Category Archives: Islam and Terrorism

The Professor vs. the Pentagon (September 2006)

According to a recent article on WorldNetDaily.com intelligence analysts in the U.S Department of Defense have concluded that “most Muslim suicide bombers are in fact students of the Quran who are motivated by its violent commands – making them, as … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI Pontificates, Muslims Riot: The Holy Father’s call for peace, reason and interfaith dialogue are met by hate, vitriol, and threats by Muslim leaders (September 2006)

In a Papal address at the University of Regensburg on September 12, 2006, the heir to the seat of St. Peter and leader of the worlds Catholics (including this one) lamented the gradual severing, by Western academics, of faith from … Continue reading

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CRADLE OF CONFLICT: A History of Warfare in the Middle East (August 2006)

Since the very beginning of recorded history, the region known as the Middle East or Mesopotamia has been embroiled in a state of almost continuous conflict.  The reasons for this legacy of bloodshed are manifold, with each battle having characteristics … Continue reading

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THE BUSH DOCTRINE: A Critical Analysis of the First Four Years (June 2006)

On the twentieth of September, 2001, President George W. Bush stood before a joint session of Congress and an anxious nation to deliver his first major prime time address since the terrorist attacks on the United States nine days earlier.  … Continue reading

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ISLAM’S LEGACY: How the rise of Islam led to stagnation, bitterness, and terrorism in the Middle East (February 2006)

The Middle East today is, as it was throughout its history, ruled with an iron fist by a motley collection of monarchs, dictators, tyrants, and theocrats. (With the exception of secular Turkey, Jewish Israel, and the embryonic democracies in Iraq … Continue reading

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Tortured Debate (December 2005)

In a recent New York Post column the erstwhile conservative Maggie Gallagher pledged her allegiance to Senator John McCain in his bid to end what he calls the torturing of prisoners held by American forces.  This abuse, he says, should … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO CINDY SHEEHAN (December 2005)

28 December 2005 Dear Cindy, You have asked recently what the noble cause was for which your son died.  As I sat down, pen in hand to answer this question I suddenly realized that I didn’t even know his name.  … Continue reading

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