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Day: October 10, 2012

The Persian Spring is Simmering

At the start of this month, the Iranian currency—the rial—lost 17 percent of its value in one day. In the last year, its value plunged 75 percent against the U.S. dollar. The leader of the Iranian Revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini,…

Rav Chaim Kanievsky Calls for Burning of iPhones

Rav Chaim Kanievsky – regarded by a major portion of the Chareidi sector as the leading Torah sage at present – dramatically announced last week that it is incumbent on anyone who owns an Apple iPhone to burn the high-tech…

Gaza Flotilla sponsor blames Jews for Holocaust

The Free Gaza Movement, an American-based anti-Israel activist group, has come under fire for an anti-Semitic message posted to its Twitter account. The tweet posted by @freegazaorg reads, “Zionists operated the concentration camps and helped murder millions of innocent Jews,”…

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Opens NYC Office

A Greek political party described as ultra-nationalist and neo-Nazi has opened an office in New York City, for the stated purpose of reaching out to the Greek diaspora. The party has been gaining strength in Greece as the population there…

Intro to Terrorism Tradecraft

One of the distinctive features of Stratfor’s terrorism and security analysis is its focus on the methodology of attacks. Of course, identifying those responsible for an attack is important, especially in ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to justice. But…