Female Genital Mutilation: Entire Class of Swedish Girls, 60 Cases Reported

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FGM-exposed-SwedenThe Local (Swedish News in Englishreports: Some 60 cases of genital mutilation have been discovered in Norrköping in eastern Sweden since March with all 30 girls in one school class found to have undergone the procedure.

“Truly a ‘war on women,’ if there ever was one.”

— Ian Tutle, National Review Online

Of the 30, some 28 of the girls were found to have been subjected to the most severe form of genital mutilation, when the clitoris and labia are completely cut away and the genital area sewn together except for a small opening.

At the CornerIan Tuttle:

 Officials believe that the young girls’ parents, many of whom are immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Africa, are subjecting their daughters to the practice during visits to their home countries over summer vacations.

According to the World Health Organization

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Ahmad Chalabi, Who Conned America Into War, Now Aims To Lead Iraq

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Aram Roston writes for BuzzFeed:

‘Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi politician who peddled falsehoods to persuade the United States to invade Iraq, is now attempting to take over as Iraq’s prime minister, Iraqi and American sources say. While Chalabi has long aimed — but always failed — to lead Iraq, his latest bid has a better chance to succeed because the current prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, has been crippled by the stunning loss of a third of Iraq’s territory to Sunni militants. “I think he’s got a decent shot,” said a former U.S. official who played a leading role in Iraq. Chalabi’s representative in Washington, D.C., Francis Brooke, did not confirm or deny that Chalabi will put his name forward for prime minister. But in an email, he said that candidates other than Maliki “may emerge; may the best man win.”

Before the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003, Chalabi, a failed banker and former…

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