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Mandela and Arafat.

Mandela: Master of Doublespeak

The term doublespeak refers to the deceitful tactic of saying one thing in one language and saying something completely different in another. It’s an attempt to fool an opponent and reassure your allies with the verbal equivalent of a wink and a not. The Muslim world is full of such practitioners. As it turns out, […]

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Shoebat Exclusive: Tunisian Political leader caught in Doublespeak about wanting Caliphate

His name is Rachid Ghannouchi and he is perhaps the most prominent political leader in Tunisia these days. He has been recognized by western media outlets as a moderate voice of Islam, someone who should have been cheered on during the Arab Spring. Just a couple of months ago, in fact, TIME suggested that Ghannouchi’s […]

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Muslim Brotherhood Doublespeak: Kamal El-Helbawi

Muslim Brotherhood Doublespeak: Kamal El-Helbawi Dr Kamal El-Helbawi is the lead spokesperson for the Muslim Brother in the UK.Helbawy’s tune has changed. Now banned from entering the United States, Helbawy spoke in Oklahoma City at the 1992 joint conference of the Muslim Arab Youth Association (MAYA) and the Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP)—a now-defunct Hamas […]

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