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Unique, Unusual, Unforgettable Inauguration

I write this today from a perspective that is probably quite unlike that of any American who has engaged in some way with the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States of America: Joseph R. Biden Jr. Let

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Squirrel Hill, PA

It is nearly a year since I have felt I could write again about terrorist attacks. The Squirrel Hill Massacre is an event that I cannot ignore in this blog. For any who for some reason do not know about

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Sale on “The Chechen’s Revenge”

Everyone likes a bit of a bargain right? Here’s news about my novel. Beginning March 4th for one week only “The Chechen’s Revenge” by Ron Stotyn will be on sale at 50% off. That means you can get it for

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Travesty in New York and Texas

A terrorist inspired by Daesh and a lone gunman in a small town in Texas have forever destroyed the lives of many families. In New York last week a madman driving a rented truck mowed down innocent bike riders and

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Las Vegas Terror Attack

Law Enforcement Officials say that at least 58 people are dead and more than 500 are injured in what is now described as the worst mass shooting incident in recent US history. But officials say there is no evidence of

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Terrorism in Our Backyard: Charlottesville, VA

The following is a facebook comment written today by one of my former student volunteers at WPSC-FM where I was General Manager for a number of years. I’m not sure that I could summarize the horrific event at Charlottesville VA

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Coptic Christians Murdered

Friday May 27, 2017. Egypt. 28 Coptic Christians murdered today, most probably by terrorists, though no terrorist agency has yet to claim responsibility at the time of writing this post. Yesterday I wrote about children murdered in Manchester by a

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Manchester Children

Queen Elizabeth visited survivors of the Manchester bomb attack today in an expression of caring and comfort. The images I’ve seen of that visit are heartening, not just because the Queen is seen genuinely saddened by the unholy event. That

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Syrian Gas Attack: A Convoluted Situation

As always what follows is opinion. For what it’s worth the recent gas attack in Syria does not seem to have a clear source. The event in Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens, including children and wounded hundreds. The victims were civilians.  Syria’s

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Updated: London Terror Attack

There are now four persons declared dead including the Police Officer, an attacker and two others. At least 20 are injured, some severely. At the time of this writing, at least  two are dead and perhaps a dozen others are

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Ron Stotyn: Your Author

I’m a retired university professor and a former broadcast journalist. I’m married to Marj with two sons and a daughter-in- law. There will soon be a grand-daughter. We all live in Vermont, where I write near the shores of Lake Champlain. My characters are involved with terrorism. Most of them are tasked for anti-terrorism events and some, of course, are the terrorists the team must oppose. The setting for my stories is Canada.

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