Posts Tagged ‘ terrorism ’

No Rest For The Wicked (French Terror Attack)

Update: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility.  Violent Islamists apparently demonstrate their civic pride by opening fire on crowds of infidels. France 24 has the details. It should be noted that French authorities were already pursuing terror cells throughout the country in the prelude to Sunday’s presidential election, the first to be held while...
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Under Siege

Under Siege

Update: The Local is covering the attack from the scene.  The latest terrorist target to hit Europe has just taken place in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The BBC has full coverage of the attack.
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Westminster Attack

Westminster Attack

Update: Mayor Khan speaks out.  Tommy Robinson explains what makes London such a terrific terror target for Islamists.  Ben Shapiro takes the media to task.  Multiple fatalities. Over 20 casualties.  Could the timing of this attack be symbolic?  The Guardian is live-blogging the terrorist assault upon the UK’s seat of power.
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The New Normal

The New Normal

For those of you under the misimpression that this weekend’s thwarted terror attack in France is an anomaly, Breitbart London has some sobering news. In a single 18 month span, over 230 people were murdered in jihadist attacks upon that country. And while most of us are aware of the horrors perpetrated in the Bataclan...
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The Hammer Falls

The Hammer Falls

    Update: Plot twist.  The White House won’t immediately appeal this ruling.  Josh Blackman has an interesting post explaining the possible paths going forward for the Trump administration.  The temporary restraining order against President Trump’s executive order is still in effect, as you probably know. Josh Blackman has a good analysis of the...
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Resolved: Free Migration Is Good For America

Resolved: Free Migration Is Good For America

The Soho Forum is a fantastic new institution which explores important philosophical and political issues, many of them topical in nature, through rigorously argued debates.
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Quebec City Mosque Attack

Quebec City Mosque Attack

Update: The stories of those who were murdered.  Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder.  The names of the victims have been released.  The sole suspect in the Quebec City mosque attack has been identified.  In a correction of an earlier report, it now appears that only...
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The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

The Daily Rattle (Pre-Inaugural Edition)

President Obama’s last week in office has brought with it a flood of breaking news. The biggest story, of course, is his commutation of Chelsea Manning’s 35 year prison sentence. My own impression is that his decision is designed as a cynical bit of legacy-building, with the added benefit of perhaps inducing Julian Assange to...
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New Year, New Jihad

New Year, New Jihad

Update: Tommy Robinson right again, the perp arrived in Turkey via Syria.  ISIS claims responsibility.  Burying the dead.  Graphic photos of the Istanbul massacre.  A profile of the victims of jihad.  For good ongoing overage of this attack, follow Abdullah Bozkurt’s Twitter feed. One of the most exasperating parts of following news coverage of the latest...
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Thanks, Merkel

Thanks, Merkel

When you surround an army, leave an outlet free.  Do not press a desperate foe too hard. -Sun Tzu Those barriers are designed to prevent a repeat of the massacre that occurred this week at a Christmas market in Berlin. Thankfully, the perpetrator behind that particular atrocity has been put down by a brave...
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