Tag Archives: Muslim Brotherhood

Flash: Moon Is Not Green Cheese

So extensive is current misuse of English that even George Orwell, I think, would be flabbergasted by its prevalence—and its chief source: not the government, after all, but pseudo scholars and unprincipled journalists who might as well contend the moon … Continue reading

More lies (and fool’s gold) revealed

By Alyssa A. Lappen Family Security Matters | Feb. 11, 2008 In “The Lies of the Nixon Center” (Nov. 15, 2007), I unraveled some tall tales of its former senior fellow Alexis Debat, a purported Muslim Brotherhood “expert.” Agence France … Continue reading

Beware Fool’s Gold — and Shari’a Finance

By Alyssa A.Lappen FrontPageMagazine | Jan 21, 2008 The very expectations of glittering shari’a finance (Islamic banking) profits hypnotize financial institutions, securities exchanges, and banks–and there are few regulatory or monitoring protections against abuses. So why did United Arab Emirates … Continue reading

Shari’a Finance: Cordless Bungee Jumping

by Alyssa A. Lappen Pajamas Media | Dec. 18, 2007 Despite flashy headlines extolling Shari’a finance (Islamic banking) and Wall Street bankers jumping into the market, don’t follow. It’s like bungee jumping without a cord—or following lemmings over a cliff. … Continue reading

Lies of the Nixon Center

Whitewashing the Muslim Brotherhood by Alyssa A. Lappen FrontPageMagazine | Nov. 15, 2007 On the wall over my desk hangs an amusing trophy from the late, disgraced former President, Richard M. Nixon, whose lies about Watergate ultimately forced him from … Continue reading

Shari’a finance

by Alyssa A. Lappen FrontPage Magazine | Nov. 14, 2007 In October, Abu Dhabi Prince Nahayan Mabarak al-Nahayan advertised his ultra-conservative sheikdom’s openness “in this age of globalization,” and having had world trade “from ancient times” by welcoming 100 world-class … Continue reading