Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/21/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 10/21/2010The Pentagon has acknowledged that it hosted the American-born fugitive terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki at a Pentagon luncheon during the months immediately after 9-11. Mr. al-Awlaki, who went on to become the United States’ most-wanted (dead or alive) Al Qaeda leader, was not yet a fugitive at the time. His invitation to the Pentagon was part of a military policy of outreach to moderate Muslims.

In other news, a couple who run a café in England have been ordered by their local council to remove an exhaust fan from their kitchen because the smell of frying bacon offends their Muslim neighbors. The husband himself is a Muslim from Turkey, but this appears to make no difference to the council.

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