It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a decade now since the World Trade Center fell. Time moves ever forward, and what was once a great psychic scar upon our nation has become just another part of history that the children born on that day now learn in school. But the inhuman events of [...]
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Rare is the day that I find that Thomas Friedman has written something actually worth reading, but he manages to deliver an even-handed and even insightful look into the end of the war in Iraq. Of course, he cannot resist putting in a few digs at President Bush, but overall his message is true: the [...]
Recently, the FBI launched a successful sting operation that nabbed an wanna-be al-Qaeda member, Rezwan Ferdaus, who had been trying to provide terrorists with cellphones turned into explosive detonators and who had been plotting on attacking the Pentagon and the Capitol with remote-controlled aircraft. There is already a great deal of hype from writers like [...]
It is hard to believe that it has been ten years since the events of September 11, 2001. A child born on that day would now be in the fourth grade. In that time, the Taliban is no longer in control of Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein has been removed from power in Iraq, and at least [...]
More details have been revealed about the death of terrorist mass-murderer Osama bin Laden. The US government has confirmed that bin Laden was buried at sea in the Indian Ocean in order to prevent his grave becoming a monument for terrorists. Bin Laden’s compound was very close to the Pakistani equivalent of West Point, and [...]
It’s official… Osama bin Laden is dead, killed in a missile strike daring Special Forces raid just outside the capital, Islamabad. More information as it arrives.
The Coptic Christian community has been a part of Egyptian life for nearly 2000 years. The Copts are direct descendants of the Ancient Egyptians, and the Coptic language is the closest linguistic descendant to the language of the Pharaohs. Christianity existed in Egypt before the Islamic faith was revealed to Mohammad. The aftermath of the [...]