governments funding anti-Israel groups

Report: UN, European governments funding anti-Israel groups

By Alana Goodman / Washington Free Beacon The United Nations and European governments are pouring millions into groups that promote anti-Israel and anti-Semitic views, according to report by a NGO watchdog released ahead of the 2015 Global Forum for Combatting Anti-Semitism in Israel. The government-funded groups include several that have promoted anti-Semitic cartoons and published […]

Geert Wilders plans Prophet Muhammad exhibit in Dutch parliament

Geert Wilders plans Prophet Muhammad exhibit in Dutch parliament

May 7, 2015 Jessica Chasmar Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint Dutch politician Geert Wilders says he wants to stage a parliamentary exhibition of the same Muhammad cartoons that sparked the attack in Garland, Texas, on Sunday that left two suspected jihadis dead. “I am going to request parliament to exhibit the […]

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