Tag Archives: Pakistan

Why terrorist bomb-makers are like journalists

What happened to Al Qaeda?  a Trueslant colleague asked me. First it was the Underpants Bomber setting his genitals on fire, and now the Times Square bomber who displayed explosives skills worthy of Moe, Larry and Curly (if the Three … Continue reading

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Please, not another turning point in Afghanistan

No, no, no. Not again. CNN’s headline says, “Capture may be turning point in Afghan war”. Does this sound familiar? Here’s the lead paragraph of a June 2006 Washington Post story on the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, leader of … Continue reading

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Swine Flu a Bioterror Attack?

Disclaimer: I am not, repeat not,  stating that the swine flu epidemic is terrorism. When I see stuff like that on a site named Conspiracy Planet, I know it’s time to take a deep breath. But if –  hypothetically speaking … Continue reading

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Pakistan celebrates great "victory" over terror

There’s jubilation in Pakistan, after terrorists attacked a Lahore police academy After storming the academy, Pakistani troops (who were backed by helicopters and probably outnumbered the terrorists 50 to 1) waved their guns in the air in celebration. Hate to … Continue reading

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