Friday, October 07, 2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/7/2011

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/7/2011A Muslim woman who was taken off a Southwest Airlines flight for questioning last March is suing the airline. The woman was wearing hijab when a stewardess misunderstood something she said, and notified the TSA. The authorities removed her for questioning, and she was put on a later flight.

In other news, during a visit to Armenia French President Nicolas Sarkozy called on the Turkish government to acknowledge genocide committed by the Ottomans against the Armenians during World War One.

Meanwhile, a German general in the Bundeswehr says that the NATO mission in Afghanistan has failed, and that the Taliban will regain power within months of NATO’s departure.

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Thanks to C. Cantoni, Caroline Glick, ESW, Gaia, Insubria, JP, KGS, Rembrandt, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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