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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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Despicable Acts

Three bombings on Monday July 4th in Jeddah, Qatif and Medina highlight the fact that Daesh cares nothing for the Muslim faith. The bombing in Medina especially shows this in coming so close to the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad,

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Baghdad Slaughter

More than 200 innocent Muslims slaughtered in Baghdad a few days ago at the hands of Daesh (This term is considered derogatory by the Islamic State organization), who acknowledged responsibility for the attack. The method was a a truck bomb

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Terrorists in Tel Aviv

The terrorist attack in a Tel Aviv market left four people dead and at least 13 seriously injured. Israeli authorities reacted quickly to cancel some 83,000 permits for Palestinian residents of the West Bank. Those permits normally allowed visitation to

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Terror in Europe…Again

It has been four months since I found it necessary to write about terrorism. Yes, I know there have been instances of terrorism during that period. I just could not bring myself to comment. But now, today when a mass

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Domestic Terror

Dictionary.com defines terrorism as “the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce” The same source defines a terrorist as “a person, usually a member of a group, who uses or advocates terrorism. or a person who terrorizes or

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Terror in Paris

Tonight, as I write this blog post, the Eiffel Tower is darkened in respect for the more than 125 dead, and at least 200 injured in Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Of the injured an estimated 99 are critical. That

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Airliner Bombings

A week ago or so, a Russian airliner bound for Saint Petersburg, Russia exploded over Egypt. More than 200 lives were lost. Now official opinion is leaning towards the likelihood that a bomb placed aboard the plane was responsible. This

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9-11: The Day of Infamy

My title for this blog should not be misunderstood. The day is infamous because terrorists caused heartbreak in Manhattan. The attack on innocent Americans was and is still horrendous. The deaths included citizens of other countries, including Canada. I cannot

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Fleeing Terrorists

I’m writing this on Labor Day, a national holiday in the USA and Canada and I think in other countries. That fact has almost nothing to do with the topic of this blog post, though the idea of freedom to

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