Archive for the 'Terrorism' Category

Terror Attack against Israelis in India Work of Iran? Not So Fast

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 02/14/2012 @ 9:38:02 AM
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Juan Cole bring his informed opinion to bear on today’ headline story about car-bomb attacks against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.  The morning news showed Benjamin Netanyahu stating with … [Keep reading >>]

Radical Islam in the U.S? Not So Much

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 02/7/2012 @ 7:06:55 PM
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“A feared wave of homegrown terrorism by radicalized Muslim Americans has not materialized, with plots and arrests dropping sharply over the two years since an unusual peak in 2009, according … [Keep reading >>]

Iran Blast and Death of Head of Missile Program Attributed to Mossad

Filed under: Middle East | Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 11/15/2011 @ 12:45:01 PM
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Iran is insisting that the enormous blast at a military base which killed  Gen. Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, founder of the Iranian missile program, along with 16 others, was an accident, occurring during a … [Keep reading >>]

Norwegian Terrorist Quotes Extensively from US anti-Muslim Sources

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 07/25/2011 @ 8:45:36 AM
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“In the document he posted online,Anders Behring Breivik, who is accused of bombing government buildings and killing scores of young people at a Labor Party camp, showed that he had … [Keep reading >>]

Norwegian Terrorist Said to be Right Wing Christian

Filed under: Europe | Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 07/23/2011 @ 11:20:02 AM

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From internet postings by the man captured at the Norwegian youth camp, with guns in his hands, Anders Behring Breivik, 32, seems to be a committed right-wing,  virulently anti-immigrant, … [Keep reading >>]

House GOP In Testosterone Arms Race

Filed under: Terrorism | War — by Will Kirkland 05/17/2011 @ 2:11:42 PM
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Lead editorial in NY Times:

Osama bin Laden had been dead only a few days when House Republicans began their efforts to expand, rather than contract, the war on terror. Not … [Keep reading >>]

Osama Bin Laden Reported Killed

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 05/1/2011 @ 9:49:26 PM


The assault force of Navy SEALs snatched a trove of computer drives and disks during their weekend raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound, yielding what a U.S. official called “the … [Keep reading >>]

Quran Burned in Florida, Westerners Die in Afghanistan

Filed under: Afghanistan | Asia | Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 04/2/2011 @ 12:46:32 PM
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How strange the human mind.  Two groups of people, united in their absolute belief in symbols, incite hatred for the other.  Here you have a collection of stories and instructions … [Keep reading >>]

Not So Crazy After All

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 01/27/2011 @ 3:37:33 PM
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Just as there was a rush to think that Jared Loughner’s mind-set might have been connected to wildly acrimonious radio and TV personalities, so there was a counter rush from … [Keep reading >>]

No “Pat Downs” on High Speed Rail? Mr. Prez?!

Filed under: Obama Administration | Presidency | Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 01/26/2011 @ 12:49:37 PM
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Pesident Obama made an off-hand joke last night in his State of the Union address, while promising high-speed rail.  It would be faster than airplanes for some trips, he said, … [Keep reading >>]

Terrorist Attacks Against Liberals and Government Targets

Filed under: Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 01/22/2011 @ 10:45:17 AM
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Dave Niewert does it once again in his on-going tracking of right wing militia violence

Terrorism directed at ‘liberal’ and ‘government’ targets since July 2008: An interactive map

Here’s just the beginning … [Keep reading >>]

UK Police Want To Shop and Stop

Filed under: Civil Liberties | Terrorism — by Will Kirkland 12/29/2010 @ 4:10:38 PM

Oh boy, this idea will travel like dead-skunk-in-the-road smell right across the Atlantic in no time at all.  Look for the GOPeas to introduce it within days of taking over … [Keep reading >>]

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