A look at the man who will headline “Jumah at the Democratic National Convention.”
Finger-breaking isn’t the traditional punishment for premeditated Ramadan eating. That’s one month in prison in the Palestinian Authority, under a criminal code paid for by Uncle Sam. In Morocco, it’s three months. In Borneo, it’s six months. In Pakistan, the police beat you with their belts. In France, it’s a beating. In Berlin, it’s two broken fingers.
Two suicide bombings in two weeks and a shooting inside a Dagestan mosque are making it clear to Putin that his Eurasianism is as hopeless as Europe’s EUism. Dagestan is turning into the new Chechnya and Russia’s government controlled clerics and mosques are on the front lines of a war between Muslims loyal to Russia [...]