Bin Laden knew many more Afghans would die than Americans in his strategy to draw us into a military quagmire. Rather than a war of personnel attrition, this was to be a war of economic attrition.
My mother was on her knees, sobbing in front of the TV when I came home.
Torture is never legal, not under U.S. law nor under any of the international conventions to which we are signatories. Nor is it ever justified.
Behind the names in the news, these are the men behind a surge in Islamic Extremism that’s setting the Middle East on fire.
Collecting and disseminating information: that’s all Foley was trying to do. And he paid for it with his life.
The President authorized these strikes last night and carried them out early this morning.
“I won’t take my clothes off.”
“Then you won’t enter the stadium.”
“I want to enter the stadium because I bought a ticket and am not doing anything illegal.”
“These are our orders.”
C’mon, even Thought Catalog’s news coverage does better than this. Surely NPR can outclass us.
I know that even the surrounding Arab countries are fed up with Israel. It is only a matter of time before the world stops blaming Israel, and actually realizes who is at fault: Hamas.
This is a major escalation in commitment by the U.S. but there’s still no sight of the kidnapped girls.