Category: "Terrorism"

Bodies of Kidnapped High School Students Found in West Bank

The bodies of three young men, assumed to be the two Israeli and one Israeli-American yeshiva (religious high school) students kidnapped on June 12th, have been found "under a pile of rocks in an open field" between two towns in the West Bank, according… more »

Laughing So I Don't Cry

Sometimes the best form of criticism is humor, especially when all other forms seem ineffective. So in order to try to help you laugh, or at least stop crying, I offer these two gems in response to the trade of 5 Taliban terrorist leaders for one Army… more »

Falling Into Radical Islam

I spent quite a few hours on the radio last week talking about the Rolling Stone magazine cover glorifying the surviving Boston Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. I talked a lot about the language on the cover, including how passive it was: He "was failed by… more »

Stop force-feeding Guantanamo hunger-strikers

On Monday, federal judge Gladys Kessler ruled that she cannot stop the force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay because her court does not have jurisdiction to change policy at the prison near the southeastern corner of Cuba. Curren… more »

Overstating Boston

A wise friend suggested to me yesterday that the Boston bombing story is “the elephant in the room, leading to total reconsideration of many issues, whether immigration, the war on terror, gun ownership, cultural decline…” Color me skeptical.… more »

Obama Dodges Denver Reporter's Hard Questions

H/T Craig Silverman Congratulations and thanks to Denver's 9News reporter Kyle Clark, who asked President Barack Obama the hardest questions I've ever heard him asked. Kyle Clark's first question to Obama: "Were the Americans under attack at the… more »

Taliban complains of media bias

THIS would be laugh-out-loud funny if it weren't likely to lead to bloodshed and death. In the meantime, can you imagine the difference in the behavior of American "mainstream" media if the American right were in fact as mean and nasty and violent as… more »

A Black Flag Day for America

On a pretense of anger about an anti-Islamic film, "ultra-conservative" Muslim "protesters" attacked the U.S. embassies in Cairo, Egypt, and Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday. (Short video of the Cairo mob here.) In Egypt, some of the protesters scaled the… more »

Sullivan silliness

Andrew Sullivan, he of "The First Gay President" fame, has responded to a blog note of mine in which I, tongue in cheek, mentioned understanding "the temptation to waterboard" MSNBC host Chris Hayes who offered the worst of liberal gobbledygook about… more »

Domestic terrorists and media silence

Everyone needs to read this: http://spectator.org/archives/2012/05/29/terror-by-any-other-name And this: http://patterico.com/2012/05/25/convicted-bomber-brett-kimberlin-neal-rauhauser-ron-brynaert-and-their-campaign-of-political-terrorism/ more »
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