Category Archives: Terrorism

The Death of bin Laden and a Strategic Shift in Washington

Two apparently distinct facts have drawn our attention. The first and most obvious is U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement late May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed. The second is
Obama’s April 28 announcement that Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, will replace Leon Panetta as CIA director. Together, the events create the conditions for the U.S.
president to expand his room to maneuver in the war in Afghanistan and ultimately reorient U.S. foreign-policy priorities.

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The Free Muslims Coalition responds to Rep. King

On March 10, 2011, Representative Peter King, R-N.Y., of the Department of Homeland Security Committee will hold hearings on the radicalization
of Muslims in America. Not surprisingly, most Muslim organizations have accused Representative King of pursuing an anti Muslim agenda and of being a hypocrite since he was a strong supporter of
the …

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US court sentences convicted terrorist Mohammed Junaid Babar to time served

On December 10, 2010, a US court sentenced convicted terrorist Mohammed Junaid Babar, 35, to time served. Khan was one of four suicide bombers that targeted London on July 7, 2005. Three suicide bombers targeted the subway system, while the fourth detonated his bomb aboard a double-decker bus. The bombers, aged between 18 and 30, killed 52 people and injured more than 770.
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Two Decades of the Rushdie Rules

On October 1, 2010, Daniel Pipes published this rather lengthy monologue on his blog: Mr. Pipes is director of the Middle East Forum, Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, and a columnist at National Review. He delivered an earlier version of this text on receiving an award from the Danish Free Speech Society.
This monologue is so important, I believe, that it needs the widest possible dissemination. Mr. Pipes graciously granted permission for reproduction of his words on TDH.
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