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Posts Tagged ‘Radical Islam

Politics as Usual

July 20, 2009

The Obama administration has moved back the deadline for the task force assigned to advise on policy decisions dealing with terrorist detention, interrogation, and transferal to report. The detention report will be delayed six months and the policy report two months, Foxnews and MSNBCreported. This pushes back new anti-terrorism policies six months at least. The articles […]

What Actually Is Torture

June 1, 2009

Since late in President Bush’s second term, the argument has raged over what actually constitutes torture. Now as President Obama and Congress move to close Guantanamo Bay, arguments have become even more energetic. While I did, and still do, hold the position that waterboarding and sleep deprivation are not torture, I didn’t have any facts, […]

A True Hero: Mosab Hassan Yousef

January 4, 2009

Yousef was born the son of a very influential Hamas leader. He lived out his childhood as a devout, faithful Muslim working for Hamas as anyone would expect. His family was educated to an extent that few people in the Middle East ever receive an opportunity for. But while held in an Israeli prison that Hamas had infiltrated, […]

Terrorism: Why It’s a Threat

August 22, 2008

The Twin Towers go down, the world is shocked, so are we. A car bomb explodes, dozens killed, over a hundred injured. A shock wave tears off in all directions from the roadside bomb, a Humvee explodes; the damage isn’t too bad though, the troops are used to this by now. Why, we ask, why would anyone […]

Muhammad the Untouchable

August 1, 2008

On the news today (a while back) was the story of how an Afghan journalist was on trial for his life (in Afghanistan) translated version of the Koran! The article went on to say that even if the man won the trial and was released, he might be killed by one of the various men […]