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Leon de Winter

Leon de Winter is a novelist and columnist for Elsevier Magazine in the Netherlands. His last novel, The Right of Return is a thriller set in Tel Aviv in 2024. He presently lives in Los Angeles.
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Netanyahu’s Mistake: Exposing Iran’s Wolf in Moderate Clothing

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 - by Leon de Winter

Bibi should let Iran's new leader dig his own grave.

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Wake Up, Critics: Here’s Obama’s Grand Plan

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 - by Leon de Winter

Hint: the White House is a stepping stone.

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Calling a Swede a Swede

Saturday, November 20th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

Imagine an alternate universe where terrorists are Scandinavian — Swedes, to be specific.

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BREAKING: Judges in Geert Wilders’ Free Speech Case Removed from Trial (UPDATED)

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

An expert witness claimed the higher court judge who ordered the prosecution of Wilders discussed the case with him at a dinner party. The dismissed judges would not allow the expert witness to testify on this.

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BREAKING: Prosecutors of Dutch MP Geert Wilders Ask Court To Acquit on All Charges

Friday, October 15th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

The prosecution also strongly condemned the decision of a higher court to prosecute Wilders for his anti-Islamic statements.

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A Mosque in New York for a Christian Church in Mecca

Sunday, August 15th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

A way for those behind the Ground Zero mosque to show "mutual recognition and respect."

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Geert Wilders Shocks the Netherlands on Election Day — Will He Get to Lead?

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

The heir to Pim Fortuyn's legacy tripled his party's representation in Parliament, an astounding feat in Dutch politics.

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Palestinians, Uighurs, and the Curiously Selective Media

Sunday, June 6th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

If the deaths of nine Muslim "peace activists" with guns and knives is an international crisis, then surely 140 Uighurs killed by Chinese police must be as well. Surely. (Also read Roger L. Simon: Did Markos Moulitsas sleep through Lawrence of Arabia?)

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Dead Muslims? Only Wake the EU and UN if Jews Did It

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

Worse conflicts causing hundreds of victims among Muslims who actually do lack food and medicines, unlike the Gazans, go unnoticed. And that's just the last few weeks.

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Times Square Suspect: the ‘Foreclosure Terrorist’?

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

Faisal Shahzad is a Muslim terrorist motivated to kill by his religion, not by the loss of his house to the bank. (Also read Roger L. Simon: "Times Square Bomber: Political Correctness as psychological disorder.")

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Fascism Descends on America’s Shopping Malls

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

It's clear: Best Buy and the Gap are run by neo-Nazis. Why else would they ask for my papers?

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Bibi’s Secret Letter to Obama

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

Netanyahu tries (well, should try) to straighten out Obama regarding the miseducation he received from Rashid Khalidi.

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Obama Is Now Showing His True Colors as a Radical

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

As his presidency progresses, Obama can't hide his real feelings toward Israel, the tyrannical thugs of the world, and the free-market system.

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Toyota by the Numbers

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

We need much more data before we consider trading in our Toyotas for a Government Motors car.

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In Avatar, ‘Nature Gets to Fight Back’ Says Cameron

Monday, February 22nd, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

James Cameron would not have liked living in a time when nature enjoyed more of an upper hand against us than it does today.

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Six Degrees of Assassination

Thursday, February 18th, 2010 - by Leon de Winter

Six possible scenarios for the death of Hamas operative Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.

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Mr. President, You Can’t Save the Economy and Save the Planet

Sunday, December 20th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

Obama must choose between increasing economic activity which will increase emissions, or decreasing CO2 by keeping the economy stagnant.

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Dutch: Gore Wrong on Snows of Kilimanjaro

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

The Netherlands is afire today over a Dutch study concluding Mount Kilimanjaro's snow melt — used as a symbol of AGW by Al Gore — is entirely natural.

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Why Would Obama Take Such a Risk with KSM?

Friday, November 20th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

I was involved with a similar fiasco with Ayaan Hirsi Ali in Holland. Why would Obama risk a constitutional crisis?

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Western Liberal Elites Have Made an Iranian Bomb a Reality

Saturday, November 14th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

And the mullahs have been laughing all along.

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Dancing Around the Truth of the Fort Hood Rampage

Friday, November 6th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

A Dutch writer living in politically correct America says what too many are afraid to say.

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The Obama-Wanda Sykes Chilling Laugh Fest

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

The president exhibited a sense of humor out of touch with common decency at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. (See also Roger L. Simon: "Who in the world is Wanda Sykes?" )

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Our Neighbor and Why We Have to Kill Him

Monday, January 19th, 2009 - by Leon de Winter

He humiliates us by his very existence. Destroying him will give our lives meaning.

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The Impossible Obama Dream

Monday, November 17th, 2008 - by Leon de Winter

The flesh-and-blood Barack Obama can't possibly live up to the expectations his campaign created.

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