Archive for the ‘Terrorism’ Category

The Gang’s All Here

Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia (and their Gulf partners), Israel, Turkey, France, the U.S., and Russia each have some military involvement in Syria, soon to be followed by the United Kingdom. Needless to say, there are a lot of players in the Middle East and an abundance of interests, all at the expense of […]

The Saudi Ambassador, Iran, America and more war.

US officials broke up an alleged assassination attempt which supposedly targeted the Saudi Ambassador right here in the good ‘ol U.S. of A. In one of the most protected and secure areas of Washington, D.C., one or maybe two individuals with alleged connections to Iran were going to walk right in and, in the words […]

Today’s Take: Ten years after 9/11: Will we ever get beyond war?

It is often hard to gauge how a person will react during a crisis let alone one like September 11th. After such a destructive and devastating event, a person’s first instinct is to fight back hard and fast making whoever is in the way feel the agony. Punishment or revenge no matter who it affects […]

My New Year's Resolution: No to Nicking Knickers

This article was originally posted on The Huffington Post. Remember when your mother told you to put on clean underwear when you travel? Well my advice is to just ‘forgettaboutit” and take the Brittney Spears route — go without. Thanks to twenty-three year old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, not only will your water bottle be confiscated […]

Good Riddance Gitmo

I am absolutely shocked at how many people seriously think the United States should not close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. It is astounding that any American would prefer to leave 245 individuals in prison despite the fact that many of them could be innocent. Kidnapping, incarcerating, and torturing individuals is a crime. Americans who […]