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Three years after


Jeff Jarvis reflects on three years after the twin towers fell: But our stock-taking as a nation and as a civilized half of the world is troubling this year, for we are fighting with each other, not with our enemy. And that enemy has only dug down to new depths of atrocity: from jets filled […]

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Required reading


An absolutely compelling article appeared today by Australian Tony Parkinson in The Age entitled Why appeasement is always wrong. As the link requires registration, I’ll post the beginning. But you owe it to yourselves to read the rest. More than 100 schoolchildren in southern Russia are seized at gunpoint on the first day back from […]

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Just your friendly neighbourhood terrorists


New evidence about Montrealers’ links to terror emerged in the U.S. report on 9/11. It sure is comforting to know that our tax dollars pay bureaucrats in Ottawa to allow these guys to come live here.

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Countries fight over terrorist


The United States is seeking extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a British imam charged with coordinating a hijaking in Yemen and trying to organize a terrorist training camp in Oregon. But Britain and Yemen both want to press charges against him too: Eleven charges were announced Thursday by U.S. authorities against Abu Hamza al-Masri, whose […]

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The Blame Game


I’m breaking my promise not to mention the American election until September – but only tangentially – because I want to highlight this post by Debbye: I’ve been watching the hearings of the independent commission of Sept. 11 on CNN, and it is frustrating. Did the administration under FDR have to face a similar inquiry […]

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Israel to world: let us exist!


Meryl cites a Ma’ariv article about the victims of terrorism and the reasons for the security fence, and discusses how the world of terrorism is a small one: It’s a small world, the world of terrorism. My sister-in-law’s cousin died in the World Trade Center. Everyone in my area knew someone who lost someone, or […]

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Latest Palestinian opinion poll


LGF has the scoop on the latest Palestinian opinion poll, which says, among other things, that nearly 60% of Palestinians would want to continue the armed intifada even after being granted a state, and that almost two-thirds don’t think that the 9-11 pilots were terrorists: Fifty-nine percent of Palestinians believe that Hamas and Palestinian Islamic […]

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September 11, 2001


“In a New York Minute, everything can change . . .”

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Around the blogosphere


Damian Penny notes that Global is re-airing the documentary “Confrontation at Concordia” tonight – presumably in recognition of the one-year anniversary of said confrontation. Charles Johnson‘s got the scoop on Abu Ala, the new Palestinian puppet – er – Prime Minister. In the meantime, Gil Shterzer says that Israelis are just waiting for the next […]

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What if . . .


Gore had won the 2000 election? The game of “what if” can be endless and pointless but it can also be fun. So I was thinking about what might have happened if the outcome of the 2000 election was different. What if the whole Florida ballot scandal never happened and Al Gore was voted into […]

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