Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

The generosity of the Quebec City eulogy

After the massacre at a Quebec City mosque, a lesson in how to defeat hate

On the attacks in Paris

Le Ca Rillon and Le Petit Cambodge, both hit by Islamic State, were two of my favorites in Paris

Charles de Gaulle campaign poster

After the attacks by Islamic State in Paris the old slogan “With You, For You” is fitting

Bashar al-Assad stonewalls Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose gets in a theater of the absurd debate with Assad and loses

The cultural destruction of war in the Middle East

My beloved Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo may not be a total loss but much is elsewhere

Narendra Modi mask at a BJP rally

Why Narendra Modi is a bad choice for India

India is too internally diverse to privilege any single group within society, but Modi will try

My favorite museum in Cairo damaged by a car bomb

Terror attack on Egyptian police HQ badly damages the Museum of Islamic Art, an overlooked marvel

Dead, but right, in Beirut

Hezbollah can’t kill everyone in Lebanon who believes it should give up its weapons

The Aldo Moro assassination, Reggio-Emilia, Italy, 1978

A prized book of Italian newspapers and a dead terrorist; is there a connection?

Rendition and torture: how it happened

Everyone knows by now that the US and UK tortured captives. That should still shock us

What the New York police are taught about Islam

Muslims are taking over the world. Run! No, fight! No, run!

The official end of the Iraq debacle

A bad idea, but it will incubate like a latent virus in right-wing circles and return one day

The French submarines/Pakistan attacks the US scandal

It all ties together, if any of it is true

Where were you on September 11th?

Mapping where I stood on that day, and where others stood around the world at the same moment

The people we are assassinating in Pakistan

Osama bin Laden’s death was big news but this site tracks the quiet killings

Liberal hawk Bill Keller changes his mind on the Iraq war

But the former New York Times executive editor still misses the main reason to have opposed the war

My journals on September 11th, 2001

I still can’t believe how slowly I grasped the scale of what was happening that day

Ten years gone

On the street, watching the World Trade Center fall and our nation misinterpret why it happened

Osama bin Laden killed after 3,519 days of freedom

Osama bin Laden is dead but it is the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions that are killing Al Qaeda

Osama bin Laden still free 3,514 days later

What is most astonishing is that there is no public pressure whatsoever to capture him