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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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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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Celebration Turns Deadly

Weddings, in every culture as far as I am aware, are cause for celebration. No one expects the day to turn deadly. But that is exactly what happened in a small border town in Turkey adjacent to Syria. Gaziantep, on Sunday,

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Pakistan’s Hospital Bombing

Quetta, Pakistan has once again become the site of a horrendous terrorist attack that killed at least 74. The death toll may well climb as many more were seriously injured. Among the dead were lawyers who had gathered at a

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