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  • January 01, 2013|Nidra PollerMiddle East Quarterly

    How Islamism Tainted France's Presidential Election

    What is Europe going to do about Islam? Submit? Resist? Or just wait it out, dimwittedly? The recent French presidential election offers insight into the way Islam, or more exactly the Islamist factor, may eventually play out in European politics.

  • May 05, 2012|Nidra PollerAmerican Thinker

    French elections: Virtue, the Debt, and the Jewish Question

    The French presidential elections, initially presented by pollsters and commentators as a pushover for the Socialist contender François Hollande, turns out to be a cliff-hanger.[i] The best comparison with the United States might well be the 1948...

  • April 16, 2012|Nidra PollerNew English Review

    Swing Low Sweet Sharia

    The play within the play In October 2011 an extraordinary opportunity to apprehend the ill-defined "Middle East" conflict was offered in the form of a play within the play. Discourse was disabled by flesh and blood images acting out the drama with

  • September 01, 2011|Nidra PollerMiddle East Quarterly

    The Muhammad al-Dura Hoax and Other Myths Revived

    On September 30, 2000, a day after Yasser Arafat launched his war of terror, euphemized as the al-Aqsa intifada, state-owned France 2 Television broadcast a news report, filmed by a Palestinian cameraman, of the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old

  • January 01, 2011|Nidra PollerMiddle East Quarterly

    A French Intifada

    A process described by some as the Islamization of Europe, by others as the failure of Europeans to integrate Muslim immigrants, has reached a breaking point in France. One of the most troubling manifestations of this discord is the development of a

  • January 01, 2011|Nidra PollerMiddle East Quarterly

    Une Intifada française

    Un processus décrit par certains comme l'Islamisation de l'Europe, par d'autres comme l'échec des Européens à intégrer les immigrants musulmans, a atteint un point de rupture en France. Une des plus troublantes manifestations de cette divergence...

  • January 01, 2011|Nidra PollerMiddle East Quarterly

    Intifada in Frankreich

    Ein von manchen als Islamisierung Europas, von anderen als Versagen der Europäer bei der Integration der Muslime bezeichneter Prozess ist in Frankreich an einen kritischen Punkt gelangt. Zu den beunruhigendsten Erscheinungsformen dieses Konflikts...